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The healthcare industry is in a state of change, and we want to provide students with the knowledge they need for a lasting career in healthcare. Education is at the heart of SE Career College, and our blog can help keep you informed as you explore your career options, learn the latest news in the industry, and stay updated on the changes you may see in the healthcare profession.

Where We Are Today: An Industry Update for Students in Health Care School

Where We Are Today: An Industry Update for Students in Health Care School

With the advancement of medical technology and a shifting perspective towards individual-focused services, the health care industry, in particular, faces new trends, challenges and changes as it moves forward. British Columbia has recently announced plans to invest $240 million in the health care industry over the next three…

Is Personal Support Worker College Right for You? How Healthcare Careers Give Back

Is Personal Support Worker College Right for You? How Healthcare Careers Give Back

Personal Support Workers (PSWs) work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, long-term care facilities and in private homes. These professionals work directly with individuals who require support in carrying out the daily activities of their lives due to injury illness or aging. If you’re interested in a…

Why AED Re-Certification is So Important

Why AED Re-Certification is So Important

When it comes to a medical emergency, being prepared with the right training can make a significant difference. Standard first aid training gives individuals the skills and knowledge they need to save the lives of someone suffering from a heart attack, stroke or other serious injuries which require…

[Infographic] Essential Steps to Building Trustworthy Connections with Clients

Trust is one of the most important factors in a professional relationship between a personal support worker (PSW) and a client, as the type of care PSWs provide can often be quite personal. Without trust, it can be hard for a client to feel comfortable with their PSW….

4 Common Long-Term Care Issues (and How to Avoid Them) After PSW School

4 Common Long-Term Care Issues (and How to Avoid Them) After PSW School

Recent technologies and advancement in modern medicine has led to a significant increase in life expectancy in many countries. While people are now enjoying a longer life span, this means that there will be a greater emphasis on long-term care as future generations grow older and place more…

Interested in Healthcare College? Here’s How to Help At-Risk Seniors during Flu Season

Interested in Healthcare College? Here’s How to Help At-Risk Seniors during Flu Season

Every year, changes in the weather usher in the flu season. The flu – short for influenza – is a respiratory illness that is spread through localized contact and can affect people of all ages, even before symptoms appear. As we age, our immune system becomes less able…