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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.

How Will I Pay For My HCA Diploma? A Quick Guide to Available Financial Aid Options!

How Will I Pay For My HCA Diploma? A Quick Guide to Available Financial Aid Options!

If you’re interested in beginning a new career in the health care industry, earning your health care assistant (HCA) diploma can be a great way to get started, allowing you to graduate and enter the job market in as little as 33 weeks. HCAs work under the direction…

How Health Care Assistant Training Can Help You Encourage Good Mental Health

How Health Care Assistant Training Can Help You Encourage Good Mental Health

For those seeking a career that allows them to play a positive and uplifting role in people’s lives, helping them overcome challenges and maintain their quality of life, being an HCA can be an incredibly fulfilling and rewarding career. HCAs work in a variety of settings, including home…

Learn English & Start Your Career: 5 Ways You Can Benefit from a Dual ESL and Health Care Assistant Program

Learn English & Start Your Career: 5 Ways You Can Benefit from a Dual ESL and Health Care Assistant Program

Being a Health Care Assistant (HCA) is a great job for people who have a positive attitude and enjoy taking care of others. HCAs work in places like residential care facilities and private homes, providing care and support to elderly clients, as well as clients with various other…

Balancing Your Commitments and Healthcare Careers with Blended Learning

Balancing Your Commitments and Healthcare Careers with Blended Learning

Today’s fast-paced environment can often make you feel as if there aren’t enough hours in the day, especially if you want to take the first steps into a new, fulfilling career but have personal and professional commitments that can complicate your schedule. Fortunately, technological progress can change how…

How to Address and Assist Clients with Delirium After Health Care College

How to Address and Assist Clients with Delirium After Health Care College

Delirium is a condition of severe disorientation and acute confusion. While there are many underlying causes that can lead to delirium, it typically manifests in rapid changes of alertness, awareness and disorganized thinking. Delirium is commonly found in the intensive care unit and particularly in older adults, although…

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…