Becoming an EKG Technician in NY

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in EKG Technician

EKG technicians are responsible for administering electrocardiograms (EKG) to patients and providing useful data to doctors. As a cardiology technologist, they utilize important healthcare technology and work closely with patients. There are lots of paths to become an EKG Technician, but choosing the right one can be difficult. Below, you will find the three paths to becoming an EKG Technician in NY.Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s DegreeSome EKG technicians obtain a two year degree or even... read more.

  • March 08, 2016
What Do I Learn in a Personal Training Course?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Trainer

You may be a pro at working out, but that doesn’t mean you’re quite ready to be a personal trainer. Taking a personal training course will help you learn the ins and outs of teaching someone else to become a gym pro. What exactly do you learn in a personal training course? Your course will focus on working with different body types and personalities, in-depth exercise and nutrition, and the technicalities of getting certified and earning a living as a personal trainer.What do I learn in a person... read more.

  • February 23, 2016
What Does a Dialysis Technician Do?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Dialysis Technician

Dialysis is the process by which toxins are removed from the body when the kidneys stop working. Many people looking to enter the healthcare field consider becoming a dialysis technician, the person who monitors this process. Because the training period is short, and the field is growing, this is a great way to get started in healthcare. But what does a dialysis technician do?In the following sections, we will answer many questions about what dialysis techs do including: Where do dialysis technicians work?... read more.

  • February 08, 2016
What Other Career Opportunities Do You Have as a Phlebotomy Technician?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Phlebotomy Assistant

The healthcare field is growing, and opportunities for advancement are plentiful. Many people choose the healthcare field precisely because of the career opportunities. One way to get started on the path is to enter the field as a phlebotomy technician. Because it does not take very long to become a phlebotomy technician, you can determine whether healthcare is really a good fit for you before moving on to new career opportunities within the field.But what other career opportunities do you have as a phlebot... read more.

  • February 01, 2016
What Other Jobs Can You Do With a CNA Certification?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

Many people love being a CNA and view it as a goal unto itself. But others get their CNA as a stepping stone, the first rung on the ladder of healthcare success. Starting with your CNA certification gives you valuable experience, helps you get to work quickly, and allows you to understand healthcare from various backgrounds. These are invaluable benefits as you progress in the healthcare field.So what other jobs can you do with a CNA certification? Most other jobs will require additional training or certifi... read more.

  • January 28, 2016
4 Healthcare Facilities You Can Work in as a CNA

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

CNAs work under RNs or LPNs and provide hands-on healthcare to patients. They also help patients with daily living tasks they are unable to do themselves, such as bathing, dressing, eating, and going to the bathroom. Earning your CNA opens countless doors to employment in the healthcare field.Where can a CNA work? These 4 healthcare facilities you can work in as a CNA encompass many of the jobs available for CNAs, but this list is not exhaustive. CNAs work in countless healthcare facilities as the first lin... read more.

  • January 18, 2016
What is a Pharmacy Technician?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Pharmacy Technician

Listed as one of the U.S. Department of Labor’s “Bright Outlook” occupations, employment of Pharmacy Technicians is projected to grow 22% within the next 7 years with 100,000 or more job openings. Learn more about the duties of a Pharmacy Technician: what is an average workday like, what career opportunities might you have, and how to get certified and employed. Duties of a Pharmacy TechPharmacy Technicians work directly with pharmacists, although the duties may be limited by sta... read more.

  • December 15, 2015
What is a Patient Care Technician?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Patient Care Technician

A patient care technician is an important part of the healthcare team. Patient care technicians help other professionals take care of patients in just about every healthcare setting, such as nursing homes, hospitals, doctor's offices, hospices, and more.Many choose to become patient care technicians as a career change, because the training is short and inexpensive, and the jobs are plentiful, stable, and well-paying. Others have always wanted to be a part of healthcare and just want to get started as soon a... read more.

  • December 08, 2015
Where Can You Work as a Certified Personal Trainer?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Trainer

Where Can You Work as a Certified Personal Trainer?So you’ve decided to start a career as a Certified Personal Trainer. Before getting your certification, it’s important to know what employment opportunities are out there for you and to determine which career best fits your needs.When researching your personal fitness career options, it’s a good idea to consider not only where you can work, but also how you will work. Will you be content to work for someone else? Do you have the drive to b... read more.

  • December 02, 2015
What is an Allied Health Professional?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

When people think about the healthcare industry, most only consider doctors and nurses. However, the field offers a broad selection of positions for other medical professionals. With healthcare spending projected to reach 20% of the U.S. economy within the next six years, there is greater career opportunity in the healthcare field.Comprising nearly 60% of the workforce, Allied Health Professionals is one such career path that can jumpstart your career and offers growth opportunities for future advancement.... read more.

  • November 04, 2015