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They work with a variety of clients in a variety of settings. This is what a typical day in the life of an OTA looks like.

A Day in the Life of an Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational therapy is a vast field. Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants work with a wide array of clients. Anyone who needs to gain or regain the skills to perform daily tasks is a potential client for OT. That being the case, occupational therapy assistants can work in a variety of settings and venues with ...

Dental lab techs don’t just craft prosthetics; they improve the lives of millions of people every year.

How to Make a Difference: Dental Laboratory Technician Edition

Unlike nurses, medical assistants, or other healthcare workers who see patients every day, dental laboratory technicians don’t work with the public. DLTs spend much of their time in a lab, doing the careful work of making crowns, bridges, dentures, and other dental prosthetics. Since they’re physically removed from those interactions, it can be easy to ...

OTAs teach clients the essential skills they need to use every day. Here’s more about who OTAs are and what they do.

What Is an Occupational Therapy Assistant?

Healthcare doesn’t just happen in hospitals or treatment centers. Clients often require the services of healthcare providers in their daily lives, helping them perform regular, everyday tasks. Oftentimes in those situations occupational therapy can allow clients to learn or regain the skills they need to interact with the world more smoothly and be as independent ...

Nursing has been a female-dominated field in the U.S., but here are five reasons why men should become nurses, too.

5 Reasons Why Nursing Is a Great Career for Men

Nursing in the U.S. is historically a female-dominated field. While a growing number of men have been making the decision to become a nurse, a slight stigma about men in nursing still, unfortunately, persists. At Ameritech, we believe that nursing is a field open to all and that more men should feel encouraged to join ...

Considering nursing? What about from the air? Nurses work everywhere and save lives from the sky every day.

Interview With Ameritech Alumni Jennifer Dunford Shealy

Nursing reaches all parts of the world. Becoming a nurse means having access to a variety of specializations, workplaces, and job experiences. Nurses work with diverse populations, in a variety of environments, and solve a whole array of situational problems. One of the more dramatic careers a nurse can have is as an airmed nurse, ...

From the largest hospital to the smallest local clinic, medical assistants make a difference in the world of healthcare.

So You Want to Make a Difference? Be a Medical Assistant

Healthcare is a team effort. Broadly speaking, medical assistants are the people who help keep healthcare moving forward. Doctors, nurses, and patients rely on the administrative and medical work that MAs perform, making medical assistants the backbone of any medical facility. And make no mistake — that role is in demand. Healthcare is one of ...

Dental laboratory tools can look bewildering, but each has a specific, necessary task they are designed for.

Dental Laboratory Tools and How to Use Them

If you’ve ever needed a crown, bridge, or some other dental prosthetic, then you’ve benefited from the work of a dental laboratory technician. DLTs are equal parts sculptors and engineers, and they are the ones who ultimately make the prosthetics that benefit millions of people. According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 15 million ...

No two NCLEX tests are the same, but you can still prepare by knowing these 10 essential types of questions.

10 Common Types of NCLEX Questions

To become an RN, you need to pass NCLEX. It’s a comprehensive, adaptive test that can last for anywhere from 75 to 265 questions. Due to the computerized nature of the exam, no two NCLEX tests are the same. Many nursing students, very understandably, find the test to be a little daunting. When you decide ...

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