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    Quiz Results: How Well Do You Know Your Healthcare Acronyms?

    Quiz Results: How Well Do You Know Your Healthcare Acronyms?
    AllHealthcare created the Alphabet Soup: How Well Do You Know Your Healthcare Acronyms? quiz to test how well you know your health care acronyms. Here are the answers! h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Alphabet Soup: How Well Do You Know Your Healthcare Acronyms? quiz yet, go take it first! See answers on the next page... [page] 1. HIPAA ...
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    Five Resume Tips for College Students

    Five Resume Tips for College Students
    You’re still in college, and the world of work can wait a few years. So who needs a resume? You do. Armed with a well-constructed resume, you will be prepared for potential opportunities throughout your time in college. These include seasonal, part-time and temporary work, as well as assistantships, internships and fellowships. Another plus: You’ll be ready to update your resume ...
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    Bachelor of Science in Nursing

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    Advancing your degree is the best way to get ahead in your nursing career. Whether you want to specialize in pediatrics, trauma, or community health, getting your degree will give you the knowledge and experience you need to reach your goals. You will be qualified for better jobs, have more experience, and make networking contacts necessary for a successful nursing career. ...
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    Grey's Anatomy: How Not to Pay for School

    Grey's Anatomy: How Not to Pay for School
    On Grey's Anatomy, the popular television series about doctors in training, Dr. Isobel (Izzie) Stevens, the beautiful blond surgeon played by Katherine Heigl, puts herself through medical school as an underwear model under the fictional alias “Bethany Whisper." During the show's first season, Izzie often gets recognized by male patients, but defends her choice to other residents, pointing out that she ...
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    Answers to the Would You Pass the NCLEX? Quiz

    Answers to the Would You Pass the NCLEX? Quiz
    AllHealthcare created the Would You Pass the NCLEX? quiz to test how well you know your health care acronyms. Here are the answers! h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Alphabet Soup: How Well Do You Know Your Healthcare Acronyms? quiz yet, go take it first! See answers on the next page... [page] 1) Why is developing a vaccine for ...
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    Advance Your Career with a Healthcare Master's Degree

    These days, you need a master's degree to move up the administrative ranks in most healthcare facilities. But choosing from the many types of graduate programs, including the MHA, MBA, MPH, MPA and MSN, can be confusing. Here's a look at this higher-education alphabet soup: [photo:26853] h4. *Master's of Health Administration (MHA)* h4. *Master's of Business Administration (MBA)* h4. *Master's of ...
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    College Tips for Nontraditional Students

    You've decided to continue your formal education. But how can you make college a success while still meeting work and family obligations? Check out these expert tips to help you during that all-important first term: *Begin with classes that you feel confident about*. Sure, it's good to get requirements out of the way. But don't feel you must tackle the most ...
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    Academic Adjustments

    If you graduated high school near the top of your class, you probably didn't see many B's or C's on your report cards. And chances are you had a comfortable routine you used to approach tests and projects. There's no doubt you're capable of studying at the collegiate level, but you will have to adjust. Many good students "get their first ...
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    New Incentives for Students of Respiratory Therapy

    New Incentives for Students of Respiratory Therapy
    The statistics alone might lead you to explore a career as a respiratory therapist. The US Bureau of Labor predicts about 36,000 new respiratory therapists will be needed by 2010, and the respiratory care field is already experiencing a significant shortage of practitioners. But if you need more motivation to explore the field, consider this: In many cases, once you've earned ...
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    Letters of Recommendation for Your College Application

    One of the most important parts of your college application isn't written by you: the letter of recommendation. But that doesn't mean you're off the hook. Get the best recommendation you can to make a winning impression. Get Organized Organization is the key to making sure your recommendations get where they need to go on time. Make a chart of your ...
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    The FAFSA - Step One for Financial Aid

    Applying for financial aid is easier than you think. Your first stop: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For many schools, this is the only form you need. h4. What is it? The FAFSA is the form the federal government uses to determine your eligibility for federal assistance (loans, grants, work-study appointments and some scholarships). Schools also base their ...
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    Answers to the St. Patrick's Day Quiz

    Answers to the St. Patrick's Day Quiz
    AllHealthcare created the Are You Ready For St. Patrick's Day? quiz to help you learn more about the March 17 holiday. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Are You Ready For St. Patrick's Day? quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) ...
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    How to Score a Loan for College

    With lenders dropping out of the business due to credit-crunch stress, students and their parents should study up on these options… [photo:17198] Families struggling to pay for college need all the help they can get. With lenders who are spooked by the credit crunch abandoning the business, borrowers seeking loans for the coming academic year may encounter problems, including higher interest ...
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    FAFSA and the Independent Student

    "I am a college sophomore and I pay for school myself. For the last two years, I have used my parents' tax information on the FAFSA. Since I pay for school myself without any help from my parents, should I list only my own tax information to be eligible for more aid?" This is a common question about the FAFSA: When ...
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    FAFSA Checklist (February Deadline)

    FAFSA Checklist (February Deadline)
    It's time to fill out the mother of all financial aid forms: the FAFSA. Don't worry, it's easier than you think. But before you sit down to complete the form, make sure you have all the necessary materials. You'll need: 1. Your Social Security card and driver's license, and/or alien registration card if you are not a US citizen. 2. Your ...
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    Pursue a Health Career with a Four-Year Degree

    Pursue a Health Career with a Four-Year Degree
    You'd like to work in healthcare, but you don't want to spend years in school becoming a physician or dentist? Well, how about exploring your career options if you "only" have a bachelor's degree? There are plenty of opportunities available. Here are just four of the many healthcare careers that require a bachelor's degree, but not necessarily more. Resources • Health ...
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    Answers to the Would You Pass the PANCE? Quiz

    Answers to the Would You Pass the PANCE? Quiz
    AllHealthcare created the Would You Pass the PANCE? quiz to test how well-prepared you are. Here are the answers! h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Would You Pass the PANCE? quiz yet, go take it first! See answers on the next page... [page] 1) What waveform is commonly seen in adults in slow wave sleep? Alpha Beta Chi Delta ...
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    Answers to the Mental Illness IQ and Mental Illness Resources

    Answers to the Mental Illness IQ and Mental Illness Resources
    AllHealthcare brought you the What's Your Mental Illness IQ? quiz to test your knowlege of mental illness facts in the workplace and beyond. Here are the answers to that quiz as well as some links to mental illness resources. h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Mental Illness IQ quiz yet, go take it first! See answers on the next ...
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    Should You Go Back to School During a Recession?

    Should You Go Back to School During a Recession?
    Two Laid-Off Workers Rethink Careers, Rediscover Passions by Heading Back to Class On the heels of more than 10 years as a professional journalist, Heather Lalley has found herself back in class. After taking a buyout from The Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington, then moving to Chicago to work as a freelance writer for a year, Lalley decided it was time to ...
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    5 Ways to Adjust to Graduate School

    5 Ways to Adjust to Graduate School
    The transition from undergraduate to graduate student can be an enormous one. Many things change during the transition that pretty much entirely change you life. There are things that you should know about before you enter graduate school, so that you will be prepared to deal with them. Once you deal with them, them you will be able to become adjusted ...
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