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How To Become A Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory therapists work with a variety of patients, from premature babies to elderly adults. Under the supervision of a doctor, these specialists provide respiratory therapy care, helping to provide respiratory treatments, manage complex respiratory equipment, and evaluate the status of patients with respiratory conditions.

Respiratory therapist jobs have been in high demand, especially since the COVID-19 pandemic. Becoming a respiratory therapist requires a college education with either an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.

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Pediatric Occupational Therapy: A Complete Overview

Pediatric occupational therapy is a rewarding specialty, providing many opportunities to truly change the life of a child. A pediatric occupational therapist works with infants and children with a variety of disabilities and conditions. It’s an important role and one that improves not only the patient’s quality of life but also provides support and encouragement to their family.

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School Psychologist Interview Questions

If you’re ready to start your career as a school psychologist, you might be wondering about the kinds of questions you’ll face in an interview.

School psychologist interview questions vary, covering everything from educational background and experience to how you would handle certain situations. Here’s an idea of what you can expect in an interview and some sample questions to help you prepare.

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Navigating the Special Education Teacher Shortage

Educating children with special needs can be challenging, but finding a qualified candidate for the job may be just as difficult.

Special education teachers play an important role in the lives of students with special needs, helping them thrive academically and socially. But, the special education teacher shortage makes it difficult to ensure these students get the customized attention they need in the classroom.

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The Pros and Cons of ER Nursing

ER Nursing One of the most exciting specialty areas of nursing to go into is emergency room nursing. If you are an adrenaline junkie and thrive on a fast paced working environment, you may already know ER nursing is for you. But working as a nurse in the emergency room is not like it looks like on television. If you are considering becoming an ER nurse there are several things to consider, such as working conditions, what types of patients you will see and the pros and cons. (more…)

Parents’ Rights in Special Education: A Guide For Parents

If you have a child with special needs, it’s up to you to ensure they receive a quality education tailored to their unique needs.

If you’re feeling overwhelmed and aren’t sure where to start, here is everything you need to know about parents’ rights in special education and the special education process.

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Why School Nurses are Important

When most people think of a school nurse, they may think of someone who tends to skinned knees and tummy aches. But school nurses do much more than put on Band Aids and pass out cough drops. From administering first aid to ensuring immunization compliance, school nurses perform a wide variety of duties.

Schools often look for ways to cut costs, and school nurses sometimes may find themselves on the chopping block. But without school nurses, there would be a critical gap in services for students and their families. (more…)

Occupational Therapy Burnout: Signs and Prevention

If you already work as a school-based occupational therapist, you probably know how rewarding it can be. Therapists help children reach their academic potential, but that’s not all. They also make a difference in a child’s overall wellbeing.

Although working as a school-based OT is fulfilling, it can also be stressful and has many challenges. Unfortunately, some therapists become burnt-out from the stress. Understanding why burnout occurs and what you can do to prevent it can help you stay on the right track. (more…)

School Nurse Organization Ideas

School nurses know how important it is to keep an accurate health file on each student. Health information that is easily available, up to date and accurate can be lifesaving. Whether your school maintains electronic medical records or paper files, it’s essential to make sure your student files are organized. In addition, keeping your school nurse’s office organized is critical to being able to access information and supplies promptly when they are needed most. 

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