How do I become a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) in Connecticut?

June 05, 2017

Does a career consisting of providing care to patients by assisting them with daily tasks sound like it could be the right one for you? If so, that’s great! A career as a certified nurse aide can be an extremely rewarding one full of many opportunities for growth in the healthcare field. In order to […]

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5 Patient Care Technician Skills You Should Know

August 10, 2016

Are you considering an exciting new career as a Patient Care Technician? If you answered “yes,” you’ve chosen a profession that can be both challenging and rewarding! Are you wondering what it takes to become a great Patient Care Technician? To help answer this question, we sat down with Mary Johnson, Director of Nursing at […]

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Pursuing a Career in Phlebotomy

July 12, 2016

Are you interested in pursuing a career in Phlebotomy? If so, this post is for you. We’ve done the research and rounded up key information which may help guide you along the path of becoming a Phlebotomist. What is Phlebotomy? Phlebotomy is the process of drawing blood. A phlebotomist (also known as Phlebotomy Technician) is […]

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Phlebotomy Training: What to Expect?

July 05, 2016

Are you considering an exciting new career as a Phlebotomist?  If you answered “yes,” you’ve chosen a field and a profession that can be both challenging and rewarding!  Are you wondering what it entails to become a successful phlebotomist? Well no worries, we have collected an overview of what you can expect in regards to […]

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What does a Phlebotomist do?

June 27, 2016

Phlebotomists are allied health professionals that may work in medical and diagnostic laboratories or physician’s offices. They are responsible for a variety of tasks such as interacting with patients and performing clerical duties, but they primarily draw blood to be used for different kinds of medical laboratory testing or draw blood at blood drives. Phlebotomists […]

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5 Qualities of a Phlebotomist

June 20, 2016

Are you considering pursuing a career in phlebotomy? If you answered “yes”, then congratulations! A career as a Phlebotomist can be a very rewarding one. However, before you decide to embark on this exciting journey, it is very important to make sure that this career is the right fit for your personality in order to […]

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What’s the Difference between a Medical Assistant and a Nursing Assistant?

June 09, 2016

In case you didn’t know, this week (June 9th-16th) is National Nursing Assistant Week 2016. What better time to explain the difference between two very popular careers in the healthcare field: a medical assistant and a nursing assistant? Although the job titles are similar, there are a number of differences in these two occupations in […]

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5 Reasons You Should Consider Becoming a Nursing Assistant

June 06, 2016

The week of June 9th-16th, 2016 is National Nursing Assistant Week. In keeping with our theme we will be going over 5 of the reasons that a career as a Nursing Assistant is so awesome and may be the right path for you! Nursing Assistant is a Growing Occupation Job stability is an important thing […]

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Celebrating National Nursing Assistant Week 2016

June 02, 2016

June 9, 2016 marks the beginning of the 39th annual National Nursing Assistants’ Week! It is a week set aside each year to recognize nursing assistants who have dedicated their lives to the well-being of others. Nursing Assistants play a critical role in the healthcare field today by providing direct patient care (often to the […]

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Training Direct Celebrates Health Information Professionals Week

April 08, 2016

2016 marks the 27th Annual Celebration of Health Information Professionals Week, which will be celebrated from April 3-9, 2016. The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) introduced Health Information Professionals Week to raise awareness about the important work Health Information Professionals do each and every day to keep our Healthcare system running seamlessly. The theme […]

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