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Care + Career

Resources, news and fun for NHA certification candidates and alumni.

New CE Series: Why Customer Service Matters in Healthcare

When you think of customer service, what's the first thing that comes to mind?

A long line of customers waiting to return retail items? A complaint to a manager of a restaurant for a long wait? 

How about healthcare?

If healthcare doesn't quickly come to mind when you think of customer service, it will after you read our newest addition to the Continuing Education (CE) Content Library: "Why Customer Service Matters in Health Care". 

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New CE series provides latest developments in trending medication topics

Pharmacy news has recently hit major media outlets. From prescription drug prices to the opioid epidemic, all you need to do is turn on the TV to see that these topics aren't only impacting the healthcare community. But what, as healthcare professionals, do we need to know and do? 

Information in this series may be beneficial to those working in the pharmacy space, hospitals or in medical offices.

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At NHA, we strive to bring you the latest information you need to succeed in your healthcare career. We know that in healthcare, changes are happening fast, which is why NHA requires Continuing Education (CE) credits to maintain certification. We work with some of the industry's top experts to author CE content and provide you access to the information you need to know now.

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Mental health, infertility, wound care & bone health: New CE series features trending topics

As an allied health professional, you have to wear many hats. The patients you help come from various life experiences and are dealing with completely different situations, so it's important to have a broad understanding of their health situation. 

Our newest Continuing Education (CE) content series features trending topics that are affecting almost every healthcare facility — mental health, infertility, wound care and bone health. 

  • Infertility
    Did you know that between 5 and 15% of women in the United States struggle to get pregnant?  In fact, the World Health Organization named infertility in women as the 5th highest serious global disability. Read this article to find out about the various types of infertility, identify common causes of infertility, learn symptoms associated with infertility, as well as medications and other treatments that are most effective for treating infertility. 
  • Wound Care Treatment and Management Guidelines
    Wound care is a multi-billion dollar industry and advanced wound care is one of the fastest-growing segments in US health care. This article will describe the components of effective wound care, differentiate types of wounds, explain the various stages of wounds and wound healing, list factors that delay wound healing and list essential principles of wound healing.
  • The Skeletal System
    Taking active steps to improve and sustain bone health will help to improve the patients’ quality of life well into late adulthood.  This article will include a review of the skeleton, go through the phases of bone development, discuss different types of bone fractures and diseases, and discuss how to keep bones healthy.
  • Mental Health: Bridging the Gap
    This article illustrates the growing need for mental health care, investigates the gaps in providing services, and explores the use of behavioral health integration as a creative way to meet clients’ needs and deliver care in a cost effective manner.   

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New CE series shares what you need to know about 4 common types of cancer

Cancer. The big "C" word that unfortunately 38.4% of men and women will be diagnosed with at some point during their lifetimes, according to the National Cancer Institute.

The numbers are staggering. In 2018, an estimated 1,735,350 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States. As a healthcare professional in any specialty, it's vital to stay up-to-date with new findings and treatments so you can best serve your patients. Because even if you don't work with patients within a cancer treatment center, you'll likely be working with cancer patients in some capacity.

In our latest Continuing Education (CE) series, two leading industry experts share some of the latest information you need to know about some of the most common types of cancer: breast cancer, bladder cancer, melanoma and ovarian cancer.

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Preparing for the growing aging population with Davene Yankle

The aging population is growing at an unprecedented rate. It's projected that by 2050, nearly 17% of the world’s population (1.6 billion people) will be 65 or older (source).

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The key to success for coding professionals from Michelle Green

The healthcare industry changes every day, making continuing education vital to your success as an allied health professional. That’s why NHA requires Continuing Education (CE) credits to maintain certification. And when it comes to creating new educational content, we turn to some of the industry’s top experts — active leaders of the allied health community who are helping shape the future of healthcare.

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Transformation through Lean  with Lindsay Gainer

The healthcare industry changes every day, making continuing education vital to your success as an allied health professional. That’s why NHA requires Continuing Education (CE) credits to maintain certification. And when it comes to creating new educational content, we turn to some of the industry’s top experts — active leaders of the allied health community who are helping shape the future of healthcare.

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Welcome to the world of coding with Arlene James (Normandin)

The healthcare industry changes everyday, making continuing education vital to your success as an allied health professional. That’s why NHA requires Continuing Education (CE) credits to maintain certification. And when it comes to creating new educational content, we turn to some of the industry’s top experts — active leaders of the allied health community who are helping shape the future of healthcare.

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Insider tips from paramedic expert Christopher Touzeau

The healthcare industry changes everyday, making continuing education vital to your success as an allied health professional. That’s why NHA requires Continuing Education (CE) credits to maintain certification. And when it comes to creating new educational content, we turn to some of the industry’s top experts — active leaders of the allied health community who are helping shape the future of healthcare.

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Insider tips from phlebotomy expert Wanda Chaney-Tardy

The healthcare industry changes everyday, making continuing education vital to your success as an allied health professional. That’s why NHA requires Continuing Education (CE) credits to maintain certification. And when it comes to creating new educational content, we turn to some of the industry’s top experts — active leaders of the allied health community who are helping shape the future of healthcare.

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