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Overcoming Math Anxiety: A Guide for Educators

“I’m no good with numbers.”

“I’m more of a language person.”

“Math just never clicked for me.”

As an educator, you’ve no doubt heard some variation of these from learners throughout your career. You might think of them as excuses; after all, nobody is born knowing how to do math. Some people pick it up more quickly than others, but with a bit of practice anyone can learn, right?

  • July 2, 2020 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

Clinical Skills for Medical Assistants and Creative Options for Externships

  • June 30, 2020 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

access™ On Air Podcast is Live!

Welcome to Access on Air from NHA. This podcast is dedicated to providing educators and employers of frontline healthcare workers with expert perspective on trends impacting and elevating the industry. These discussions can help you achieve your goals as you continue to pave pathways toward professional success for those working in allied health.

 
  • June 24, 2020 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

Soft Skills and Success in Healthcare

In this episode of Access On Air, Meg Sutton, a product manager at NHA speaks with Michelle Heller, NHA content strategy and an allied health educator focused on medical assisting and phlebotomy as well as Lisa Davila, RN, director of service excellence at Platte Valley Medical Center about the importance of soft skills in healthcare. They dive into how to teach these skills, touching on how it can be difficult to teach, and then discuss how these soft skills are evaluated, starting at the first interview.

  • June 24, 2020 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

How Virtual Simulation Can Improve Communication in Healthcare

Meg Sutton, product manager for National Healthcareer Association, and Ron Goldman, co-founder of Kognito and chief simulation strategist, discuss the value of virtual simulation in a healthcare setting. During this episode, they dive into why communication is so critical in a healthcare setting and how this skill set can be improved through virtual simulation learning and practice with virtual humans.

  • June 24, 2020 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

Allied Health Trends from the 2020 Industry Outlook

Join the team from National Healthcareer Association to dig into the latest research and trends impacting the allied health industry. The 2020 Industry Outlook collected insights and data from employers of allied health professionals, digging deeper to understand what they seek in candidates, what these professionals’ daily work looks like, and what traits and skills make them most successful in their roles.

  • June 24, 2020 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

How Apprenticeship Programs are Solving a Medical Assistant Shortage

Mark Beaufait, apprenticeship director for the Healthcare Apprenticeship Consortium, joins Jessica Langley-Loep and Mel Cochran from National Healthcareer Association to discuss how his program is helping to fill the need for skilled medical assistants in Washington. In this episode you can learn how the apprenticeship model is benefitting students, employers and educators.

  • June 24, 2020 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

Improving the Use of the Electronic Health Record

During this episode, Virginia Ferrari, content strategist for NHA, interviews Dr. Blake Busey, a family physician from El Paso, Texas, on the role of the EHR in healthcare. They discuss where the EHR brings value in today's healthcare landscape and how it can sometimes fall short of expectations for providers. Dr. Busey ends on his hopes for the future of the electronic health record, noting the impact that interoperability will make on the industry.

  • June 24, 2020 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

What the Research Says about Advanced Skills Performed by Pharmacy Technicians

In this episode, Jessica Langley-Loep interviews a leading researcher on the pharmacy technician practice, Dr. Kenneth Hohmeier, associate professor, director of community affairs and the community based pharmacy residency program director for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.  Together, they discuss how pharmacies can expand the roles of pharmacy technicians to improve workflow.

  • June 24, 2020 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

Training Workers to Be Healthcare Superheroes Starts with Soft Skills

Some healthcare employers now prioritize soft skills as more essential traits for new hires to have than clinical knowledge or technical skills.

Are the healthcare workers in your training program prepared to leverage interpersonal skills in the medical field for the best patient outcomes? The line between soft skills versus hard skills in healthcare is blurry, and some employers are putting more emphasis on the soft skills during the interview process.

  • June 17, 2020 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

Episode 10: Career Paths and COVID-19 with Susan Bonilla, CEO of CPhA

In this episode of OnScript with NHA, co-hosts Jessica Langley-Loep and Jeremy Sasser are joined by Susan Bonilla, the newly-appointed CEO of the California Pharmacists Association (CPhA). Starting her professional career as a high school English teacher, Susan eventually began serving the public through elected positions starting with city council and eventually being elected to the California state assembly. Susan chaired committees that oversaw the pharmacist advanced practice bill as well as the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Combining her love of education and public service make leading CPhA a great fit for Susan.

  • June 15, 2020 |
  • Jeremy Sasser
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Communication: An Essential Skill for Pharmacy Technicians

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