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How to Encourage Patients to Take COVID-19 Seriously

While the medical and science community continues to deepen its understanding of the novel coronavirus, the most effective prevention strategies are in the hands of patients. Washing hands, social distancing, wearing a mask in public, disinfecting frequently-touched surfaces, and reviewing personal risk are all behaviors that can help reduce patients' risk of COVID-19.

  • July 9, 2020 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

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

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

5 Common EHR Mistakes Your Staff Makes (and What They’re Costing You)

Electronic health records (EHRs) gained widespread use in the mid-2000s, when the HITECH Act gave providers a financial incentive to switch from paper charts. Now, EHRs are ubiquitous in healthcare; a report from January 2020 found that 95% of hospitals use EHR technology.

As the demand for EHR technology has increased, so has the supply: in 2017, there were more than 1,100 EHR systems available to providers. No two EHRs are exactly alike, and each system has its own processes and quirks that staff need to master. Today, we’re going to examine the most common EHR mistakes your staff is probably making—and how they impact your bottom line.

  • June 11, 2020 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

How Soft Skills Impact Healthcare Practices

Organizations in every industry, including healthcare, now recognize the importance of building essential soft skills in their employees to harness the broader business benefits. Commonly referred to as “people” skills, essential skills or interpersonal skills, soft skills and attributes are just as critical to success. In fact, ten of the sixteen ‘crucial proficiencies in the 21st century’ identified by the World Economic Forum are non-technical.

To help you have a better understanding of the true impact of soft skills in healthcare, we’re sharing research on some of the most important soft skills that healthcare workers need to master.

  • June 4, 2020 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

The CARES Act: What It Means for the Allied Health Education Industry

If you’re an allied health educator concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on higher education, you’re not the only one.

According to a survey by the Strada Education Network, a majority of employees in the education industry believe that the pandemic will affect them personally for six months or more. Higher education has been hit hard by COVID-19, including allied health education. Postsecondary educators and students are worried, and many allied health educators are concerned that over 350,000 fewer students renewing their FAFSA for the 2020-21 cycle points to trouble ahead.

  • May 20, 2020 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

A Human Solution for the Complex Electronic Health Record

For current NHA certification holders, log into your NHA account and complete the CE activity associated with this article.

  • May 6, 2020 |
  • Virginia Ferrari, MHA, CMAA, CEHRS

An Absence of Essential Skills in Today's Healthcare

Learn what led to an essential soft skills gap as well as methods to help healthcare workers improve.

For current NHA certification holders, log into your NHA account and complete the continuing education activity associated with this article.

  • May 6, 2020 |
  • Lisa Davila, MS, RN

From Aspiring Chef to Passionate Healthcare Professional

A surprising shift in career plans for a recent high school grad led to fulfilling work helping others.

  • May 6, 2020 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

A Pharm Tech Journey: Finding Success in Many Pharmacy Settings and Roles

Aimee Capps’ journey as a pharmacy technician has given her career opportunities she didn’t realize were possible. When Capps was first approached about a part-time opening as a pharmacy technician with her employer, a retail pharmacy, she was a full-time bookkeeper and spent her days in a back office. With a little encouragement, she applied and started working in the pharmacy a couple of days each week, still bookkeeping on weekends. It didn’t take long before Capps says she was “hooked.” She loved helping people and seeing how much of a difference medication could make.

  • May 6, 2020 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

How to Help Allied Health Learners Cope With COVID-19 Stress

Many allied health students are adjusting to remote learning environments as America works to slow the spread of the coronavirus. They are also preparing to enter a field of work that is highly respected, highly needed, and suddenly more dangerous. It's a lot to process, and addressing these students' mental health needs is urgent.

  • April 20, 2020 |
  • National Healthcareer Association
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