Healthcare: A Rising Star on the Job Front

March 24, 2020

Now is the time to enter the healthcare field. In just the past year, healthcare generated more than $200 billion in revenue in the U.S. alone. To keep up with the demand, new medical facilities—hospitals, clinics, assisted living facilities, physicians’ offices and ambulatory healthcare services—are being built. People in support positions will be needed to…

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What Nurses Need to Know about the Coronavirus

March 19, 2020

People around the world understand that the coronavirus (2019-nCoV or COVID-19) is spreading at alarming rates. No one knows for sure how it started, but it first emerged in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, but cases have been reported globally—including in the United States. Anyone can be exposed, but nurses need to be particularly careful, as…

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Why Medical Assistants Should Join a Professional Organization

March 19, 2020

Medical assistants are vitally important to any healthcare facility or private practice. They assist doctors and nurses by performing a wide array of both clinical and administrative tasks, from checking vitals and drawing blood to recording patient medical histories and scheduling tests. However, a medical assistant who is new to the field may not have…

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Shevonne Scott

March 10, 2020

At Brookline College, you will learn from qualified instructors and professionals who are committed to seeing their students succeed –like the Dean of Nursing, Shevonne Scott. Dean Scott was the Chief Nurse in the military for 20 years before she started working at Brookline. “I’ve been at Brookline for almost two years and I love…

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Brookline College Faculty Spotlight: Abby Sotelo, Medical Assisting

February 28, 2020

Abigail “Abby” Sotelo has taken her career as a medical assistant to the next level; since September 2019 she has been teaching medical assisting at Brookline College in Albuquerque—and she loves it. A certified medical assistant since 2012, Sotelo says, “I decided I wanted to give teaching a shot, and I’ve really enjoyed it. It’s…

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Why Are Nurses in Such High Demand?

January 28, 2020

Have you noticed the wait time for an appointment to see your doctor is getting longer and longer? Well, you’re not alone. As America’s population ages, the demand for physicians is outweighing the supply. If you’re lucky, the receptionist at your doctor’s office will say, “You can’t see the doctor until a week from Tuesday,…

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Train for Your Career … Right Here in Albuquerque

January 28, 2020

Continuing your education after high school can offer many benefits. Learning additional skills can raise your standard of living and sense of well-being. It can also lead to higher income and more opportunities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, full-time workers 25 and older with a high school diploma earned on average $749 a…

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Train on Campus or Online for a Career in Medical Office Administration

January 28, 2020

Doctors and dentists spend many years training to develop the knowledge and skills required to care for patients and earn their trust. If your doctor or dentist operates in private practice, chances are that he or she would be lost without the help of the frontline office employee: the medical office administrator. Often called a…

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Changing careers? Leverage your bachelor’s degree and fast track into a nursing career.

January 28, 2020

Raise your hand if, at age 18, you thought you knew what you wanted to do for the rest of your life. If your hand is raised, have you since reconsidered your career choice? If so, you are not alone. Many people today are finding that the career they trained for has become obsolete or…

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