online certificate programs

3 Ways Continuing Education is Reshaping Job Industries with Online Certificate Programs

3 Ways Continuing Education is Reshaping Job Industries with Online Certificate Programs   Continuing Education has always been crucial to career fields that are constantly evolving, such as healthcare, culinary, education and law to name a few. Some professions experience a steeper growth curve than others but in any profession from delivery services, to surgeons,…

Certified Veterinary Assistant

Top Three Reasons to Become a Certified Veterinary Assistant

Top Three Reasons to Become a Certified Veterinary Assistant Veterinary Assistant is a rewarding and in-demand career, working on an animal care team under the supervision of a veterinary technician and/or a veterinarian. Although applying as a Certified Veterinary Assistant is not mandatory, it proves that individuals demonstrate competency in animal husbandry, health and welfare,…

healthcare careers

What Makes Allied Health a Good Career Choice?

What Makes Allied Health a Good Career Choice? Blackstone Career Institute offers in-demand, popular and relevant career training programs. Most known for the Paralegal career training course, there are eight additional career courses in the Allied Health field that BCI also offers online. The Allied Health field is expected to add 2.4 million new jobs…

legal industry

10 Trends That Are Reshaping the Legal Industry

10 Trends That Are Reshaping the Legal Industry A 2004 article titled ‚ÄúTrends That Are Shaping the Legal Industry‚ÄĚ was published on the American Bar Association news page. Information on budgets and planning, new ways to legal research, social media, and litigation technology were all highlighted in the top 10 trends. It‚Äôs been fifteen years…

Caring for Pets in the Summer time: 5 Hot Tips

Caring for pets in the Summer time: 5 Hot Tips Our pets need special care and attention in the summer as the temperatures are rising. BCI‚Äôs Veterinary Assistant instructor lives in an area where temperatures can hit over 90 degrees in the summer and is aware of the importance to educate pet owners about the…

veterinary assistant jobs

Finding Veterinary Assistant Jobs

Finding a Job as a Veterinary Assistant The increased interest in becoming a veterinary assistant over the last few years is in line with the increased need for veterinary assistants. As pet ownership in the U.S. is on the rise, animal safety along with responsible pet ownership contribute to the demand and interest in the…

Veterinary Assistants

Difference between Veterinary Assistants and Veterinary Technicians

Difference between Veterinary Assistants and Veterinary Technicians According to the US Department of Labor, Veterinary Assistants care for animals by performing routine tasks under the supervision of veterinarians, and veterinary technicians.¬† Veterinary Assistants and Vet Techs are both supervised by licensed veterinarians, therefore some of their tasks may overlap or seem similar. However, the Veterinary…