Covid-19 and Our Pets

COVID-19 and Our Pets by Laura Switkowski The Coronavirus or COVID-9 is a new strain of a virus that originated in Wuhan, China from a live animal market. Since then, it has been transmitted to thousands of people through human contact around the world. Since this disease originally came from an animal, it has led…


Best Practices for Childcare through COVID-19

Best Practices for Childcare through COVID-19 By: Kerry Regan COVID-19 has caused a global pandemic, bringing the commonly overlooked childcare career into the headlines and news. Some childcare providers view this time as an opportunity to show the community, policymakers included, the vitality of their services ‚Äď especially during a crisis. This has put many…

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 Healthcare Careers on TAPP

¬†Healthcare Careers on TAPP There is a viral photo circling the internet with a handful of healthcare workers holding signs that say: ‚ÄúWe stay here for you, please stay home for us!‚ÄĚ Right now, our healthcare workers are heroes and we can show them our appreciation by staying at home. Even when practicing social distance,…


Certification Matters! How to Certify in Your Career

Certification Matters! How to certify in your career A major advantage of taking an accredited career training program through Blackstone is that most of our programs prepare students to sit for professional certifications. Gaining professional certification(s) provides a competitive advantage as it validates your skills to employers and may lead to a salary increase. Find…


How to Become a Home Health Aide

How to Become a Home Health Aide Learn how to become a home health aide (HHA) and concentrate on assisting the elderly, the disabled, and other patients recovering from illness and injuries by maintaining their quality of life and making them feel safe in their home. This career field has become one of the fastest…

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Most Critical Skill Healthcare Workers Need to Improve

Most Critical Skill Healthcare Workers Need to Improve   Developing interpersonal skills is perhaps one the most important qualifications for healthcare workers. ¬†Interpersonal skills, such as showing empathy or listening and taking time to explain recommendations typically influences the likelihood for a patient to follow through on care plans and even has the potential to…