5 Pharmacy Technician Hacks

Being a pharmacy technician requires lots of customer service. In the midst of constant customer flow, staying organized and running things efficiently can become a challenge. However, there are a few things that you can do to make your job as a pharmacy technician easier and more efficient. Here are some pharmacy technician hacks: To do a faster double-count, move pills 5 at a time to the edge of the platform away from the other pills for your first count and then on the second count, scoop them 5 at a time into the lower part. Zip ties keep rolls

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7 Signs You’re Ready For Career Training

If you are sick and tired of your current job, it may be time to go back to school to train for a new career. Going back to school for career training means that you will have a new opportunity to do something different. Yes, going back to school may mean that you have to make a few sacrifices, but it’s worth it in the long run. After all, career training is an investment in yourself, your family, and your future. If any of the following sounds like something you’re dealing with, then maybe it’s time to start thinking about

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Dental Terminology Cheat Sheet

**Please note: this is not a full list of dental terminology. Students will be tested on a wider variety of terms. Dental science, like any other field of medicine, has a vast amount of its own unique terms. Like other medical terminology, dental terms are best learned by breaking them down into their component parts. Dental terminology has three basic parts (not all of which are used in every word): the prefix, root, and suffix. Common Dental Terms Defined Apicoectomy – Root: Apical (root). Suffix: -ectomy  (surgery).  Meaning: Root end surgery. Bicuspid – Prefix: Bi – (two). Root: Cuspid (having

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Vet Tech Tips: Calming Skittish Animals at the Clinic

Become a good Vet Tech with some tips! Whether you’re currently studying to become a veterinary technician/veterinary assistant or are already working in the field, the fact remains that many of the animals you come into contact with in the vet’s office are noticeably scared, nervous, or skittish. As a vet tech or vet assistant, one of your first responsibilities is helping a pet feel comfortable and calm. After all, for some animals, fear or anxiety can quickly turn into aggression, which puts both you and others inside the office at risk. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take

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Every Vet Assistant Should as 6 Questions about being a Vet Assistant

If you’re an animal lover and are interested in the medical field, you may be considering a career as a Vet Assistant. This rewarding job is projected to grow by 19% over the next ten years. Here are a couple questions you will want to ask yourself before completing your Veterinary Assistant training. What do Veterinary Assistants do? A Veterinary Assistant manages basic care for animals, typically in either a clinic or hospital setting. Animals staying overnight will need to be fed and kept in a clean environment. Animals may need to be restrained for procedures, and as a Veterinary

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Dental Assistant Tools and Technology

Dental Assistant is a job which has been steadily growing. In fact, the Bureau of Labor and Statistics reports that there will be 58,000 new jobs by the year 2024. This position represents an amazing opportunity for your future. However, becoming a Dental Assistant is about more than classes: there are a variety of tools and technologies that you must first master. Dental Assistant Tools One of the most basic dental assistant tools you will learn to use at Milwaukee Career College are dental mirrors. They allow you to more fully survey a patient’s mouth and to reflect light to

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