8 Surprising Stats About the Veterinary Industry

Digging Deeper into the Veterinary Medicine Everyone who owns a pet will at some point need to go to a vet clinic for something. The veterinary industry is a $50.2 billion industry in the United States. With how large the industry is, there are many things you probably didn’t know about the industry. Here are several statistics about the veterinary industry that might surprise you. 1. 67% of Households in the U.S. Have a Pet This means that as a veterinarian technician, you will likely have the opportunity to interact with over half of the people in your area, or

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Dental Assistant Recognition Week 2021

Show Your Appreciation to Dental Assistants The ADA Council on Dental Practice is encouraging dentists and their teams to acknowledge the dedication and contributions of their dental assistants during Dental Assistants Recognition Week, March 7-13. This year’s Dental Assistants Recognition Week has a special theme, too – Our Heart Goes into Every Smile. The theme is fitting as dental assistants play a critical role in patient health and happiness. They’re an integral part of a strong dental team and their assistance is indispensable around the office. Dental Assistants Contribute to Practice Productivity According to research, most dentists and dental office managers agree that dental

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3 Small Changes to Make a Big Difference with Your Career Training

Since 2002 when it first opened its doors, Milwaukee Career College has been transforming lives through a wide range of career training programs. Many former and current students applaud the institution for kick-starting their careers in veterinary, medical, and dental fields. However, their success is not entirely as a result of the institution’s input, but the input of students has contributed as well. Milwaukee Career College’s primary objective is to offer students excellent training alongside hands-on experience for them to be successful in their industries. As such, students benefit from practical, career-focused programs that develop their marketable skills in just

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Understanding Your Financial Options when Paying for Training

Tuition Assistance: Keeping it Simple Applying for federal financial aid can be intimidating, to say the least; especially if it is your first time. Milwaukee Career College understands there can be a lot of questions you need answered and understanding how the process works can be vital to your success. We want to keep it simple and give you the tools you need to take the next step. Here are the first 5 steps to take to get you started. Understand FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the form a college student is required to fill out

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Top 5 Skills to be a Veterinary Assistant

Many animal lovers consider going into the field of veterinary medicine at some point in their lives.  It’s a natural career path for animal lovers. If you love animals and you are thinking of a career as a veterinary assistant, learn the top 5 skills to be a veterinary assistant. Skill #1: Be flexible When you’re a veterinary assistant, you’ll be called on to help out in many situations. Sometimes you’ll help out vet techs in the lab, other times, you may need to help the veterinarian with a special procedure. Also, you’ll have to have the luxurious duty of

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Top 5 Tips for Dental Assistants

A visit to the dentist can make people nervous and/or uncomfortable. Patients don’t want to sit in a chair getting dental work done; it’s not what you would call fun. Plus, there is the thought of feeling pain throughout the procedure. So patients may feel both uncomfortable and fearful. It is important for a dental assistant to calm the patient and make them feel more comfortable before the work begins. Here are the Top 5 Tips for dental assistants to make their patients feel more comfortable.  Create a friendly environment for all the patients. Greet patients with a smile and

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