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Healthcare

This popular area of study spans all levels of education. We have the information you need about vocational-level careers in health care. Get more info from our articles, and search school listings to find a program near you.

Where Nurses Make Most and Least
By Johanna Sorrentino

Find out which cities pay their nurses the most, and which pay the least, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. We also have results that are adjusted for cost of living.

By Holly Johnson

Some of the most exciting and lucrative health care careers out there require less than two years of training. If you desire quick entry into the workforce, learn more about the top ten attainable careers in health care.

By Jon Fortenbury

Most RNs begin their career as staff nurses in a large medical facility like a hospital or physician's office. Some may end up working odd hours, as the facilities must care for patients 24 hours a day. Nurses will learn their technical skills in school, but the BLS also lists a few personal skills that are essential to becoming a nurse, including critical thinking, compassion, organization and speaking skills.

By Shannon Lee

Working as a medical assistant requires much more than what you learn in a classroom. These top traits of a medical assistant are necessary in order to take charge and make the medical assistant position a fulfilling one.

By Jon Fortenbury

To become a good dental assistant, there are a number of traits you should possess. Here are just five of those characteristics.