Arizona College Donates Blood for American Red Cross

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Have you ever donated blood? Donating blood is a simple thing to do and it makes a significant impact in the lives of others. If you have ever needed surgery, there is a large chance that you have answered the question, “If required, would you be willing to accept a blood transfusion?” Donated blood and blood products processed from donated blood saves lives every day. Donated blood is used for many purposes; including patients who require a blood transfusion during or after surgery, chemotherapy patients during treatment, and for patients living with various medical conditions such as sickle cell disease. Every 2 seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood, and 41,000 pints of donated blood are used on a daily basis. Recently, both of our Arizona College campuses partnered with the American Red Cross, and held successful blood drives at each campus location. The Mesa Campus drive was held on…

Top 4 Reasons to Work in Healthcare

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Working in the healthcare industry can be physically and emotionally demanding, but it can also be extremely rewarding. While health careers like Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, and Health Information Technology certainly present their own unique challenges, each can provide a sense of fulfillment in the knowledge that you are helping people. Here are four reasons you should seriously consider pursuing a career in healthcare. Make an Impact. Many healthcare workers work with people in some capacity, and they make a difference in peoples’ lives on a daily basis. There are Different Types of Jobs. Healthcare offers a careers for people with different educational backgrounds or experiences. Never a Dull Moment. This is a fast-paced industry, and many days will present you with something different. Opportunity for Advancement. Many positions in the industry offer a clear path to advancement, and organizations will run their own career ladder programs. If you’re interested…

Top 3 Careers in Healthcare

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If you’re looking for a career that will offer job stability, good wages, and something you can enjoy for years to come, maybe it’s time to consider healthcare. Advances in medical technology and the aging population means healthcare professionals will be in demand. Arizona College of Allied Health, offers degree and diploma programs for a variety of careers. If you’re interested in going to school for a healthcare degree or diploma, but aren’t sure where to begin, take a look at some of the top healthcare careers in today’s job market that are offered at Arizona College. With the right information, you can decide which profession is perfect for you. Health Information. Healthcare facilities across the country need people to manage important patient data and medical records. Health Information is an expanding field concerned with health related information and the systems used to collect, process, store and communicate information.  Degrees…