Salter School of Nursing and Seacoast Career Schools Work Together for Positive Change

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Salter School of Nursing and Seacoast Career schools combine to collect over 1,300 items for local food bank Manchester, NH. Hunger is an important issue in the United States, and this fact is drawn into sharp focus in Manchester, New Hampshire, where 1 in 5 children is food insecure. Throughout the state of New Hampshire, it is estimated that over 42,000 children are food insecure.* Our food drive at the Salter School of Nursing is helping to raise awareness of this issue. We are proud to be partnering with the New Hampshire Food Bank to help the families and children of New Hampshire who are food insecure. The Food Bank works with hundreds of groups throughout the state to help collect food donations. The Salter School of Nursing is so…
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5 Great Reasons to Work at a Nursing Home

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Working as a Licensed Nursing Assistant or Patient Care Technician has its benefits As the baby boomer population is aging, there is a continuing need for quality retirement options, independent living facilities, assisted living options, and long-term nursing care. How do you find a job in a long-term care nursing home? There are several entry-level options that require relatively short training programs that can be completed in 1 to 2 years. One is the Nursing Assistant. Nursing Assistants may also be called Nurses’ Aides, Certified Nurse’s Aides, Licensed Nursing Assistants, or other titles, according to your state’s Board of Nursing. Nursing Assistants usually report to Registered Nurses. They are responsible for helping patients with their basic needs, whether it is getting dressed in the morning, being pushed in a wheelchair,…
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Special Qualities of Licensed Nursing Assistants

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To become a Licensed Nursing Assistant in New Hampshire, you need to be a special sort of person. Nursing assistants have jobs that are physically demanding and emotionally demanding at the same time. They give an incredible amount of energy, attention, and compassion to their patients as they work to provide for their basic needs and comfort.   Imagine being in a hospital or a nursing home after an operation. You might be unable to walk or unable to sit up on your own. You might need help getting dressed or combing your hair. Who is there to help you? Most likely, it is a nursing assistant. Nursing assistants play a very important role in serving patients and helping them accomplish their basic tasks of daily living. But the job…
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Practical Nursing Program Earns New Hampshire Board of Nursing Approval

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As one of the nursing programs approved by the New Hampshire Board of Nursing, the Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health is proud to present its practical nurse training program. Working as a practical nurse is an admirable career that attracts professionals who are passionate about helping others. What Practical Nurses Do What does a practical nurse do? Practical nurses are important members of nursing teams. They provide basic nursing care to patients, and are typically supervised by a Registered Nurse (RN). They are expected to perform a wide range of duties on the job. In the Salter School’s practical nurse training program, students get hands-on experience in learning these important practical nursing skills: How to correctly and safely administer medications How to measure and record a patient’s vital…
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How to take control of your next job interview

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Sometimes no matter how much training you have under your belt, sitting through a job interview can be nerve-racking. Let’s be honest, it’s an overwhelming process. The last thing you would want is to be in the middle of it and realize you’ve forgotten something or being asked something you weren’t prepared for.Never fear, the career services specialists at Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health are here to help prepare for your big job interview. Here are a few tips to consider:Be on time: This is huge. This is your first opportunity to make a great impression. Arrive for your appointment at least 10 to 15 minutes early, just in case the company requires you to fill out paperwork.Be prepared: Always arrive at the interview with three copies of your resume…
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Five qualities every Licensed Nursing Assistant should possess

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Are you thinking about a career as a healthcare career? There’s never been a better time to pursue a licensed nursing assistant career. It’s a care which can be extremely satisfying, but also very challenging. The Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health can prepare you for an exciting career as a licensed nursing assistant with the technical skills and industry-knowledge needed to be successful in this field.In addition to education and training, a licensed nursing assistant also needs to possess several qualities in order to be an effective healthcare professional. Do you have these “soft skills”? By the book. Sometimes it’s the simplest and most basic of rules that can be ignored. However, as a licensed nursing assistant it’s not only important to follow the rules of a patient…
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What do Patient Care Technicians do?

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Are you looking for a career that provides the satisfaction that comes from helping others on a daily basis? Becoming a patient care technician might be the right career path for you. At Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health, our course curriculum can provide you with an introduction to clinical skills and advanced training you need to be successful in this field.Patient Care Technician dutiesA patient care tech – also known as Emergency Room or Emergency Department Technicians, as well as Emergency Room LNA – plays an important role in a healthcare facility. Your primary job is to provide attention and care to patients typically in hospitals, doctor’s offices and nursing homes. While you can and will interact with doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, your number one focus…
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The many roles of a Medical Assistant in a healthcare facility

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The role of a professional medical assistant varies depending on the function and size of their medical office. But one thing is sure: A medical assistant plays an important role, performing a dual role, handling both clinical and administrative duties around the office.In your new career, your primary responsibility will be to act as the direct link between physicians and patients, as these medical professionals greatly depend upon their medical assistants to accurately complete their clinical responsibilities in addition to maintaining control of the office.Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health can prepare you with the technical skills and industry-knowledge needed to be successful in a medical assisting career.What do medical assistants do?A professional medical assistant can seek employment in a variety of medical settings, from private practices to clinics…
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How Does Salter Prepare Me for My New Healthcare Career?

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From our dedicated instructors to our Career Services department, the Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health provides you with everything you need to be prepared for your new healthcare career. Comprehensive Career-Focused Education The Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health’s experienced instructors go above and beyond for students. Our instructors provide career-focused education and experience for our students to exceed expectations. Career-focused education means all courses are related to your chosen career – no extra academic requirements to sit through. Also, hands-on labs using real medical equipment and instruments provide real world experience before graduating. Career Services & Financial Aid We will not only assist you in securing your first position, but will also help you with your resume and provide you with tips, materials, and tools to…
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Nursing Schools in NH

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Nursing schools in NH, such as the Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health in Manchester, prepare students for careers in the allied health industry. Careers in this field are “in-demand” right now because of the growing need for medical professionals, the income potential in these fields and the rewards of working in an industry aimed at helping others. If you’re considering enrolling in one of the nursing schools in NH, there are some important features you should look for in the school you attend: Accreditation. When nursing schools in NH are accredited, it means they undergo regular oversight to ensure the school and its programs meet the minimum guidelines for excellence. Employers and professional certification bodies will also look at your school’s accreditation status when determining if you’re qualified to…
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