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What is a Surgical Technologist?

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Surgical technologists are members of operating room teams, which include the surgeon(s), anesthesiologist and circulating nurse. Surgical technologists work under the authority and supervision of the surgeon. They work in hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, medical offices and in medical sales. The average annual salary range for a Surgical Technologist is $38,235 to $54,784, depending on experience.

College Scholarships for Working Parents

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Being a working parent myself, I can hardly find time to get much done throughout the day besides working, cleaning, eating and sleeping. This is also the case for many parents who are not only working, but also juggling the responsibility of being a college student. Scholarships are a great way to help pay for

What Can You Expect from Online College Classes?

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Online classes offer college students the flexibility to complete coursework around work and family obligations. However, online classes emphasize different skill-sets, and may even require more time than classroom-based classes.  Before choosing online classes, make sure you know what to expect. Online Classes Are Not Easy Expect to spend a minimum of 3 hours each week,

Why Are Medical Assistants in Demand?

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For certified medical assistant Jaime Myers, her job fulfills a lifelong desire to help people. For Patrick Menzies, chief executive officer at Boulder Medical Center P.C., medical assistants are “an enormous part of our organization.” Here’s why:         As Colorado hospitals have shifted to bachelor-degree RNs, that has shaken up the employee

Fermentation Sciences: Beer and a Lot More

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Let’s get this out of the way first: it’s more than beer. Hard to believe in Colorado, which produces more beer than any other state, but the new Associate of Science degree with designation in Fermentation Sciences at Front Range Community College is about fermentation – food, wine, and, yes, beer. The beer industry, however,

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