Health and Medical Programs
for International Students in the United States
NEW - Although each pharmacist has their own personal story about what led them to choose a career in pharmacy there are some common reasons people choose to become a pharmacist.
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It's graduation time! Congratulations on a job well done! So…where do you go from here? Do you like people? Do you like helping others? Then the Allied Health Careers field may be for you! There are jobs from A – T, with salaries ranging from $16,000 (starting) to $100,000+ (upper range), plus you have the opportunity for advancement, both personally and professionally. You'll be able to network with other professionals, attend informative seminars, and learn the latest technological advances! Some of these lucrative jobs include: Anesthesiologist Assistant; Athletic Trainer; Certified Medical Assistant; Clinical Lab Technologist; Dietetic Technician; Health Information Technician; Histotechnologist; Marriage and Family Counselor; Nuclear Medicine Technologist; and Surgical Technologist.
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A growing shortage of registered nurses (RN) is being recorded in all parts of the country in settings inside hospitals and beyond. The underlying concern is that an insufficient supply of nurses will limit the public's access to health care. Nursing school leaders, federal and state legislators, health care administrators, and consumer advocacy groups are working together to find solutions to the nursing shortage to ensure that health care delivery is not compromised over the next two decades.
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that nursing is the nation's largest health care occupation, with over two million jobs. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) reports that through the year 2008, employment for Registered Nurses (RNs) will grow faster than the average for all occupations.
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Do these experiences sound appealing? If so, you might want to consider a career in nursing. The 2.6 million men and women who are registered nurses in this country have these kinds of experiences and countless others everyday.
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