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Courses Required for Respiratory Therapy

What Can I Expect From A Respiratory School Near Me?  Schooling for respiratory therapists is about helping the next generation of technicians in a rapidly growing sector of the healthcare industry by providing these respiratory therapy…
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Equipment Used by Respiratory Therapists

7/13/23 What Respiratory Medical Devices Does a Respiratory Therapist Use? Over recent years, medical technology has grown tremendously to help and aid those in the hospital. As a respiratory therapist, respiratory therapy supplies are an essential tool needed during your career in the hospital, allowing you…
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The Role of Respiratory Therapists in the ICU

6/15/23 A respiratory therapist is a crucial role on every medical team. In an intensive care unit (or ICU), respiratory therapists find themselves a part of a dedicated team of doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals who are prepared to help…
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Helping Children with Learning Disabilities

Working with children from birth through adolescence is a great and enriching career, one where you can see how they emotionally, mentally, and physically develop. Each child needs varying degrees of assistance. Learning disorders in children are fairly common, and now more than ever before, Childhood Development…
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Trauma-Informed Care and Social Work

  As a healthcare provider, a social worker’s knowledge of trauma-informed theory and practice will assist them in a variety of scenarios. Trauma is a deep and sensitive aspect of a client’s psyche, and getting them to open up, let alone being able to work through…
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St. Augustine College to Merge with Lewis University

The presidents of St. Augustine College and Lewis University have announced plans to merge both institutions, with both Boards of Trustees unanimously approving the decision. St. Augustine College President Dr. Reyes Gonzalez, together along with Lewis University President Dr. David Livingston, recognize the institutions’ alignment of missions and values,…
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Do You Want to Study the Brain with Neuropsychology

If you are interested in how the study of the brain in psychology works, a career in cognitive neuropsychology could be the choice for you. But when examining psychology vs. neuroscience, what divides them, and how…
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5 Major Goals of Social Workers

How do we Define the Goals of a Social Worker? The role of a social worker can appear overwhelming at first glance, which is why social workers specialize in hyper-specific roles that focus on empowering others and the community they…
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The Four Sectors of the Hospitality Industry

Do you want to learn about how to be successful in the hospitality industry? It starts by knowing about the four sectors of the hospitality industry. Each one of these–while focusing on making sure to provide a hospitable environment–provides a very different experience for the client, and is filled with…
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Saint Augustine Receives a $2,600,000 Grant

We at Saint Augustine College are proud to announce a new $2,600,000 grant to further our efforts in building a long-lasting and durable community in the Chicago area, called the Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program.  The Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program is a collaborative effort to bridge the digital…