Infographic describing the high demand for medical lab techs and registered nurses. 11% job growth projected through 2028.

Healthcare: A Rising Star on the Job Front

Now is the time to enter the healthcare field. In just the past year, healthcare generated more than $200 billion in revenue in the U.S. alone. To keep up with the demand, new medical facilities—hospitals, clinics, assisted living facilities, physicians’ offices and ambulatory healthcare services—are being built. People in support positions will be needed to staff these […]

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What Nurses Need to Know about the Coronavirus

People around the world understand that the coronavirus (2019-nCoV or COVID-19) is spreading at alarming rates. No one knows for sure how it started, but it first emerged in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, but cases have been reported globally—including in the United States. Anyone can be exposed, but nurses need to be particularly careful, as they […]

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Why Medical Assistants Should Join a Professional Organization

Medical assistants are vitally important to any healthcare facility or private practice. They assist doctors and nurses by performing a wide array of both clinical and administrative tasks, from checking vitals and drawing blood to recording patient medical histories and scheduling tests. However, a medical assistant who is new to the field may not have […]

Shevonne Scott

By Brookline College | March 10, 2020   At Brookline College, you will learn from qualified instructors and professionals who are committed to seeing their students succeed –like the Dean of Nursing, Shevonne Scott. Dean Scott was the Chief Nurse in the military for 20 years before she started working at Brookline. “I’ve been at Brookline for almost […]

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Brookline College Faculty Spotlight: Abby Sotelo, Medical Assisting

Abby Sotelo, Medical Assisting Abigail “Abby” Sotelo has taken her career as a medical assistant to the next level; since September 2019 she has been teaching medical assisting at Brookline College in Albuquerque—and she loves it. A certified medical assistant since 2012, Sotelo says, “I decided I wanted to give teaching a shot, and I’ve […]

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Why Are Nurses in Such High Demand?

Have you noticed the wait time for an appointment to see your doctor is getting longer and longer? Well, you’re not alone. As America’s population ages, the demand for physicians is outweighing the supply. If you’re lucky, the receptionist at your doctor’s office will say, “You can’t see the doctor until a week from Tuesday, but I […]