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The Complete Guide to Becoming an Ultrasound Technologist

The Complete Guide to Becoming an Ultrasound Technologist

After careful consideration, you’ve decided to join the allied healthcare field as an ultrasound technologist, also known as a diagnostic medical sonographer. No matter if you already have experience or are starting fresh, there’s never been a better time to gain the skills you’ll need to succeed in this industry.

You’ve probably noticed that there are thousands of ultrasound tech training programs across America and that many of them have selective application processes. Don’t worry: our comprehensive list will give you the tips and tricks you’ll need to attend your ideal ultrasound school. Depending on where you decide to apply, these steps might be slightly different.

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The Top 10 Best States for Healthcare

Best States for Healthcare - AIMS

Few things are more important to people than their health, and the disparity in accessibility from state to state couldn’t be more staggering. While no state is perfect in its approach to healthcare, there are a considerable amount of contenders for a place in our list of the top 10 states for healthcare.

Though politically controversial, the Affordable Care Act of 2010 resulted in fewer uninsured citizens than ever before. Many states are finding success in handling the costly burden of medical care by requiring either the employer and/or public healthcare programs to offer coverage to all citizens.

So where can you receive the best healthcare in America? You may not be surprised to find that New England and Midwestern states continue to top the list year after year, but there are definitely some shockers here too!

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Everything You Need to Know to Become a Pharmacy Technician

Everything You Need to Know to Become a Pharmacy Technician

Congratulations! You’re planning on becoming a pharmacy technician, also known as a pharm tech. Whether you’re already working in a pharmacy or just starting out in the allied healthcare industry, you’ve chosen a remarkable career path.

Now that you’ve narrowed down your decision, the next step is to enroll in a pharmacy tech training program. To make your process as straightforward as possible, we have compiled a guide, so you can focus on what matters most: your future career as a pharmacy technician.

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Become a Phlebotomy Tech with Our Step-by-Step Guide

Phlebotomy Tech Step-by-Step Guide - AIMS Education

You’ve decided to pursue a career as a phlebotomy technician. Or maybe you already have an allied healthcare degree but are looking to increase your job opportunities by getting phlebotomy training. Whatever your reasons, there’s never been a better time to join this growing field.

We have assembled a step-by-step guide to ensure a seamless enrollment process, so you can focus on what matters: becoming the best phlebotomy tech you can be.

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Becoming a Medical Assistant: Everything You Need to Know

Steps to Becoming a Medical Assistant

You want to become a medical assistant (or MA), and now you need to choose the perfect program to help you gain the skills to excel in this exciting career path.

There are thousands of medical assistant training programs throughout the country, so whether you already have hands-on healthcare experience or are brand new in this field, our list will give you the information you need to apply to MA school with confidence.

Though these steps may vary, depending on your school of choice, we’ve compiled a list of step-by-step recommendations that apply to nearly every medical assistant training program.

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How Do I Become an MRI Technologist? A Step-By-Step Guide

MRI Technologist

Future MRI techs will be happy to learn that, after graduation, they’ll be entering into an extremely strong job market. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the MRI field is expected to grow by 12% from 2016 to 2026

MRI training programs are designed to give you the skills you need to find work in the allied healthcare workforce. An MRI technologist program is an affordable education option for most, but is typically selective in its application process.

Therefore, we’ve compiled a list of the steps to help you apply and enroll with ease. Depending on the school you choose, these steps may vary slightly.

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How to Become a Medical Billing & Coding Expert

How to Become a Medical Billing & Coding Expert

You’ve decided becoming a medical billing and coding professional is the right path for you. Congratulations! Your next step is to find a training program that provides all the skills you’ll need in your new career.

With thousands of medical billing and coding schools throughout the country, how do you choose the right one for you? Whether you’re already a current member of the medical field and looking for a new career – or you’re just entering into the allied healthcare community – our comprehensive guide details how to become a medical biller.

While it’s true that these steps can vary from school to school, the general expectations are very similar for every medical coding program.

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How to Become a Surgical Tech: A Step-by-Step Guide

How to become a surgical tech - step-by-step guide

Surgical technologist training programs are designed to give you all the skills you need to find the best possible allied healthcare career out there. Be aware, however, that while these programs are affordable educational options for most, the selection procedure may be selective.

To assist you with your application, we’ve put together a list of steps that will help you apply with ease. Check your chosen school’s process, however, as the following steps may vary slightly.

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How to Become a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

So you’ve decided to pursue a career in diagnostic medical sonography. Congratulations! You’re embarking on a fun and exciting occupation. Whether you already have experience in the healthcare industry or are looking to pursue a new career entirely, a diagnostic medical sonography (DMS) program is designed to give you all of the skills you need to find work straight out of school, and feel prepared doing so.

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Christmas Present Ideas for Healthcare Professionals

Christmas Present Ideas for Healthcare Professionals

Between cleaning, cooking, traveling, and working busier-than-usual hours, the holiday season can turn any one of us into a total Grinch. For healthcare professionals, it’s definitely one of the most stressful times of the year, with a notable increase in hospitalizations and mandatory overtime hours.

To boot, allied health workers often receive impersonal work-themed gifts from patients and fellow employees. This year, consider these creative and thoughtful ideas that will be sure to make them smile every time they’re used.

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