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How To Study Effectively? 10 Best Study Techniques | USAHS

Is your current study method reading a textbook repeatedly, hoping something will stick? If so, do you find yourself stressed out because you can’t memorize such a vast quantity of information in such a short time? As a grad student, it’s imperative to develop effective time management and study techniques to help you retain the

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How to Become a Physical Therapist in 6 Steps

Ranked the third best healthcare career, physical therapy (PT) is rich in opportunity for people who want to help patients live better lives.1 Physical therapists treat injuries, disabilities and other health conditions through personalized treatment plans that include exercise and hands-on care.2 A Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree is the entry-level degree for this

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Occupational Therapy vs. Physical Therapy

If you’ve ever felt called to work in rehabilitative care, one thing is clear: you’re passionate about helping others. What may not be quite as clear is which form of patient therapy you should pursue—occupational therapy (OT) or physical therapy (PT). Both physical therapists (PTs) and occupational therapists (OTs) help patients improve their lives, but

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Mental Health Statistics [2024]

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports that 57.8 million adults live with some form of mental illness.1 The severity of a mental illness can vary from person to person. Some individuals can perform daily tasks, including work, with mental illness, and some people may qualify for disability due to their mental illness.2 Understanding the

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Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Salary Guide [2024]

Physical therapists have one of the most rewarding jobs in the world. And that statement is true from several perspectives—including a financial one. The median salary for a practitioner with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree is $97,720.1 But, this figure only tells half of the story. Salaries fluctuate due to multiple variables, such as

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12 Qualities and Skills of a Good Nurse

Pursuing a career in nursing can be extremely rewarding. The majority of nursing roles involve working directly with patients, so understanding the qualities that make a good nurse will help ensure you’re doing the best you can for your patients and working better with your team. For example, USAHS prepares Nurse Practitioners to demonstrate a

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MHA Healthcare Administration Salary and Career Outlook

With a Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree, you will possess the management, financial, technological, operational, and people skills needed to lead a healthcare organization, government health institution, healthcare clinic, or other healthcare entity. MHA job demand and salary expectations are high in a field that has undergone seismic shifts since the onset of the

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Doctorate in Education Salary and Career Outlook

Obtaining your Doctor of Education (EdD) degree is a smart choice for career earning power and job growth. Doctorate in education salary levels are impressive, with some postsecondary teaching specialties touting annual salaries of over $100,000. Expected job growth in EdD careers is equally appealing, with some sectors of postsecondary teaching expected to increase 24%

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USAHS Moves to Expansive, Innovative Health Sciences Campus in Dallas

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) continues to evolve to respond to the needs of today’s health sciences graduate students – through cutting-edge technology, a dynamic blended learning model, expert faculty-practitioners and pioneering learning spaces. With five campuses across Florida, California and Texas, USAHS boasts modern on-campus resources that promote clinical excellence

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Nurse Practitioner vs. Physician Assistant: Key Differences

Nurse practitioners and physician assistants are advanced healthcare practitioners with similar responsibilities, such as diagnosing illnesses and prescribing medications. However, their training and paths toward certification differ in significant ways. This blog post unpacks the key differences between NPs and PAs to help you determine which career path best aligns with your goals. What Is

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20+ Occupational Therapy Specialties to Advance Your Career

As an occupational therapist (OT), you will have the opportunity to specialize in one or more areas over the course of your career. Adding a specialty demonstrates your knowledge of an area you’re passionate about, enhances your credentials and opens doors to grant funding and new job possibilities. Occupational Therapy Specialty Education Typically, OTs add

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Student Associations COTAD and SPEAK Promote Diversity

In January 2021, when the COVID-19 pandemic was weighing heavy on society, students were learning at home, and the Black Lives Matter movement was inspiring demonstrations for equality around the country, MOT student Spencer Rasberry decided to join a group that offered ways to interact on these topics. The Coalition of Occupational Therapy Advocates for

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