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Navigating the Way to a Connecticut Physician Assistant License


Congratulations! You’ve just completed a Physician Assistant (PA) program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA), and your program meets the Connecticut licensing requirements. But you’re not done yet. There are a few steps you need to complete to get a Connecticut physician assistant license.

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APRN Jobs in Connecticut: Interview Questions to Prepare For

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The U.S. News & World Report ranked the nurse practitioner (NP) role as the “Best Health Care Job” for 2023, with other nursing roles coming in close to the top. With demand for nurses expected to grow around 40 percent by 2032, it’s a popular time to pursue a career in this fast-growing field. If you’re… Read More

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Connecticut RSV Season 2023

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Winter months are approaching— and so are common viral illnesses such as RSV. Each year, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes around one million visits to healthcare providers among children younger than 5, and thousands more among older adults. Learn how to spot the signs and symptoms of RSV and what you can do to protect… Read More

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Should You Take a Probiotic Multi Enzyme?

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Probiotic multi-enzymes are among the hundreds of supplements lining pharmacy and supermarket shelves. With millions of Americans regularly using them, why exactly are probiotic multi-enzymes so popular and how can they boost health? Your gut microbiome houses trillions of bacteria. While certain bacteria are harmful, a healthy microbiome has plenty of “good” bacteria to keep the bad bacteria… Read More

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Hot Tub Health Benefits as the Cold Weather Moves In

Hot Tub Health Benefits

Hot tubs have long been considered a relaxing way to warm up on a cold Connecticut night, but the benefits go beyond increasing body temperature. Common hot tub health benefits include: 1.      Relaxation and Stress Reduction Do you feel less stressed after a warm bath? Science reveals there’s a legitimate reason why they may have… Read More

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Interviewing for Medical Assistant Jobs: How to Prepare

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While medical assistant jobs can be competitive in some areas and industries, there is generally a demand for these professionals due to the ongoing need for healthcare services in Connecticut. To increase your competitiveness, consider obtaining relevant education and certifications, gaining experience, and staying informed about local job market conditions. Additionally, networking and a strong… Read More

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Connecticut Flu Season and How to Protect Yourself

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More than 27 million Americans were diagnosed with the flu last year according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — with more than 34,000 cases in Connecticut alone. Experts are projecting another year of record-breaking flu counts as manufacturers gear up to supply millions of vaccines across the nation. As Connecticut “flu… Read More

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When It’s Time to Seek Help from CT GI Specialists

CT GI Specialists

If you’re experiencing uncomfortable digestive symptoms like bloating, heartburn, or bowel changes, it may be time to seek the help of CT GI specialists. With these symptoms, your primary care doctor may refer you to a GI specialist, also known as a gastroenterologist. A GI specialist is a medical professional who specializes in diagnosing and… Read More

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Internal Medicine vs Primary Care Provider: Your Options in Guilford, CT

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As a patient, you may wonder why you should care about the difference between Internal Medicine and Primary Care providers (PCPs) when seeking medical care. Understanding these distinctions can help you make informed decisions about your healthcare and ensure that you receive the most appropriate and comprehensive care for your specific needs.

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CT Nephrologist Explains Why Kidney Health is Important to Your Overall Health

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When it comes to wellness, typically, people think first about the importance of heart, gut, and even skin health. However, those systems are only part of the bigger picture. Less often thought of as you move through daily lives, yet a critical component of your well-being is kidney health.

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