Category Archives: Tips & Advice

What is a Dental Lab Technician?

ADA logoIf you are looking to begin a lucrative new career, you will probably do some research into the available options. If you’ve made it to our website, there is a good chance that you are considering a career as a Dental Lab Technician.

Before making an appointment to speak with one of our administrators or counselors, take a look at the duties, career advantages, and earning potential as defined by the American Dental Association. If you like what you see, contact us to find out what the next step is.

Learning to Have Patience with Patients

Doctor with PatientWhile you are at National Career College training for your career in the medical field, you will find that one of the most important traits you can exhibit is patience. Whether you are dealing with another employee or a patient, staying calm and showing compassion will go a long way.

Of course, you will run into people, especially patients, who will make you want to scream out in frustration. It is ESPECIALLY important to treat these people with grace and kindness, because there is a good chance that they will continue to be difficult if you fight them. Continue reading

Improve Your Life & Make a Career Change by Attending NCC

StudyingIt happens to everyone. You get hired into an available position with no plans to stay there long-term, and five, ten, fifteen, or twenty years later you are still employed.

Maybe you love the job, or maybe you just tolerate it. Maybe you enjoy your co-workers and customers. Perhaps it is the comfortable routine that you appreciate. Whatever the reason, you know deep down that you are not fulfilling your potential or earning enough money, but it is just easier to stick with what you are doing than to try something new. Continue reading

Career Spotlight: Healthcare Administration Training Program

In our previous blog, we covered the other three career training programs offered at NCC, so it seems fitting to discuss the remaining one today: Healthcare Administration.

What are the responsibilities of this job?

Health care administrators are generally in charge of the other medical office assistants, acting as a supervisor. This includes managing health information systems, filing patient paperwork, doing front desk duties, communicating with insurance companies, maintaining financial records, and keeping other workers on task. Continue reading

Medical Office Education

National Career College In-Depth Training Medical Field

At National Career College in Los Angeles, we have specialists who provide career training in the medical and dental fields. These positions do not require a PhD or graduate degree for employment, but having job-specific training will greatly increases your odds of getting hired.

Here are the professions in which we train students, along with a brief description of each: Continue reading