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Public Health Nurse (PHN) Career Overview

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What Does a PHN Do?

PHNs promote and protect community health by combining nursing training with knowledge from the social sciences. These nurses help specific targeted communities stay healthy and safe. Depending on community needs, PHNs perform a variety of …

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The Best Social Work Jobs to Get Right Now

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School Social Worker | Child and Family Social Worker | Healthcare Social Worker |
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Worker | Nontraditional Social Work Jobs

Most of us have at least a rough idea of what social workers do: help vulnerable people and …

By Stephen Gaffney
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20 Best Nursing Career Specialties

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Healthcare careers continue to offer unprecedented growth. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 15% increase in healthcare employment, which translates to 2.4 million positions through 2029 — more than any other occupational category. The demand for healthcare services has ushered …

By Janice Monti
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LET’S CELEBRATE NATIONAL RECOVERY MONTH

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The opioid epidemic and substance use disorder is a global public health issue that affects millions of people worldwide. The misuse of and addiction to opioids including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl is a serious …

By Lewis Antwi
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Virtual Career Fairs Are Here! Next Stop: Getting Hired

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HAVE YOU CONSIDERED JOINING THE U.S PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE COMMISSIONED CORPS (USPHS)?

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In the wake of the COVID-19 global pandemic, many have been questioning who those officers in blue uniform are or why the U.S Surgeon General wears a Navy uniform? Well, don’t go too far trying to google it, all will …

By Lewis Antwi
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IU Student Sydney Taylor Shares Jr. Commissioned Officer Student Training Experience

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The U.S Public Health Service (USPHS) is one of the nation’s seven uniform services and is under the Department of Health and Human Services. The USPHS have over 6,000 Commissioned Officers whose mission is “Protecting, Promoting, and Advancing the Health …

By LT Lewis Kofi Antwi, MPH, MA
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5 Tips for Improving Your People Skills and Building Relationships at University

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University is a scary and exciting time. It is when you will be leaving home, when you will be furthering your career and when you will also hopefully be making some life-long friends too. In order to make those bonds …

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The Role of the U.S Public Health Service in the Fight Against Opioid Overdose in America

The Role of the U.S Public Health Service in the Fight Against Opioid Overdose in America

Opioids are a class of drugs that include medications such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, and methadone, which are commonly prescribed to treat pain as well as illegal drugs such as heroin. Over the past 15 years, individuals, families, and communities across …

By LT Lewis K. Antwi, MPH, MA
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A brief history of the Public Health Service

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The history of the U.S public Health Service provide great overview why officers of the U.S Public Health Service (USPHS) wear uniform, bear military ranking and considered one of the nation’s seven uniform services.

For more than 200 years, men …

By LT. Lewis K. Antwi
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