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Play, Imagine and Create with a degree in Early Childhood Education

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 16, 2017

Early childhood educators enjoy steady work, a paycheck that allows for a high quality of life and most importantly, a rewarding workday. These professionals don't type strings of numbers into a computer all day like so many other worker bees. Rather, they enjoy meaningful human interactions with little ones who are passing through an important stage of life. Ask any early childhood educator about those magical moments she experiences with the students and she will testify that they happen every single day.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

Obtain your first promotion as a Practical Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 14, 2017

 

Earning a degree as a licensed practical nurse (LPN) does not just promise a good job at the end of your education and training, it actually means a rewarding career – one that also promises further responsibility and opportunity. Of course, taking advantage of this opportunity means that you will have to continue to work in one way or another.

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Topics: Practical Nursing Jobs

Will Doctors Without Borders Hire Nurses?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 8, 2017

Doctors Without Borders offers exciting opportunities for you to travel, learn and use your skills to serve underserved communities around the world. A majority of your work abroad will involve training and managing local nurses and community health workers. You get to practice your leadership training by working in supervisory roles, organizing medical campaigns, initiating training programs or run a specialized care center such as a feeding center.
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Topics: Nursing Career, Nursing Career Opportunities

How to Write Your Medical Assistant Resume Objective?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 6, 2017

One way to make your resume standout in a sea of resumes is to include a catchy objective that gives the interviewer a glimpse into your personality and your suitability for the job. Think about the hiring manager when writing your resume; the individual has very little time to go through hundreds or thousands of resumes; a clear objective will help you stand out and gain the right attention from a potential employer.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

What Are the Best States to Work In For Practical Nurses ?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 1, 2017

Practical nurses (PNs) are in high demand in every state of the nation – from snowbound Alaska through the Midwest to tropical Hawaii. While the work is always rewarding on both a personal and financial level, there are some states that offer better opportunities than others for a PN. Here is a quick rundown on five of the best states to work in as a practical nurse:

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Topics: Practical Nurses

How much time do I need to budget for studying in a LPN - RN program?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 30, 2017

An LPN-RN program works to your advantage. Whether you are currently in school or already working as an LPN, you should consider different opportunities to further your education and advance your career.  After your LPN, the next logical move is for you to become an RN. You will continue to enjoy working as a nurse, but your duties and responsibilities may differ slightly when you are a RN.

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Topics: LPN to RN

Can a Medical Assistant be a Second Career

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 25, 2017

A second career is a common phenomenon, especially among millennials looking for an additional source of income or an alternative set of skills. A second job provides you with an opportunity to exercise your talents, pursue your passions or a chance to try out a new field without leaving your current job.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

What are the Different Specializations I Can do With My Early Childhood Education Degree

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 24, 2017

 

Very few people know who they want to be in future. Knowing your dream career is the first step in your educational life. However, your knowledge won’t do you any good if you don’t know what certifications or degrees you need to actualize your dream.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

Should I Go Back to School to Become a Medical Assistant

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 16, 2017

Traditionally, many medical assistants started out as apprentices, with no formal training. Much of the training happened on the job, under the direct supervision of the physician. The trend created challenges within the industry as there were medical assistants looking for new opportunities, who could not prove they had the knowledge and skills required to work in a different setting.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

Signs you should start a career in Early Childhood Education

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 12, 2017

Early childhood educators shape children in important ways. The care and education provided to youngsters plays an important part in determining their behaviors, skills, beliefs and values. If you notice any of the signs outlined below in yourself, you should give serious consideration to working in early childhood education.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education