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What Does A Pediatric Medical Assistant Do?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 21, 2018

Children are lovable, fun, giggly, and curious. But when they arrive at the pediatrician’s office, they may be anything but the norm. It isn’t always easy to work with sick kids, and even well-child visits can involve nervous or challenging children.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

How to Study for Nursing School

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 19, 2018

Nursing school can be challenging.  Sometimes is can seem overwhelming when you are trying to manage home and work responsibilities on top of your nursing studies.

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Topics: LPN to RN

Typical Day For An Early Childhood Education Teacher

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 18, 2018

A typical workday for a teacher is anything but typical. An awesome play for the day can go out the window in a matter of minutes. It is easy to get sidetracked when working with children. That is why important that teacher have a good sense of humor and the ability to think like their students. 

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

Where Are The Best Places To Shadow As A Practical Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 14, 2018

One of the things that you're going to want to do if you're studying to become a practical nurse is to complete a few shadow opportunities. Shadowing will provide you with valuable experience and knowledge that you simply can't get in a classroom setting.

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Topics: Practical Nursing

What Is a Research Nurse and Where Do They Work?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 7, 2018

If you're looking for a career that will not only provide steady work, but one that will allow you to help people and that will be fulfilling as well, then you might want to consider enrolling in an LPN-RN program in order to become a nurse. 

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Topics: Registered Nurse, RN, LPN to RN

The Best Medical Assistants Are Problem Solvers

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 6, 2018

 

Medical assistants play an important part in hospitals and doctor's offices throughout the country. They have many responsibilities, including speaking with patients, recording vital signs, recording patient medical histories, scheduling appointments, processing lab samples, and filing paperwork, just to name a few.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

Tips For Your First Nursing Clinical

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 4, 2018

To become a nurse, you need a lot more than just a classroom education. This is why nursing programs require students to go through a nursing clinical in which they will gain experience dealing with real patients.

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Topics: Nursing Career, Practical Nursing

Finding a Medical Assistant Job with No Experience

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 24, 2018

 

Medical assisting is one of the hottest careers in healthcare.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 160,000 new jobs are expected to become available to medical assistants by 2022.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

Communication is Essential to Being a Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 22, 2018

 

To be a successful nurse, excellent communication skills are required. Nurses act as the hub of communication, relaying and interpreting information between physicians, caregivers, family members and patients.

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Topics: Nursing, Practical Nursing, Nursing School Preparation, RN, LPN to RN

5 Fastest Growing Nurse Specializations

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 17, 2018

 

A nursing career can offer long-term job security. Nurses are in demand and the career is projected to see an impressive 16% growth through 2024. But, nursing is also a career with endless possibilities.

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Topics: Registered Nurse, RN, LPN to RN