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Getting the Most out of your LPN-RN Student Clinical Placement

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 11, 2018

There is a point during your nursing education where you get to take your skills from the classroom to patients. This is your clinical placement. It is an extremely valuable part of your training. It a time to practice the skills you have newly acquired, sharpen skills you already have and learn new skills.

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Topics: LPN to RN, LPN, Nursing School

Getting your RN is the First Step to Becoming a Research Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 9, 2018

The world of healthcare is constantly evolving and improving. Most of this is due to research. Just as nurses are the backbone of a hospital, they are extremely valuable to medical research too. A research nurse helps create, evaluate, and perfect new and old medications and treatments for various medical problems.

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Topics: LPN to RN, Nursing Career Opportunities

How to Integrate Technology into your Preschool Classroom

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 8, 2018

Gone are the days when school simply meant reading, writing, and arithmetic. Early Childhood Education teachers are now tasked with ensuring students are familiar with constantly changing technology. To give students a head start, technology can be introduced as early as preschool. Not only does this familiarize preschoolers with technological terms and devices, it provides them with additional learning mediums.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

How to Ask for an RN Job Shadow

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 27, 2018

Job shadowing is one of the best ways to determine if a career in nursing is the right fit for you. It gives you a chance to spend a day or two on the job to see how nurse goes about his or her daily tasks. You'll be able to see how nurses work with various types of patients and conditions, and experience how a medical team works together.

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Topics: Registered Nurse

Incorporating Learning Styles into Your Early Childhood Classroom

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 26, 2018

It’s the start of a new school year. Anxious minds sit calmly in their chairs, excitedly clinging onto every word you have to say. The twenty young minds you’re teaching are eager and ready to master reading, writing, and math. As an Early Childhood Education teacher, your heart is wide, and your goals are lofty as you attempt to help your students develop a firm foundation of learning that they’ll proudly carry with them throughout their education. But, you know that reality rarely matches these expectations.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

Communication: The Essential Component for a Successful Medical Assistant

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 24, 2018

Is Medical Assisting the right career choice for you? Browse through the job description section of any career search engine and you’ll see a list of must-have medical assisting skills and qualities that an employer is looking for in a future employee. Most descriptions will be similar; some will be different.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

4 Tips To Landing Your First Job as a Practical Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 20, 2018

If you're looking for a career in the medical field that will provide stable employment as well as personal fulfillment, then you should consider becoming a licensed practical nurse (LPN). One of the advantages of becoming an LPN is that you don't have to go to school for years in order to become one. There are many one- to two-year programs available that you can complete in order to become an LPN, and plenty of demand for LPNs as far as the job market is concerned.

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Topics: Practical Nursing Jobs, Practical Nursing

Can You Actually Work During an LPN-RN Nursing Program?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 18, 2018

If you like the idea of helping people as a career, then you should look into becoming a nurse. Nursing is a field in which you should always be able to find work due to the high demand for nurses throughout the healthcare industry. Of course, you'll want to enroll in an LPN-RN program in order to get the education and skill set you'll need to be a registered nurse.

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Topics: LPN to RN, Registered Nurse, RN, Toledo Ohio Nursing School, Nursing School, Nursing

7 Ways to Find Your First Teaching Job

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 12, 2018

You have the knowledge, skills and degree. Now it is time to land your first teaching job. However, looking for new teaching jobs can be daunting, frustrating, and a little scary.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

What Is The Difference Between A Medical Assistant and a Licensed Practial Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 10, 2018

If you have a desire to work in the healthcare industry but don't have the time or money to get the years of education needed to become a doctor, then you should look into becoming a medical assistant or a practical nurse. Both occupations are in serious demand and will continue to be in high demand throughout the future.

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Topics: LPN, Nursing School Toledo, Clinical Medical Assistant, Practical Nurses