Athena Career Academy News

The Best Medical Assistants Understand Good Customer Service

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 23, 2020

When you think about a medical assistant and what they do, customer service might not ever cross your mind. You probably picture them collecting blood samples and taking vital signs. While these are also medical assistant duties and responsibilities, one of the most important tasks a medical assistant has is providing good customer service.

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Topics: Medical Assistant, Flexible Class Schedule, Medical Assistant Program Toledo, OH., MA Program, Accredited

How Long Does It Take to Get a Teaching Certificate?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 20, 2020

For those who have a love and a passion for working with children, a certificate in Early Childhood Education might be the next logical step in your career. In addition to furthering your education, a teaching certificate can open new doors, possibly leading to a raise, and putting you one step closer to earning your degree. If you’re considering an Early Childhood Teaching Certificate, you probably have some questions, such as, “What types of classes will I be taking?” and, “How long does it take to get a teaching certificate?”

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Teacher, ECE, Flexible Class Schedule, preschool teacher, Childcare Director

Choosing an Accredited Medical Assistant Program

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 16, 2020

When researching different Medical Assistant training program options, there are always multiple things to consider. You may be tempted to choose a school or program based on the proximity to your home, or whether or not they offer day or evening classes.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant, Flexible Class Schedule, Medical Assistant Program Toledo, OH., MA Program, Accredited

How to Be a Memorable Teacher

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 13, 2020

Most of us have a favorite teacher from our past, or one that we remember fondly, as someone who inspired us or challenged us to keep striving to do our best. While most early childhood educators are highly trained and skilled professionals who are truly great at what they do, there are certain qualities that make some stand out as one of those teachers that students and their families won’t easily forget.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Teacher, ECE, Flexible Class Schedule, preschool teacher

Going Back to School for Nursing May be the Best Thing You Can Do

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 10, 2020

Going back to school for nursing has the potential to revitalize your career and your life. If you are unemployed, underemployed, or simply interested in becoming a nurse, you owe it to yourself to explore the career. Do not let the fear of returning to school stand in your way-and don't think for a second you're too old to start a new career. Choose Athena Career Academy for your studies and we will facilitate a graceful transition back to a welcoming learning environment.

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Topics: Practical Nurses, Nursing, Nursing School, Nursing Education, Nursing Career Opportunities, Practical Nursing, Nursing Salaries, Nursing School Financial Aid, Nursing School Preparation, Nursing School Tuition, Nursing School Costs, Registered Nurse

The Need for Nurses Intensifies

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 7, 2020

It's a fact: We need more registered nurses in our healthcare facilities. By 2026, there will be a 26% rise in positions within the nursing field to meet growing demand. Nurses are involved in many different aspects of primary care. Some are general practitioners who support doctors in hospitals, while others operate their own facilities and are trained to handle multiple procedures.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing School, Nursing Education, Nursing Career, Nursing School Toledo, Nursing Career Opportunities, Toledo Ohio Nursing School, Registered Nurse, RN, PN to RN, LPN to RN, Flexible Class Schedule

Nursing Jobs: Rising Above the Competition

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 2, 2020

Nursing remains a solid career choice, but if you want to secure your dream job you’re going to want to have more than bare minimum qualifications—you’re going to want to stand out from the competition. Today, let’s look at what it takes to rise above your peers and be the favorite for any nursing job you desire.

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Topics: Practical Nursing Jobs, LPN, Registered Nurse, RN, PN to RN, LPN to RN

Careers Medical Assistants Can Shift Into

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 30, 2019

With the demand for quality healthcare rising by the day, medical assistants provide critical services that help sustain patient health. Hospitals, private clinics, nursing homes, and other locations rely on medical assistants to fuel their daily operations. In fact, the demand for medical assisting services is expected to rise by 23% over the next 10 years.

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Topics: Medical Assistant, Flexible Class Schedule, Medical Assistant Program Toledo, OH., MA Program, Accredited

How Often Will I Need to Re-Certify as a Medical Assistant?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 23, 2019

Have you been recently certified as a medical assistant, or looking to get your certification for the first time? Then it’s important to know how long your certification will last before you’re required to re-certify, so you can plan accordingly for the future. Today, we’ll talk about the basics of recertification, why it’s required, and what you can do to make sure the process is painless and simple.

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Topics: Medical Assistant, Flexible Class Schedule, Medical Assistant Program Toledo, OH., MA Program, Accredited

What is the Difference Between a CNA and a CMA?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 19, 2019

A career in the healthcare profession is often fulfilling, especially if you have that genuine desire to help others. You can decide to become a certified nursing assistant or a certified medical assistant. Some confuse the two, and although the two professions have similar job descriptions, they aren't the same. What's the difference?

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Topics: Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant Program Toledo, OH., MA Program