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5 Reasons Why Early Childhood Development Matters

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 19, 2018

Entering the education field is a high calling and only the best of the best are equipped to handle the responsibility of educating other people’s children. Teachers do far more than simply understanding and teaching core subjects like Reading, Social Studies, Math and Science. As important as an academic education is, learning doesn’t only happen within the pages of a book.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

What Not to Do in Your LPN/RN Program

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 18, 2018

Congratulations! You’re now successfully enrolled in nursing school. Before you know it, you’ll be preparing for graduation and anxiously filling out job applications at a wide variety of medical facilities. But in the meantime, it’s important to make the most out of every opportunity you get, both in and out of the classroom, in order to graduate nursing school successfully.

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

Preventing Nursing Burnout Before Your Passion Fizzles Out

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 16, 2018

Burnout is a common occurrence in most job fields today. No matter the profession, workers find themselves mentally, physically and emotionally exhausted from the stresses of their jobs. Although job responsibilities vary between professions, burnout often looks similar across the board. According to business research group The Conference Board, 49% of Americans reported that they were unhappy with their jobs in 2016.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Career, Practical Nursing, LPN to RN

How To Choose A Good LPN Program

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 12, 2018

One of the best ways to enter the healthcare field is to enroll and complete a practical nurse or LPN program.

The "L", or license comes after you take state boards. In as little as a year you can earn your certification and start a very rewarding career that is satisfying in both a personal and financial sense. Finding the right program is essential to making this process as easy and efficient as possible.Here are a few things to consider in this regard:

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Topics: Practical Nursing, Practical Nursing Jobs

5 Top Careers for a Practical Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 10, 2018

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) care for sick and injured patients in a range of healthcare settings including hospitals, nursing homes, medical offices, and private homes.

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Topics: Practical Nursing

4 Signs You Should Pursue A Medical Assistant Degree

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 5, 2018

A career in medical assisting may appear straightforward. But like any other job, a medical assisting career is a unique role that, as a result, requires a specific set of skills and education.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

What You Need to Know About Becoming A Hospice Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 4, 2018

It takes a special calling to become a nurse. The demands of the job are definitely not for everyone. Currently, there are more than 700,000 LPN’s working in the medical field across the United States, and their work is incredibly important to their patients and the medical teams they work with. But, among them, only a small percentage find their calling as Hospice nurses.

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Topics: Nursing Career, Nursing Career Opportunities, Nursing School Preparation, Practical Nursing Jobs, LPN, Registered Nurse, RN

Your Lesson Plan for Becoming a Preschool Teacher

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Mar 29, 2018
The reality of today's economic landscape has dictated to most families that their children will spend at least a few hours every day in some kind of childcare program. At the same time, there's never been more of an emphasis on getting young children the head start they need to get ready for school.
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Topics: Early Childhood Education

How to Write Your First Nursing Career Cover Letter

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Mar 28, 2018

Trying to make the transition from nursing student to professional nurse can be a whirlwind experience for many hoping to land that perfect “first job out of college” career. Sadly, trying to grab that perfect job can be rather frustrating, especially when employers want you to have experience before getting hired, but you know you can’t get the experience you need until you get hired somewhere.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Education, Nursing Career, Nursing School Preparation, Practical Nursing Jobs

The Top Traits of a Great Medical Assistant

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Mar 27, 2018

 

If you’ve ever taken a trip to a doctor’s office, urgent care clinic, hospital, or blood donation center, you’ve probably encountered a medical assistant from time to time. Hopefully each experience has been a positive one. But when it comes down to it, some medical assistants do a better job than others.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant