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What You Need To Prioritize In The Best Medical Assistant Programs.

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 13, 2018

If you're looking to pursue a career in the medical industry but don't want to spend a decade seeking an education, then one of your options could be to become a medical assistant. Medical assistants are in high demand and medical assistant programs typically take less than a year to complete.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

Become An LPN In 5 Easy Steps

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 12, 2018

Becoming a licensed practical nurse is a great entry point into the world of nursing and a fantastic job in its own right. LPNs are in high demand, there is plenty of room for advancement down the line, and best of all you get the satisfaction of helping those in need. But how exactly does one become an LPN? The process isn't as involved as you might think — you don't need to commit to years of schooling or an expensive degree. Here's how you can become an LPN in 5 easy steps.

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Topics: LPN, Nursing School Costs, Nursing School Preparation

What Careers Are Available With An Early Childhood Education Degree?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 10, 2018

When people think of early childhood education they often think of teaching a classroom full of young children, but it's so much more than that. There are a number of paths you can pursue with a degree in early childhood education — you aren't limited to becoming a teacher. Here are just a few examples of the careers you can go into.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

How Long Is A Medical Assistant Program?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 6, 2018

Becoming a Medical Assistant (MA) is definitely a fulfilling career move. The job market for MA's is trending upwards. The generalist nature of the job prepares you for advancement into a number of different fields. What's not to like? Well, you might be worried that the program itself will be too time intensive. Not everyone can afford to rearrange years of their lives to pursue a new career. Fortunately, MA programs tend to be on the shorter side. No two MA programs are exactly the same, but here's roughly what you should expect.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

What Is A CANS RN?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 3, 2018

If you're looking for a career in which you can not only help people, but also have job security, then nursing is a field you may want to look into. What's beneficial about the nursing field is that there are many different niches to consider -- and the demand for trained nurses in these niches will always remain high. One example of a nursing position in one of these niches is a CANS (certified aesthetic nurse specialist).

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How To Learn Everything In Nursing School

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 28, 2018

Nursing school is a challenge, but it's a challenge that can be overcome with perseverance. Still, it's not just about graduating. You want to leave nursing school equipped with all of the knowledge you need to be a successful nurse. The question is: how do you approach all of the information you'll be given in nursing school? It's a lot of information and you don't have a ton of time to learn everything. To help you out, here are a few tips on learning everything you need to know in nursing school.

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Topics: LPN to RN, LPN, Practical Nursing, Nursing Education, Nursing Career, Practical Nurses, Nursing, Nursing School

5 Tips For Success In Nursing School

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 20, 2018

Nursing school isn't supposed to be easy. Nursing isn't an easy job and when you leave school you need to be fully prepared for your new challenging — and rewarding — career. You wouldn't even be considering a career in nursing if you weren't willing to put in the work to graduate from nursing school, but hard work isn't all you need. You also need to work smart. Here are 5 tips that will help you succeed in nursing school.


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

How Long Does an Early Childhood Education Program Last

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 19, 2018

Imagine being greeted every morning with bright, cheery faces with huge grins; boundless energy; color and creativity radiating from the walls and a space designed to appeal to all the senses. Welcome to the world of an Early Childhood Education teacher. The teaching that Early Childhood Educators provide is some of the most important learning that young children will ever engage in, as it lays the foundation for the rest of their academic careers.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

LPN vs STNA Which is Right for You

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 15, 2018

Choosing to pursue a career as a nurse is a noble calling that thousands across the US share every day. If you’re among the many who dream of one day working as a nurse, you’re probably wondering which level of nursing is right for you.

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Topics: LPN, Practical Nursing, STNA

How To Identify The Best Medical Assistant Program

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 14, 2018

So you've decided to become a medical assistant. If you want to be the best medical assistant you can be, you first need to find the best medical assistant program. Easier said than done, right? Yes, it will take a little bit of work, but it will certainly pay off in the long run.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant