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A Day in the Life of an LPN

Posted by nicole on Dec 27, 2016

Are you interested in becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse and looking to learn more about how the typical day as an LPN works? As a licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you will be in charge of providing care to patients as directed by registered nurses and the doctors. If you wish to learn more about the typical day in the shoes of a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), then you won't want to miss the great information given in this blog!

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Topics: LPN

Becoming an RN vs. an LPN

Posted by nicole on Dec 26, 2016

Should you become a licensed practical nurse (LPN) or a registered nurse (RN)? The decision can be difficult. There are differences in education requirements, earnings, chances for advancement, and job security. Before deciding, you should know your options.

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Topics: LPN, RN

Why is Registered Nursing Such a Rapidly Growing Field?

Posted by nicole on Dec 23, 2016

Nursing careers have experienced tremendous growth since the previous decade. Statistics show there will be more than 711,900 new Registered Nursing jobs created by the year 2020. It is the fastest-growing occupation in the United States. This continued growth is due to technological advances, health care reform, and the aging of the baby boomer generation:

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Topics: RN

What Education is Required to Become a Registered Nurse?

Posted by nicole on Dec 22, 2016


The need for Registered Nurses (RNs) is expected to increase much faster than all other occupations. Aspiring nurses can choose to earn: an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN), or a diploma from an accredited teaching hospital. RNs care for patients and educate them on health issues. While technical skills are necessary for this position, you also need good people skills in order to work closely with patients, their families, and medical staff.

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Topics: RN

Job opportunites great for Practical Nurses!

Posted by nicole on Jan 16, 2015

Average wages of over $20 an hour as well as projected job growth faster than the average, make Practical Nursing a great career move! Are you looking to take the next step to new brighter future? Take classes in Toledo or at our new Cleveland campus location inside Polaris Career Center in Middleburg Heights.

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Athena - Alpha Beta Kappa National Honor Society

Posted by nicole on Oct 9, 2014


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We were awarded National Accreditation from COE!

Posted by nicole on Jul 1, 2014

Atlanta, Georgia - The Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE) has granted accreditation to Athena Career Academy. Announcement of the action was made by Mr. Al Salazar, Commission Chair, following the COE Winter Commission Meeting of the Council on Occupational Education on June 7, 2014.

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We have moved to a new location!

Posted by nicole on Dec 20, 2013

Athena is excited to announce we have moved to a new location to better serve our students. This new facility is triple the size of our current building, allowing us to improve our student experience with more lecture rooms and labs, larger computer labs and will allow us to accept more students, all less than 10 miles from the previous location! We are now located at 5203 Airport Highway, Toledo, Ohio, on the corner of Reynolds and Airport. Please call us with any questions!

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Athena offers CPR classes!

Posted by nicole on Aug 13, 2013

Look to get CPR certified? Call Athena for our schedule of CPR Classes offered regularly and at a low cost. 419-472-1150.

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Would you like to learn new skills and make more money?

Posted by nicole on Jul 31, 2013

Unlock your earning potential by enrolling in our Practical Nursing program! Click here for more information!

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