Athena Career Academy News

What a Medical Assistant Can and Can’t Do

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Mar 21, 2018


The decision to become a Medical Assistant can be one of the most beneficial decisions a person can make in their lifetime. Training in this field can open up the doors to a world of possibilities, offering diverse career opportunities filled with both purpose and passion. No matter where Medical Assistants live, they are likely to find employment opportunities that will match their skills, qualifications, and interests.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

The Best Early Childhood Education Jobs

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Mar 20, 2018

Love kids? Love learning? Want a career that combines both?

A degree in Early Childhood Education prepares you with the skills necessary to help cultivate healthy growth in children, shaping their lives and the communities that they live in for the better. Studies show the earlier kids are enrolled in early education the chances of them dropping out of high school diminishes and enrollment in higher education increases.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

Nursing Students: Don't Wait For A Waitlist Spot!

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Mar 19, 2018

Every day, there are thousands of individuals looking for new careers throughout Northwest Ohio. While career fields may vary, most job seekers have a few things in common; they are looking for a career that is exciting, stable, financially beneficial, and flexible for life’s demands.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Education, Nursing Career, Practical Nursing, Practical Nursing Jobs, RN, PN to RN, LPN to RN

Start Your Career As A Diabetes Nurse Educator

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Mar 7, 2018

Diabetes educators are health care professionals who apply in-depth knowledge and skills to enable patients to manage daily and future challenges of their diabetes diagnosis. Diabetes Nurse Educators are integral in providing individualized education and promoting behavior change that could ultimately save a patient’s life. 

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Topics: LPN to RN

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Nursing School

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Mar 5, 2018

One of the greatest things about becoming a nurse is the fact that the good and the bad aspects of each day go hand in hand. Most days, you’ll experience a wide range of emotions and circumstances that might make you question your calling, all while absolutely loving what you do at the same time.

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Topics: LPN to RN

How Do I Choose The Best Practical Nurse School

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Feb 27, 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.

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Topics: Practical Nursing

Technology and Trends for Medical Assistants

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Feb 20, 2018


There has never been a better time to launch a career as a medical assistant.

Advancement in healthcare technology and recent industry trends are making this line of work easier, more effective and ultimately, more fulfilling.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Coding and Billing

What You Need to Know as a Palliative Care PN

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Feb 15, 2018

A licensed practical nurse (LPN) specializing in palliative care is most often tasked with alleviating the pain of a terminally ill patient.

Most often, this care will take place in a hospice or other "end of life" facility.

Patient care is accomplished in a number of ways – both physical and emotional.

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Topics: Practical Nursing, Practical Nursing Jobs

Debunked! 5 Myths About Working in Early Childhood Education

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Feb 13, 2018

Early childhood education is a career many people choose to pursue because of the personal fulfillment that they know it will provide as well as the fact that there will always be a need for early childhood education professionals.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

Can an LPN-RN become a Correctional Nurse?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Feb 12, 2018

If you are considering enrolling in an LPN-RN program to obtain your RN, you should consider the exciting world of correctional nursing to start your nursing career.

Many times, you can get hired at a correctional facility as an LPN while still in school, and then take on a more senior level responsibilites once you graduate with your RN and pass boards.

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