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Top Things You MUST Include in Your Nursing Resume

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 16, 2018

As graduation day nears, it's natural to start anticipating your upcoming job search. With a nursing degree and support from Athena Career Academy, you've already got a leg up on the competition, but every little edge helps. That's why it is so important to put together a resume that helps you stand out from all the other applicants.

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

How to Approach A Registered Nurse For An RN Shadow Opportunity

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 8, 2018
Many of America's most successful companies consider the concept of "management by walking around" to be one of the best tools for teaching, coaching and bettering their employees.
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Topics: LPN to RN

It’s Never Too Late to Enroll in a LPN to RN Program

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 14, 2017


Figuring out your nursing career can be quite stressful. Even though most people think that being any nurse, be it a practical nurse, a licensed practical nurse or a registered nurse is good enough, its good to be ambitious and always aim higher.

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Topics: LPN to RN

Busting Gender Myths: Why Men Should Enroll in a LPN-RN Program?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 7, 2017


It is no secret that women dominate the nursing field. According to the American Nurses Association, only 6% of all nurses nationwide are men. But that gap is beginning to narrow. More men are entering the field, particularly as a result of a troubled economy and the well-publicized shortage of nurses in U.S.

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Topics: LPN to RN

Can an LPN to RN Become a Flight Nurse?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 21, 2017

An LPN to RN program opens you up to new and exciting opportunities such as the chance to work as a flight nurse. Flight nurses are RNs who specialize in providing medical care in both civilian and military flights. You will often work as part of flight medical providers to offer medical attention to passengers and flight crew in emergencies until you can transfer the patients to a proper healthcare facility.

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Topics: LPN to RN

How much time do I need to budget for studying in a LPN - RN program?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 30, 2017

An LPN-RN program works to your advantage. Whether you are currently in school or already working as an LPN, you should consider different opportunities to further your education and advance your career.  After your LPN, the next logical move is for you to become an RN. You will continue to enjoy working as a nurse, but your duties and responsibilities may differ slightly when you are a RN.

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Topics: LPN to RN

How to Handle Stress When You Enter a LPN to RN Program

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 27, 2017

 

Any type of nursing profession could easily be considered as being very stressful. Often, as nursing professionals make the transition from being a LPN to a RN program, they express that they encounter a great deal of additional stress that they may not have been experiencing before.

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Topics: LPN to RN

Can an LPN to RN Student Find Employment in the Emergency Room?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 14, 2017

An LPN to RN program starts you on a path to more opportunities in nursing. While your PN license may qualify you to work as you study, some jobs may require you to wait until you get your RN license. The good news is that the experience you have as a practicing nurse will always give you an edge over other RNs who may not have a similar experience.

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Topics: LPN to RN

How to Become a RNFA After Completing an LPN to RN Program

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 7, 2017

Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) courses are ideal for individuals interested in qualifying for positions in a surgical unit or hospital setting. Enrolling for the course after completing an LPN to RN program gives you an opportunity to gain advanced knowledge of surgical procedures and anatomy.

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Topics: LPN to RN

Can I Find a Career in Nursing Education From a LPN to RN Program?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 30, 2017

The outlook for finding a high-paying job as a nurse educator is excellent after completing an LPN to RN program. In order to become a nurse educator, a candidate will need to become a registered nurse with an advanced education.

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Topics: LPN to RN