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What No One Tells You About Nursing School

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jul 11, 2018

 

Anyone who is thinking about nursing school is no doubt considering all that a nursing career can offer, whether it be the fact that nursing jobs are always in high demand or the fact that being a nurse can be incredibly rewarding.

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

Hospital Jobs That Don't Require A Degree

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jul 3, 2018

 

Looking for a rewarding career in which you can help people but that will provide some stability as well? If so, you might be considering something in the medical field. However, you might be a little wary about having to go to school for four to ten years before you can get your first job.

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Topics: Phlebotomist Technician, Practical Nurses, Nursing, Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Coding and Billing, Practical Nursing, LPN to RN

Top Nursing Programs: How To Decide?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jul 2, 2018

If you're in search of a career that can be extremely fulfilling on a personal level but that will also provide some job stability, then you might want to consider going to nursing school. Nurses are always in high demand and this won't change any time soon -- especially as the elderly population is expected to increase significantly in the coming years.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Education, Toledo Ohio Nursing School, Practical Nursing, Nursing School Preparation, LPN to RN

Communication is Essential to Being a Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 22, 2018

 

To be a successful nurse, excellent communication skills are required. Nurses act as the hub of communication, relaying and interpreting information between physicians, caregivers, family members and patients.

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

3 Factors that Make Nurses the Backbone of Hospitals

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 10, 2018

Nursing is a career that plays an important role in society. Nurses do their best every day and every night to provide quality, safe care. Throughout their shift, nurses constantly check on their work and the work of others to ensure patient safety.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Career, LPN to RN

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 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

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

5 Skills Nursing Employers Want in Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 30, 2018

Nursing employers are hiring in droves yet they are not willing to hire just anyone who is an RN and has some experience. Nowadays, those looking for nursing work must have a specific skill set along with some important intangibles. 

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Career