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Tips For Your First Nursing Clinical

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 4, 2018

To become a nurse, you need a lot more than just a classroom education. This is why nursing programs require students to go through a nursing clinical in which they will gain experience dealing with real patients.

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Topics: Nursing Career, Practical Nursing

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

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

What You Need to Know About Becoming A Hospice Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 4, 2018

It takes a special calling to become a nurse. The demands of the job are definitely not for everyone. Currently, there are more than 700,000 LPN’s working in the medical field across the United States, and their work is incredibly important to their patients and the medical teams they work with. But, among them, only a small percentage find their calling as Hospice nurses.

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Topics: Nursing Career, Nursing Career Opportunities, Nursing School Preparation, Practical Nursing Jobs, LPN, Registered Nurse, 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

Qualities Your Nursing Recruiter Is Looking For

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 23, 2018

 

Every medical recruiter is looking for a nurse who brings more than knowledge and experience to the table. You must demonstrate qualities that show you are passionate about working as a caregiver. Many recruiters admit to favoring candidates who are authentic, passionate and likable.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Education, Nursing Career, Nursing Career Opportunities

Will Doctors Without Borders Hire Nurses?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 8, 2017

Doctors Without Borders offers exciting opportunities for you to travel, learn and use your skills to serve underserved communities around the world. A majority of your work abroad will involve training and managing local nurses and community health workers. You get to practice your leadership training by working in supervisory roles, organizing medical campaigns, initiating training programs or run a specialized care center such as a feeding center.
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Topics: Nursing Career, Nursing Career Opportunities

5 Places You Didn’t Know a PN Can Find Employment

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 15, 2017

Now that you have excelled in your nursing education, it is time to embark on an exciting career in the field you have come to love and appreciate. The first places where nursing graduates search for employment are those locations typically associated with health care services: hospitals, doctor’s offices, medical clinics, rehabilitation facilities, and emergency rooms.

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Topics: Nursing Career, Practical Nursing