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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

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

Asking the Right Questions When Selecting a Nursing Program

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 4, 2016

There are more than a few nursing schools in Northwest Ohio, but selecting the right one can be a difficult process. Many potential students do not even know the right questions to ask. Here are a few of the questions that you should be asking when selecting the nursing program that is right for you.

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Topics: Nursing Education

What is the Difference Between a CMA and LPN?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 10, 2016

Working directly with patients in the medical field can be an exciting and rewarding career. A field where job growth is seemingly never ending, nursing is also a financially stable career path to embark upon. With so many different job titles and opportunities available within the healthcare industry it is extremely important to know the differences between them. This can help you determine which path will allow you to meet your career goals and give you the most satisfaction. If you have considered working with patients, either a clinical medical assistant, licensed practical nurse, read on as we break down the differences and similarities between these two equally viable careers.

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Topics: Nursing Education

10 Valuable Tips for Every Nursing Student

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 31, 2015

Advice Every Nursing Student Needs to Know

Nursing school is difficult. There’s no denying that. Late nights of cramming for tests; early morning clinicals; obtaining the necessary licensures and certifications; and, that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Nursing school is tough. But then again, the best things in life usually are. Your nursing education is no exception. But, before you start getting overwhelmed by the many stresses common to nursing students, pay close attention to these 10 Helpful Tips that Every Nursing Student Should Know.

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Topics: Practical Nurses, Nursing, Nursing School, Nursing Education, Nursing Career, Nursing School Toledo

6 Tips For Making a Career Change Into Nursing

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 17, 2015

Transitioning from one career field to another can be a difficult process. Learning new skills and leaving old work habits behind can make the change extremely difficult. This can be especially true if you’ve decided to leave your current job to begin a new career in nursing.

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Topics: Practical Nurses, Nursing Education, Nursing Career Opportunities, Toledo Ohio Nursing School