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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