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How To Learn Everything In Nursing School

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 28, 2018

Nursing school is a challenge, but it's a challenge that can be overcome with perseverance. Still, it's not just about graduating. You want to leave nursing school equipped with all of the knowledge you need to be a successful nurse. The question is: how do you approach all of the information you'll be given in nursing school? It's a lot of information and you don't have a ton of time to learn everything. To help you out, here are a few tips on learning everything you need to know in nursing school.

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

6 Common Nursing School Communication Breakdowns and How to Combat Them

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 7, 2018

Communication is key in the field of nursing. It can, quite literally, determine the difference between life and death. The importance of communication doesn’t begin once you graduate. It starts in nursing school. Unfortunately, that also means communication breakdowns can begin before you even graduation. So, it’s best to be aware of them. Knowing what to watch for can better prepare you for a potential problem and arm you with the ways to avoid them.

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Topics: Registered Nurse, LPN, RN, Nursing School Preparation, Nursing School

Getting the Most out of your LPN-RN Student Clinical Placement

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 11, 2018

There is a point during your nursing education where you get to take your skills from the classroom to patients. This is your clinical placement. It is an extremely valuable part of your training. It a time to practice the skills you have newly acquired, sharpen skills you already have and learn new skills.

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Topics: LPN to RN, LPN, Nursing School

Can You Actually Work During an LPN-RN Nursing Program?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 18, 2018

If you like the idea of helping people as a career, then you should look into becoming a nurse. Nursing is a field in which you should always be able to find work due to the high demand for nurses throughout the healthcare industry. Of course, you'll want to enroll in an LPN-RN program in order to get the education and skill set you'll need to be a registered nurse.

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Topics: LPN to RN, Registered Nurse, RN, Toledo Ohio Nursing School, Nursing School, Nursing

How to Change Your Career and Become a Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 6, 2018

Are you thinking of going to nursing school but think it’s too late? Think again! Many mid-career workers are giving nursing a chance as a second career. Some are attracted by the good salaries and the high demand for nurses. Other are looking for more meaningful work. Whatever your reason, to become a nurse at 40 and beyond is not impossible. Here is some of what you need to know about making the career transition to become a nurse.

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

Working During Nursing School

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 21, 2018


Completing the requirements for a full-time nursing school curriculum and obtaining that diploma is a somewhat daunting task in itself. Even harder is working full-time to support oneself while also trying to meet the requirements of a nursing school curriculum. In fact, the latter task can be as – or more! – challenging than the first.

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Topics: Practical Nursing, Practical Nurses, Nursing, Nursing School

Top Allied Health Careers in 2018

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 14, 2018

The growing need for Allied Health professionals continues to increase with each passing year here in the United States. The ever-improving advances in medical technology, improvements in nutrition, and the constant pushes for healthy living mean that people are living longer than ever before. But, even though people are living longer, that doesn’t mean that they aren’t faced with a wide variety of illnesses, injuries and conditions that need medical care and attention.

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Topics: Nursing School, Practical Nurses, Clinical Medical Assistant, Nursing, Phlebotomist Technician, Practical Nursing, Registered Nurse, RN, LPN, LPN to RN

How To Identify The Best Nursing Program

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jul 30, 2018


When you start researching your options for nursing school programs, it can quickly become overwhelming. Countless factors go into determining not only the objective quality of a program, but how appropriate it will be for your purposes, lifestyle, budget, and other considerations.

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Topics: Nursing, Practical Nurses, Nursing School

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 School, Nursing, LPN to RN, LPN

Six Tips for a Well-Rounded Nursing Education

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 31, 2017

Nurses account for the largest percentage of health care providers; there are 3.1 million registered nurses working nationwide. With more individuals training as nurses, there is pressure to make the best of your nursing career education to excel in the workplace.

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Topics: Nursing School, Nursing