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Top Things You MUST Include in Your Nursing Resume

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 16, 2018

As graduation day nears, it's natural to start anticipating your upcoming job search. With a nursing degree and support from Athena Career Academy, you've already got a leg up on the competition, but every little edge helps. That's why it is so important to put together a resume that helps you stand out from all the other applicants.

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Topics: Practical Nurses, Nursing, Practical Nursing Jobs, LPN to RN

Soft Skills you need to ACE Your First PN Interview

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 9, 2018
 

As a PN, clinical knowledge and practical proficiency will help you get your resume noticed; however, today’s employers are looking for individuals with the personal and interpersonal know-how required to excel while working with people.
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Topics: Practical Nurses, Practical Nursing

Can a Practical Nurse Find Employment as a Telephonic Nurse?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 19, 2017

 


Nursing careers are some of the jobs that are in highest demand right now. This demand increases as people's healthcare and medical needs continue to grow. In many areas, there are shortages of qualified nursing professionals. This has urged healthcare and insurance providers to get creative and come up with unique and better ways to recruit nursing staff in order to meet their patient needs. There are now more opportunities than ever before for nursing staff to work remotely either by telephone or computer. The patient-care experience of an LPN along with the medical knowledge gained in that profession makes a great skill set for a medical call center job.

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Topics: Practical Nurses

Can A Practical Nurse Work As A Nurse Recruiter?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 5, 2017

 

Yes, Practical Nurses can work somewhere other than a nursing home.

This is one of the most incorrect statements that an LPN may hear, especially from their own peers. LPNs have options, and one is in increased demand; nurse recruiter. The ideal headhunter for nursing talent is an experienced, knowledgeable nurse.

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Topics: Practical Nurses, LPN

What Are the Best States to Work In For Practical Nurses ?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 1, 2017

Practical nurses (PNs) are in high demand in every state of the nation – from snowbound Alaska through the Midwest to tropical Hawaii. While the work is always rewarding on both a personal and financial level, there are some states that offer better opportunities than others for a PN. Here is a quick rundown on five of the best states to work in as a practical nurse:

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Topics: Practical Nurses

What Does a Typical Day Look Like For a PN?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 24, 2017

The primary responsibility of a Practical Nurse (PN) is providing care to patients under the directions of physicians and Registered Nurses (RN). If you’re interested in pursuing a career as a Practical Nurse, it’s important to first understand what a typical day in the life of a PN looks like.

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Topics: Practical Nurses

What’s the Next Growing Position for PNs?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 22, 2017

Nursing is a rewarding career that is on the rise. With a growth rate of 16%, the demand for licensed practical nurses is increasing much faster than the U.S. average.

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Topics: Practical Nurses

What Fields Are In Need of PNs?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 10, 2017

In order for one to work as a Practical Nurse (PN), little formal education is essential. One is able to understand the education program, specific job responsibilities, and get a license as a confirmation of their qualification.

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Topics: Practical Nurses

Busting the Myth That PNs Only Work in Hospitals

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 27, 2017

As a practical nurse (PN) you're tasked with providing basic nursing care under the direction of a registered nurse or a doctor, but that doesn't mean you have to work in a conventional hospital.

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Topics: Practical Nurses

Where do PNs Fall in the Healthcare Hierarchy

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 21, 2017

Practical nurses are at the forefront of the national healthcare industry. They play a critical role in the care of patients in recovery, provide support in life-saving situations, and improve patient conditions, both in institutions and at home.

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Topics: Practical Nurses