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What No One Tells You About Nursing School

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jul 11, 2018

 

Anyone who is thinking about nursing school is no doubt considering all that a nursing career can offer, whether it be the fact that nursing jobs are always in high demand or the fact that being a nurse can be incredibly rewarding.

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

Hospital Jobs That Don't Require A Degree

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jul 3, 2018

 

Looking for a rewarding career in which you can help people but that will provide some stability as well? If so, you might be considering something in the medical field. However, you might be a little wary about having to go to school for four to ten years before you can get your first job.

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Topics: Phlebotomist Technician, Practical Nurses, Nursing, Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Coding and Billing, Practical Nursing, LPN to RN

Top Nursing Programs: How To Decide?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jul 2, 2018

If you're in search of a career that can be extremely fulfilling on a personal level but that will also provide some job stability, then you might want to consider going to nursing school. Nurses are always in high demand and this won't change any time soon -- especially as the elderly population is expected to increase significantly in the coming years.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Education, Toledo Ohio Nursing School, Practical Nursing, Nursing School Preparation, LPN to RN

Where Are The Best Places To Shadow As A Practical Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 14, 2018

One of the things that you're going to want to do if you're studying to become a practical nurse is to complete a few shadow opportunities. Shadowing will provide you with valuable experience and knowledge that you simply can't get in a classroom setting.

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Topics: Practical Nursing

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

Communication is Essential to Being a Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 22, 2018

 

To be a successful nurse, excellent communication skills are required. Nurses act as the hub of communication, relaying and interpreting information between physicians, caregivers, family members and patients.

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Topics: Nursing, Practical Nursing, Nursing School Preparation, RN, 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

How To Choose A Good LPN Program

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 12, 2018

One of the best ways to enter the healthcare field is to enroll and complete a practical nurse or LPN program.

The "L", or license comes after you take state boards. In as little as a year you can earn your certification and start a very rewarding career that is satisfying in both a personal and financial sense. Finding the right program is essential to making this process as easy and efficient as possible.Here are a few things to consider in this regard:

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Topics: Practical Nursing, Practical Nursing Jobs

5 Top Careers for a Practical Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 10, 2018

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) care for sick and injured patients in a range of healthcare settings including hospitals, nursing homes, medical offices, and private homes.

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Topics: Practical Nursing

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