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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

Can a PN Work Internationally?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 18, 2018

The demand for nurses is well publicized. The need for nurses isn’t confined to the United States. Nurses are needed worldwide. This is a win for practical nurses who want to see the world. International healthcare organizations actively recruit US nurses on nursing websites and with advertisements in top nursing journals.

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Topics: Registered Nurse, Nursing Career Opportunities, Nursing, Nursing Career

How to Ask for an RN Job Shadow

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 27, 2018

Job shadowing is one of the best ways to determine if a career in nursing is the right fit for you. It gives you a chance to spend a day or two on the job to see how nurse goes about his or her daily tasks. You'll be able to see how nurses work with various types of patients and conditions, and experience how a medical team works together.

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Topics: Registered Nurse

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

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 Pass The NCLEX Your First Time

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jul 23, 2018

 

If you've decided that you want to become a nurse, then you're going to need to enroll in a nursing program. However, simply graduating from a nursing program, whether it's a four-year program or an accelerated program, a degree does not officially make you a nurse. You will still need to pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) in order to earn your licensure as a registered nurse.

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Topics: Registered Nurse, LPN to RN

What Is a Research Nurse and Where Do They Work?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 7, 2018

If you're looking for a career that will not only provide steady work, but one that will allow you to help people and that will be fulfilling as well, then you might want to consider enrolling in an LPN-RN program in order to become a nurse. 

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Topics: LPN to RN, RN, Registered Nurse

5 Fastest Growing Nurse Specializations

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 17, 2018

 

A nursing career can offer long-term job security. Nurses are in demand and the career is projected to see an impressive 16% growth through 2024. But, nursing is also a career with endless possibilities.

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Topics: LPN to RN, Registered Nurse, RN

What You Need to Know About Becoming A Hospice Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 4, 2018

It takes a special calling to become a nurse. The demands of the job are definitely not for everyone. Currently, there are more than 700,000 LPN’s working in the medical field across the United States, and their work is incredibly important to their patients and the medical teams they work with. But, among them, only a small percentage find their calling as Hospice nurses.

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Topics: Practical Nursing Jobs, Registered Nurse, LPN, RN, Nursing School Preparation, Nursing Career Opportunities, Nursing Career

Are Opportunities Available for RNs in the Pharmaceutical Industry?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 19, 2017
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Topics: Registered Nurse