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Putting Her Nursing Skills to the Test

Edie Nguyen (full name: Kieu-Mi Nguyen) graduated from Ameritech College of Healthcare with an Associate Degree in Nursing in May of 2018. But before she had a chance to walk across the stage during her graduation ceremony, everything she learned during her 20-months in nursing school was put to the test in the most unusual ...

BSN vs. MSN: Which Nursing Program is Right for You?

When you’re new to the nursing field, it can be challenging to determine the best educational path forward, especially if you’re just starting out or wanting to switch careers. Yet in both scenarios, you’ll find that a quality education will be a critical component for your success—and the more you have of it will directly ...

RN vs. BSN: What’s the Difference?

After you’ve decided to pursue a career in nursing, the next step is to explore what educational path is best suited to you and your future career goals. For many prospective nursing students, this boils down to a question of: what’s the difference between RN vs. BSN? The simplest answer is that RN is a ...

What’s the Difference Between Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy?

If you’re considering a career in occupational or physical therapy, you may be wondering exactly what the difference is between these two professions. That’s totally understandable, as these two healthcare fields share a lot in common and are often confused with one another. Both professions provide vital, hands-on rehabilitative work to help clients and patients ...

Nursing Specialties: What Kind of Nurse Gets Paid the Most?

Over the course of their careers, many registered nurses make the choice to pursue a particular area of specialization. This can prove to be a wise move, as specialization often leads to a higher salary, stronger employment outlook, and increased job security. What’s more, choosing a specialty can give you more autonomy in your job ...

Medical Assistant Schools in Utah: What to Consider When Choosing an MA Program

If you want to become a medical assistant, there are a number of excellent training programs in Utah to choose from. But with many options to consider and varying program costs, lengths, and formats, it can difficult to know how to choose the school that’s right for you. Luckily, we’re here to help! At Ameritech ...

Financial Aid Options for Healthcare Students

If you’re a prospective student, navigating all of the different financial aid options available to you can be confusing. Luckily, there are many resources available to help make your healthcare education affordable. In fact, every year, the federal government awards over $120 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds to more than 13 million ...

How to Pass the NCLEX-RN Exam: 8 Helpful Tips

If you’re a nursing student, you already know that to become a nurse you have to pass the National Council Licensure Examination, or NCLEX-RN. Passing the NCLEX-RN exam can be a daunting prospect for would-be nurses. But try to keep this in mind: if you’re graduating from a qualified nursing school, you are already equipped ...