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Anatomy and Physiology Study Tips for Nursing Students

Becoming a registered nurse requires successfully passing an Anatomy and Physiology course. In order to do so, you’ll need to memorize certain anatomical terminology and better understand complex physiological processes. Ask one of the thousands of Ameritech nurses about their experience with A & P, and they will undoubtedly tell you how rigorous and challenging ...

Nursing School Survival Kit

Starting nursing school equipped with all of the necessary supplies can help you feel confident and prepared when you begin your program. But for many new nursing school students, it can be tricky to know what kind of medical and organizational tools would be the most useful to bring along with you. That’s why we’ve ...

8 NCLEX-RN Exam Practice Questions

To become a registered nurse, you have to pass the National Council Licensure Examination, or NCLEX-RN. Many nursing students are understandably intimidated by the prospect of taking the NCLEX-RN exam, which tests how you use critical thinking skills to make nursing judgments. At Ameritech, we have a lot of experience with helping students pass the ...

How to Become a Medical Assistant in 3 Steps

How to Become a Medical Assistant in 3 Steps

If you’re looking to start an exciting career in healthcare, becoming a medical assistant is one the fastest paths you can take to get there. Medical assisting also offers great employment potential, terrific benefits, and lasting job security—making it a smart choice for those seeking a solid, long-term career path. Why Medical Assisting? With medical ...

Do you love working with kids and being a part of their overall well-being? It may be time to explore a career in pediatric occupational therapy.

What Is Pediatric Occupational Therapy?

Occupational therapy assistants work with patients from all walks of life and from all backgrounds. That includes children. Pediatric occupational therapy is one of the largest areas of OT, which makes becoming a pediatric OTA a great career choice if you love working with kids and seeing them grow. Related Resource: What Does an Occupational ...

What’s the Best Way to Start My Healthcare Career?

Healthcare is a steadily growing field. America’s population is both growing and aging, and new healthcare technology is changing how we care for each other. Medicine is becoming a larger part of the economy and the healthcare workforce is more prominent than ever. However, joining the field can seem like a huge undertaking—both in time ...

Nursing is universal but licences aren’t. Find out how to work beyond your borders.

How to Get Started in International Nursing

The entire world needs nurses. Unlike manufacturing or tech, healthcare is not an industry that can be outsourced or concentrated in a particular area. It needs to be everywhere. That means nurses need to be able to cross borders and go where they’re needed most. What follows is a general outline of how to work ...

Find out what working one-on-one with clients is like for occupational therapy assistants.

Working One-on-One in Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants work closely with clients, often over long periods of time. OTAs in particular work one-on-one with clients, carrying out a plan of treatment and observing clients’ progress as they gain or regain the skills to perform activities of daily living. Working closely with clients is a challenge, but it ...