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Occupational therapy assistants work with clients of all types and in various environments. Learn where being an OTA can take you.

Where Do Occupational Therapy Assistants Work?

If you become an occupational therapy assistant, you’ll work with a variety of clients. OTAs work with children, the elderly, and anyone who needs to gain or regain essential daily skills. They also work in many different environments. Your OTA journey can take you all the way from the halls of large institutions where you ...

Student loans and other financial aid are a universal necessity for college students. This is how you qualify for them.

Who Qualifies for Financial Aid?

At Ameritech, we provide a number of resources to help our students find a career in healthcare. Expertise and hands-on training make up the biggest part of what we do, but we also do job placement and help students make connections that will assist them with their new career. We also offer assistance in one ...

NCLEX Stress Management

The NCLEX looms large for nursing students. It’s not an exaggeration to say the test is one of the most consequential academic endeavors any nurse will ever encounter, and that can create a fair amount of anxiety while studying. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the prospect of the NCLEX, but here are a few ...

You can’t just walk into nursing school. This is how you plan for an education that will change your life.

How Far in Advance Do I Need to Plan for Nursing School?

Nursing school isn’t something you do on a whim. It takes planning and consideration. But how much? How far in advance do you need to plan for nursing school? The answer is “it depends.” Some schools put prospective students on a waiting list, delaying when they can start school for as much as a year. ...

Nursing school can be rewarding, but challenging. The less you think about the everyday stuff, the more you can focus on the important things.

How to Succeed in Nursing School

Nursing school can be rewarding, stressful, enriching, confusing, and satisfying all at once. For many students, it will be one of the most academically rigorous experiences of their lives. Any nurse can probably tell you all about late nights studying, challenging tests, and dizzying clinicals during their time as a student. Remember everything in life ...

5 NCLEX Test Taking Strategies

If you become a registered nurse in the United States, you’re required to pass the National Council Licensure Examination, better known as the NCLEX. The test touches a wide variety of topics. Anatomy, pharmacology, administration, best practices, and how to talk to patients are all covered. There are also different types of question formats, and ...

Medical assistants perform an array of healthcare tasks, and for each one there is often a specific certification. Which will you need?

What Is Medical Assistant (NCMA) Certification?

If you become a medical assistant you could wear a lot of hats for a healthcare organization. Some MAs work in a laboratory recording test results, while others perform administrative tasks. Some deal directly with patients, while others code medical records. Because there are so many potential jobs for a medical assistant to perform, MAs ...

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