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Getting into nursing school means taking the TEAS. Here’s how to pass it on the first try.

How to Pass the TEAS on the First Try

If you want to become a nurse you’ll have to take a few tests. The NCLEX is the most well-known of nursing exams, but it’s not the only one. If you want to get into nursing school, you’ll have to pass the Test of Essential Academic Skills or TEAS. The test is just under four ...

As a healthcare student, you’ll have to memorize dozens of medications. Here’s how to do that more efficiently.

Top Tips for Memorizing Medications

Most healthcare professionals interface with thousands of medications over the course of their careers. If you’re studying to become a nurse or a medical assistant, you’ll have to know the names, functions, and side effects of countless medications. An initial glance at a textbook or list of medications can make it seem like a daunting ...

Being a healthcare student can be daunting. Here are 7 websites to help you out.

7 Online Resources for Healthcare Students

7 Online Resources for Healthcare Students We do our best to make life at Ameritech a welcoming study environment. Our instructors will guide you through classes, you’ll have more than a few textbooks to read through, and even your fellow students can be a source of knowledge. But there’s an even bigger world of healthcare ...

Flashcards for Study Memorization

Best Practice Flashcards

Flashcards! For having such a flashy name, the humble flashcard is far from the most exciting part of a healthcare student’s study routine. For many, the flashcard makes us think of our awkward middle school years, inking geography or biology words and definitions on the front and back of white index cards. It’s hard to ...

Education is important for medical professionals

A Guide to Continuing Education in the Medical Field

If you’re looking into healthcare as a first or second career, it’s natural to consider what your options are for continuing your education. Of course you’re in the market to advance your career, since you’ve already come this far. No matter which Ameritech program you choose, many career options are available for you, meaning you ...

Learn to balance your studying schedule as a parent in nursing school

Parents in Nursing School Should Try These Study Tips

Like so many worthwhile things in life, the work required to successfully become a nurse takes serious dedication. If you’re currently in a nursing program, you know the demands don’t always stop when you step in the door of your home at the end of a shift — which can be extra tricky for parents. ...

How to retain more information while studying

4 Simple Rules for Retaining Information in College

By the time you’re ready to take classes to become a nurse, medical assistant, or dental lab technician, you’ve already completed years of schooling. Throughout high school and other college programs you develop skills and studying habits — which can be a benefit, or detriment, when you’re ready to go back to school. Healthcare programs are ...

NCLEX Wednesday #15 – NCLEX Lab Values

It’s that time again. Wherever you are in the process of studying for the National Council Licensure Examination, the study tips we’ve assembled in this series and our free ebook should help you pass the NCLEX. For this set of NCLEX study tips, we’re going to do something a little different. Instead of giving you a handful of ...