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There are no typical days if you’re a nurse, but here are a few things you can expect as an RN/BSN.

A Day in the Life of a Nurse

There is no typical day for a nurse. Every single shift has the potential to be momentous, exhilarating, exhausting, energizing, or all of the above. On any given day, nurses can see people at their weakest and most vulnerable, or at their strongest and most resolute. They witness the results of career-ending (and life-ending) injuries ...

Nursing has been a female-dominated field in the U.S., but here are five reasons why men should become nurses, too.

5 Reasons Why Nursing Is a Great Career for Men

Nursing in the U.S. is historically a female-dominated field. While a growing number of men have been making the decision to become a nurse, a slight stigma about men in nursing still, unfortunately, persists. At Ameritech, we believe that nursing is a field open to all and that more men should feel encouraged to join ...

Medical assistants help doctors, nurses, and patients every single day. Here’s how to become one in one year.

How Long Does It Take to Become a Medical Assistant?

Becoming a medical assistant means being an essential part of healthcare. Doctors, nurses, and patients will all rely on you on a daily basis. You’ll be the person who, in a very real way, makes caring and healing happen. If you’ve ever wanted to provide this kind of care, this is how to become a ...

As your career advances, you should consider entering one of the highest-paying nursing specialties. These are the top seven.

The 7 Highest-Paying Nursing Specialties

When you first decided to become a nurse, you might have thought of nursing as a general job title in a high-paying field. As you go through nursing school, you realize nurses can choose from a range of specialities, from midwifery to teaching. There are many specialization options, each with unique benefits, which is why ...

6 ways to approach problem-solving holistically

6 Ways to Approach Problems Holistically

  Whether you’re the kind of person who loves a splash of drama or you avoid conflict at all costs, obstacles are a fact of life. You can worry about them or pretend they don’t exist, but what you’re really trying to do is take control of your life. You want that complication gone! But ...

Why should I get my BSN?

10 Reasons To Get Your Bachelor’s Degree In Nursing

We all had our own reasons for becoming an RN. Perhaps you desired a more meaningful career. Maybe it was the allure of a profession that keeps us on our toes. Some look to travel or to have greater job security. It certainly wasn’t for shorter working hours or a less stressful environment!

What Does a Medical Assistant Do?

Medical assisting is one of the quickest entry points into the healthcare industry. In addition, medical assistants (MAs) are emerging as one of the most in-demand jobs … which isn’t surprising, considering 76.4 million baby boomers are in the healthcare system in some way. The increasing demand for medical assistants — a 23 percent increase ...

What You Need to Know About Pediatric Occupational Therapy Assistants

Occupational therapy brings normal life back to many hurting people, and a pediatric occupational therapy assistant has a special place working with children. If you aren’t afraid to dive in and help people ease back into their daily routines, and you enjoy working with kids, you might fit right into the pediatric OTA world. Job ...