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An Interview With Ameritech Students

    Put the books down for a minute and meet a few fellow students! At Ameritech, you’ll meet older students who have put their children through college and are now taking their turn. Others are fresh out of high school and anxious to get a headstart on their careers. You’ll find students in the ...

Holistic Nursing is at the Heart of Ameritech's RN-BSN Program

What is Holistic Nursing?

Holistic nursing is a progressive approach to care that’s recognized by the American Nurses Association as a nursing specialty with a defined scope of practice and specific standards. Ameritech’s curriculum is modeled after the recommendations in The Future of Nursing report and the standards from the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) because study after study ...

Start Strong: 4 Tips for a Great Semester

As the shadows get longer, the nights turn crisp, and summer comes to an end, it’s back to school for millions of students across the country. For college students starting or returning for nursing or other healthcare degrees, it’s exciting to take a big step toward a new career. A few ideas to keep in ...

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. ...

The world needs more and more new nurses, which is one reason why nursing is the most in-demand job in 2016.

Here’s Why Nursing Is the Most In-Demand Job for 2016

Nurses have always been in high demand. For hundreds of years nursing has played a key role in healthcare in the U.S. and abroad, supporting physicians, providing life-saving care, and advocating for patients in hospitals and legislatures. As the state of healthcare changes, the demand for nurses is only increasing. In 2010, the Institute of Medicine predicted that ...

Busy Healthcare Students: These Are the Foods You Should Eat

Working as a nurse or medical assistant takes a lot of physical and mental energy. Going to school and preparing for one of these careers can require just as much (if not more) stamina and vitality, because you’re learning new material, often working, and juggling a social or family life. In essence, you’ll be very, very busy.   ...

6 Things to Keep in Mind While Studying for Finals

It’s easy to panic when final exams approach. Suddenly you forget almost everything you learned in the term, and the prospect of multiple exams, one right after the other, is daunting if not petrifying. We’ve been through the process many times ourselves, so we know the feeling. We also know panicking and worrying don’t do ...

5 Books Nurses Should Read Before Graduation

Even after you’ve graduated and moved on to a new, exciting job, there will be pieces of your education that will stay with you for the rest of your life. Sometimes it’s valuable lessons from a favorite instructor. Sometimes it’s friends and loved ones you gather along the way. Other times, it’s the books you read ...