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5 Ways to Make Studying Less of a Chore

Studying is a huge part of any school program, but it’s bigger than most if you’re studying healthcare, because everything you learn is essential to future patients’ wellbeing. Whether you’re a medical assisting, DLT, or nursing student in Utah—or anywhere—you have a lot to memorize, practice, and read. You only have a certain number of months to learn and ...

ATC Pride Award: Logan Porter

At Ameritech College of Healthcare, it’s our students who make us what we are. We’re proud of our faculty, program directors, or curricula, but we couldn’t imagine working with better students. Every day we’re privileged to teach future providers and leaders in Nursing, Medical Assisting, and Dental Lab Technology. Every student makes us proud, and so we’re starting a new series ...

The Best Advice for Dealing with Angry Patients

Therapeutic communication is such a huge part of Nursing that test writers often include questions about it on the National Council Licensure Exam. Of course, it’s just as important in Medical Assisting, where you’re working with people in ambulatory care facilities. In any given shift, you encounter an array of emotions in the waiting room or ICU, ...

How to Master Grading Rubrics

There’s a good chance that you’re going to come across grading rubrics in nursing school. Rubrics have become popular in all of education for a number of reasons—mainly because they’re fair, and because they outline instructors’ expectations clearly. At Ameritech College of Healthcare, we use rubrics quite a bit, particularly in our RN-BSN online degree ...

8 Benefits of a Holistic Nursing Education

Our online RN-BSN degree completion program is our newest at Ameritech, but it’s founded on decades of thoughtful research and practice in the field of nursing. We built the curriculum around the recommendations in The Future of Nursing Report and the standards from the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA). We love holistic nursing education, because we ...

How to Survive Your First Week in Nursing School

Nursing school is a journey—a long one, and the beginning is always the most difficult. Your first week in nursing school will be full of excitement and fear, stress and joy, and at times it will feel impossible. Of course it isn’t. The 2.9 million nurses in America today all went through the same feelings and things ...

How to Cope with Loss As a Nurse

  You hear about it a lot in nursing school, and sometimes you even encounter it in a clinical. Death is a reality of life, something everyone has to deal with—nurses more than most. In just about every nursing specialty, you’re going to come across death, and part of learning to become a nurse is learning how ...

NCLEX Wednesday #14 – Test-Taking Strategies

All right. After a series of tips about specific topics you’re probably going to see on the National Council Licensure Examination, we have some more general NCLEX study tips for you. Studying all of the material is hugely important, and knowing the different kinds of questions you’ll see is critical too, but you also need strategies to tackle the whole ...