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Ameritech 2016 08 09 Splitting work and home lives in a healthy manner Blog Blog FB FB 20

The Balancing Point: Splitting Work and Home Lives in a Healthy Manner

  As healthcare professionals, we want to have it all. We want to be recognized for our great ideas and quality work. At the same time, we want to be loving, engaged parents or partners. But our work and home selves often conflict, when both seem to struggle for our full attention at every turn. ...

Ameritech 2016 07 27 How to Promote a Healthy Work Culture in the Medical Field Blog Blog FB FB 20

How to Promote a Healthy Work Culture in the Medical Field

Nobody likes a bad work environment, no matter what field they work in. Programmers don’t like a hostile workplace, neither do politicians, teachers, architects, or lumberjacks. But a toxic work environment in the medical field can be especially uncomfortable — and not just for the people who work there. As nurses, doctors, and therapists, caregivers ...

50 Self-Care Ideas for Nurses to Recharge on Days Off

Nurses are an amazing bunch. They tirelessly strive to provide the best possible care to their patients. But perhaps “tirelessly” doesn’t quite sum it up; nurses, just like every other diligent professional, do get tired and need to practice good self-care so as not to burn out. It may be because of the concerted effort ...

5 Tips for Going Back to School Later in Life

It’s never too late to start a meaningful career. At Ameritech College of Healthcare, we have students of all ages, from new high school graduates to professionals with decades of experience in nursing and other industries. What unites them is a shared passion for healthcare. We think that studying nursing, medical assisting, and dental lab technology ...

How to Deal With a Challenging Work Environment

We’ve talked in the past about signs you need a new job while in school — but what about after school? Once you graduate, your first job will be thrilling, scary, and occasionally overwhelming. For many new nurses, medical assistants, and dental lab technicians (DLTs), the first workplace can also be challenging, to put it ...

7 Pieces of Practical Advice for Nurses Raising Kids

We really believe a nursing career can make you a better person. Most nurses will tell you that nursing school and every nursing job trained them to listen, to be empathic, and to develop their caregiving instincts. These are all wonderful traits for anyone, but especially for parents. A career in nursing can be uniquely rewarding for anyone raising ...

Nursing Burnout Is Real, and Here’s How to Fight It

It’s often said that nursing is the heart of healthcare, and we believe that at Ameritech. We’re passionate about training future nurses and furthering the education of current RNs, because we understand how integral nursing is to patient care. We’re nurses teaching nurses, so we understand the challenges men and women in the profession face—in ...

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 ...