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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 ...

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!

Different Jobs for BSN Nurses

A Day in the Life: 6 BSN Nursing Careers

There are many reasons nurses may want to pursue their bachelor’s degree, and the biggest one is opportunity. Nurses who have a BSN gain access to a world of choices and specialties. Take some time today to imagine yourself as a pharmaceutical salesperson, ICU nurse, educator, or another of the many roles nurses can play. ...

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 ...

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 ...

7 Reasons Being a Medical Assistant is the Perfect Career Choice

  Becoming a medical assistant doesn’t take long, and the job is rewarding in so many ways. You might be interested in a management job, a particularly interesting area of medicine, or maybe you want to go into teaching. If you’re looking for stable, meaningful work in one of the hottest fields, look no further ...

Two nurses talking

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 ...

Keep Your Cool: 5 Tips for New Nurses in a Patient Emergency

As a new nurse, sooner or later you’re going to run into an emergency situation. Something will go wrong for one of your patients, and it quite literally can become a matter of life and death. These situations are tense and stressful for even the most experienced medical practitioner, and they can be almost overwhelming ...