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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 08 04 The Importance of Diversity in Healthcare Programs Blog Blog FB FB 20 1

The Importance of Diversity in Healthcare Programs

Diversity is important in any field, and the nursing industry is an exceptional example of why. The patient demographic is as diverse as this country’s population. An ethnically and culturally diverse applicant pool leads to more diverse and culturally sensitive healthcare providers — and happier, healthier patients. What’s more, study after study has shown that ...

So You Got an Out-of-State Job Offer … Now What?

If it were up to us, we’d probably all choose a job just down the block from our homes in Utah within easy walking distance. Commuting can be a pain in the neck, and relocating is often worse! Sadly, it’s not just up to us, and sometimes an attractive job offer can come from across ...

How Single Parents Can Manage a Nursing Career

  It can’t be overstated: Being a single parent is tough. Parenthood is hard even when you have a committed partner at your side to help cook, clean, and earn the money needed to keep your kids’ ever-growing feet in shoes. To accomplish this and so much more when it’s just you flying solo is ...

Ameritech 2016 04 11 Nursing Students Who Are Parents Should Try These Study Tips Blog Blog

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. ...

8 Steps for Becoming a Registered Nurse

How to Become an RN: The Steps You’ll Take and Requirements You’ll Need

The process of becoming a registered nurse may look simple on a piece of paper — or web browser. You go to and graduate from nursing school. You pass the NCLEX. You find your first nursing job. Bing boom bang you’re a nurse. The scariest step in many careers would be that finding-a-nursing-job part, but given the ...

students contemplating which nursing program to choose

7 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Nursing Program

  Just like any other degree program, the process of choosing a nursing program can seem intimidating. Many great programs are scattered all across the country, so it definitely can be hard to narrow your choices down. And though the goals for every prospective nursing student might start off similarly — to finish nursing school, ...

Best Qualities of a Job During Nursing School

8 Qualities of the Best Jobs During Nursing School

In a perfect world, all nursing students could start their first semester only concerned with four things: comprehension of the material, studying, clinical, and passing the NCLEX. Unfortunately, life gets in the way. We have responsibilities — families, bills, friends, among other obligations — that don’t stop just because we start school, which often entails ...