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National School Backpack Awareness Day

National School Backpack Awareness Day

People with back pain, raise your hands! If you were reading this out loud in a crowded room, you’d see a lot of hands. How about this: People with giant, heavy backpacks, raise your hands! Is it a coincidence that, again, you’d see a sea of hands? Not at all. Wearing a heavy backpack over time ...

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 ...

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. ...

When you're ready to become a registered nurse, these are the steps you'll take and requirements you'll need.

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 ...

NCLEX Wednesday #15 – NCLEX Lab Values

It’s that time again. Wherever you are in the process of studying for the National Council Licensure Examination, the study tips we’ve assembled in this series and our free ebook should help you pass the NCLEX. For this set of NCLEX study tips, we’re going to do something a little different. Instead of giving you a handful of ...

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.   ...

ATC Pride Award: Stephen Berendson, BSN student

We couldn’t be prouder of our students at Ameritech College of Healthcare. Every day we see students bring their time, energy, empathy, and courage to the classroom and clinical settings beyond. We created our ATC Pride Award to recognize some of these hardworking, lifesaving students we have the pleasure of working alongside day after day. This ...