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How LPN-to-RN programs Can Lead to Nursing Leadership Roles

  
  
  
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In any healthcare environment, quality care is the primary goal. Consistent service and efficient operations are also valued by patients and health employers, alike. It takes leadership to keep these priorities on track and in focus.

ATP Opens 4 Locations for Accelerated Nursing Programs in Florida

  
  
  
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Nursing is a fast-growing, highly-desirable role in the healthcare industry. According to the American Nurses Association, between 1980 and 2008 the number of employed nurses in the United States rose from 1,272,851 to 2,596,599—an increase of greater than 100 percent. But that doesn’t mean nurses always have an easy time joining the profession.

What’s Causing Your Nursing School Stress?

  
  
  
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The first step to managing nursing school stress is to identify its causes.  Most students are worried about three main issues:

The Connection between Nursing Leadership and Patient Safety

  
  
  
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Patient safety is a major priority among today’s hospitals and healthcare systems—not only from a quality of care standpoint, but for patient satisfaction and profitability reasons, too. When medical errors or avoidable injuries occur, a facility’s reputation is on the line.

State By State RN Salary Update

  
  
  
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With 25 locations in 8 states, plus online students from all over the U.S, we have the distinct pleasure of helping professionals achieve their goals every day. As part of our focus on educating and helping our students, we've recently updated our popular State by State RN Salary Guide.


NCLEX Test Prep Stress?

  
  
  
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Are you stressing about the NCLEX? Most nursing students are! Have no fear, we are here to help. In addition to offering NCLEX test prep at ATP, we have compiled a list of quick practice tests for you to take to become more comfortable. Take the NCLEX quizes that interest you through the links below and let us know how you do in the comments section. Happy studying! 

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New Nursing Career Opportunities in Transitional Care Management

  
  
  
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Last year Medicare updated a rule that will now pay nurses who manage patients during acute care transitions. According to the new fee schedule, reimbursement will apply to nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, clinical nurse specialists, and others who offer care coordination after patient discharge.

Nursing School: Need a Faster Way to Finish?

  
  
  
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Bridge programs may be faster than traditional college nursing degrees, but that doesn’t mean they’re simple. In fact, finding the right bridge program can be totally confusing.

Spring Nursing Opportunities

  
  
  
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After one of the snowiest winters on record, we’re all ready to warm up and get moving. Not surprisingly, spring is often the busiest season for nursing student enrollment—especially at organizations like Achieve Test Prep, which offer RN bridge and BSN bridge programs.

 


6 Tips for Early Bird Nursing Students to Land a Job

  
  
  
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It’s a frenzied time of year as students get ready to graduate. Heavy-duty cramming is taking place in homes, labs, libraries, and campuses across the country. Nurses and future nurses are enduring the final stretch of their long-awaited certification. Phew, what a relief it will be to graduate!

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