How to Choose a Vocational School for a Career Training Program

Health, Nursing
Vocational School Training: A Vital Step Towards a Nursing Career A vocational school can offer nursing education that helps you pass the board exam, but not every vocational school is the same quality. Here's what you need to look for: Does the vocational school have a positive reputation? Talk with alumni and, if possible, former instructors. Search for the school online at sites for organizations such as the Better Business Bureau. (Note that a lack of mention on the BBB's site doesn't indicate a problem, but rather a lack of a negative report.) Are the instructors high quality? In addition to the required education to teach at a vocational school, the instructors should be highly regarded by students. Review online ratings on the school's professors at sites such as www.ratemyprofessors.com,…
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How Long Does It Take to Become a Registered Nurse?

Health, Nursing
Becoming a registered nurse represents a challenging educational path for many. But becoming a registered nurse also provides workers with a guarantee of lifelong work. As long as people get sick and hurt, the world will employ registered nurses. How to become a registered nurse starts with you. Have a deep desire to serve people. Of course, you can learn all the skills and facts necessary to work as a registered nurse; however, the desire to help people must be intrinsic. A registered nurse must place patients, families and other care providers' needs before herself. Becoming a registered nurse means placing your person comfort and desires behind those of others. Be good at science. Naturally, you can and will improve your knowledge of the sciences, such as anatomy and physiology…
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Take Advantage of Men’s Health Month

Take Advantage of Men’s Health Month

Health
There’s no time like the present to take better care of yourself. The entire month of June is dedicated to men’s health, and in the middle of Men’s Health week (June 12–18) there’s also a special Wear Blue day (Friday, June 16), to raise awareness of health issues specific to men. But there’s a lot more to consider regarding men’s health than what color to wear—and June is a good time to get serious. What are the primary health risks for men? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death in all males of all ethnicities (24%), followed by cancer (23%). Dig a little deeper and you’ll find the leading cause of death in males up to age 42…
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