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Using Your LPN Education in a Psychiatric Clinic

Nursing is one of the fastest-growing careers in the United States, more than doubling the average career growth rate. The booming field makes nursing jobs high in both demand and job security, with room for advancement and lots of options for specialization. In particular, psychiatry is becoming an increasingly popular avenue for licensed practical nurses

Preparing for an LPN Career

The demand for licensed practice nurses, or LPNs, is growing rapidly, with these professionals needed at a wide variety of healthcare settings and facilities. Luckily, the path toward becoming an LPN – and enjoying all of this growth and variety – is very straightforward at Prism Career Institute’s New Jersey and Philadelphia campuses. In fact,

Careers in Elder Care for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)

Licensed practical nurses, or LPNs, are in high demand everywhere in health care, but they’re especially needed in elder care. A quickly growing field, there is a high demand for dedicated LPNs who can provide compassionate care to seniors when they need it most. If you’re interested in pursuing a career as an elder care

High-Demand Areas for LPNs

One of the great benefits of becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse, or LPN, is the wide variety of job options available. The LPN career field is a fast-growing one with incredibly high demand, as all kinds of facilities require and benefit from the support of skilled LPNs. Whether you’re just starting your career or desire

Externships Leading to Employment Opportunities

In general, externships expose students to the everyday demands of their future profession and involve training in a real-world setting. Yet they are especially valuable in the healthcare industry, where procedures must be performed with the utmost accuracy to ensure patient well-being and satisfaction. At the same time, employers view externships as a valuable experience,

How Prism Career Institute Helps Veterans Train for New Careers and Future Employment

After returning home from a tour of duty, many veterans face challenges when readjusting to civilian life. One of these involves starting a new career. With so many schools to choose from in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, it can be difficult to find one that offers dedicated services to support veterans from their studies to

Mistakes to Avoid When Taking a Patient’s History

Taking a patient’s medical history is an important part of any clinical medical assistant’s job. You must take this process seriously to gather all the information doctors need to provide informed care. So how can you make sure patient history work is done properly? Here, the Prism Career Institute provides some helpful tips for those

A Basic Overview of Legal Oversights in the Medical Assistant Profession

Working in the medical field allows you to help patients heal injuries, avoid discomfort, and achieve better well-being. Whether you work in a hospital, clinic, family office, or medical laboratory, you’ll find there are many regulations to help ensure processes and procedures are done properly. Following these guidelines is particularly important for facilities that rely

Level-Headed, Steady-Handed: Vital Skills for Phlebotomy

Working in a medical environment presents many challenges, but offers the reward of knowing you’ve helped patients achieve better health. One of the most important duties you’ll carry out as a medical assistant is phlebotomy, or the drawing of blood. When the job is done right, the procedure goes smoothly and helps doctors evaluate patients

Challenges of Working With Children as a Pediatric Medical Assistant

While each job offers exciting and challenging moments, when you find a career that you love, you’ll find each day rewarding. That’s why the life of a medical assistant for children is one more and more people are signing up for. However, pediatric medical assistants also face unique challenges in their day-to-day work. Are you