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LPN vs. RN: What’s the Difference?

In the healthcare field, doctors’ offices, hospitals, long term care facilities, clinics, correctional institutions, and more rely on licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and registered nurses (RNs) to provide high-quality patient care and ensure facilities run smoothly and efficiently. While they may sound similar, these two positions have many differences that should be considered by students

Dos and Don’ts During an LPN Job Interview

With the comprehensive training you’ve received during your studies, your externship experience, and a satisfactory score on your state licensure exam, you’re ready to seek a job as a licensed practical nurse (LPN). In addition to your knowledge and experience, however, you need to make a good impression on future employers and communicate to them

3 Reasons Why Becoming a Medical Assistant Is a Great Career Choice

Medical assistants perform a wide range of administrative or clinical duties and are very important in keeping healthcare systems running efficiently and smoothly. There are many reasons why becoming a medical assistant can yield a promising and prosperous future. Prism Career Institute delves into the Top 3 benefits of a medical assistant career. 1. Job

Medical Assistant vs. CNA: What’s the Difference?

As you explore careers in healthcare, you may wonder: what’s the difference between medical assistants and certified nursing assistants (CNAs)? There are similarities between the roles, but their duties and educational requirements vary. If you’re ready to choose a healthcare training program, Prism Career Institute takes a closer look at medical assistant vs. CNA jobs

Tips on Preparing for a Medical Assistant Job Interview

Medical assistants play a vital role in the success of the healthcare industry and the health of their patients. Your studies in the Medical Assistant Program at Prism Career Institute have prepared you for this important position, and you have all the technical and professional skills needed to achieve success. However, when beginning your career

5 Qualities Every Pediatric Medical Assistant Should Have

Becoming a pediatric medical assistant ensures a rewarding career. Pediatric medical assistants work with physicians and nurses to provide healthcare to children. They can have a wide range of administrative duties, like registering patients, and clinical duties such as checking vitals and taking medical histories. Therefore, prospective medical assistants should have a diverse skill set

A City of Philadelphia Proclamation for National Nurses Week

For National Nurses Week, we were delighted to receive a special show of support directly from our home city. In this proclamation, Philadelphia Mayor James F. Kenney acknowledges this important celebration and recognizes the work we have done to further the cause of nurses everywhere.

Salary Expectations of LPNs

When deciding where to put your training to good use as a licensed practical nurse (LPN), there are a lot of factors to take into account, and for many job-hunters, the pay is among the most important. Whether you’re a student or working professional looking for a change of scenery, it’s important to consider salary

Graduate Interview with Former Practical Nursing Student, Na’Taasha Brown

Choosing to begin a new career or expand your job opportunities takes hard work and dedication. It also takes the right training program. If you’re considering the Practical Nursing program at Prism Career Institute, learn more about what to expect with insights from Na’Taasha Brown, a former student and licensed practical nurse (LPN). Na’Taasha’s Student

Wound Care Best Practices for LPNs

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) perform a wide range of duties, from bedside care and medication administration to administrative tasks and support with activities of daily living. Among the capabilities required to support doctors and nurses and perform this complex job, wound care is an important skill. Wound care is just one of the many skills