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How to ACCELL on the NCLEX Exam

Accell / January 30, 2018 / Online Learning

There are many successes nurses accomplish in order to become an RN. One of the most important is passing the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). Fellow nurses have provided us with some great tips for helping prepare for the exam. He...

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The DAISY Award

Accell / January 17, 2018 / Online Learning

Each quarter at Children’s Hospital, extraordinary nurses are selected to be presented with the DAISY Award, an acronym for "Diseases Attacking the Immune System" . The DAISY Award was established in the memory of J. Patrick Barnes, who died fr...

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New Year—Easier Work Life

Accell / January 9, 2018 / Online Learning

Working long hours can be hard on anyone! It is easy to forget some of the basic steps we can do to make those long hours less taxing. Start your new year right by following these 7 basic steps in making your work life easier. 1. Don’t just ...

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Working on Christmas

Accell / December 20, 2017 / Online Learning

Working on Christmas is hard on anyone, and this is especially true for nurses! Patient care never stops and nurses have to work a lot of holidays throughout the year. Let’s look at some ways you can make the holiday a little easier on yourself...

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The Gift of Education

Accell / December 14, 2017 / Online Learning

It’s that time of year again! We're sure many of you are spending copious amounts of money on your loved ones to try and find the perfect gift. We have a gift as well, the gift of education! Many nurses that we have talked to that have earne...

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It’s Not Just Superheroes That Wear Capes—Short Stories of Nurses Who Are The True Heroes

Accell / December 4, 2017 / Online Learning

When growing up as a kid,  we always imagine superheroes in life to be like Superman or Wonder Woman. We think that a hero had to have super powers and fly into the sky; however, now we realize that a superhero doesn’t have to have super power...

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Halloween Nurse Stories (Part One)

Accell / October 26, 2017 / Online Learning

It is the time of year for Halloween! Are you going to dress scary or cute, funny or heroic? For this blog, we are going to get in depth with some interesting stories that some nurses have shared during their experience of working in the field.It...

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RNs Can Travel But Can LPNs?

Accell / / Online Learning

Many nurses I speak with look for opportunities to travel and get paid for it! Becoming a travelling nurse is a goal for a great number of our clients. The money can be exceptionally good, it gives nurses new ways to build and round-out their ski...

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Moving from LPN to RN: The Responsibilities

Accell / September 27, 2017 / Online Learning

We have already written in past blogs about the differences in salaries for LPNs and RNs, but what are some differences in job responsibilities? There a fair number of duties that RNs can perform that LPNs can’t. This blog touches on just how diffe...

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How Can LPNs Learn to do an IV Push?

Accell / September 16, 2017 / Online Learning

In a 2007 study by American Nurses Association stated that 48% of injectable medication errors happened during preparation and administration of IV medications. A similar study stated that most errors occurred during IV bolus administration (73% ra...

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How to Prepare Properly for Nursing School

Accell / September 6, 2017 / Online Learning

I wrote this blog because I was motivated by watching all of the news coverage of Irma, the very strong hurricane causing so much devastation in the islands. Along with my colleagues at Accell Education, we are very concerned about everyone in the ...

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Are Tutoring Companies Helpful?

Accell / August 31, 2017 / Online Learning

When you were struggling in math or science as a child, it’s possible that your parents would hire a tutor to help you learn better. Why stop? Getting help with course work is always a good idea—no matter the time. Statistics from Aztec Press ...

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Are LPNs being Phased Out?

Accell / August 30, 2017 / Online Learning

With so many hospitals and clinics that need nurses, one would find it hard to believe that LPNs are being phased out of this work place. Unfortunately, many LPNs looking for their ideal job in a hospital, doctors office, clinic or other specialty ar...

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Why RNs Make More Money than LPNs

Accell / January 10, 2017 / Online Learning

With the advent of search engines on the internet, anyone can research the hard and fast reasons that RNs make more money than LPNs. For example, every state has a Nurse Practice Act to help define the practical differences between these two type...

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Does the test-out method work?

Accell / December 22, 2016 / Online Learning

In order to earn college credit for online learning, many students turn to a CLEP program. Unfamiliar with the term? CLEP stands for College-Level Examination Program. Most students took the SAT or ACT to get into their college of choice. CLEP wa...

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Internet Education

Accell / December 21, 2016 / Online Learning

One of the more popular ways to earn a degree these days is to take online classes. When the Internet was first gaining popularity, skeptics claimed that online education was inferior to education in a classroom setting. This could not be further fro...

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