How Can LPNs Learn to do an IV Push?

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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% rate of error). This was mainly due to bolus doses being injected faster than recommended. The report also stated that the reason for all …

How to Prepare Properly for Nursing School

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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 path of this storm. Thanks to everyone in advance for making preparations and for taking the warnings …

Are Tutoring Companies Helpful?

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 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 show that 86% of college students who had a tutor, passed their classes. It also states that …

Are LPNs being Phased Out?

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   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 area are finding it difficult, if not impossible, to secure a position.   Many of the …

Why RNs Make More Money than LPNs

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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 types of nurses. At Accell Eduation, we prefer to narrow down the main reason that RNs make more …

Does the test-out method work?

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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 was designed and developed by the same people who developed these college prep exams. CLEP is an examination program …

Internet Education

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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 from the truth. Many students prefer and even excel in an online setting. SRI International recently conducted research …