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Congratulations to our LPN program coordinator, Kayla Holder, for completing her Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree! We are excited when instructors choose to further their education -- our students get more out of their education AND get inspired to be the best nurse possible! Thank you, …

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Today marks 1 month since our Practical Nursing Class of 2018 walked across the stage to receive their certificates! Since then, the graduates have been studying for their NCLEX-PN licensure exam and a few have already taken it. Let's show these graduates how PROUD they make their friends and …

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Are you a CNA or are you considering going to nursing school?

Check out Jessica’s story about her experience with BTC’s LPN program:

“BTC has already prepared me for work after graduation. We have this awesome simulation lab, so you can’t hurt anybody, but you can make mistakes and learn …

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Ever feel like you just do not have enough time in the day, nurses? Look at these lifehacks and tell us which ones you think would be most useful. Have your own that didn't make the list? We'd love to know! Nurses don’t have time. That’s just a given. This profession of ours takes all we have …

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Kids learn all kinds of things from their parents! Having a parent who is a nurse is special. We want to know what you've taught your kids about your career as a nurse... share with us in the comments below! 👧👦👶 In celebration of Mother's Day, I salute my mom and share 8 things she's …

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Are you in need of new job opportunities? Do you want to have better job security? Are you looking to increase your income to better provide for your family?

Becoming a nurse might be the career path your life needs! Between 2014-2024 the need for nurses is expected to grow 16%, according to the …

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To kick off their final semester, the RN 2017-2019 students participated in a fun group activity to learn skills they will be performing this semester! Each group created a board that included all pertinent nursing knowledge for their assigned skill and taught the other small groups about that …

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"These unarmed volunteers risk their very lives to save even those who wish them dead – to rescue soldiers who would, in any other circumstance, surely take their lives. And they do this for no other reason than their motto. – 'to save one life, is to save all of humanity.'" Most of us are …

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Don't miss out on our programs this summer semester, starting May 6th, 2019:

Medical Assistant (MA)
RN Bridge
Certified Nurses Assistant (CNA)
Certified Medication Technician (CMT)
General education courses

Call us at (417) 777-5062 or drop by our campus at 1135 N. Oakland in Bolivar for more …

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Happy 2019! These are some great resolutions for the new year for all of our students. We want to know what resolutions or goals you've set for yourself. Let us know in the comments below! The new year is upon us, which means the start of a new semester and the chance to make resolutions. With the …

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Did you know that we have a COMPLETE partnership with the Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) Nursing Education?

What does this mean? We have access to ALL of ATI's amazing resources! This includes a team of highly trained professionals who come to the school every semester to help our students …

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Learning about skills in the classroom is important, but so is getting the opportunity to practice them! BTC has a wonderful simulation lab that allows students to get real life training in before entering the work field.

Pictured are some of BTC's LPN students taking vitals on and caring for an …

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BTC's summer semester will be here before you know it! There is still time to come in and visit our campus and sign up to take an entrance exam.

Don't wait any longer to start your journey to a better future! Our programs that begin in May are:

RN Bridge
Medical Assistant (MA)
Certified Nurses …

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If you're signed up for classes next semester, now is the perfect time to go over your financial aid information. Set up a time to discuss your financial aid package with Wendy M. today by visiting the main office or calling us at

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MEET OUR ALUMNI: Amanda Partin, RN Class of 2017, and RN at CMH Labor & Delivery.

“I stayed home with my kids for several years, but part of me always wanted to go back into the medical field. Years ago I did CNA work and registration in the emergency room, but then I had kids and I didn’t want …

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Enrolled in one of our upcoming nursing programs? Don't forget that you can always sign up to take your general education requirements early!

By applying as early as possible and making plans with our admissions department, you can start your program in May and get some of your classes out of the …

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Thanks to all past and present students, faculty, and staff who have been a part of this journey!

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It's the first week of the spring 2019 semester! We are welcoming our new 2019 LPN and 2019 MA students this week as they start their programs and get comfortable here at BTC. This is the LAST semester for our 2017-2019 RN students and we know it is going to fly by for them! We want to wish all of …

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Are you an LPN or do you know an LPN who wants to advance their career?

Take a look at these facts about BTC's LPN to RN Bridge program:
-Our program takes only 1 year to complete
-We require minimal prerequisites for this program - half of which you may already have taken during your LPN program! …

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This one's a tearjerker! Listen to Miss Colorado talk about being "just a nurse." Have you had patients like this?

http://bit.ly/2krgYXc Miss America 2016 - While other contestants sang, danced or played instruments for the talent competition on the second night of preliminaries in Atlantic

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What a powerful video on what it really means to be a nurse. Share with your nursing friends! https://www.facebook.com/memorialhermanncareers National Nurses Week is May 6th - 12th. Nursing is at the heart and soul of Memorial Hermann. Whether

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Hey BTC graduates! Have you seen our Facebook Group for BTC Alumni? Follow the link below and you'll find information about current nursing and medical jobs that are open, nursing discussion, and news about your alma mater. Once you've joined, be sure to add other BTC graduates that you know!

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Check out our 2018 LPN students participating in an Obstetrician simulation during their second semester! Our students did a wonderful job and practiced many skills necessary to work in an OB unit after graduation. 🤰👶

http://bit.ly/2LHJGA1 The 2018 LPN class at Bolivar Technical College …

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"Unfortunately, many people, whether they be athletes, office managers, nurses, or anyone else, don’t pay enough attention to their hard-working feet until there is a problem. Preventing foot problems can keep you in top health and able to function as you should, whether it’s at work, at home, …

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Are you a CNA that wants to add to your certification?

BTC's next Certified Medication Technician (CMT) course begins in April. CMTs are able to administer medication to patients, which typically means an increase in pay!

This 10 week course meets every Tuesday from 8 AM - 5 PM. If you are …

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Can you guess which specialty makes the most money in nursing? Leave us your guess in the comments, then check out this list! Pay shouldn't be your only consideration when deciding on a specialty, but this list of the highest paying nursing specialties is a good primer on where you'll find the …

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Did you know that the person that checks your height, weight, blood pressure, and other vitals at a doctor's office is usually a medical assistant, not a nurse?

Our medical assistant students participate in a wide variety of skills training; in this skills lab, the students practiced checking a …

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One of the many roles Registered Nurses have is performing IV Therapy. Our RN students learn the reasons behind IV Therapy and how to perform IV Therapy. Students are able to practice successfully starting an IV and administering medication to simulation patients in our skills

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Want to become a Certified Medication Technician?

After 68 hours of class time over the span of 10 weeks, you will be able to provide patients with non-injectable prescription medications at your workplace.

Adding this certification to your resume could mean better jobs and better pay... not bad …

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If you're signed up for classes next semester, now is the perfect time to go over your financial aid information. Set up a time to discuss your financial aid package with Wendy M. today by visiting the main office or calling us at

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MEET OUR ALUMNI: Ashlee Holm, MA Class of 2017 and LPN Class of 2018

“Along with my schooling, I was raising two children with all of their activities, plus being a wife. So as a student, mother, and wife I had to prioritize in order to get the grades I wanted. My kids understood and knew that I …

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We had a great time at orientation today welcoming our new students! This is such an exciting time for those that made the decision that THIS YEAR is the year they go after their dream. We can't wait to start classes next week and encourage you all every step of the

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Hey CNAs!

Interested in becoming a Certified Medication Technician? After 68 hours of class time over the span of 10 weeks, you will be able to provide patients with non-injectable prescription medications at your workplace.

Call us at (417) 777-5062 or comment below to get signed up for our spring …

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For many years, Medical Assistants (MAs) didn't have to attend a college to begin working as an MA; instead, they went through on-the-job training before starting their job in the health field. Today, many facilities require a candidate to have a certificate or degree to be hired; however, we still …

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Are you interested in starting a career in the medical field? Get out of school and into a job in just 8 months with Bolivar Technical College’s Medical Assistant Program.

Medical Assistants have the unique ability to work in the administrative side AND the clinical/nursing side in a variety of …

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Happy New Year! We hope 2019 is your best year yet!
We are closed today, but will be back in the office

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"If you enjoy interacting with people, helping people, making people smile...this is a great career to get into." Check out this video on a Day in the Life of an ER nurse.

http://bit.ly/2kwZ8EL Will Cristobal is an Emergency Room Nurse. As part of ConnectEd's "Day in the Life" series, Will discusses …

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Students, take a look at these tips for making the most of your clinical experience! I remember feeling excited, nervous and lost during my very first clinical experience. Those feelings made me wonder if nursing was right for me. But as I gained more hands-on experience and knowledge, I gained …

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Here are 9 great reasons to become a Medical Assistant! Give us a call to schedule a visit and get signed up for the Fall program beginning January 7th!

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New students: don't forget your mandatory orientation on Wednesday, January 2nd! We will get started at 9:00 AM. We can't wait to see you all and start classes

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Do you want some BTC apparel? We've got you covered!!
Tshirt - Available in blue and gray, sizes Small-5XL.
Hoodies and jackets - Available in navy blue and royal blue, sizes Small-4XL.

Come by the front office today to pick up a T-shirt for $10 or a hoodie or jacket for $22 before they're

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Many of our students are working or taking care of their family while going to school, but they all find ways to make it work. Our small class sizes make it easier to form study groups and ask for help. If you are worried about balancing work and school, come visit us and discuss some of our …

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Don't forget! If you're applying for a nursing program, you can take your gen-eds before the program begins in order to get a head start on the workload.

Taking your gen-eds now will give you more time when it comes to your core nursing classes. Do yourself a favor and apply TODAY to take gen-eds …

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Salary isn't everything for nurses, but this article shows the national averages if you are curious! Nurses are in high demand, so the salary for this hard working job is projected to increase in the coming years.

Now is the perfect time to get started on your education to become a nurse! Give us a …

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We think our instructors are incredible, but it means even more when our students think the same.

Our 2017 LPN class decided to make a 'Thank you' video for their program coordinator and instructor, Mrs. Mock. This was Mrs. Mock's first class, so they hold a special place in her heart.

We truly are …

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Check out these students working on their dissection in Anatomy & Physiology. Coach Gray and Ms. Schmidt are assisting the students in this dissection to help them better analyze the muscles in the

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If you're interested in applying for any of our programs, now is the perfect time to start the process for the spring semester.

Due to high demand, we have set additional times for entrance testing to make it easier to fit into your schedule. Don't wait for times to fill up, give us a call at (417) …

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If you're signed up for classes next semester, now is the perfect time to go over your financial aid information. Set up a time to discuss your financial aid package with Wendy M. today by visiting the main office or calling us at

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MEET OUR ALUMNI: Julie Cole, RN Class of 2017, and RN at Colonial Springs.

“I was a little anxious going to school to get a degree because I was an older person and I hadn’t been in school since high school, so when I went to college it was a big step for me, but I couldn't be happier with my …

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Have you thought about going into the medical field, but have no clue as to what direction you want to take? Have you considered becoming a Medical Assistant?

Here are a few things you might not know about Medical Assistants.

• At BTC, you can go through the entire Medical Assistant program and be …

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