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We love reading stories like these that tell the joy that nurses can bring their patients. Share this one with your friends! As I began pediatrics training toward my RN degree, I was well aware that of the three clinical instructors available, a former military nurse who I’ll call Ms. Smith

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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.

If you would like to see our new simulation lab give us a call at 417-777-5062 …

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Did you know experts recommend studying for 90-120 minutes and then taking a 15-20 minute break?

Check out some productive ways to spend those 15-20 minute breaks and TAG your favorite study partner! ⬇️ As a nursing student, you are probably used to long hours of studying. After a couple hours, …

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Don't miss out on our programs this fall semester, starting August 26th, 2019:

Professional Nursing (RN)
Medical Assistant (MA)
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 …

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What are you doing to become who you want to be?

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Want to become a Registered Nurse, but don't want to work in a hospital? This graphic shows some great alternatives! Check it out! Every day you probably think about getting out of Nursing. What is life like beyond the Shadowlands? Now, granted, you may not want to be the next owner of

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Have you heard about Moxie? Take a look at this story to learn more about the robot that's assisting nurses in hospitals in Texas. Would you like to have Moxie in your facility? Tell us in the comments below! If you’re tired of completing routine tasks on the hospital floor, such as running …

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It's Friday, which means it's time for us to answer a FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION!
To find more information about our entrance exams, visit here ➡️

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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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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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BTC's fall 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 August are:

Professional Nursing (RN)
Medical Assistant (MA)

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Last week we welcomed local high school students interested in the health care field as they participated in Southwest Missouri Area Health Education Center (AHEC) MASH camp! This annual event is something we look forward to every year. Some of our faculty volunteered to work with the campers and …

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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. or Avril P. by visiting the main office or calling us at

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MEET OUR ALUMNI: Suret Woodman, RN class of 2018

What an amazing opportunity Suret sees in nursing: you get to help people in all stages of life, from birth to death. Find out what excites Suret most about becoming a nurse and share your favorite part of nursing in the comments below!

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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 August and get some of your classes out of …

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Our RN Bridge students are working through their transition semester, going from the mindset of an LPN to an RN. They've completed numerous skills checks this semester to ensure each student is up-to-date on current practices and procedures for patients. Here, the students are reviewing IV Therapy. …

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Isn't it amazing how those around us can impact our lives so much? This story is a great example of how a nurse can affect their patient's life, even years after treatment.

What inspired you to become a nurse? Share in the comments below! This week, Montana Brown started working as a staff nurse in …

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Hey Nurses!

Interested in becoming a nursing instructor?

We're looking for a full-time Nursing Faculty! Faculty will be providing classroom instruction, skills and simulation instruction, and clinical instruction for our PN and RN students. A Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree is …

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Do you work 12 hour shifts? You probably find yourself getting hungry at some point, so check out these snacks that will help you fuel up and stay alert! 🍎 As a nurse, you’re probably working long shifts. Whether you love them or hate them, one thing is for sure: 12-hour shifts make for a long …

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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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Do you think the odds are against you? Don't let that stop you. Make this week count!

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"You kind of CAN have it all. If you’ve decided you want to be a nurse, then we want you to join us! I know you’re busy. We know you have to go grocery shopping, do laundry, get to soccer practice on time, clean up puke, wipe snotty noses, and so much more! If you think about it, by being a …

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Like any job, nursing isn't always what it seems. There are difficult parts to the job just like there are rewarding parts! If you're interested in becoming a nurse, take a look at these "Nurse Confessions". Nursing is a fast-paced industry with lots of ups and downs. Working as a nurse usually …

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It's Friday, which means it's time for us to answer a FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION!
Bring a list of questions to your appointment and we will be happy to answer

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As the local need for Medical Assistants (MA) grows, so does the diverse set of skills expected of MAs. Graduates of our MA program often work in clinics and complete a wide variety of skills at their job every day. One skill that wasn’t previously covered in the MA program that is becoming more …

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Did you know we are COMPLETE partners with the Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI)?

What’s ATI, you ask? ATI has researched and formed a curriculum that is proven to increase NCLEX pass rates and produce more prepared nurses. The curriculum works with each class and emphasizes NCLEX review as …

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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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If you're taking classes at BTC this fall, class schedules can be found here: http://bit.ly/2A86pBr Find the semester class schedules for general education classes, the MA, LPN, RN Bridge, and RN programs at Bolivar Technical

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MEET OUR ALUMNI: Rhonda Forsythe, LPN class of 2017

Rhonda went through quite the transformation during her nursing school experience. Like many who have been out of school for awhile, she doubted her efforts would be good enough to get her to the end, but with support and determination, Rhonda made …

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Interested in taking classes at BTC this fall? The enrollment period for classes is now open! Give us a call at 417-777-5062 to talk with our admissions department about signing up! Classes start August

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Check out our 2018 LPN students participating in an Obstetrician simulation!🤰👶

http://bit.ly/2LHJGA1 The 2018 LPN class at Bolivar Technical College participated in an Obstetrician simulation at the end of their second

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I hope these make you laugh like they did for us! 😂 Can anybody else relate to these GIFs?

Do you have a GIF that describes your life as a nurse? Leave it in the comments below! We experience some pretty crazy and interesting things throughout our long days of miracle working. Check out these 7 …

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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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Are you someone who has always wanted to be a nurse?
Maybe you've thought about becoming a nurse, but you're not sure if it's the right career for you?

Check out Dianne's story to find out what it took to KNOW that she wanted to become a nurse. Maybe you will have a similar experience! I think that …

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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 fall …

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Everyone starts somewhere. We hope your Monday is a good one!

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"Care providers — home health aides, personal care attendants and certified nursing assistants, in the government’s classification — are expected to be among the nation’s fastest-growing occupations. The Department of Labor’s economists expect about a million more will be added from 2014 …

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Soon to be graduates,

Take a look at this article that discusses what to look for while you're job searching. The right place might not have the highest salary, but might have the best benefits!

Our 2017 and 2018 RN classes had a 100% job placement rate, so you all have the power to negotiate! …

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It's Friday, which means it's time for us to answer a FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION!
Here is the page you can visit to help prepare for the entrance exam ➡️

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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 $15 or a hoodie or jacket for $23 before they're

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Hey students, do you have questions about the NCLEX? ATI has many resources that you have been/will be using during your program that will help prepare you for this big exam. Check out this post for some basic information on the NCLEX. As a new nursing student, it is normal to be confused about the …

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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 our Medical Assistant program.

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

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Happy Independence Day! We are closed today, but will be back in the office tomorrow. We hope you all have a safe and happy

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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 practice these skills in simulations and get real life practice during their externships.

Our MA program is …

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MEET OUR ALUMNI: Shawn Mock, RN Class of 2017, RN at CMH - ICU and instructor at BTC.

"I hadn’t been in school for years and I was having a tough time in one of my classes. I went to Coach Gray and told him I just wasn’t catching the material and I’ve never failed anything in my life, but I …

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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 in August!

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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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"The U.S. Board of Labor Statistics predicted that between 2012 and 2022, over 574,000 nursing jobs will need to be filled. The BLS also estimated that over half a million nurses will retire by 2022. According to the BLS, 1.13 million new nurses will be needed to keep up with the employment growth …

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If you're taking classes at BTC this fall, class schedules can be found here: http://bit.ly/2A86pBr Find the semester class schedules for general education classes, the MA, LPN, RN Bridge, and RN programs at Bolivar Technical

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Life can get pretty stressful and the truth is, it's hard to take care of others if you're not taking care of yourself! Check out these methods of managing stress and if you have any you would add, please share them in the comments below. 😌 With the buzz of the new year beginning to fade I find …

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