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It's Friday, which means it's time for us to answer a FREQUENTLY ASKED

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Our President, Charlotte Gray, was interviewed by the Springfield Business Journal. The topic of discussion was the current shortage of nurses and what can be done about it. Check it out! http://bit.ly/2h3WiG4 Features Editor Emily Letterman interviews the president of Bolivar Technical

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The NCLEX exam is what stands between nursing students and their licensure. In order to practice in their field they MUST pass this exam, which means it’s a pretty big deal! If you spend 1 or 2 years in school you want to be confident you will pass your exam, right? Your future depends on it!

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We had a great time kicking off our Spring Food Truck event with London Calling Pasty Company today! A lot of people took advantage of the sunshine and delicious food to enjoy lunch in our parking lot. ☀️ Thank you to everyone who joined us; we hope you'll come back next week on Wednesday, …

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Employment for CNAs is expected to grow 21 percent from 2012 to 2022. That's faster than the average for all occupations! Sound like a career you are interested in? BTC can help!

Our next CNA course starts in April. The program lasts 10 weeks and meets every Friday. Now is the time to apply and get …

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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: Melanie Harris, RN class of 2018

Melanie wants to give some great advice to our RN classes. Although the program is challenging and takes all of your effort, it is WORTH IT in the end, and that is something we hear so often from our graduates! The work is worth it.

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We're kicking off our Spring Food Trucks at BTC event TOMORROW with London Calling Pasty Company ! They will be serving a popular English dish called pasties -- think big hand-held pot pies -- from 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM in our parking lot located at 1135 N Oakland Ave. Tag a friend who should join you …

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Thinking about becoming a nurse, but don't want to commit to a 2 year program? Then our LPN program might be right for you!

Here are a few facts about BTC's Licensed Practical Nurse program:
-You begin the program in January and graduate in December (that's less than a year!)
-By applying as early …

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Have you ever wondered how our teachers supervise the students during simulations? To give simulations a more "real-life" feeling, teachers are in a separate room and are able to watch the students on a computer monitor through a camera located in each room. They can make notes and monitor the …

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Want to get some practice questions in before taking the TEAS entrance exam for our nursing programs? Here are a few: Practice makes perfect, right?! The writers of the ATI TEAS Exam are sharing 10 practice questions to help kick off your studying. PS – Scroll to the bottom for rationales and …

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Our RN students put their knowledge and skill set of the respiratory system to the test during this simulation! Simulations are designed to prepare students for clinical rotations and make them more comfortable and confident with their work as a nurse. All of the hours they spend in the lab will …

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Students, these 6 experienced nurses are sharing advice about your future career. Do you have any questions that our alumni can answer? Post in the comments below! Let’s talk about life as a new nurse! All at the same time it is exciting, nerve-wracking, thrilling, trying, taxing and motivating. …

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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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What does success mean to you? Have a great week!

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We know you have a guilty pleasure at work! Can you relate to any of these? 🤔 Facebook while hiding in the bathroom for two minutes. Read more hilarious answers from

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Taking care of your own health is often a key to success that college students forget about. It is just as important as studying and practicing skills, so take a look at these tips and think about how you could apply one in your life today! As a nursing student, it can be tough to find a good …

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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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We're bringing back our food truck event this spring! Food trucks are a fun way to try handmade food when you’re short on time, which makes it the perfect stop for your lunch break. The entire community is welcome to enjoy the unique food options throughout March and April, so please share this …

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Have you been wondering why our NCLEX pass rates keep getting better and better? There's a reason 100% pass rate keeps showing up from our classes!

One reason is because of the preparation our students get from our partnership with Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI)! Our complete partnership …

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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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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: Jeremy Odneal, RN class of 2018

Jeremy really enjoyed getting to work in the ER during his capstone. Find out why the experiences he gained during his time BTC helped build his confidence and prepare him for work after graduation!

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Do you have experience in Accounting or know someone who does? We are looking for a team player who meets the following requirements:

Bachelor’s degree required; preferred in accounting.
Master’s degree preferred.
CPA preferred.
Minimum of 5 years of progressive accounting experience required.

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"One of the most important roles in the medical role, considered being the backbone of the industry by many, nurses are finally coming into their own and seeing a payout for their hard work and dedication. For the first time, becoming a nurse in the United States is a profession to be revered." In …

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On Wednesday, March 27th, Black Sheep Burgers & Shakes - Downtown will be parked in our parking lot serving sliders and fries. We need YOUR HELP choosing which sliders and fries to serve (2 burgers and 1 fry will be available). Please cast your vote below by LIKING the burger and fry you would

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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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Students and graduates, have you had a similar scenario happen to you? 🤢 Any special tips and tricks you use? Let us know in the comments below. ⬇️ How do you cope when your stomach starts to turn on the

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Who doesn't love hacks that make your life easier?

Nurses, do you have any life hacks you've discovered over the years? Share with us in the comments below! ⬇️ As seasoned professionals, we take our jobs seriously, and our daily hacks even more seriously. Here’s our 2018 Edition of the latest …

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If you're torn between starting your career as a nurse and taking time off to travel, becoming a travel nurse would be the perfect opportunity for you! Take Your Career to New Heights as a Travel Nurse If you’ve always wanted to travel but taking time off work isn’t exactly realistic, you might …

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

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Check out why Samantha, an LPN and RN Bridge graduate of BTC, thinks her NCLEX prep was different than some of her coworkers' experiences:

"My experience was much different because BTC uses ATI (Assessment Technologies Institute) to review for the NCLEX. ATI prepares you for the NCLEX because it …

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

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MEET OUR ALUMNI: Riley Renno, RN class of 2018

Riley was an LPN before joining our 1 year RN bridge program. She had a new experience during her summer transition semester and her classmates really helped her get through it. Find out more about Riley's experience here:

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Don't forget to stop by the Bolivar Chamber of Commerce Job Fair tomorrow!
Where: Bolivar YMCA
Time: 4:00-7:00 PM

We'll be there to answer questions about our programs: CNA, CMT, Medical Assistant (MA), Practical Nursing (LPN), RN Bridge, and Professional Nursing (RN)

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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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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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If you aren't sure whether a 2-year program or 4-year program is right for you, take a look at this Q&A. It sheds light on some pros and cons of ADN vs BSN! Nursing students have a range of education options today. Nursing education expert Donna Ruelens-Trinkaus, PhD, MSN, RN, explains what those …

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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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Crack open the history book (or take a look at this infographic) to learn about the woman that changed the future of nursing and hospitals all over the world! Aren't you glad Nightingale discovered the importance of sanitation in the healing process? Florence Nightingale is a towering figure in the …

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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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Something to remember this week!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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