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Preparing for FINALS!

Preparing for FINALS!

Preparing for finals can be somewhat nerve racking, but if you prepare properly you will allow yourself the best possible outcome and rock your FINALS! Here are a few tips:

1. Prepare a schedule: Spend a few minutes writing down everything you need to do in your calendar, from doing laundry and sleeping to writing papers and studying. Time has a tendency to slip away during finals week, so plan and keep track of it the best you can. Just because you've been able to pull all-night study sessions earlier in the semester doesn't mean it's

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How to prepare for the Nursing Assistant Certification

How to prepare for the Nursing Assistant Certification

As a college student, earning a nursing assistant certification opens a lot of opportunities as a new professional in the medical field. Students who have completed the nursing assistant course should plan to take their board exam within a few weeks of completing the course but no longer than a month of completing the course to successfully pass the board exam. If a student prolongs taking the exam, it may become difficult to pass the written, oral, and skill component due to information not being retained.

In order to receive the official certification, students must complete the North Carolina Nurse Aide I written (oral) examination and skills evaluation. Students are encouraged to obtain a copy in print or online of the North Carolina Nurse Aide I examination and skills evaluation. Read the manual carefully and pay close attention to any information in bold print which may highlight key information to focus on during your studies.

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