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  • The Components of a Great Practical Nursing Program Stone Academy | August 3rd, 2018

    If you’re on the hunt for a great practical nursing program in Connecticut, chances are you’re wondering, “Are they all the same?” Below we outline what makes a diploma nursing program – such as Stone Academy’s Practical Nursing (LPN) program …Read more
  • Earning Your Dental Assistant Certification in CT: What You Need to Know Stone Academy | May 15th, 2018

    A dental assistant is an integral – and perhaps the most versatile – member of the dental team. On a daily basis, dental assistants facilitate all the happenings that occur in the dental office: preparing patients for treatment, working alongside dent…Read more
  • 3 Fast-Track Nursing Related Programs You Can Pursue Now Stone Academy | April 24th, 2018

    The nursing field is growing, and like many aspiring caregivers, you are eager to get involved. We don’t blame you! Research shows that healthcare is among the fastest growing and most rewarding industries to get into today. So, where do you begin? T…Read more
  • The LPN Job Description: What You Can Expect to Do as a Licensed Practical Nurse Stone Academy | March 6th, 2018

    Did you know that nearly 90 percent of standby patient care in hospitals is delivered by nurses? Nurses, undoubtedly, play a vital role in the medical field. And Licensed Practical Nurses, also known as LPNs, are among the most essential and in-demand hea…Read more
  • Places You’ll Find Entry-Level Nursing Jobs, and How to Take the First Step in Your Nursing Career Stone Academy | February 6th, 2018

    Not only is healthcare the fastest-growing industry today, it is also one of the most exciting and rewarding career paths. Working in healthcare means helping people in need. It means working closely with the sick, injured, and disabled, doing all you can…Read more
  • How to Become a CNA in Connecticut Stone Academy | January 6th, 2018

    A Certified Nursing Aide (CNA) is a vital member of the healthcare team. Day-in and day-out, CNAs are needed to ensure that patients are receiving comfortable, quality care. We’ve already talked about the many reasons one should become a CNA, but how…Read more
  • Dental Hygienist vs. Dental Assistant: Which Career Path Should You Choose? Stone Academy | December 15th, 2017

    Dentistry is a vital, in-demand, and highly rewarding field. Typically, when we think of dentistry, the first occupation that comes to mind is a dentist – the doctor that assesses our oral X-Rays, diagnoses problems with our teeth and gums, fills our ca…Read more
  • LPN vs. CNA: Which Nursing Path is Right for You? Stone Academy | December 15th, 2017

    LPN vs. CNA – two different acronyms, two different credentials, and two very distinct, yet very essential, roles within the nursing field. They are also some of the most accessible and in-demand nursing careers today. Right now, you might be debatin…Read more
  • What to Look for in a Nursing Assistant Program Stone Academy | October 6th, 2017

    There are many factors to consider when choosing the right nursing school. You want to pursue a program that will meet all of your needs, whether lifestyle or financial, as well as your career goals. This is a long-term decision, one that will impact your…Read more
  • Practical Nursing Schools: Your Questions, Answered Stone Academy | October 6th, 2017

    Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) are an integral part of the healthcare team. So much, in fact, that what the LPN nurse does is formally considered "essential care." On the job, these nurses can be found monitoring patient conditions, administering medica…Read more
  • 4 Reasons to Choose an Accredited Nursing School Stone Academy | October 6th, 2017

    There are many considerations that go into choosing a nursing school – the types of programs that it offers, the cost of tuition, the convenience of its campus, the required time commitment, as well as whether or not it is an "accredited" nurs…Read more
  • What to Expect from LPN Training School Stone Academy | June 9th, 2017

    Licensed Practical Nurses, otherwise referred to as LPNs, are vital members of the healthcare field. On a daily basis, these nurses promote the well-being of others, helping to maintain and restore the health of their patients by providing basic medical c…Read more
  • 3 Nursing Degrees to Consider for Your Healthcare Education Stone Academy | April 28th, 2017

    Choosing to go to nursing school is by far one of the most advantageous educational investments you can make today. Not only is nursing a fulfilling and stable career choice, it is also a field brimming with opportunity. Across the country, demand for qua…Read more
  • EMT vs. Paramedic Training: Which Path Should You Choose? Stone Academy | March 30th, 2017

    Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians (more commonly known as EMTs) are first responders who are abidingly at the forefront of the emergency medical field. These are the professionals you’ll find first at the scene of an accident. The medical aut…Read more
  • 20 Must have CNA Skills Stone Academy | March 9th, 2017

    20 Must-Have CNA Skills So you want to become a certified nursing assistant (CNA). You have a strong passion for helping and caring for others, and are now ready to take your first steps into the healthcare field. Where do you begin? To become a certifi…Read more
  • LPN Requirements: What it Takes to Become a Licensed Practical Nurse Stone Academy | February 3rd, 2017

    Are you considering a career in licensed practical nursing? As a prospective nurse, you may feel eager to dive into a career and begin your future in helping others. But right now, one thing seems to be holding you back: you do not know exactly where to s…Read more
  • What Does a Dental Assistant Do? Joe Bierbaum | July 5th, 2016

    What Does a Dental Assistant Do? Are you considering a career in the dentistry? If you have strong communication skills, love to work with people, and prefer a true hands-on career, you may consider becoming a dental assistant. Dental assistants play …Read more
  • How to Become a Dental Assistant Joe Bierbaum | July 5th, 2016

    How to Become a Dental Assistant in 5 Steps The demand for quality dental care is growing. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of dental assistants is projected to grow 18 percent by the year 2024. This means that between now and then…Read more
  • 9 Reasons to Become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Stone Academy | January 13th, 2015

    Certified nursing assistants, also known as CNAs, or advanced CNAs known as PCS (Patient Care Specialists) provide basic nursing duties for patients who are temporarily or permanently unable to care for themselves. CNA duties range from helping with a pat…Read more
  • Stone academy and american heart association team up during “heart month” in february Stone Academy | May 30th, 2014

    WEST HAVEN, CT (1/27/12)—In February, Stone Academy and the American Heart Association will team up during Heart Month to encourage citizens to become more sensitive to heart wellness. According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease…Read more
  • Stone academy launches christmas season clothing/diaper drive Stone Academy | May 30th, 2014

    Collected items to be given to Beacon On The Hill in West Haven WEST HAVEN, CT (11-22-11)—From November 28 through December 15, Stone Academy is inviting faculty, students and the general public to participate in a Christmas season clothing and diap…Read more
  • 2 Schools step up to save west haven fireworks Stone Academy | May 30th, 2014

    WEST HAVEN, CT (1/27/12)—In February, Stone Academy and the American Heart Association will team up during Heart Month to encourage citizens to become more sensitive to heart wellness. According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease…Read more
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