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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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"Men should look at nursing as a career choice that provides security while offering a continuously rewarding opportunity in specialties like palliative, primary, trauma and critical care, where nurses ease suffering and make a true difference in people’s lives." A male nursing professor and a …

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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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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 June 22nd. The program lasts 10 weeks and meets every Friday. Now is the time to apply and get …

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Students, we found some helpful tips for passing your NCLEX exam! We hope that these tricks and everything you've learned at BTC will help you pass your test. Good

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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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Did you know several of our RN graduates have gone on to fill leadership positions? Check out this story and see if Nurse Manager would be a good fit for you! Excellent nurse managers possess strong leadership and communication skills and create a vibrant culture of teamwork and trust among their …

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With our new building came a new simulation lab with advanced software and technology. Our students get valuable experience in our simulation labs and have become more comfortable with patients because of it. Give us a call at 417.777.5062 to schedule a tour of our campus and our simulation lab! …

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Medical Assistants are in high demand in the workforce. Don't just take our word for it. Check out this news video about the growing position : http://on.today.com/296hmbG

Lucky for you, we offer 2 different Medical Assistant programs at BTC! We have an accelerated program that takes 2 semesters to …

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Being a nurse can be difficult at times, but have you ever thought about the challenges men face in the field?

Do our male alumni have anything to add to this story? We'd love to get your thoughts on what it means to be a nurse! Whether you are a male or a female, being a nurse is an honorable …

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Did you know we now offer an 8 month Medical Assistant certificate program?

You can get in, get your education done, secure a position in a facility, then use that time and flexibility in that position to decide:
• What do I enjoy?
• What do I not enjoy?
• What am I good at?
• Do I want to …

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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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Nurse's attire can have a big impact on the morale and safety of their patients, so it's no surprise that the rise in male nurses has caused companies to create styles and scrub clothing lines just for men!

Guys, check out this style guide before you buy your next pair of scrubs. As you know, the …

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Have you considered going to nursing school? What if we told you you could be a nurse by December 2019?!

We are now accepting applications for our 2019 LPN program and we don’t want you to miss out on it! Your life could change in many ways by becoming an LPN. You could be in a career that pays …

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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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We are hiring!

We're currently seeking an instructor for Anatomy & Physiology. Applicants should have a Masters Degree and be experienced in the education of life sciences such as A&P, Microbiology, Nutrition, etc. For more information, call us at (417) 777-5062 or email your resume to …

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Join us tomorrow for our BLOOD DRIVE!

When: Monday, May 14th
Time: 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Where: BTC downstairs lobby

The CBCO is currently under a RED ALERT for O Negative blood. If you are O Negative, please consider donating during this time of need in our

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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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Students and alumni, can you answer all of these questions?
Share your score in the comments below! The leading lifestyle nursing magazine featuring nursing stories, career advice, gear reviews, nurse humor, giveaways, NCLEX tips and fun

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We appreciate all the hard work our students and nurses put into their career! We know finding ways to stay healthy and happy while balancing work can be a challenge. Make sure to share these tips with your nursing friends! Increased life span, growing medical provider shortages and pending …

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If you're wanting to advance your career, additional schooling is always a good idea. "Not only do extra classes give you added knowledge and more certificates, they open you up to the various opportunities for advancement."

We have several programs here at BTC to help you climb the nursing ladder. …

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Amanda was nervous she had been out of school for too long to go back, but she wanted to advance her career. Does this sound familiar?

Everyone at BTC believes it is NEVER too late to further your education, especially if it's to advance your career. BTC's faculty and students encourage and help …

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Want to save 3 lives?

BTC is hosting a BLOOD DRIVE on Monday, May 14th. You can donate blood in our downstairs lobby from 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM. Just bring your ID!

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Our teachers and nurses could use some Andy's Frozen Custard, RIGHT?!?! Go to their post and comment for a chance to win a $30 gift card for NURSES WEEK and TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK! 🍦 LAST CHANCE! Hurry and enter below to win an Andy’s gift card. Happy Friday! ... Attention all Teachers …

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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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We are now designated as Military Friendly! The organization, Military Friendly®, bestow the designation to organizations that show a commitment, effort and success in creating sustainable and meaningful benefit for the military community. We love our veterans and are proud to have earned this …

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Did you know that we offer more than just LPN and RN programs at BTC?

We offer :
Medical Assistant
CNA
Certified Medication Technician
LPN
RN
RN Bridge

Help us spread the word by sharing this post! You never know which of your friends or family members are considering going back to school. Let's keep it …

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Happy Nurses Week! ♥️

We want to say 'THANK YOU' to all of the amazing nurses who choose to care for others everyday. Your selfless actions do not go unnoticed, and this week we celebrate

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Reminder to incoming students!

If you're planning to enroll into a specific program at BTC, you can always take some of your gen-eds early if time allows.

Want to start your program immediately? You’re in luck because you can start as early as August! By applying as early as possible and making …

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ATI not only focuses on NCLEX prep, but they also assist nursing students and nurses on landing their dream job. Check out this Q&A about resumes and applying for jobs! We recently teamed up with the Saint Luke’s Health System talent acquisition team, Adidja Suleman and Bret Knappenberger, and …

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Hey CNAs and CMTs, are you ready to further your career? Don't miss out on our next LPN program that begins in January 2019!!

Becoming an LPN could mean more job opportunities, job duties, and higher income! Don't want to wait until January to get started? You can start as early as August 27th by …

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Our MA and RN students celebrated the end of their programs yesterday! They had a class party, class pictures, and graduation rehearsal.

These students will be graduating tomorrow morning at 10 AM at 1st Assembly of God Church in Bolivar, MO. Help us congratulate them in the comments below

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

“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 appreciate nurses and the selfless work they do every day. Check out this song made just for those hard working nurses and share it with all of your nurse friends to show them how much you appreciate them! In appreciation of nurses who tirelessly care for patients and their families with …

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Nurses are already in high demand, but sometimes it's good to have a little extra help when applying for a position. Check out these tips for nailing your resume! One of the best things about being a nurse is that your job is

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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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You want to better yourself and your career, right?

Which of these tips could you implement in your life RIGHT NOW? We can't wait to see how your career changes this year! The beginning of a new year assails us once again. Resolving to go on a diet? Thinking about working out more often or finding …

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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.

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Are you a travel nurse? Do you want to become a travel nurse? Take a look at these tips to be the best nurse you can be before heading out to your next adventure! Stay Healthy & Safe on the Go with These Travel Tips Working as a

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Becoming a Certified Nurses Assistant is a great way to gain hands on experience in the healthcare field and to learn if the healthcare field is really for you!

Did you know that BTC offers a 10 week CNA course that meets every Friday? Call us at 417-777-5062 to get signed up for our next session …

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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 RN class had a 100% job placement rate, so you all have the power to negotiate! Facilities NEED …

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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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Learning in a classroom offers many benefits to our students. Our labs provide students with hands-on experience that help them transition smoothly into the real world, and our small classroom sizes create an environment that makes learning and focusing easier!

If this is the kind of education you …

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Social media is something almost everyone uses, but nurses have to be a little extra cautious. Are you using social media in a policy-friendly way? You might be surprised. Check out these tips to protect yourself and your career! The rise in popularity of social media sites has created a whole new …

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It's time for Orientation for our new RN Bridge students, MA students, and general education students!

When: Wednesday, May 2nd
Time: 9:00 AM
Where: BTC

We can't wait to see you

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If you ask nursing students what their biggest worry is, it’s most likely passing the NCLEX exam to earn licensure as an LPN or RN. Nursing school graduates are required to pass this exam in order to work in their field, so it is crucial for them to pass!

BTC wants to prepare their graduates for …

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Did you know all of our classes are small for a reason?

Having a small number of students in each class helps A LOT when we're trying to teach our students. Since there are less students in each class than a lot of other colleges, our teachers are able to give students more one-on-one time to make …

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We are happy to announce that BTC RN students are now certified to assist at Point of Dispensing sites (PODS) in our area! The Polk County Health Department visited our campus and trained our RN students on the procedures for dispensing mass medication and immunizations in the event of a public …

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Students, it's never too early to start thinking about applying for jobs. After all, your end goal is to get a great job, right??

Take a look at this Q&A about applying, interviewing, and landing that dream job. 🤓 We recently teamed up with the Children’s Mercy Hospital talent acquisition team …

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"Technology has reshaped healthcare in more ways than we can imagine, and it’s not stopping nor slowing down anytime soon. The healthcare industry will continue to progress—growing more effectively to deliver patient care, improve cost control, and encourage caregiver satisfaction in …

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