Madison School of Healthcare Blog

Each blog, written by our subject matter experts, will explore topics ranging from healthcare news, academics, student life, nursing, career skills and much more.

Online Healthcare Degrees Open Doors to Fascinating Opportunities

on Wednesday, 28 March 2018. Posted in Academic Advice, Healthcare Insights

Online Healthcare Degrees Open Doors to Fascinating Opportunities

Love the idea of working in the lucrative healthcare industry but don’t want to work with patients? An affordable, accredited online healthcare degree can open the door to non-clinical career opportunities you may never have heard of, like sterile compounding. And the healthcare industry encompasses a broad range of related fields, such as dental, occupational therapy, and even veterinary!

3 (More) Reasons to Tackle BSN Completion Sooner Rather than Later

on Tuesday, 20 March 2018. Posted in Healthcare Insights, Nursing

3 (More) Reasons to Tackle BSN Completion Sooner Rather than Later

Read these excuses. Does the thought of returning to school for BSN completion make you think like this, too?

3 Healthcare Jobs That Don’t Require You to Wear Scrubs

on Thursday, 08 March 2018. Posted in Healthcare Insights, Nursing

3 Healthcare Jobs That Don’t Require You to Wear Scrubs

In case you hadn’t heard, healthcare as an industry is booming. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects healthcare will add more jobs between now and 2026 than any other occupational group. Healthcare jobs tend to be stable and pay well, too, because demand for professionals currently outstrips the supply of workers.

Infographic: 3 Bona Fide Benefits of Earning a BSN

on Tuesday, 27 February 2018. Posted in Healthcare Insights, Nursing

Infographic: 3 Bona Fide Benefits of Earning a BSN

As a nurse you, want the best for your career and for your patients. Enrolling in a BSN online program accomplishes both! As more employers seek to hire nurses with a bachelor of science in nursing, earning one can keep you from being left behind. Still not convinced? Check out these three benefits of earning a BSN.

9 Rewarding Nursing Jobs Beyond Floor Nurse

on Wednesday, 14 February 2018. Posted in Healthcare Insights, Nursing

9 Rewarding Nursing Jobs Beyond Floor Nurse

You love your job. You love your co-workers. You love your patients (except that one who always rings the call button right after you leave…). But sometimes you wonder what else is out there. Good news! You have options. We’ve compiled a list of nursing jobs that go beyond floor nurse. Before you rush in, make sure you meet the education requirements. Many of these jobs require a bachelor’s of nursing. So, if you only have your associate degree or nurse diploma you may want to think about an RN to BSN program. (If you need to work while you’re in school, an online program is a great option.)

Top 10 Podcasts That’ll Make RN to BSN Online Students Smarter

on Tuesday, 06 February 2018. Posted in Healthcare Insights, Nursing

Top 10 Podcasts That’ll Make RN to BSN Online Students Smarter

In the last ten years podcasts have blown up. That’s great news for nursing students. Podcasts make it easier to stay on top of trends, get free advice, and learn new techniques that can advance your career. The portability of podcasts makes them the perfect way to punch up your commute, wind down at home at the end of the day, or even listen and learn while you grocery shop or work out. So if you’re an online RN to BSN program student looking to double down on your education or a working professional looking for a simple way to get ahead, here are 10 podcasts that—once you subscribe—will surely make you smarter.

BSN Students: Nurse Manager FAQ

on Tuesday, 30 January 2018. Posted in Nursing

BSN Students: 6 GIFs That Answer Your Questions About Nurse Manager Jobs

So you’re exploring your career options. You’ve watched your own nurse manager in action and thought, “I can do that.” You know to get started you’ll need to go back to school. Maybe you’ve even started looking at BSN online programs. But you have questions. What’s a typical day like? What kind of skills do I need? How much will my raise be? Lucky for you, we’re here with some answers.

What

on Thursday, 25 January 2018. Posted in Healthcare Insights, Nursing

What "BSN in 10" Means for RN to BSN Program Students

Did you hear? New York passed a law recently that will require nurses to earn their bachelor’s of nursing (BSN) within 10 years of getting their nursing license. The law is known as “BSN in 10,” and it’s important news for anyone thinking about starting an RN to BSN online program.

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