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.

Madison School of Healthcare at Ashworth College News Hero

on Wednesday, 09 May 2018. Posted in News

New Healthcare Compliance Training Now Online & Open for Enrollment

NORCROSS, GA. - Ashworth College is now accepting enrollments for a brand-new healthcare compliance online training program.

Online Vet Tech Program Offers Assistance to Students Affected by Mount Ida College Closure

on Tuesday, 24 April 2018. Posted in News

Online Vet Tech Program Offers Assistance to Students Affected by Mount Ida College Closure

NEWTON, Mass. - A door closed for hundreds of Mount Ida College students recently when the Newton, Mass., school announced it would close at the end of its spring semester. The school is transitioning students into other schools as efficiently as possible but many programs are full, inconveniently located, or incompatible schedule-wise. Mount Ida vet tech students, in particular, face an additional roadblock as The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, which is acquiring the Mount Ida campus, offers no program for them to transfer into. To the rescue is The Madison School of Healthcare at Ashworth College, an online vet tech program that has opened its doors for all Mount Ida transfer students.

A Timeframe for BSN Completion: How Long Does It Take?

on Tuesday, 24 April 2018. Posted in Academic Advice, Nursing

A Timeframe for BSN Completion: How Long Does It Take?

Imagine this scenario: You feel inspired to go back to school and get your BSN, so you hop on the web to find out when classes start at the local college. Your enthusiasm immediately gets deflated when you discover you missed the application deadline by a week, so you’ll have to wait another six months to apply. Oh, and the dean notes they’re running a waitlist for the program due to a faculty shortage, so they’re advising candidates that not every applicant to the BSN completion program will be accepted. Maybe you’ll get in, maybe you won’t. But it will take half a year for you to find out – and delay your degree completion by at least that length of time.

Student Stories: Vietnamese RN Targets Lifelong Dream Thanks to Madison Online Healthcare Degrees

on Tuesday, 17 April 2018. Posted in Nursing, Stories

Student Stories: Vietnamese RN Targets Lifelong Dream Thanks to Madison Online Healthcare Degrees

When Ysuing Nie immigrated to the U.S. from Vietnam at age 19, the only English he knew was how to say his name. Today, almost 20 years later, he is working toward his BSN degree with a view toward becoming a nurse practitioner–a goal he never thought was possible because of his background.

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.

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