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on Monday, 01 October 2018. Posted in News, Nursing

Online RN to BSN Program Welcomes New Nursing Advisors

NORCROSS, GA. - Madison School of Healthcare at Ashworth College recently added two new Nursing Advisors in support of its growing RN to BSN online program.

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on Friday, 28 September 2018. Posted in News, Nursing

Madison School of Healthcare 2018 Commencement Sets Attendance Record

NORCROSS, GA. - After all the tassels had been turned, hashtags shared, and ticket stubs tallied, the 2018 Madison School of Healthcare and Ashworth College Commencement Ceremony was the school’s largest graduation event ever.

Which Degree is Right for You: BSN or Bachelor of Healthcare Management?

on Tuesday, 18 September 2018. Posted in Nursing

Which Degree is Right for You: BSN or Bachelor of Healthcare Management?

If clinical nursing has lost its luster, you may find it hard to get enthused about going back to college to earn your BSN – but what other choice do you have, right? It’s true a BSN opens the door to advanced practice, but spending the time and money on another nursing degree can feel like a waste of effort if you find the idea of a desk job more appealing at this stage of your career. Do you really need to get a BSN in order to advance up the administrative ladder?

How to Make Your Online RN-BSN Program the Best It Can Be

on Wednesday, 05 September 2018. Posted in Academic Advice, Nursing

How to Make Your Online RN-BSN Program the Best It Can Be

You might already be convinced the time is right to pursue your BSN. You’re probably aware of the push for “BSN in 10,” and maybe you’ve already read about three reasons to get your BSN today (and three more reasons to do it!). But making the decision to advance your education is only one part of the equation. You also want to wring every ounce of enjoyment out of the experience. To make the most of your educational pursuits, you should adopt these four strategies.

A Mother-Daughter Success Story

on Tuesday, 21 August 2018. Posted in Nursing, Stories

A Mother-Daughter Success Story

After May Macdowall experienced the quality and flexiblity of the Madison School of Healthcare online BSN completion program, she sang its praises to anyone who would listen. And one of those who heard her the loudest was her daughter, Maeghan. At 19, Maeghan was determined to attend college but wasn’t having a lot of success with the local institution. So she joined her mother at Ashworth College, and now the duo attend classes together – yet separately – in different online programs.

Q&A with Lora Epperly: Why CCR Partnered with Madison School of Healthcare

on Wednesday, 15 August 2018. Posted in Nursing

Q&A with Lora Epperly: Why CCR Partnered with Madison School of Healthcare

When Commonwealth Care of Roanoke (CCR) began to see patient acuity levels rising in its post-acute and skilled nursing centers, the company knew it needed more baccalaureate-prepared nurses to meet the challenge. The nursing shortage made it difficult to recruit these professionals, however, especially in some of the rural areas CCR serves.

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on Monday, 13 August 2018. Posted in News, Nursing

Scholarships Awarded to RN-BSN Student Joshua Patterson-Pope

NORCROSS, GA. - Madison School of Healthcare at Ashworth College congratulates RN-BSN student Joshua Patterson-Pope, recipient of two scholarships from the school’s partner healthcare system Palmetto Health. Patterson-Pope received the High-Potential Employee Scholarship from the Palmetto Health Richland Board and an additional award from the Palmetto Health Richland Auxiliary.

4 Steps to Earning the Maximum Salary as an RN or BSN

on Tuesday, 07 August 2018. Posted in Healthcare Insights, Nursing

4 Steps to Earning the Maximum Salary as an RN or BSN

You may have heard that BSN nurses earn more than their ADN or diploma counterparts. And salary surveys say that’s true. But your degree isn’t the only factor that influences how much money you earn as an RN. Where you practice, how much experience you have, and even where you live all have an affect on your potential earning power.

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