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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 Supports Nurses with Kids

on Tuesday, 29 May 2018. Posted in Healthcare Insights, Nursing

4 Ways Madison School of Healthcare Supports Nurses with Kids

Nurses who are also moms are all-stars. As a working mom, you spend all day taking care of other people and their families, while missing yours. From the moment you start your day, to the start of your shift and until you lay your head back on your pillow, you are in constant caregiver mode. In that frenzy, it might be hard to think about going back to school to earn your bachelor’s of nursing degree online. That’s where the Madison School of Healthcare comes in. We’ve made it easier for you to fit school into your life with a program that is flexible and affordable. Here are four of the ways we’ll support you once you become a student.

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.

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.

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