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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.

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.

RN to BSN Completion Program – Today’s the Day

on Tuesday, 31 July 2018. Posted in Nursing

RN to BSN Completion Program – Today’s the Day

Take your nursing career to the next level by starting an online RN to BSN completion program today. This degree will never be more affordable, and you might be surprised at how hassle-free our program really is. While other online nursing schools require you to adhere to a strict academic calendar, our program lets you start whenever you want, study at your own pace, and even take tests when it suits you! Why wait? Go forward in your nursing career by earning your BSN degree now.

What Nurses Learn in an RN to BSN Online Curriculum

on Tuesday, 10 July 2018. Posted in Academic Advice, Nursing

What Can Nurses Learn From an RN to BSN Online Curriculum That They Don’t Already Know?

Nurses work hard to earn their RN license. And after years of successful practice, they may wonder what a BSN completion program can possibly tell them about how to be a great nurse.

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.

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.

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?

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