Nursing

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

Real Talk - Advice from Nurses in the Field

on Wednesday, 16 March 2016. Posted in Nursing

Real Talk - Advice from Nurses in the Field

Having a mentor is important. Plato had Socrates; Daniel (the karate kid) had Mr. Miyagi; We all have Oprah. When you're looking for advice in life and in your career, sometimes you need guidance from someone who knows exactly what you're going through because they have been in your shoes.

Stayin' Alive - A Playlist for Nurses

on Friday, 11 March 2016. Posted in Nursing

Stayin' Alive - A Playlist for Nurses

When you are stressed, tired, or unmotivated, sometimes music is the best medicine. Whether you're dancing in your car, pretending that the tunes flowing through your earbuds are the soundtrack to your life, or just humming along to the song that's stuck in your head, music can make all of the difference during a hectic shift. So next time you need some rhythmic release, add one of these songs to your playlist.

Infographic: How Far Can You Go with Your Nursing Degree?

on Monday, 07 March 2016. Posted in Healthcare Insights, Nursing

Infographic: How Far Can You Go with Your Nursing Degree?

Research has shown a connection between nurses who are equipped with a BSN degree and improved patient care. In turn, more employers are requiring registered nurses to earn degrees beyond their associate’s. How far can you go with your nursing degree? The infographic below details some of the career opportunities and salaries available to nurses who earn their bachelor’s degree or higher.

Earning A BSN Opens Possibilities for Nurses

on Thursday, 03 March 2016. Posted in Nursing

Earning A BSN Opens Possibilities for Nurses

If you've been a nurse long enough, you've probably heard that earning a BSN is important. But just how important is it? Turns out, it can be a real differentiator. Whether it’s opening up more career possibilities or helping you earn more money (sometimes even for some of the same things you are doing now!) getting your bachelor’s degree can be a big career boost.

Getting Guidance: Three Ways Your Advisor Can Help You Succeed

on Friday, 26 February 2016. Posted in Nursing

Getting Guidance: Three Ways Your Advisor Can Help You Succeed

In life, everyone needs a little guidance. From family members and close friends, to Yelp! reviews and Netflix movie ratings, it’s comforting – and often necessary – to get insight from others when making decisions and dealing with problems. That’s exactly what advisors do for our nursing students.

Five Strategies for Making Nursing School Possible

on Thursday, 18 February 2016. Posted in Nursing

Five Strategies for Making Nursing School Possible

As a nurse, you’re kind of already a superhero when it comes to balancing responsibilities. From working long shifts, to taking care of your family and finding time to spend with friends, you’ve learned the art of time management. But is it possible to add school into the mix and maintain this balance? Believe it or not, earning your BSN doesn’t have to get in the way of the rest of your life.

Five Jobs That Require a BSN

on Thursday, 11 February 2016. Posted in Nursing

Five Jobs That Require a BSN

Growth is one of the most important elements to sustaining a happy and fulfilling work life. Your career path is bound to take some unexpected turns as your values and interests change and evolve over time. If you’ve decided that you’d like to explore new possibilities for your job, you might consider earning a bachelor’s of nursing degree.

Three Ways You Can Pay for Your RN to BSN Degree

on Friday, 05 February 2016. Posted in Nursing

Three Ways You Can Pay for Your RN to BSN Degree

If you’re considering going back to school to earn your RN to BSN degree, it’s likely that one of the biggest concerns you have is figuring out a way to pay the cost of tuition. You’re not alone. Most students face a similar challenge. The good news is that there are a number of options you can explore to make going back to school possible.

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