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How to Become a Nurse Manager – and How an RN-BSN Gets You There

on Thursday, 23 March 2017. Posted in Nursing

How to Become a Nurse Manager – and How an RN-BSN Gets You There

You love nursing, but sometimes you find yourself looking for new day-to-day responsibilities. Perhaps you’re hoping to help others in a new way or are curious about earning potential in a management role. Becoming a nurse manager may be a great fit for you, as the role builds on your existing nursing expertise while offering new daily and career opportunities.

Earning Your RN to BSN: What to Expect in Your First Semester

on Thursday, 16 February 2017. Posted in Nursing

Earning Your RN to BSN: What to Expect in Your First Semester

If you’ve decided to go back to school to earn your RN to BSN degree, you’re not alone. More and more RNs are deciding to complete their education to further their career and meet the needs of the growing healthcare industry. While adding school to your list of responsibilities — from spending time with friends and family, to managing a busy work schedule — can feel overwhelming, the best way to calm your nerves and set yourself up for success is to know what to expect.

Take Care of Yourself First: Five Health and Wellness Tips for Nurses

on Tuesday, 07 February 2017. Posted in Healthcare Insights, Nursing

Take Care of Yourself First: Five Health and Wellness Tips for Nurses

As a nurse, you spend a majority of your time caring for others, but may often need a reminder to prioritize self-care as well. It’s not a matter of knowing that maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important; it’s a matter of keeping consistent habits with personal well-being in mind.

Reach Your Nursing Career Goals This Year

on Thursday, 12 January 2017. Posted in Nursing

How to Reach Your Nursing Career Goals in 2017 and Beyond

The New Year is in full swing, and this time of renewal often sparks people’s motivation to take on new goals and aspirations.

Prevent Nurse Burn Out: How to Develop Resiliency

on Saturday, 10 December 2016. Posted in Nursing

Prevent Nurse Burn Out: How to Develop Resiliency

There is no doubt, being a nurse is demanding – physically and emotionally. While there are a lot of great moments in nursing, sometimes even when everything goes "right" with a patient, the outcome is not the one a team was expecting.

Want to Earn Your BSN? Talk to Someone Who’s Been in Your Shoes

on Tuesday, 04 October 2016. Posted in Nursing

Want to Earn Your BSN? Talk to Someone Who’s Been in Your Shoes

As an admissions counselor and faculty advisor for the Madison School of Healthcare RN to BSN program, Sandra Kleiman brings a very specific perspective to her work. That’s because she’s been in the exact same spot as the people she works with, both as a former nurse and an online student.

Four Healthcare Trends Affecting Nursing Professionals

on Thursday, 08 September 2016. Posted in Healthcare Insights, Nursing

Four Healthcare Trends Affecting Nursing Professionals

Registered nurses are the largest healthcare occupation, with 2.8 million RN jobs in 2014. It’s no wonder that nurses are so often referred to as the “beating heart” of healthcare. As the industry goes through some rapid changes, it’s important that nurses are able to adjust and adapt to meet the needs of the patients they serve.

What to Do When You Feel Stuck in Your Nursing Career

on Thursday, 18 August 2016. Posted in Nursing

What to Do When You Feel Stuck in Your Nursing Career

Even the most successful nurses can fall into a rut sometimes. Having a career and juggling other responsibilities means having a set routine and a list of boxes to check each day. In the midst of this ongoing cycle, you may find yourself feeling stuck. As you assess your career and try to figure out what’s next, it’s helpful to ask yourself the following questions.

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