Nursing is an incredibly rewarding career choice. If you are interested in becoming one – or you are already working as an RN – you probably know the challenges that the job can bring. Working as a nurse in a hospital typically means long hours on your feet. … Continue reading 10 Alternative Careers for Registered Nurses
If you desire a career that involves helping the sick or injured, registered nursing may be your calling. Becoming a registered nurse (RN) is a challenging but rewarding path. Every moment of your workday is devoted to helping your patients. … Continue reading What are the Fundamentals of Nursing?
Are you interested in making a difference in the healthcare world? Do you want to work with patients one-on-one, helping them overcome illness and injury? You may be meant to become a registered nurse (RN). Nursing is an incredibly challenging, … Continue reading Becoming an RN? Here’s What You Should Know Before Getting Started
Becoming a nurse is a dream for many individuals. This career is incredibly rewarding, allowing you the chance to work with people in need and to make a difference in others’ lives. But deciding to become a nurse is just … Continue reading Common Nursing Credentials You Can Pursue
If you have dreamed ever dreamed of a hands-on career in the healthcare field, a career fully dedicated to helping others, you may be perfect for the role of nurse. Nurses are the backbone to the medical field. Hospital patients receive most of their direct care … Continue reading Going to Nursing College as an Adult: What You Need to Know
Ethics are an integral part of healthcare. Nurses, doctors, and anyone working with patients – directly or indirectly – is expected to adhere to certain ethical standards and practices throughout their day-to-day. This ensures that they follow good moral values, and … Continue reading The Nursing Code of Ethics and What it Means for Prospective Nurses
Resilience and Recognizing Those Who Encourage Us in Our Everyday Lives by Dr. Vivienne Friday, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE Program Director, ABSN, Goodwin University I am the first of my family to attend an institution of higher education, earning a … Continue reading Resilience and Recognizing Those Who Encourage Us in Our Everyday Lives
Nursing, without a doubt, is one of the most fulfilling career paths you can pursue. This field allows you the opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives – and not just patients, but also their family members. Today, … Continue reading How Hard is Nursing School?
Nurses are so important to our healthcare system. The recent outbreak of COVID-19 proves just how important our frontline workers are, especially the ones who are caring for the sick and injured. If you are thinking about starting a nursing … Continue reading Nursing School Preparation Checklist
Many employers today are requiring nurses to hold a BSN degree. If you are already working as a registered nurse, this may come as no surprise. One decade ago, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) called for more BSN-educated nurses in … Continue reading How Hard is it to Get a Bachelor’s in Nursing (BSN)?
If you’re thinking of pursuing a nursing degree, you are probably considering all of your options. You probably want a program that can accommodate your busy life. You may want a nursing school that works with your existing schedule. Whether … Continue reading Evening and Night Classes for Nurses
Goodwin University nursing graduates, Theresa Macy and Sharon Kyc, both work at Hartford HealthCare as Registered Nurses in their home care division. Since graduating from Goodwin, the two women have had incredible success applying what they’ve learned in the classroom into … Continue reading Where are They Now? Goodwin Nursing Graduates – From finals week to working the frontlines
Now more than ever, registered nurses have one of the most impactful and respected roles within the healthcare system. Nurses have the unique opportunity to help people in times of need, also making it one of the most rewarding careers … Continue reading The Benefits of a Part-Time Nursing Program
There are many branches of the nursing field and, as a result, many types of nurses out there. Two of the most common nursing careers today are Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) and Registered Nurses (RN). Both LPNs and RNs are … Continue reading Practical vs. Registered Nursing Programs: What’s the Difference?
Nursing is one of the most rewarding and respected careers today. Nurses have the opportunity to help people in need and make a real difference in the lives of their patients. Not to mention, there is great job security in … Continue reading How Long is Nursing School? A Timeline for Aspiring RNs
The Brave Among the Battlefield: A Tribute to Nurses Worldwide by Vivienne Friday, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE Program director, ABSN, Goodwin University As a child growing up in a small village on the east side of Jamaica, I remember admiring … Continue reading The Brave Among the Battlefield: A Tribute to Nurses Worldwide
Nurses are the backbone to our healthcare system. If you are interested in becoming a nurse, you are planning to embark on a challenging but incredibly rewarding career. In addition to the great income (registered nurses in Connecticut earn an … Continue reading Connecticut Nursing License Requirements, Explained
Before committing to any college degree, it's important to understand the pros and cons of your chosen field. Does it promise good pay? Will there be jobs after graduation? Is it a respected position? Is it a career that you'll … Continue reading Is Nursing a Good Career?