The healthcare industry largely depends on nurses’ dedication, experience, and knowledge. Nurses are compassionate individuals who serve as advocates, educators, and healers throughout a patient’s care journey. Furthermore, with a median annual salary of $81,220 and an employment growth rate … Continue reading Important Classes to Take Before Nursing School
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), licensed practical nurses (LPNs) make a median annual salary of $54,620, with employment projected to grow five percent by 2032. On the other hand, nurse practitioners (NPs) make a median annual … Continue reading The LPN to MSN Path: How to Go from an LPN to NP
A Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) will help you grow your nursing career from a licensed registered nurse to a more advanced position. It’s up to you to decide if you want to use your MSN to work in … Continue reading What Do Nurse Administrators Do?
To help address a state shortage of healthcare workers, Goodwin University recently applied to the Connecticut Department of Public Health Board of Examiners for Nursing for approval to offer a new Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) certificate program. The Board has … Continue reading Goodwin University Stepping Up To Address Statewide LPN Shortage
“Most registered nurses begin as staff nurses in hospitals or community health settings. With experience, good performance, and continuing education, they can move to other settings or be promoted to positions with more responsibility.” – The Bureau of Labor Statistics … Continue reading What Can You Do with a BSN Degree Besides Nursing?
Registered nursing is ranked among the top 10 best careers in health care, and part of that is due to the level of upward mobility that nurses can look forward to during their tenure. RNs can advance their salary potential … Continue reading Climbing the Nursing Career Ladder: How to Develop and Grow Your Nursing Career
There are more than five million registered nurses in the United States today. While this may seem like a lot, the field is still growing. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts over 193,000 job openings will become available to nurses … Continue reading Which Qualities Do Employers Look for in Nurses Today?
Registered nurses (RNs) are among the most in-demand professions, with an employment growth rate of six percent by 2032, resulting in an average of about 193,100 openings per year, as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). At … Continue reading How to Earn Your Nurse Executive Certification from the ANCC
For more than two decades, nursing has been ranked the most trusted profession in America. People value the compassion, honesty, and ethics that nurses exude, not to mention their high-quality care. If you are looking for an impactful and respected … Continue reading What is a Nursing Career College?
If you are a registered nurse (RN) you’re probably passionate about helping patients and their families lead healthy lives, able to understand a diagnosis and treatment plan, and skilled in providing essential care. While registered nurses earn a great living … Continue reading The Pathway from Registered Nurse (RN) to Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
Why is it important to care about the mental health crisis in America? Over 50 million Americans, or 21% of adults, are currently experiencing mental illness. On top of this, youth are facing mental health issues at record-breaking rates. It … Continue reading There is a Mental Health Crisis in America, and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners Will Play a Critical Role
There are many different pathways to becoming a nurse, and the degree path you choose can affect the trajectory of your nursing career. To become a registered nurse today, the standard prerequisite is an associate degree in Nursing (ADN). However, … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between an ADN and BSN Program?
Nurses are the backbone of the healthcare industry. They are often the first person patients interact with, and the ones asking questions, giving shots, talking treatments, and checking vital signs. Nurses spend their days treating people who are sick, injured, … Continue reading What is the Importance of Nursing in Modern Healthcare?
Goodwin University is pleased to announce that Dr. Vivienne Friday has been appointed dean of Goodwin University’s School of Nursing and Health Professions (NHP), effective November 6, 2023, having served as interim dean for the past year. With an Ed.D. … Continue reading Dr. Vivienne Friday Appointed Dean of School of Nursing and Health Professions
Pursuing a career as a nurse is one of the most fulfilling, rewarding, and satisfying careers, as nurses genuinely make a difference and impact in their patients’ and their families’ lives. However, for some people, nursing and becoming an RN … Continue reading Types of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs)
Attaining a leadership career in nursing, such as becoming a nurse manager, is achievable with an MSN in leadership. Not all MSN programs are leadership and management-focused, but those that are will teach you how to become a successful coordinator. … Continue reading How to Pursue an MSN in Leadership
“Experience is the teacher of all things.” – Julius Caesar Registered nurses are some of the most important members of a patient’s healthcare team. Nurses dedicate their days to helping people who are sick, injured, and disabled. They provide hands-on, … Continue reading What are Nursing School Clinicals and What Can You Expect?
Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), an estimated 1.8 million jobs will become available each year between 2022 and 2032. If you are seeking a … Continue reading LPN vs. Medical Assistant: What’s the Difference?