Considered the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale established the first nonspiritual nursing school in London in 1860. She is affectionately revered as the “Lady with the Lamp,” commemorating her rounds visiting wounded soldiers during the Crimean War. The “Lady … Continue reading Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing: Lifetime Achievement Accolades Granted to Goodwin Instructor and Student
Nursing is an exciting, fast-growing, and in-demand field. Many people who wish to help others in need, and to find meaning and fulfillment in their careers, will pursue the nursing path. It offers many benefits. Of course, as with any … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Being a Nurse
The field of nursing is vast, with many opportunities to learn and grow. In addition to the foundational nursing knowledge and skills, there is always new research, methods, and policies that keep nurses learning constantly. Furthermore, there are advanced nursing … Continue reading Can You Become a Nurse Practitioner Online?
Changing careers is an exciting, but also intimidating, decision. It means taking the reins on your future and pursuing a profession that inspires you. Sometimes, this also means going back to school. Although this can be difficult, changing career paths … Continue reading Why Make a Career Change to Nursing?
If you want to become a nurse, but are hesitant to commit to more years in college, rest assured that nursing schools have heard the call. Today, non-nurses with a bachelor’s degree have the option to pursue a second degree … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Pursue a Second Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
If you’ve earned your Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) and you are a practicing Registered Nurse (RN), congratulations! You have discovered how much you love healthcare and helping others. Whatever environment you’re working in, whether that is a hospital, … Continue reading BSN to FNP: What Steps You Need to Take
Registered Nurses (RNs) play one of the most critical roles in the healthcare field. These professionals are on the frontlines of care, coordinating and administering treatment to sick, injured, and disabled patients. They help to save lives. They calm and … Continue reading Would I Be a Good Registered Nurse?
Carmelot’s Story: Accomplishing Nursing Career Ambitions and Achieving his American Dream Carmelot Eliassaint loves Caribbean food and the color blue, and relaxes by listening to gospel music and reading. As someone who always enjoys helping people, his favorite quote is, … Continue reading Carmelot’s Story: Accomplishing Nursing Career Ambitions and Achieving his American Dream
Becoming a Registered Nurse was an exciting first step towards your career and to making a difference in the world. Now, with your Bachelor’s in Nursing (BSN) in hand, you may be wondering what is next. What comes after a … Continue reading What Comes After a BSN? Your Options at Goodwin
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every aspect of our lives. From our economy and politics to the day-to-day routine of working from home, everything has changed. The healthcare industry was, perhaps, the industry most affected. However, if the global … Continue reading Nursing vs. Public Health: Which Career is Right for You?
As an aspiring nurse, you have several options when it comes to your education. You can choose to pursue an associate degree or a bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Both degree paths will make you eligible to take your licensing exam … Continue reading 7 Must-Take RN Courses for Aspiring Nurses
Many people will choose a career in nursing because they feel called to help others in need. Typically, they are compassionate, yet also resilient, individuals who desire to make an impact in some shape or form. The nursing field provides … Continue reading Is Nursing Right for Me?
Nurses play an invaluable role within the healthcare field. They treat patients who are sick and injured, as well as educate patients – and the general public – about various health conditions. In the end, they are more than their … Continue reading Public Health Nurse vs. Hospital Nurse: Which Path is Right for You?
Today, one of the most impactful steps you can take in your nursing career is advancing your education. While an associate degree is sufficient to become a registered nurse, a Bachelor’s in Nursing (BSN) can advance your quality of care, … Continue reading BSN Course Requirements: What’s Needed to Graduate?
Nursing is an incredibly rewarding career path, in which you can make a real difference in others’ lives. At the same time, however, it is also a lot of hard work. Every day, Registered Nurses (RNs) are working diligently to … Continue reading The Vital Nursing Skills Every RN Should Have
Nursing is an incredibly rewarding career. As the healthcare industry continues to grow, so do the standards for Registered Nurses (RNs). If you are a nurse and you would like to advance your career, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing … Continue reading How to Get Your BSN as a Registered Nurse
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 … 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?