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, … 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?
The Heartbeat Behind Healthcare: How CTRA scholar Samantha Rini moved from following the rhythm of music to following her passion for patient care As a competitive contemporary dancer for more than 15 years, occasional aches were anything but out of the ordinary for Samantha Rini. “Injuries were my normal,” she casually stated, so when she acquired her last injury during her junior year of high school, she didn’t realize … Continue reading The Heartbeat Behind Healthcare
Marylis Mainaza seldom has a chance to schedule a time to sit down because of her busy schedule between work and school. But when that moment of me-time finds her, she loves to watch comedies and laugh on her couch … Continue reading Marylis Mainaza: Persevering Her Passion for Nursing, Calling the Shots to Success
There is a lot of talk nowadays about the importance of earning a bachelor’s degree. This investment is a big factor in the success of workers across many different fields, but it’s becoming an even bigger one for nurses. Not … Continue reading What is an RN to BSN Program?
Today, more and more nurses are pursuing their Bachelor’s in Nursing (BSN) degree. All the while, more and more employers are requiring – or at least preferring – it. According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 78% of healthcare employers prefer to … Continue reading Considering BSN School? 7 Questions to Ask
So you want to become a nurse. Helping people is your jam. Of course, working in a highly-skilled, well-respected profession that saves lives would be incredibly rewarding. But, let’s face it, all of that life-saving work can also be a … Continue reading The Least Stressful Nursing Jobs You Can Pursue Today