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, challenging, and exciting roles within the healthcare industry. It is constantly growing and evolving. Registered Nurses (RNs) today must be prepared for modern advancements in medical treatments, while maintaining energy, patience, and compassion … Continue reading Find the Right RN Program in Connecticut
As an aspiring nurse, you’ve likely heard of the NCLEX. But what, exactly, do you need to know about it? The NCLEX-RN (short for the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse) is a board-issued, standardized test used to determine whether a … Continue reading NCLEX-RN Requirements for Aspiring Nurses
Currently, there are more than 34,000 registered nurses (RNs) employed in the state of Connecticut. Each day, these compassionate professionals dedicate their time to helping others in need. But this is just the start. They also are empowering their patients, … Continue reading Why Connecticut is the Place to Go to Nursing School
Nurses are incredible members of the medical world. They work with patients one-on-one, day-in and day-out, providing hands-on care to those in need of care. If you are looking to become a Registered Nurse, you may already know how rewarding … Continue reading 8 College Nursing Courses Every RN Must Take
When most people think of a nurse, they think of the compassionate, attentive men and women who care for us during hospital, emergency room, and doctor’s visits. Traditionally, these clinical settings are where registered nurses have worked and continue to … Continue reading Where Can Registered Nurses Work?
Nursing is one of the most highly-respected fields not just around the country, but around the world. Nurses play an integral role in the healthcare system, serving as an important link between physicians and patients, and ensuring quality, compassionate patient … Continue reading Earning Your “RN Degree”: What You Need to Know
Despite economic recessions and frequent flux in the job market of varying industries, the healthcare field is one that continues to grow each year. In addition to job security, healthcare offers many different career paths based on an individual’s interests … Continue reading 5 Healthcare Careers in Demand Now
There is always a need for quality healthcare. Even amidst job recessions, healthcare professionals such as Registered Nurses (RNs) can look forward to consistent job security both now and in the future. If you are considering becoming a Registered Nurse, … Continue reading The Nursing Job Outlook
A career in nursing is both rewarding and challenging. It is arguably one of the most strenuous positions a person in the health care field can have, and, as a result, takes a person with compassion, patience, and extreme determination … Continue reading What is a BSN, and What is a BSN Nurse?
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn. In 2017, with support from the Davis Educational Foundation, Goodwin College established its first … Continue reading Growing as an Instructor in a UDL Classroom
The thought of going back to school as an already-working RN can feel like a tedious task. You know that getting a BSN is the right move for your career, but there are so many BSN programs out there – … Continue reading 5 Qualities the Best RN to BSN Programs All Share
Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you have an interest in healthcare and the medical field? You could have what it takes to become a nurse. Nursing is an incredibly rewarding job that is always in demand. … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between an RN & BSN Degree?
Congratulations! You’ve worked hard to become a Registered Nurse. You accomplished prerequisites, got yourself into an associate or professional diploma program, studied hard, and passed your National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX). You took your RN license straight into a career … Continue reading How to Go from Your RN to MSN Online
Nurses are dedicated, hard-working, compassionate professionals who are committed to making a difference in people’s lives. In this profession, every working hour is pledged to helping the sick, the injured, the weak, and the recovering heal and get back on … Continue reading What to Look for in an Entry-Level Nursing Program
There are many different types of nurses today, but perhaps the most popular position is that of the Registered Nurse (or, RN for short). They are also some of the most in-demand professionals out there today. According to the Bureau … Continue reading The Registered Nurse Job Description: What You Can Expect
There are so many nursing programs scattered across Connecticut, that the process of choosing the right one can feel intimidating. Not all nursing schools are created equal, so how do you know you are choosing the best possible one for … Continue reading What the Best Nursing Schools All Have in Common
Whether you’re just starting off on your nursing career, or have years of experience under your belt, Goodwin College is a great place for individuals who are passionate about healthcare. With an Associate Degree Program that culminates in the Registered … Continue reading BSN vs. MSN: Which is Right for You?