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Many people become a registered nurse(RN) by obtaining an associate's degree and passing licensing exams. But, many registered nurses may also obtain more education to receive their...
Nurses come in all sorts of different packages with different experiences, personalities, and stories. Whether it’s a historical figure or a fictional character, you may have some things in common with the men and women who make up our list of noteworthy nurses. Take our quiz to find out who you’re most like.
" The WGU Nursing program has an innovative competency-focused education that prepares nurse leaders to utilize their knowledge, technical skills, and individual attributes to support and promote physical, mental, environmental, and spiritual well-being ." – Dr. Linda MacIntyre, Chief Nurse, The American Red Cross. As one of the fastest-growing fields
Over one million working registered nurses working in America do not have their B.S. in Nursing degree . WGU's National Director of Nursing, Dr. Jan Jones-Schenk's article in this month's Journal of Professional Nursing describes how WGU's unique model offers another way to provide academic progression for working nurses to
The long hours you're putting in to finish your degree will pay off, but it's hard to remember that when you wake up early, stay up late, and work through the night to get things done. Thom Hazel understands the stress associated with pursuing a degree all too well. He
Nurses are a vital part of any healthcare facility, providing physician support and patient care on a daily basis. As the demand for skilled nurses rises, so does the need for a college degree. Last year, the Chicago Tribune cited a study conducted by the American Association of Colleges of
People who are interested in pursuing a career in nursing are on the right track. A recent survey showed that students who have completed their bachelor's degree in nursing have a greater chance of receiving job offers after after they finish school than graduates from other fields. According to the
As a psychiatric nurse for nearly 15 years, Paul Tutokey has always worked to make a difference for his patients and his community. But when he decided to pursue a bachelor's degree in Nursing online at Western Governors University, he didn't imagine he would tackle the issue of suicide prevention
After spending years in nursing school, you may wonder why you would ever bother going back to school to earn your master's degree - after all, didn't you spend all those hours studying so you would never have to do it again? However, earning a master's degree can benefit your
After becoming a nurse and working for a few years, there comes a time when you may be ready to consider a new position within the field. Looking for a job mid-career requires a bit of a different approach than it did when you were fresh out of nursing school,
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