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Here you will find nursing articles and blogs from School of Nursing thought leaders from Rasmussen College.

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What Does it REALLY Take to Become a Director of Nursing?

You’ve mastered the basics of nursing, and you’re ready to put your experience and leadership skills to the test. You may have an idea of some of the next steps to get you there, but before you make any sudden moves, you want to be sure you know what it really takes to become a director of nursing.

What Is a Magnet Hospital? What You Need to Know About This Polarizing Healthcare Designation

One way healthcare facilities can draw in and keep excellent nursing professionals is by acquiring the status of a “Magnet hospital.” This is achieved by meeting a lengthy series of credentialing requirements through the Magnet Recognition Program. But what is a Magnet hospital and what are the benefits of becoming one? Join us as we look closer at this hot topic in healthcare.

The 5 States with the Best (and Worst) NCLEX Pass Rates [MAP]

You may be nearing graduation, but the NCLEX is surely on the forefront of your mind. But we have good news — NCLEX pass rates are likely higher than you think. Take a look at the map to see how nursing students from your state performed on their first try.

How to Become an RN Fast: 3 Speedy Options to Suit Your Style

You’ll be happy to hear that nursing is a field with plenty of entrance options to suit your preferences. So if you want to become a nurse quickly, you can find an option to fit your needs. And once you’re working, you can always go on to advance your education further in the future.

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