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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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12 Nursing Interview Tips that Might Surprise You

When it comes to nursing interview tips, it’s hard to weed through all of the clutter. That’s why we enlisted real nursing professionals to share their best advice for mastering your nursing interview. Keep reading to gain valuable insight from those who have been in your shoes.

8 Reasons Why a Nurse is Not 'Just a Nurse'

Nurses play so many different roles that it’s impossible to encompass it all in just one job title. To refer to them as "just nurses" is not just an insult - it's an outrage! Familiarize yourself with just a few of the many hats nurses wear during every shift.

Keep Your Cool in these 7 Least Stressful Nursing Jobs

Nursing has a reputation for being stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. You can use your medical skills to help people without the long shifts, difficult patients and tricky medical situations. We rounded up a list of seven of the least stressful nursing jobs.

What to Expect From an RN to BSN Online Program

Put your uncertainties to rest with this overview on earning your RN to BSN online. We heard your questions and concerns and spoke with Dr. Colleen Koob, an online Nursing Dean from Rasmussen College. Learn what to expect and how to get yourself ahead of the class!

5 Professional Nursing Skills You Need to Launch Your Career

It's no secret that nursing jobs are growing. But just because the positions are out there, doesn’t mean they give them to just anyone. It’s important to ensure you possess some important professional nursing skills. Learn about five qualities you need to succeed in the field.

10 Terrific Tips for New Nurses Dealing with Difficult Patients

You’ve heard the horror stories about unpleasant patients and will likely cross paths with one someday. There’s no one-size-fits-all answer that applies to every situation, but there are strategies you can use to help navigate tricky interactions with difficult patients. We enlisted seasoned nurses to get their best advice.

What is it REALLY Like Being a Nurse Anesthetist?

Whether you’re already working towards a nursing degree or just exploring the field, get the scoop on this specialty straight from a CRNA’s professional prospective. This insider insight can help you determine if this is the right career path for you!

Is RN to BSN Worth it? 9 Reasons to Level Up

It's normal to have questions and concerns when considering an RN to BSN program. But there are plenty of benefits to furthering your education as a nurse. We connected with some nursing pros to identify nine advantages that are hard to ignore.

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