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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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Healing Tiny Hearts: Nurses Who Work With Babies

If you have a passion for working in the medical field with the hopes of helping infants thrive, you’ve come to the right place. We compiled the details of three common nursing careers with the hope that this guide will help you choose the right path for you.

5 Innovative Ways to Display Leadership in Nursing

You may not have “manager” in your job title, but you can still step up as a leader in your current position. We spoke with experts who revealed some practical ways to display your leadership in nursing. Give them a try to prepare yourself for your advanced nursing career!

6 Signs You'd Thrive in an Accelerated BSN Program

Earning your BSN in as few as 18 months sound great. However this option is not ideal for everyone. So To help you determine if you have what it takes to succeed in this rigorous program, we’re offering some insight into what the ideal accelerated BSN might look like. Keep reading to see if you fit the bill.

What Makes a Good Nurse? Experts Reveal What it Takes

We talked to the experts — registered nurses (RNs) and other healthcare professionals who frequently work with them — to find out the must-have skills and personality traits for a successful career in nursing. Here are eight skills and qualities to consider when you think about a potential career as a nurse.

9 Easy Ways to Ease Your Child's Fear of the Doctor

Since doctor’s visits are a vital aspect of supporting our children’s health and wellness, it’s important that we make them as comfortable as possible for our kids. Consider these nine tried-and-true tips from experts in the medical field next time you schedule an appointment for your child.

5 Common Misconceptions About an LPN Career

Many nursing hopefuls avoid the LPN route because of some common misconceptions about the position. So if you’re one of those skeptics, this article is for you! We’re here to set the record straight about five false assumptions that may be deterring you from pursuing an LPN career.

Nurse Teaching Nurse: What You Need to Know About Becoming a Nurse Educator

After years spent in the fast-paced, high-pressure profession, a peaceful life in the classroom might be sounding pretty great. Whether you’re starting to feel the effects of nursing burnout or you’re just ready for something new, becoming a nurse educator has a lot to offer. Hear from these nurse educators about what it’s really like being a nurse educator.

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