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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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I Love Nursing: 6 Deans Share Their Passion for the Profession

National Nurses Week is a time dedicated to showing appreciation for the men and women who devote their lives to keeping others healthy. In celebration of National Nurses Week, we spoke with integral nursing deans from Rasmussen College about why they entered the field and what they’ve experienced along the way.

15 Reasons EVERY Week Should be National Nurses Week

This National Nurses Week, honor the nurses in your community. And remember that they pour their heart into their work all year long, so there’s no need to limit it to just one week. We connected with a handful of nursing experts to remind you just how amazing these people truly are.

What to Expect on Your First Day of Nursing School

Nursing school is notorious for being demanding, but there are many who have forged the path before you and came out in one piece. But don’t take our word for it—hear from a nurse and a nursing student who can tell you what to expect on your first day of nursing school.

20 Types of Nurses Employers Are Looking to Hire

It’s helpful to have a good understanding of the types of nurses out there before taking the next step on your career path. We identified 20 types of nurses you could become, and that's only a portion of your options. Get a sneak peek at these in-demand opportunities.

How to Become a Registered Nurse

You need to know how to become a registered nurse (RN) so you can decide which path would work best for you. This guide will help you figure out each step along the way so you can earn your degree and get that RN career you’re seeking.

Why Choose Nursing? Experts Reveal Their Reasons

Why choose nursing? We enlisted five experts in the field to reveal the reasons they picked this profession and reminisce on the moment they knew it was their calling. Get a taste of the unique journeys that led these nurses to the career they love.

The Importance of Critical Thinking Skills in Nursing

There are many obvious traits that people expect a nurse to have, such as compassion for others, a caring and nurturing personality, and the sincere desire to help others along with the unique ability to deal with all those things that others might find, well, stomach turning.

7 Signs You're Ready for a Nursing Career

You’ve always thought about becoming a nurse, but do you really have what it takes? Nursing pros share seven signs that you’re ready to launch the career you’ve always wanted!

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