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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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Keep Your Cool in These 8 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 eight of the least stressful nursing jobs.

6 Signs You Have What It Takes to Major in Nursing

Not everyone can handle the rigors of nursing school. We asked the experts and compiled this list of signs you have what it takes to major in nursing and one day become the care provider you were born to be.

Your Helpful Guide to Holiday Gifts for Nurses

Finding gifts for nurses is not always easy. So why not start your shopping with this holiday gift guide specifically designed with nurses in mind. These ideas should get you on track to finding the perfect gift for the nurse in your life.

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Getting into Nursing School

One of the first stumbling blocks would-be nurses face is figuring out what they need to do to actually get into nursing school. Use this straightforward guide to help you understand all the steps you'll need to take to make it happen.

What I Wish Someone Told Me BEFORE Becoming a Registered Nurse

It’s not easy to get a clear picture of a career without speaking to those who’ve walked the walk. So to help, we rounded up nursing experts to tell you what they wish they’d known BEFORE becoming an RN. Read their advice and find out a few lessons they learned along the way.

5 Signs You Should Consider Earning an MSN Degree

No matter how your career path has unfolded so far, an MSN is worth considering. But how do you know if it’s the right decision for you? Read on to see some of the signs you might be an ideal MSN candidate.

RN vs. BSN: What You Should Know

As you've likely discovered in your research, a nurse is never just a "nurse" — a nurse can be a licensed practical nurse (LPN), registered nurse (RN), nurse practitioner (NP) or numerous other job titles. We've already covered the LPN versus RN debate, now let's explore RN versus BSN.

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