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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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Top 25 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 25 types of nurses you could become, and that's only a portion of your options. Get a sneak peek at these in-demand opportunities.

Top 10 Benefits of Being a Traveling Nurse

The increased demand in healthcare can sometimes be more than a facility can handle. That’s where a traveling nurse comes in—they travel across the country to the places most in need of them. With each new location comes fresh challenges, people and adventures.

Nursing Burnout: Why It Happens and How to Avoid It

Many nurses and nursing students can experience this feeling of burnout because of the rigor and intensity of their work or program. While nursing burnout may be a reality for some, it doesn’t have to define your career. Get advice from seasoned nurses on how to avoid it and focus on the positive.

Everything You Need to Know About Long-Term Care Nursing

Long-term care nursing provides a unique and rewarding opportunity to build meaningful relationships with patients. But what all does it entail and what does it take to join the field? We've got the answers to all of your questions.

10 Jobs for Nursing Students That Add Experience to Your Resume

If you’re looking to gain some practical experience or maybe just earn some money while you’re in school, focus your efforts on student nurse jobs. Not only will this allow you to experience life in the healthcare industry firsthand, but it could also give you a leg up when applying for your first job after graduation.

Everything You Need to Know About Cardiac Nursing

Given that the heart and the system supporting it is so important, it should be no surprise that there are healthcare professionals of all stripes who specialize in cardiology. Cardiac care nurses treat and care for patients with a variety of heart diseases or conditions. Learn more about what they do and how to become one!

RN vs. Physician Assistant: Diagnosing the Differences

If you’re searching for a job in the medical sector, you may have come across various abbreviations and been confused. What’s the difference between an LPN and an RN? What does a CNA do? What about an NP or a PA? While sorting this out may seem overwhelming, we’re here to help.

7 Qualities the Top Nursing Programs Have in Common

No matter what kind of ranking system you use, the best choice will always be a school that matches your nursing ambitions and can help you reach them. So how do you find that school? Read on to see what nurses say are the most important qualities in a Nursing program, and take note of the factors that matter to you.

What Is Holistic Nursing? Healing From the Inside Out

What do holistic nurses do and what does it take to become one? Learn about the ideologies, duties, education and experience needed to become a holistic nurse, and finish this short read with a better understanding of this nursing niche.

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