Nursing is nothing new for Mary Soligny, graduate of the Rasmussen College Online RN to BSN program. She first entered the field when she became a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at the early age of 16. Decades later, Soligny realized her dreams of earning her BSN, ultimately leading her to find her purpose of becoming a burn nurse.
Do you truly understand how dynamic the role of a nurse is? Sure, they take vitals and administer medication, but that's only scratching the surface. Learn more about the incredibly versatile role these superheroes in scrubs play during every shift.
The various benefits of being a nurse have you considering this career. But what do registered nurses do on a daily basis? Read on to get a closer look at these superheros serving in scrubs.
If you’re looking for a change of pace, you came to the right place! With a bit of experience and the right certification, these nine nursing options could help you add a new credential to your badge and care for patients in a new way.
Not every nurse works in a busy hospital or clinic—some work directly in the homes of their patients! Learn more about home health nurses and what it takes to become one.
If you’re looking to launch a nursing career sooner rather than later, read on to learn more about the differences between LPNs and CNAs, the typical duties each will face in a given day and the current forecast for practical nurses in today’s job market.
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.
There are two paths to becoming an RN: earning an ADN or a BSN. So which path should you take? There are certain employers or positions that prefer a candidate with a BSN. Learn more about 9 options available to bachelor's degree nurses.
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.
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.
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!
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.