School of Nursing Blog

Here you will find nursing articles and blogs from School of Nursing thought leaders from Rasmussen College.

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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!

Top 5 Nursing Blog Posts from 2014

We are wrapping up a great year of articles full of student-focused information and nursing career education. Find out the most popular nursing articles from 2014.

5 Reasons to Pursue Non-Clinical Nursing Jobs

If you think your queasy stomach makes you a poor candidate for a career in this field, think again! You don't have to be drawing blood and cleaning out a drain tube to get in on this rewarding opportunity. There are tons of other non-clinical nursing jobs to meet your needs if you don't think you fit the bill for a traditional nursing career. Learn about five non-clinical nursing jobs.

5 Real Work-From-Home Nursing Jobs

Work-from-home nursing jobs do exist. We got some nursing experts to tell you about the details of their work-from-home job so maybe it can turn into your work-from-home job in the future.

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