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Oregon Nurses on Boards

5/30/2017

Across the state, nurses bring leadership and exert a positive effect on their communities by serving on boards. Check out this Nurse's Tool Kit for information about serving on boards.

In Honor of those who Served

5/26/2017

Memorial Day - School Closed

Strategic Thinking: A Nurse's Skill

5/24/2017

A professional nurse is many things: diligent, communicative, unflinching in her standards of professionalism; empathic, detail-oriented, quick-thinking. Effective nurses think strategically, aware of the long view even as they are laser-focused on the details. Whether helping patients, improving workplace logistics, or ensuring that decisions align with long-range goals, nurses are strategic thinkers by nature, skilled at holding a sharp-eyed view of the future while embracing processes that propel their organization in the right direction as quickly and smoothly as possible.

Sumner College Grads Hard at Work

5/18/2017

Sumner College is pleased to share our graduates have earned job placements. Learn who and where by reading more.

The Florence Nightingale Pledge

5/11/2017

The Nightingale Pledge, named in honour of Florence Nightingale, is a modified version of the Hippocratic Oath. Lystra Gretter and a Committee for the Farrand Training School for Nurses in Detroit, Michigan, created the pledge in 1893.

Drug Abuse Careers

5/9/2017

Are you interested in a career as a drug abuse counselor?

National Nurses Week History

5/8/2017

National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale's birthday. These permanent dates enhance planning and position National Nurses Week as an established recognition event. As of 1998, May 8 was designated as National Student Nurses Day, to be celebrated annually. And as of 2003, National School Nurse Day is celebrated on the Wednesday within National Nurses Week each year.

National Nurses Week is back and better than ever.

5/7/2017

ANA has designated 2017 as the "Year of the Healthy Nurse." Join us during National Nurses Week, May 6–12, as we explore this year’s theme, “Nursing: the Balance of Mind, Body, and Spirit.”

7 Habits of Highly Effective Nursing Students

4/25/2017

Nursing school is challenging, whether you’re a new student or a seasoned professional. Between the volume of material to cover, the hours of studying to understand it all and learning to care for patients, nursing students have to work hard to stay on top of it all. Read about 7 habits that highly effective nursing students have exhibited.

Healthy Breakfast on the Go: For Nursing School Students

4/17/2017

Tips on eating a healthy breakfast when you're in nursing school.

How to Be a Nursing School Ninja

4/15/2017

Check out 7 High-kickin’ Nursing Study Tips

Nursing Students – 22% Job Growth by 2018

4/8/2017

The US population is getting older and more nurses are retiring—two big reasons why nursing is the country’s fastest growing occupation. You can help address the nursing shortage, grow the profession, and find opportunities, even during an economic downturn. Learn more about a future career in nursing, visit our website.

Change your Career–Change your Life.

4/7/2017

Attend a free informational seminar about Sumner College Nursing Programs

Defying Stereotypes as a Nurse Educator and Leader

4/5/2017

Eric Williams, DNP, RN, CNE, with 3 decades of career nursing, is defying stereotypes and setting new standards. Be inspired by this amazing man's story.

Begin Your Career at Sumner College

4/4/2017

Prepare for your future in Nursing. Earn a degree from Sumner College.

Nursing for 70 Years and Counting!

4/1/2017

Want to be inspired about embarking on a career in Nursing? Read about a women who has been nursing for more than 70 years and still working at her profession.

Pediatric Nursing Careers & Salary Outlook

3/30/2017

Pediatric Nursing plays a big role in our community. Lean more about this career path.

Endoscopy Nurse Careers & Salary Outlook

3/28/2017

Endoscopy Nurses Play a critical role in the community. Learn more about this technical career path in nursing.

Public Health Nursing Careers & Salary Outlook

3/25/2017

Public Health Nursing plays a critical role in our communities. Learn more about this exciting career path.

Learn More about Traveling Nursing

3/22/2017

A travel nurse is a contract worker, either self-employed or employed through an agency, who fills in at hospitals, clinics, and private practices around the country—and sometimes the world—for varying intervals.

Professional Nursing Organizations

3/16/2017

There are more than 100 different national and international nursing organizations. Many of them have chapters in Oregon. Joining a professional nursing organization can help you network for opportunities and receive career assistance. There are many more reason why considering joining an organization is good for you.

Get Quick Facts about Nursing in Oregon

3/13/2017

Find out quick facts about the nursing workforce in Oregon from the Oregon Center for Nursing.

Discover More Nursing Opportunities

3/9/2017

Johnson & Johnson's Campaign for Nursing's Future's interactive Nursing Career Resource Guide is a tool that delivers custom recommendations just for you. Whether you’re a student nurse, a nurse educator or a practicing nurse, our Guide connects you to opportunities for scholarships, education, community and support that are most relevant to you. Start interacting today and discover what’s possible. Check it out....

Sumner Students are getting jobs!

3/8/2017

Sumner College students are being places in jobs after graduation. View our job placement rates from 2016.

Getting Started in Nursing

3/7/2017

Here are some steps you can take to begin an exciting and rewarding career in nursing, whether you’re in high school, changing majors in college, or interested in nursing as a second career

5 Things Good Nurse Leaders Say Every Day

2/28/2017

Our attitude and words play a big role in our day to day interactions. To be crowned as a good leader, it will take a whole lot of patience and routine behaviors that will earn our subordinates' trust and loyalty. Some of the routine behaviors will include what we say to them daily. Marion Johnson DNP, RN shares a short list of key phrases and words that are a mark of a good leader.

5 Ways To Stand Out In Nursing School

2/23/2017

Getting into nursing school is an accomplishment in itself, but completing your nursing program successfully is the ultimate goal to strive for. Here are some suggestions to help you success in nursing school.

Get to Know Nursing

2/21/2017

Why be a nurse?

14 Pieces of Advice Every Nursing Student Should Receive

2/13/2017

Surviving nursing school may be one of the most difficult things a student will ever do. Here is some advice from nursing professors to help you survive.

Make These 6 Steps of Patient Care A Priority

2/8/2017

The use of evidence-based practice (EBP) and national guidelines improves the quality of patient care and closes the gap between research outcomes and practice. Are you familiar with these 6 steps?

All About That Socks! Benefits of Compression Socks for Nurses

2/4/2017

Can compression socks help? Learn more about compression socks a specially designed sock which helps prevent various venous disorders and encourages blood circulation.

Going to Nursing School as an Adult: 10 Tips to Survive

2/2/2017

Thinking about going back to nursing school? There are many ways in which you can be successful and can survive the re-entry into a nursing eduction program.

10 BEST MEDICAL WATCHES FOR NURSES (REVIEWS & ADVICE)

1/27/2017

When it comes to choosing a proper medical watch it can be difficult to make a decision because of the many different options available to you.

How to Choose a Great Medical Watch

1/26/2017

When it comes to choosing a great medical watch it is important to determine which features are important to you as it can have a big impact on how much use and functionality you’ll get out of your watch.

5 Reasons Why Nurses Where Watches

1/25/2017

Learn why a medical watch is critical to performing important nursing tasks to aid in providing adequate patient care.

How Social Media is Reshaping Healthcare Conversations

1/24/2017

Are you logged on and linked in? Social media continues to play a growing role in healthcare. New apps can calculate a patient’s insulin levels, hospitals host Facebook pages, recruiters search for résumés on LinkedIn, patients discuss symptoms in online forums, and healthcare organizations rely on Twitter during disaster relief. See below to read about the power of social media and how it can help nurses to better understand their patients and more.

5 Tips For a Pain-Free Nursing Education

1/17/2017

Anyone who’s completed nursing school can tell you where they floundered in their education.

Common Sense Survival Traits of a Nurse

1/14/2017

Review a few good reminders of survival traits of a Nurse

Nurses rank # 1 once again in Gallup poll for ethics and honesty

1/9/2017 2:23:19 PM

Nursing is the leading profession when it comes to ethics and honesty, according to a well-known poll.

10 Study Tips That Will Make Nursing School Easier

12/27/2016

There’s no question that nursing school is challenging. And when you are trying to manage home and work responsibilities on top of your nursing studies, the amount of studying you need to do could seem insurmountable. How on Earth are you supposed to get all of these chapters read, never mind review notes, prepare for the nursing exam and retain all of the vital information that you absolutely must know for a successful career in nursing? READ MORE

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