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Men in Nursing

7/28/2018

Read this Q & A to discover why there are more men in nursing than ever before.

Nursing Financial Aid Guide

7/24/2018

Learn about nursing financial first aid for school and get nursing scholarship, grant and student loan information.

4 Reasons to Become a Medical Assistant (MA)

7/20/2018

Do you want a career where you can really make a difference?

7 Nontraditional Nursing Careers that Give Back

7/18/2018

Learn about seven “give back” nursing programs for nontraditional nursing careers.

Nursing Salaries for LPN, RN, AP

7/15/2018

Learn about nursing salaries and learn about the benefits of certifications and advanced degrees such as the BSN and MSN.

Improving the Health of Infants with Congenital Heart Defects

7/12/2018

Nurses are the unsung heroes of healthcare. Working closely with patients, across many treatment settings, and with a strong emphasis on patient education and disease prevention, nurses bring their technical knowledge, innovation, creativity and a healing touch to improve patient health. Read about Elizabeth who is change the NICU world.

20 Fun Facts for Medical Assistants

7/5/2018

Medical assistant students - take note of this fun fact medical trivia.

10 Things to Know about Medical Assisting

7/1/2018

The newest program at Sumner College Medical Assistant, is an exciting field that people may have a lot of misconceptions about. If you’re interested in becoming a Medical Assistant learn 10 things you should know about this fun career.

What to Know Before Your First Day of Nursing School

6/30/2018

Congratulations! You’ve earned your coveted seat in an exclusive nursing school program. Now what? Aside from the usual first day of nursing school jitters you may experience, your new life as a nursing student can be extremely exciting and terrifying at the same time.

6 Steps for NCLEX Success

6/28/2018

The peak of all that hard work applied during nursing school is the NCLEX – National Council Licensure Examination. Provided by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, NCLEX is a way of measuring your knowledge, abilities, and skills, and assessing whether or not they are extensive enough to grant you a nurse’s license.

10 great tips for nursing school students

6/25/2018

As nurse educators, we’ve spent plenty of time in nursing schools and around nursing students. As a result, we've collected some useful advice for students on getting through nursing school. Some of these may seem obvious, but they can be easy to forget when you’re in the flurry of the program!

Why pursue a career in Nursing?

6/21/2018

Nursing is one of the most rewarding and challenging careers you can choose. You will have the opportunity to help people every day while working with the latest technology in some of the most interesting settings.

A Career In Nursing Is The Future For Many Men

6/18/2018

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth reported the percent of males in Nursing has steadily grown since 1960 from 2% to 13% in the United States.

Nurse Educators Are Needed To Battle Nursing Shortage

6/14/2018

We all know there's been a Nursing shortage for years, but are you aware there's also an issue with Nurse Educators?

Improving Nursing Engagement

6/11/2018

Nursing engagement is the commitment level and satisfaction you have for your job and the organization that employs you. Nursing engagement correlates directly with safety, quality, and patient experience outcomes.

The Rise of Nurse Practitioners Amidst Provider Burnout, Shortages

6/8/2018

As a provider shortage and issues with provider burnout take hold of the medical industry, nurse practitioners are primed to fill in patient care gaps.

Our Top 10 Great Attributes of a Nurse

6/5/2018

A great reminder of important business attributes for any career but especially great attributes of a nurse.

2018 Nursing Salary Survey Results - Demographics

6/4/2018

The 2018 allnurses Salary Survey was conducted over a 4-week period of time in February 2018. The data from almost 17,000 nurses has been analyzed and are ready to share the results via interactive images. Learn more about the demographic shifts in the nursing industry.

Think outside the hospital! 8 unique nursing careers you didn’t know existed

5/30/2018


What is the Role of the Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse in the School Setting?

5/18/2018

A Sumner College degree will prepare you for many different jobs working in the healthcare industry. Learn more about the role of the LPN/Licensed Vocational Nurse working in a school setting according to the National Association of School Nurses.

How to Become a Medical Assistant

5/14/2018

Sumner College now offering a certification program to become a Medical Assistant working in the healthcare industry.

How to Get a Nursing Job and more at a Dermatology Clinic

5/10/2018

Are you looking for a career change or trying to figure out what to study at college? If you like helping people and have an interest in medicine, working at a dermatology clinic could be the perfect job for you.Apart from dermatologists and their medical assistants, these clinics employ receptionists and general office workers too. The field of dermatology is evolving quickly, with new discoveries made every year. If you want in, read on to find out how.

Celebrate National Nurses Week May 6 thru May 12th

5/6/2018

National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale's birthday. It features a host of events across the U.S. to honor nurses for the work they do, and educates the public about nurses’ role in health care. Learn more

How to Survive Nursing School: 10 Essential Tips

5/5/2018

How To Survive Nursing School: 10 Essential Tips

5 Entry Level HealthCare Jobs to Jump Start Your Career

5/4/2018

Healthcare has dominated the news lately. And for good reason: the healthcare industry makes up around 18% of the entire Gross Domestic Product in the U.S. That’s a huge number. So it’s no surprise that healthcare is a great place to look for a job.

The Best Jobs for 2018 and Beyond

5/3/2018 7:16:55 PM

Healthcare jobs still account for 20 of the top 25 careers on this year's list and careers in Nursing are leading the pack!

Did you know that Sumner College offers Scholarships?

4/24/2018

College can be expensive, but Sumner might be able to help. Read how Sumner College awarded over $28,000 in scholarships and lean how you might qualify for assistance.

Nursing Interview Outfits – What to Wear to a Nursing Job Interview

4/20/2018

Every candidate is familiar with the kind of questions asked during a nursing job interview, and if not read other Sumner College blog articles for tips, but what most people do not know is how to present themselves in an interview. Your overall appearance and body language should create a powerful first impression in the minds of the interviewer, earning you some extra brownie points. Read on to know more about the proper nursing interview attire for the nursing job:

Did you know that Sumner College has some of the highest Career Placement Rates in the Market?

4/15/2018

Sumner College has some of the highest career placement rates for nursing graduates in the market. Read more about the exciting job opportunities that other Sumner College graduates have gone onto enjoy.

6 Job Market Tips for Nursing Students

4/13/2018

With the shortage the way it is right now, we’re getting all sorts of commentary on what potential employers may be asking for when you apply for jobs. The competition is getting fierce -

New You | New Career | The Patient Care Technician Degree Program

4/6/2018

Looking for a degree that will lead to a fulfilling career? The Patient Care Technician program give you the tools you need.

Don't Be Intimidated by Nursing School

4/5/2018


8 Ways to Prepare for an Interview for the Mid-Career Nurse

4/4/2018

Mid-career nurses have special needs when it comes to finding new jobs. At Sumner College we know that preparing for interviews can be stressful and confusing. This article gives 8 ways to prepare for an interview for the mid-career nurse.

Beyond the Bedside: 10 Nurse Opportunities Outside of the Hospital

4/1/2018

Nurses are highly skilled professionals, even beyond the bedside. The possibilities are endless. A Sumner College nursing degree opens doors in many career fields. Learn about 10 nursing opportunities that nurses can explore outside of the hospital.

Graduate Spotlight - Meet Traci F

3/25/2018

Sumner College Graduate Spotlight - Meet Traci F. Traci was a professional business owner for many years until one day she decided that it was time for her to make a career change. Like many established professionals, there was a bit of apprehension in making that switch. She knew she wanted to get into the medical field and become a nurse, but the question that constantly went in her mind was, “Can I do it?”

Top Skilled Nursing Trends of 2018

3/23/2018

Sumner College keeps a pulse on the economic and job climate for our graduates. Read about skilled nursing trends for 2018 on our most recent blog.

What Will This Year Bring for Nurses?

3/18/2018

Everything that happens in healthcare affects nurses, from drug shortages to healthcare reform. This makes it hard to pinpoint the most important trends expected to influence the practice of nursing in 2018. With the help of nursing thought leaders, however, we've come up with a list of emerging or accelerating trends that nurses need to pay attention to this year, because they will affect key aspects of nursing, from education and licensure to clinical practice. What's on the horizon for nurses in 2018?

Sumner College Graduate Spotlight - Meet Rebecca.

3/15/2018

Sumner College Graduate Spotlight - Meet Rebecca. “I made the biggest and best decision of my life. I quit my job, moved back home with my son, and applied to Sumner’s Nursing Program.”

Future Trends in the Nursing Industry

3/14/2018

It's always a good idea to know where the industry you're in is heading. Whether you're a student, new graduate or a seasoned nurse, this list of future trends in the nursing industry will help you.

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

3/12/2018

Thinking about applying to nursing school? Check out these tips to help you prepare.

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