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Nurse Interview tips – The art of informational interviewing


Informational interviewing can help you find the job that brings you joy

Meet Anne M. - A Registered Nurse working at the Oregon State Hospital


Meet Anne M., a Registered Nurse now working at the Oregon State Hospital.

Nursing Salary is only part of the pie


Besides nurse salary, take a hard look at the total benefits package

Happy Thanksgiving


Happy Thanksgiving from Sumner College! We all have so much to be thankful for.

Nursing Shortage impacts U.S. facility and others abroad


The American Association of Colleges of Nursing states on its website that “Registered Nursing is listed among the top occupations in terms of job growth through 2024. The RN workforce is expected to grow from 2.7 million in 2014 to 3.2 million in 2024, an increase of 439,300 or 16%.”

Meet Allison - RN Graduate working at Women's Healthcare Associates


Meet Allison E. - A RN Graduate from Sumner College working at Women's Healthcare Associates

Nursing Interview Tips for Millennial's, Gen Xers and everyone else


Be a Jen, not a Nancy, during nursing interview - Nursing interview tips for millennia's, gen xer's and everyone.

New Nursing School Grads - ANA is here for you!


ANA President, Pam Cipriano welcomes and offers advice to the next generation of nurses.

Meet Thomas C. - A RN Graduate from Sumner College


Meet Thomas C., a Sumner College RN Graduate now working at Kindred Home Health.

Meet Anna C. - A Sumner College Graduate


Sumner College graduate now working at the Portland Clinic.

A Day in the Life of a Nurse – Meet Kathy


Follow a day in the life of a nurse – Meet Kathy

Three Reasons Why I Love Nursing


Learn why this graduate loves nursing

Nursing Career Advancement: 7 Ways to Stand Our in Your Scrubs


You’re a nurse because you care – you care about your patients and improving lives on a daily basis makes you feel good.  You also care a lot about yourself– you’re committed and driven to improving yourself both personally and professionally.

What to Know Before Your First Day of Nursing School


Start nursing school like a pro with these savvy first-day tips.

How to be the Unit's Favorite New Grad Nurse


Starting a job in nursing can be very overwhelming. I would argue that learning the ropes of the healthcare culture is quite possibly one of the most difficult jobs. In addition, the new grad nurse must learn how to manage a sick human being, physiologically and emotionally. Therefore, learning to be part of the crew from the beginning can certainly help with the transition.

4 Things Nurses Should Never Say to Patients


What a nurse doesn't say is just as important as what they do say.

A Day in the Life of a Registered Nurse: Sam


For a registered nurse, a typical day is anything but....

Why be a Nurse?


Nursing is an emotionally fulfilling and rewarding career, and there are tangible benefits, too. Learn more below, and see why nursing might be the career for you.

Keeping Our Country's Schools Healthy and Happy


Did you know school nursing began in the early 1900s as an experiment in New York City? Children were missing school on a regular basis because of treatable diseases, so a nurse, Lina Rogers, RN, was brought into the school system to see if she could make a difference. The rate of absences decreased drastically, and school nursing grew to be a critical nursing specialty. Today, school nurses are responsible for caring for students who get sick or injured during school hours, as well as educating students about healthcare and growth development.

The Modern Nurse - Working across the continuum of care


The Modern Nurse Outlines unexpected or non-traditional nursing roles, as well as emerging nursing roles, and discusses the influence nurses have across the healthcare arena.

Nursing – a career with a future!


Nursing is a calling and a national urgency. By 2022, we will need 1 million more nurses in the US.

Nursing outlook continues to thrive


Nursing – a career with a future - Learn More

Nurses, volunteerism and public service


The nursing profession is grounded in the spirit of service to society. Nurses often speak of giving back to the community, contributing to the greater good and other laudable aspirations. Nurses give a great deal, and volunteerism often plays a part in nurses' life work and personal mission.

Back to School: The critical role of the school nurse


It’s back-to-school season! Learn more about the role of a school nurse in today’s education system.

Nursings expansion continues


As a profession with an illustrious history and the great respect of the general public, nursing is a career that calls both men and women to its ranks. But even as nurses gain increasing clinical autonomy and the ability and vision to launch their own businesses, the nursing game hasn't necessarily changed for those who still feel stuck.

Join us in helping Hurricane Harvey victims


As we take time away from work this Labor Day weekend, our thoughts and prayers remain focused on the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Top 10 highest paying nursing specialties


5 Essential On The Job Study Tips For Nurses


If you’re like many nurses, you’re currently working a full-time job while you earn your degree. In today’s tough economic climate, it’s nearly impossible to get yourself through school without holding at least a part-time job, unless you’re a trust fund kid. Whether you’re working as an RN while earning your master’s to become a nurse administrator, or you’re a college undergrad getting your bachelor’s degree while working a variety of short-term service and retail jobs, balancing a full-time workload with your college course load can be incredibly challenging.

Launch your Nursing Career


Nursing school grads, ready to jump-start your career? Whether you want to study for the NCLEX, job search, or prep for interviews, these tools can help launch your nursing career.

Importance of Safe Patient Handling And Mobility For Nurses


“Nurses are the heart of health care, yet they are the most injured profession. We have to protect our caregivers,” says Jeff Gorton, Senior Director of Sales at Sage Products. Safe patient handling and mobility (SPHM) is such a critical issue to the nursing force, that the American Nurses Association has created the Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Interprofessional National Standards to guides nurses on this topic.

August 2017 The Year of the Healthy Nurse

8/5/2017 8:36:57 PM

The theme for this month is happiness! Spread the Joy!Put on your happy face! We are in the eighth month of ANA’s Year of the Healthy Nurse, and our theme for August is happiness. We encourage nurses to seek happiness both at work and at home.

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation Connect


Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation Grand Challenge – Nurses Leading the Nation's Journey to Better Health JOIN THE CHALLENGE

Meet Eva–Nurses Making a Difference


Meet Eva. The Nurse Effect is a new video series of real-life stories which demonstrate the inspirational and powerful relationship between a patient and nurse. See the “Nurse Effect” truly come to life!.

Students–Tips on How to Thrive in your Future Career


Johnson & Johnson provide tips on how to take charge of your personal growth and thrive in your future career.

Students–Find your Personal Style and Make a Good Impression on your Interview


Johnson & Johnson presents tips on how to find your personal style and present your best self in an job interview and more.

Students–Harness the Power Within


Johnson & Johnson present tips on how to present your best self in an job interview and more.

Social Media Guidelines for Nurses


The use of social media and other electronic communication is expanding exponentially. While social media is an exciting and valuable tool to nurses when used wisely, it can pose risks when used inappropriately. NCSBN has developed social media guidelines for nurses, along with a number of resources to help disseminate best practices.

2017 NCLEX-PN Test Plan Overview


NCLEX-PN practice analysis. Learn More

Nursing Comes to life with the Nurse Effect – Meet Julie


Meet Julie. The Nurse Effect is a new video series of real-life stories which demonstrate the inspirational and powerful relationship between a patient and nurse. See the “Nurse Effect” truly come to life!.

Happy 4th of July

7/3/2017 11:09:00 AM

Enjoy your 4th of July by celebrating with family and friends at one of the many local firework displays.

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