Nursing Jobs in Oregon
10/27/2016 6:10:17 PM
Job opportunities are expected to be excellent in the coming years for nurses. Read more..
Nursing Fun Facts
10/27/2016 5:58:22 PM
Iteresting Facts, /Quotes (and Even a Couple of Jokes) About Nursing
Starting out in Dermatology Nursing
10/27/2016 5:10:30 PM
Dermatology nurses help us take care of our largest organ – our skin. Dermatology nursing is a specialty that focuses on helping treat wounds, injuries and diseases of the skin. To learn more about this unique specialty...
Compassion is Paramount in Infusion Nursing
10/27/2016 4:50:18 PM
Infusion nurses are registered nurses who specialize in administering medications and fluids via infusion. Learn more..
Nursing Career Resource Center
New Graduates! Attached are some resources to help you find your first job after graduation
Writing a winning resume
Looking to develop a strong nursing résumé, designed to help you secure your first nursing job? The good news is that you have already started the hard part – studying and gaining formative experiences throughout school. The next step is to tell your story and share what you have to offer the nursing profession.
Dress for Success on your Interview
First impressions matter. Dressing for success is about looking confident and professional, while also creating a "look" that allows you to feel like your best self. Although you may wear scrubs or a lab coat for the majority of your workdays, professional attire is best for a job interview. Your outfit should portray the competent, educated and confident person you are. Attached are tips to help you create your personal "look" while also maintaining a professional image.
7 Surprising Things You'll Learn About Nursing
Curious about a career in Nursing? Learn seven surprising things about a career in nursing here.
Nursing Employment Statistics
Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015
Job Outlook for Registered Nursing (RN)
Job Outlook for Registered Nurses (RN)
The nursing profession, like healthcare in general, is in a state of change. The profession of nursing is becoming increasingly complex as patient care is moving out of hospitals and into outpatient and primary care settings. For years, the role of nurses has been evolving from a bedside caregiver to a specialized member of an interdisciplinary medical team.
Tips and Tricks for New Nurses
Tips and Tricks for new nurses
You may have thought nursing school was the most stressful and overwhelming time of your life. Think again.
Here’s a fact: there’s a shortage of nurses—and it’s going to grow in the years ahead. Why? What can be done? Read on to learn more about the state of today’s nursing profession, then share a fact, or two, or five, to help spread the word about the need for nurses.
Career Paths for Licensed Practical Nurses
One of the benefits of being a licensed practical nurse is the broad spectrum of career paths available to them.
Becoming a Registered Nurse
Ever wondered what it takes to become a registered nurse? There are specific skill sets that successful registered nurses have in addition to meeting the educational and state level license requirements.
New FDA Food Labeling Changes - What Nurses Need To Know
The recent FDA calorie labeling rules which require chain restaurants and large vending machine operators to disclose calorie counts on menus to make people more aware of the risks of obesity posed by fatty, sugary foods.
How Nurses Impact The Patient Experience
Because of their frequent, personal interactions with patients, nurses conceivably play the largest role in the day-to day patient experience.
Licensed Practical Nursing Career Overview
The demand for licensed practical nurses in the health care profession continues to rank as one of the top in-demand careers.
Expanding Your Skills as a Registered Nurse
As healthcare alternatives and new therapies gain popularity many patients today are interested in exploring alternative treatments and medicine.
Technology Helps Nurses Streamline Patient Care
Thanks to new technology, nurses are streamlining patient care to aid and ease the impact of the nursing shortage across the nation and improve patient care.
Registered Nursing Career Ranked #1 for Demand in Healthcare
10/6/2015 3:03:53 PM
Topping the list of in demand healthcare careers is registered nursing, with new job projections over 580,000 by 2016.
Registered Nurse Career Path Option – Nurse Practitioner
Nurse practitioners, also known as advanced practice registered nurses, are registered nurses who have completed a master’s degree and all the required training.
The Many Roles of a Nurse
Probably the first thought that comes to mind when someone mentions the word nurse, is caregiver or comforter, someone who makes sure your needs are being met.
Traveling Nurse Jobs in Demand
The demand for traveling nurses continues to be strong, and for those who enjoy traveling, there are a lot of additional perks.
Challenges In Healthcare for Nurses
As a new practical or registered nurse, some of the biggest challenges you’ll face in the workplace will have little resemblance to the clear-cut cases you studied back in class.
A Day In The Life Of A Licensed Practical Nurse
A typical day in the life of an LPN or licensed practical nurse is fast-paced and demanding. In the end, it is also exciting and rewarding. LPNs work in can be found in nursing homes, schools, military installations, hospitals, factories, private homes and a wide range of other places. Successful licensed practical nurses are intelligent, driven, caring, disciplined and flexible.
Nursing Job Demand Through 2022
The U.S. Bureau of Labor projects the licensed practical nursing job growth will top 25% between 2012 and 2022, with registered nursing job growth reaching 19% during the same period.
Tips on Preparing for Nursing School
Your decision to become a nurse can be very exciting and sometimes a bit overwhelming. Here are a few tips on how to prepare for nursing school.
Other Ways to Apply Your Nursing Skills
Becoming a licensed practical nurse or a registered nurse prepares you for more than just working in a hospital or medical office. Nursing schools provide training that applies to many professions.
Tips on How to Get More Rest
According to recent research, over 40% of Americans are sleep deprived, getting less than five hours of sleep per night. And surprisingly, adolescents have the highest percentage of sleep deprivation.
Bloodmobile at Parkway Campus-September 22nd
Please join us on Tuesday, September 22nd at our Parkway campus located at 15115 SW Sequoia Parkway, Portland OR, 97224 to give blood and help save lives.
US.News Includes Licensed Practical Nurses in Their List of Best Healthcare Jobs
As health care professionals, licensed practical nurses have a set of responsibilities that are imperative for quality medical care.
Occupational Therapy Assistant Career Outlook
If you like working in the healthcare industry helping people who are having difficulty performing work and daily activities because of an illness, injury or disability, becoming an Occupational Therapist Assistant might be the right career choice for you.
Registered Nurses Retain Top Spot in Ethics and Honesty
Once again, the public selected Registered Nurses as the most trusted profession based on their honesty and ethical standards.
Are More Jobs Requiring a College Education?
Graduating high school students, new military vets and adults who are unhappy with their jobs often wonder what they can do to craft a successful career.
Making a Successful Transition from Military to College Life
Not all students who go to college do so right after graduating from high school. In fact, many students returning to school today have already worked in other careers and are looking to move on to something different.
The Role of an Occupational Therapist
The role of an occupational therapist is often not fully understood, or is confused with the role of a physical therapist. What’s the differentiator?
Job Outlook For Occupational Therapy Assistants Strong
According to the Bureau of Labor, Occupational Therapy Assistant job growth is projected to be 43% through 2022.
Sumner College Scholarships
To help students achieve their academic goals, Sumner College currently offers the Sumner College High School Scholarship and the Sumner College Scholarship (for current students).
Welcome New Practical Nursing Students!
Sumner College welcomes new practical nursing students starting classes today at the Cascade Station campus and the Parkway campus!
Upcoming Associate Degree in Nursing Class
Associate Degree in Nursing student Emily L. in the skills lab learning all the different procedures needed in the field.