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Meet Caitlyn. - A Sumner College graduate working as a Registered Nurse at DePaul Treatment Center

3/8/2018

Sumner College Graduate Spotlight - Meet Caitlyn a Registered Nurse at DePaul Treatment Center

Sumner College fuels local workforce and community, graduating more than 800 nurses in past 8 years

3/7/2018

Oregon, like much of the United States, is preparing for a very specific health care crisis. With more and more nurses reaching retirement age every day, the state has more open jobs in the field than those qualified to fill them. This is a big deal, because if you were to carve up a health care by profession pie, the nursing slice would be the largest one.

Exciting Changes are Taking Place at Sumner College

3/6/2018

Exciting changes are underway at Sumner College. We are growing and adding 10,000 SF to their Cascade Campus.

Sumner College Graduate Spotlight - Meet Rebecca

2/28/2018

Meet Rebecca! . - A Sumner College graduate working as a LPN as a medical nurse at a nursing home in Lacey, WA. Read more about her story....

From LPN to Travel Nurse

2/25/2018

Many people who want to go into nursing choose to begin their careers as LPNs (licensed practical nurses) since it often is the fastest track into the profession of nursing. But there is more to this exciting career... .

Sumner College Graduate Spotlight - Meet Marta

2/20/2018

Meet Marta! . - A Sumner College graduate working as a LPN at SpringRidge at Charbonneau. Read more about her story....

Happy Valentines Day

2/14/2018


Sumner College Graduate Spotlight - Meet Lindsay L

2/10/2018

Meet Lindsay! . - A Sumner College graduate working as a Registered Nurse at the Hillsboro Pediatric Clinic. Read more about her story....

Focus On Nursing: A High Demand, High Growth Job of the Future

2/7/2018

If you’re looking for a job of the future, then nursing is one of the strongest candidates out there. Although some aspects of the role may be susceptible to automation—in Japan scientists have developed a robot that can hand out medication and collect records—the central importance of empathy and advanced motor skills to nursing jobs makes it highly unlikely that machines will be replacing humans at our bedsides any time soon.

What Does a Patient Care Technician Do?

2/7/2018

What is a patient care technician?

Sumner College Graduate Spotlight - Meet Judy

2/5/2018

Meet Judy! . - A Sumner College graduate working as a LPN at Total Care Home Health. Read more about her story....

An Introduction To Nursing Careers

2/1/2018

The path to becoming a nurse depends on which type of nursing career you’d like to pursue. You could choose to be a licensed practical nurse (LPN) or a registered nurse (RN).

Nursing Now

1/29/2018

Here’s a fact: there’s a shortage of nurses—and it’s going to grow in the years ahead. Why?

Meet Jacklynn. - A Sumner College graduate working as a LPN at Downtown Clinic in Oklahoma.

1/25/2018

Jacklynn was taking classes at a local community college while working night shift as a Caregiver to take care of her 3 young children before enrolling at Sumner College. “I have taken care of people since as long as I can remember, and it is second nature to me. I wanted to learn everything I could about...

By 2020, the US will face a Nursing Shortage of 800.000 nurses

1/22/2018

Read statistical nursing shortages by year with a 800,000 shortage by year 2020.

Meet Florence K. - A Sumner College graduate working as a LPN at Fairfax Behavioral Health.

1/17/2018

Meet Florence K. - A Sumner College graduate working as a LPN at Fairfax Behavioral Health. Here is Florence's story - Florence decided to pursue her education at Sumner College because it offered the most flexibility. The accelerated program and class schedule worked perfectly for her.

Nursing is the fasting growing occupation in the United States

1/13/2018

Consider a career in an industry with a 22% projected growth in 2018. Sumner College nursing classes starting soon for winter and spring registration.

Meet Emily. - A Sumner College graduate working as a LPN Charge Nurse at Care Center East Health and Rehab.

1/5/2018

Meet Emily. - A Sumner College graduate working as a LPN Charge Nurse at Care Center East Health and Rehab.

New Patient Care Technician diploma program provides foundation for successful health care career

1/2/2018

Oregon, like much of the United States, is preparing for a very specific health care crisis. With more and more nurses reaching retirement age every day, the state has more open jobs in the field than those qualified to fill them. This is a big deal, because if you were to carve up a health care by profession pie, the nursing slice would be the largest one.

A NEW Year - A new YOU - Sumner College Happy New Year!!!

1/1/2018

Happy New Year from the staff and students from Sumner College.

Meet David D., - A Sumner College graduate working at Coffee Creek Correctional

12/20/2017

Meet David D., a Sumner College graduate now working as a Registered Nurse at Coffee Creek Correctional Institution.

12/18/2017

Happy Holidays from the staff and students at Sumner College. Have a safe and joyous holiday season!

Meet Andrea H., - Registered Nurse at Nursingale Home Health

12/15/2017

Meet Andrea H., a Registered Nurse Sumner College graduate now working at Nursingale Home Health

The Nurse Practitioner Will See You Now

12/10/2017

In case you haven’t noticed, health care is changing. By 2019 will lead to 25 million more primary care visits across the country. That’s nothing compared to the 75 million baby boomers aging into advanced care, and the 50 million among them who will need to be treated for multiple chronic conditions.

Meet Courtney S. - RN graduate working at NW Renal Clinic

12/7/2017

Meet Courtney S., a Registered Nurse Sumner College graduate now working at NW Renal Clinic.

Kati Kleber - ANA Webinette Series on Nursing Careers

12/5/2017

Get an edge on your nursing career by viewing the ANA webinette series by blogging sensation, Kati Kleber

Nurse Interview tips – The art of informational interviewing

12/2/2017

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

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

12/1/2017

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

Nursing Salary is only part of the pie

11/26/2017

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

Happy Thanksgiving

11/23/2017

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

Nursing Shortage impacts U.S. facility and others abroad

11/20/2017

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

11/17/2017

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

11/14/2017

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!

11/8/2017

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

Meet Thomas C. - A RN Graduate from Sumner College

11/6/2017

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

Meet Anna C. - A Sumner College Graduate

11/1/2017

Sumner College graduate now working at the Portland Clinic.

A Day in the Life of a Nurse – Meet Kathy

10/30/2017

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

Three Reasons Why I Love Nursing

10/25/2017

Learn why this graduate loves nursing

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

10/19/2017

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

10/17/2017

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

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