Should I Enroll into Nursing School Offering a BSN or an Associate’s Degree?

As more hospitals aspire to qualify as “Magnet-Recognized Organizations,” there is a greater demand for Registered Nurses to have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Many RN’s have had to return to school and acquire their Bachelor’s degree against their will. Some institutions have told nurses, “No Bachelor’s in the Next 2 years, equals No Job -period!” “The Magnet Recognition Program recognizes health care organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice.” Read more about this from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.   How do all these changes affect you? Are you an LPN who wants to […]

What’s The Best Resume Format For Nurses?

          You know the saying, “Save the best for last!” One of the last courses we did in nursing school was “Resume Writing.”   It was such an important course because it would open doors to our future – the icing on the cake. This was one class everyone paid attention to, because if you didn’t know how to write a resume, then how could you to get a job? Nursing school would have been a wasted four years of hard work. I can still hear the professor’s voice saying,” Write your name on the left […]