Durable, Easy, and Cute Hairstyles for Nurses (+Video Tutorials)

What kind of nurse hairstyle do you use? Simply pony? Messy bun? Three-second twist and clip? Although requirements about keeping hair off the collar vary by employer, wearing your hair up as a nurse is generally a good idea for the following…
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Top 5 Facts about Nightingale College

#1 We are fully accredited Nightingale College is nationally accredited through the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). What’s the difference between national and regional accreditation? Watch the video below to find…

How do I keep my self-esteem up when nursing school is so hard?

Nursing school is hard. It’s meant to be hard. We wouldn’t want to be cared for by unprepared nurses, so at Nightingale, we strive to teach nursing learners to be prepared. It's no secret that nursing school is a lot of work for learners,…
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Summer 2017 Graduation Recap

Those who arrived early to see their nurses graduate were lucky, because by ten minutes till, there wasn’t a spare seat to be found among the 1,500 in the auditorium. The friends and family in those seats jumped to their feet clapping…

Introducing the Military Advisor: Meet Eric Cox

We are excited to announce a new position within the Learner Advising and Life Resources (LALR) Department, the Military Advisor. Eric Cox will be celebrating his three-year work-iversay in September. He started his journey with the College…
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5 Ways Real Nurses Deal with Emotional Trauma at Work (+VIDEO)

We all know that the nursing profession is not an easy one, and by no means a stress-free one. So what do nurses do to handle the stress and emotional trauma after a tough day at work? We often forget that nurses are people too! They have feelings…

Flames, faculty, and philanthropy: August FLAME! FORWARD!

FLAME! FORWARD! is our company’s time for all collaborators, both faculty and administration, to realign with our mission, vision, and values, and to be appraised on the state of the College. It is also a week to remember Florence Nightingale’s…

The Nightingaler from Australia: Meet John Bouwer, Learner Accounts Coordinator

He comes from the land down under . . . Oh. Wait. That is the song by Men at Work. Whoops. In all reality, however, John Bouwer, is a native Australian that we are lucky enough to call our Coordinator of Learner Accounts. He has been a part…

Let's Talk Plagiarism: The Cheaters Don't Get Ahead

Written by Samantha Hanlon, MA, PPS (Counselor, LALR) Plagiarism is very serious. How much do you know about plagiarism? Admittingly, many of us do not know much about.  We may think we are writing a paper that is appropriate and based on…
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5 Reasons Why Now is the Best Time to Become a Nurse

What does it mean to be a nurse? While there are many answers to this simple question, anyone who is a nurse will describe the meaning differently. From taking care of patients who are at their weakest to having the opportunity to change the…