Entries by The College For The People

DDC Partner Receives Distinguished Award

At Nightingale College, we enjoy celebrating the success of not only our learners and collaborators, but of our DDC Partners. DDC Partner Monte Vista Hills Health Care Center, located in Pocatello, Idaho, received the prestigious Ensign Flab award. The Ensign Flag award is given to a facility within the Ensign Group that excels within a […]

Nurse Bullying: Does it really happen

This article is an update to the College’s past article titled Bullying, published November 5, 2015. When most people think of bullying, they think back to the days of grade school when a jerk would shake down a smaller child for their lunch money or give them a knuckle sandwich. However, bullying does not stop […]

Nightingale College Renews Partnership with the NRHA

Nightingale College announces its partnership with the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) for a second year. The College joined the NRHA in 2016 as a Pipeline Partner to help improve health care in rural communities. Unlike their urban counterparts, rural Americans face challenges that limit their access to health care and health-related educational programs. To […]

The Real Differences between ADN and BSN Nurses

If you’re passionate about helping others, nursing has probably been one of your top career choice. There are many paths you can pursue to become a nurse. The most famous two are through an associate degree in nursing program or a bachelor’s degree program. Because both ADN and BSN graduates become registered nurses, it’s easy […]

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Charge Your Study Skills with Your Learning Style

Understanding your individual learning style makes a significant difference when studying and retaining information. Many learners often gravitate toward one learning style but come to prefer another as they develop their knowledge and skills. There are four types of learning styles: visual, auditory, reading and writing, and kinesthetic. Which type of learner are you? Visit […]

First Day of Nursing School Lab: What to Expect

Learners in Ogden get hands-on experience with one of Nightingale College’s simulation mannequins during their nursing school lab experience.  As you prepare to get back into the flow of school and prepare for new learner orientation, it is easy to underestimate all the activities that are involved in nursing school. Besides logging in to your […]

De-Stress this Season in 10 Steps or Less

‘Tis the season to unwind, reflect back on the year, and prepare for next year. However, it is also a time many people increase their level of stress. (Holidays can do that to a person.) Nursing school is stressful, but there are influences outside of school that can add to the stress that is already […]

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Goal Setting for Nursing Learners: Learning the Art of S.M.A.R.T. Goals

Learners at Nightingale have one common goal—to graduate from nursing school and become a licensed nurse, which is a big accomplishment. Before jumping to the final goal and possibly underestimating what it takes to complete such an ambitious endeavor, establishing milestones and a set time frame for each milestone have shown to help improve the […]

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How Being a BSN-Prepared Nurse Can Accelerate Your Career

Congratulations on being part of the esteemed profession of nursing! Not everyone can fulfill the duties and responsibilities nurses endure on a daily basis, that test not only their competencies but their emotional stability. As the top trusted profession, nursing yields many rewards and embodies selflessness and compassion, two ideal characteristics each nurse is encouraged […]