Entries by The College For The People

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ADN vs BSN in Patient Care and Safety Situations: Do Nurses’ Education Improve Patient Outcomes?

Today, the majority of the interprofessional medical team, from social workers and pharmacists to physical therapists, already have a minimum bachelor education. So having more and more BSN-prepared nurses is only a natural progression within the field. This does not mean that ADN nurses are not competent. It only means that the needed attributes and […]

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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 […]

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Why an RN-to-BSN with No Prerequisites Can Hurt Your Nursing Career

Nowadays, most nursing schools want you to have a basic set of skills and theoretical knowledge before admission. To get into a top nursing program, you must gain a number of academic credits in core General Education subjects, such as English, Statistics, and Human Anatomy, in the form of prerequisite courses. Like Nightingale, some colleges […]

The Unexpected Journey to Becoming a Nurse: Meet Brooke Forney

Nestled in Pocatello, Idaho, scrapbook-loving and kayaking enthusiast Brooke Forney joined Nightingale College in December 2016. As an adjunct faculty member at Nightingale College and now NCLEX Success Coach, Brooke has the opportunity to not only share her nursing knowledge with our learners but provides individualized NCLEX coaching to help learners build the confidence needed […]

Bests of the Nightingale Blog Posts

The Nightingale blog consists of articles ranging from nursing school anxiety to test taking tips and career development. With the help of all departments, especially Learner Advising and Life Resources (LALR), we can write on a variety of topics that benefit our learners, graduates, and even users who happen to land on our blog. But […]

How to Write a Professional Email

Lost in a world of informal communication, it is common to not know how to write a professional email. With the average person receiving fifty texts per day (click to read the study), we get caught up in the “lols” and “jks” of today’s communication. Often, it is difficult to find the words that are […]

Nightingale College Announces Accreditation Status of the BSN Program

Nightingale College celebrates the initial accreditation of the baccalaureate degree nursing program by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) through June 30, 2022. With such an achievement, the College is able to offer an accredited RN-to-BSN Program to licensed nurses who are ready to take the next step in the nursing education and career. […]

Navigating Nursing School with ADHD

Navigating Nursing School as an ADHD Learner Have you considered nursing school, but are doubting yourself because you don’t know what nursing school with ADHD will be like? Or are you currently in a nursing program and struggling to keep up due to your inability to focus and study? Well, you’ve come to the right […]