Hard Hats to Scrubs
There seems to be a strong stereotype that follows the Nursing profession around. People tend to think of nurses as women and men are not prevalent in the field. While in the past it may have been common to see very few men in the field, it seems as if that is all about to change. In an article that I recently read, it... Continue +
I knew I wanted to be a nurse in the 9th grade. I loved helping people. Two weeks after graduating high school, I proceeded to enter an LPN program with the help of an academic scholarship. One of the most rewarding experiences is helping someone that can't help themselves. While in OB clinical assisting, an unexpected delivery... Continue +
When my son was small, I needed a part time job, and I began work in a small neighborhood skilled facility as an aide. The 3-11 charge nurse there, Lydia, guided me as a supervisor but also as a mentor. She taught me how to care. Day after day we would have supper together, and she kept telling me I needed to find a way to go to... Continue +
I have always wanted to be a nurse, my hopes were struck down at a young age by an instructor who was a 20-year veteran of nursing. She told me that I would not make a good nurse because it is not about caring! It is about paperwork and doing exactly what the MD says to do. Finally, I found my calling...At 37, I have... Continue +
I am choosing nursing as a career because being a caring, nurturing person is who I am. I have enjoyed working in the health field for the past 5 years. Now, I know I would like to take on more of a leadership and teaching role in nursing. The health sciences are a big part of my family history. I know that being a nurse, a... Continue +
Want to be a millionaire?
A popular TV show has that title Who Wants to be a Millionaire and attracts a large TV audience weekly to see who will win. It is a game of chance. When you look up the definition of the word millionaire it describes it as somebody with a net worth or income more then 1 million dollars or another unit of currency. It is also... Continue +
If I can do it, so can you!
I have recently started working on Anatomy and Physiology through The College Network's Comprehensive Learning Modules. I have to say that I am off to a fantastic start. I have completed five chapters in four days. After years of seeing countless people using The College Network's materials, taking one final exam AND PASSING, I ... Continue +
Online LPN to RN nursing programs are a convenient way for the working nurse to advance his or her education. Online nursing school programs enable the student to continue working and fulfill other responsibilities while obtaining an associate's degree in nursing or bachelor of science in nursing (BSN). Contrary to popular... Continue +
On Tuesday of Training Week we discussed three main topics: Forms, the LVN to BSN Program through Indiana State University and one of our accelerated RN to BSN programs.  Each topic brought great insight to our trainees on the ways they can help our customers achieve their goals.Forms, or Paperwork 101 as I like to refer to it,... Continue +
Seven years ago, I started working as a program advisor for The College Network, an organization that helps working adults earn college degrees.Since the majority of my time is spent with health care clients, I am constantly talking to nurses and administrators about the challenges they have with continuing their... Continue +
Did you know that you can get online degrees from leading universities without ever having to step foot on the campus of the actual university?If you are looking for accelerated nursing courses, then look no further than The College Network. As an LPN or an LVN, then you have filled the requirements to take a course online for... Continue +
The College Network has formed partnerships with fully accredited nursing colleges like the one at Indiana State University to provide busy working professional nurses with the opportunity to advance their skills and their career. Online education programs have become very popular over the past few years, and The College Network... Continue +
Perioperative Nurses assist surgeons during surgery and ensure pre, intra and post operative care of the patient. They are involved in patient assessment before commencement of the surgery and after its conclusion. They monitor the physical and physiological state of the patient and ensure a sterile environment for the... Continue +
Are you an LPN looking to take accelerated nursing courses that will help you to earn your RN license quickly and efficiently? Then you need to find a program that will offer a type of course for motivated learners like you! Something that you will definitely want to consider is online education for nurses.In an online program,... Continue +
Many years ago, I took an introductory philosophy course and was exposed to the teaching of René Descartes. While Descartes is probably best known for the statement Cogito ergo sum (I think, therefore I am) he was also the inventor of the Cartesian coordinate system (which served as the basis for many mathematical advances) and... Continue +
In order to be an RN, you can already be an LPN or an LVN and then you'll want to take accelerated nursing courses to get your ADN nursing degree or equivalent, so that you can complete a registered nurse program.  Most RNs follow three different educational paths - a bachelor's degree (BSN), an associate degree (ADN), or a... Continue +
Hospitals, doctor's offices, schools, and businesses are always in need of qualified nurses. By earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing BSN, students will prepare themselves to become a successful RN within one of these industries.Registered nursing careers offer flexibility in time, finances, and career options. A registered... Continue +
Not all distance nursing programs are created equally. So, when you are looking for an opportunity to improve your career through a higher education program in nursing it is important to research each program and find out which is a good match for your circumstances.The College Network has done this research on your behalf and... Continue +
Nurses are in demand across the country. There is a shortage of skilled RN Nurses and it has never been easier or more affordable to complete an LPN to RN  or LVN to RN nursing degree. Traditional programs require several years of study to prepared Nurses for their RN licensing exam. Working Nurses do not always have the time... Continue +
Nursing is one of the most in-demand professions and highly skilled Nurses are offered excellent positions and high salaries. Finding a Nursing College where you can earn an affordable RN license can be daunting. This is particularly true for working LPN or LVN professionals who need to fit their classes into their already... Continue +
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