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Nursing Careers By Degree and Pay - Infographic

Written by Ashworth College on Friday, 12 February 2016. Posted in RN to BSN

Nursing Careers By Degree and Pay - Infographic

As more studies show the connection between nurses who have their bachelor's degrees and improved patient care, more employers are requiring degrees beyond an associate’s degree. Here are some of the career possibilities and salaries that await registered nurses who pursue a BSN degree or higher.

Nurses Get it Done – Tips for Staying Motivated

Written by Ashworth College on Thursday, 11 February 2016. Posted in RN to BSN

Nurses Get it Done – Tips for Staying Motivated

Staying motivated can be a challenge. Daily responsibilities, on-going stress, and other obligations can cause you to lose sight of your personal goals, especially when pursuing long-term aspirations like furthering your career through continuing education. But if there's any profession that enforces the ability to keep cool under pressure, it's nursing. To put it simply, nurses get it done. Still, everyone struggles to find motivation sometimes. Here are four tips for nurses on how to stay driven and achieve success.

How to Go from Overwhelmed to Just "Whelmed"

Written by Ashworth College on Thursday, 04 February 2016. Posted in General

How to Go from Overwhelmed to Just

Going to work. Taking care of your family. Maintaining a social life. Pursuing personal goals. Trying to get some sleep (when you can).

7 Things Every Nurse Understands

on Thursday, 28 January 2016. Posted in RN to BSN

7 Things Every Nurse Understands

Shonda Rhimes knows how to write a good medical drama, but even the most dedicated Grey's Anatomy fan will never fully grasp what it's like to work in healthcare. Sure, the basic responsibilities of a nurse are understood. But as someone who has actually donned a pair of scrubs for multiple grueling 12-hour shifts, you know what the job really entails.

What's Holding You Back from Your Next Career Move?

Written by Ashworth College on Monday, 25 January 2016. Posted in Career

What's Holding You Back from Your Next Career Move?

So, you've come to a stand-still in your career. You're okay with where you are, but you know that there are more opportunities within your reach. What's holding you back from taking the leap? A few culprits are often to blame. Here are three common barriers and how you can overcome them.

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