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Men in Nursing: More Common Than You Think

Posted on Thu, Jun 18, 2015

If you think only women can be nurses, it’s time to update your perceptions. You’re selling yourself short if you’re overlooking nursing as a career path just because you’re a man. Male nurses are becoming more and more common; according to the U.S. Census Bureau:

  • In 1970, 2.7 percent of registered nurses were men
  • By 2011, that number more than tripled to 9.6 percent
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Topics: nurse education, nursing

Prerequisites for Nursing Programs? Not Here!

Posted on Wed, Jun 03, 2015

If you’ve made the decision to pursue your passion for nursing, you’ve already taken an important first step. After all, simply knowing what you want out of your career is so important.

But what’s next? To create the future you’ve always wanted, you need a plan that fits in with your life and expectations. To help, we’ll take a closer look at our no-prerequisite nursing program and other degree options.

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Topics: nurse education, nursing

What Makes a Good Nurse? 6 Key Traits

Posted on Thu, Apr 09, 2015

Holding a patient’s hand before a procedure. Listening to their concerns with empathy. Comforting a frightened child.

What do these things have in common? They're all part of being a nurse.

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Topics: nurse education, patient care, nursing

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