• Can Nursing Students Get ACLS Certification? 

    Nursing students who are passionate about health care may want to get an Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support certification, but there are a few reasons why they should wait until passing licensure exams and working as a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse. What Is ACLS? Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support is a certification aimed at professionals that deal with cardiopulmonary arrest emergencies or similar. The ACLS certification is also geared for emergency responders. The certification covers basic life support skills and airway management, recognizing the signs of respiratory or cardiac arrest and strokes, pharmacology, and communicating as a member of a resuscitation team. ACLS certification for experienced professionals covers reading and…

  • Tips for Setting Yourself Up for Financial Success After Nursing School

    If your nursing school journey is coming to an end, odds are personal finances aren’t the first thing you think about. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for nurses is expected to grow between 16 and 31% through 2024, which will lead to many job openings for nurses. However, financial planning and setting goals are one of the most important steps for you to achieve future goals. Here are some Tips for Setting Yourself Up for Financial Success After Nursing School with steps you can take to ensure you are on the path to financial stability. Create a Budget Nursing is a field that is in high demand…

  • 3 Tips For Returning To School As A Nurse

    As an R.N.  does finding the time and energy to earn your Bachelors of Science in Nursing feel like a distant dream? If so, I’m writing this article just for you. Here are 3 tips for returning to school as a nurse. My name is Jeanne Colleluori and I’m an enrollment representative for Roberts Wesleyan College. I spend my days hearing countless stories of how nurses feel too busy or stressed out to return to school, and my heart aches for them. That’s why I’m going to share my top three tips for making it work. Before we begin, I’d like to encourage you with a reminder – you’ve already…