Category Archives: Nursing Career Ladder

Health care professionals make great nurses — from EMTs to LPNs. If you want to advance your health care career with nursing, now’s the time to do it. Start out the year taking the first steps toward your nursing goal! At Utica, we’ve helped countless health care professionals take the next steps required to advance…

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Nursing Career Planning Guide

So you know you want to become a nurse. That’s a huge career change. But how do you start? What needs to happen first? How do you plan for something like this? It’s not as complicated as it might appear at first. Take it a day at a time and use this nursing career planning…

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Choosing Nursing as a Second Career

Are you stuck in a job that doesn’t give you any personal fulfillment? Do you think you could be making more of an impact on the world around you? Since you’ve found this blog, the assumed answer to both questions is “yes.” Choosing nursing as a second career is the first step to changing your…

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Nursing Career Development: Advice from a Nurse

One of the best ways to determine whether a career as a registered nurse is right for you is to see how currently-employed RNs feel about their careers and the field as a whole. Utica’s guest blogger shares her advice here on nursing career development. Whether you are already committed to earning your Bachelor of…

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Committing to a nursing education can be frightening if you don’t understand your new chosen career and what you will be doing on a daily basis. Take a look behind the curtain of the nursing profession so you can feel confident about committing to earning your second degree from a nursing program Tampa Bay. Learning some…

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Written by one of our guest bloggers, this nurse shares her advice on landing your first job. Every nurse out there can tell you what their first nursing job was, and I’m willing to put money on the fact that most can tell you about their very first shift. It’s such an exciting time in…

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If you’ve been exploring what you can do with your online nursing degree, you’ve probably learned already that there are many avenues for specialty certification. That is one of the great benefits of nursing – it is a broad field with many opportunities for specialization and advancement. Most of us are at least familiar with…

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Your nursing degree will open up many opportunities for an exciting and challenging career, as well as a variety of potential work settings in which you can put your skills to use. While many people may assume that the only place a nurse can work is a hospital or doctor’s office, there are countless other…

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It is common knowledge that the healthcare field is full of high-growth and good paying opportunities.  You may be drawn to healthcare for a wide variety of reasons, but what if you aren’t quite sure which specific career path to pursue?  Maybe you are thinking about nursing, but at the same time you are wondering…

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Rewarding nursing jobs in New York

Opportunities for nurses are changing. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) identifies registered nursing as the occupation with the largest projected growth through 2020, and with new healthcare laws and a shift to preventative care, the most lucrative and rewarding jobs for nurses aren’t limited to hospitals. While various college degrees have a shaky outlook…

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