Category Archives: Nursing Inspiration

Utica College's ABSN program recognizes the excellence and dedication of its student.

Measuring a nursing student’s success goes beyond passing tests, especially in the Utica College Accelerated BSN program in the Tampa Bay area. It’s also about character, dedication, and determination.   Utica College believes those nursing students who go above and beyond deserve recognition so they have developed the ABSN St. Petersburg Student of Excellence Award….

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Unlike the old days, the job you get right out of college is highly unlikely to be the job you have when you retire. With so many education options these days many people are taking a shot at a second career – and they’re not alone! Check out these recognizable names who changed careers and…

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Being successful in nursing school goes beyond passing tests and showing up for labs.  At Utica College’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program, your success is determined not only by your academic performance,  but also your character and determination to become the best nurse you can be. With that extra work comes reward….

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Rewards of Nursing: Why My Nursing Career is a Blessing

Choosing a career in nursing may seem overwhelming, especially while you are starting an accelerated nursing program and trying to battle through classes, exams, and skills labs. However, once you start your nursing clinical experience, you will begin experiencing the rewards of nursing, much like our guest blogger. Nursing is such a unique profession. We are…

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Nursing Careers Outside the Hospital

You may feel a calling towards a life as a registered nurse, but are nervous about working in a hospital setting for the rest of your professional life. It’s hard to commit to a second degree accelerated nursing education when you aren’t sure about the career you want to pursue or the environment you’s want…

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What Attracts Students to an Accelerated Second Degree in Nursing? Sometimes the first career choice doesn’t work out the way we intended. Maybe the job market isn’t there or the field is too competitive. Maybe you start working and realize the field isn’t for you. But you’ve already spent four years (or more) earning a…

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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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School is officially back in session, and parents and kids alike are getting back into the swing of things. As kids come home with more vocabulary lists, flash cards and book reports, they are also coming home with more germs. No parent wants to have a sick child, especially when it can be avoided by…

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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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