A guide to help you distinguish the different paths to becoming a nurse

Understanding the Difference Between an RN and a BSN

A guide to help you distinguish the different paths to becoming a nurse You might think all nurses are the same; all operating on the same level of certification and education. The truth is, there’s a distinction between being a registered nurse and having your ADN (Associate Degree in Nursing) or BSN (Bachelor of Science […]

The 50 Best Paying Cities for Medical Assistants in 2019

These U.S. Cities Offer Medical Assistants the Highest Salaries Based on Cost of Living Medical Assisting is a great career choice for anyone looking for job security within the healthcare industry. Not only is it in high demand, but the average pay to become a Medical Assistant is substantial when compared to the requisite time […]

Profile of a BSN Holder

Profile of a BSN Holder

If you’re considering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, you might benefit from a quick snapshot of this educational choice and future career path. A BSN degree can open several doors in the nursing profession. For instance, some employers will only accept applicants with a BSN degree. In general, Registered Nurses (RNs) with […]

A Drone Could Be Your Next Co-Worker

A Drone Could Be Your Next Co-Worker

Robotic technology could soon change the working environment of hospitals in big, big ways. These include robots that follow doctors on rounds, robots that assist the elderly, and robots that literally lift and carry human patients so a nurse won’t risk injury while moving them. Many of these robots are still in the testing phase […]

The Advantages of a BSN Degree

The Advantages of a BSN Degree

Have you been looking into Registered Nurse programs, or even accelerated RN programs? Maybe you’re already an RN but you’d like to advance your career. RN to BSN programs generally provide an excellent foundation for leadership roles, greater salaries, and management positions. An article by Nurse Journal—a social community for nurses worldwide—delves into the many […]

Happy National Nurses Week

Happy National Nurses Week!

At hospitals around the world—and here at Eagle Gate College, of course—every week is Nurses Week. When you see firsthand how hard nurses work, how many lives they touch, and how selflessly they serve, it’s next to impossible not to be in awe of these heroes in scrubs. This week, however, the rest of the […]