Nothing is more comforting as a patient than having a trained, skilled, qualified nurse providing you care. Their knowledge, expertise, and bedside manner make all the difference for patients and their families. It’s for this reason that nurses train anywhere … Continue reading How Do BSN Nursing Programs Prepare Students for Clinical Practice?
Are you interested in changing careers? Did you choose a degree and career you thought you loved, only to realize you have new interests and career goals? If you resonated with either of those questions, you are not alone. Changing … Continue reading How to Change Careers to Nursing: A Guide for Adult Learners
Nurses are an essential and integral part of the healthcare industry. They are often the first person a patient or family comes in contact with, and this in-demand career is continuously growing. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of … Continue reading What are the Different Types of Nursing Specialties?
There’s no denying that nursing school comes with many challenges. Students must focus on exams to study for both during and after, like the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), maintain their grades, and memorize medical terms. Not to mention thinking … Continue reading Four Tips for Excelling in a BSN Nursing Degree Program
By Kayle Golding, UB Nursing Student During the 2023 spring semester, University of Bridgeport Nursing students traveled to Europe for a first-hand look at the European healthcare model. This trip was organized by Linda Wagner, Director of the School of … Continue reading UB Nursing Students Get a First-Hand Look at the European Healthcare Model
Nursing is a vital component of the healthcare system, providing essential care and support to patients in diverse settings. Aspiring nurses embark on their educational journey with a crucial decision regarding their degree path: pursuing a Bachelor of Science in … Continue reading Do Hospitals Prefer BSN Over ADN?
With a median annual wage of $77,600, a projected employment growth rate of six percent by 2031, and 203,200 openings projected each year according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it’s no wonder that nursing is a popular and in-demand … Continue reading ABSN vs. BSN: What’s the Difference?
Pre-nursing programs help many students determine if they are interested in nursing and should pursue a nursing program. And while students do not have to have a pre-nursing major to earn acceptance into a nursing school, these programs can be … Continue reading Why is Pre-Nursing Important?
The medical field is filled with various careers and opportunities for candidates. From doctors to nurses to medical laboratory scientists, the possibilities are endless for a rewarding and in-demand career helping people live better and healthier lives. That said, the … Continue reading Nursing vs. Medical Laboratory Science: What’s the Difference?
Entering the nursing profession is an enriching and fulfilling career. And it’s not just for those who decide to become a registered nurse (RN) as soon as they enter college. It’s never too late to become an RN and enroll … Continue reading How to Get Into an Accelerated Nursing Program
Learn how the CT Health Horizons initiative will be used at University to Bridgeport to grow the next generation of nurses through scholarships and more. Continue reading CT Health Horizons Grant to University of Bridgeport Enhances Nursing Education Partnerships
Which is a better nursing program for you?: A Bachelor’s of Nursing (BSN) program, or RN-to-BSN program? Learn the differences and make the right choice. Continue reading Is an RN-to-BSN or BSN Program Better for My Needs?
There are many pathways to a nursing career. Learn the steps to become a nurse and the length of time it takes to become licensed and practicing in the field. Continue reading How Long Does it Take to Become a Nurse?
How long will it take to complete an RN to BSN program, and can you make the time as an already working nurse? Get the information you need here. Continue reading How Long Do RN to BSN Programs Take to Complete?
University of Bridgeport graduate Maria Cantito completed the RN to BSN program over 30 years after first becoming an RN. Read her alumni success story. Continue reading UB Alumna Earns BSN More Than 30 Years After First Becoming an RN
Enrolling in a pre-nursing program is the first step necessary to become an RN. Learn what a pre-nursing program is and how to pursue a pre-nursing track. Continue reading What is Pre-Nursing?
Considering transferring schools and becoming a nurse? Learn the top 6 benefits of pursuing a Bachelor’s in Nursing (BSN) as your next step. Continue reading 6 Benefits of Transferring into a BSN Program
Aspiring registered nurses should always look for an accredited nursing program to launch their career. Learn the facts about nursing accreditation.
Continue reading What You Should Know About Accredited Nursing Programs