Category Archives: Nursing

Things About Nursing You Probably Didn’t Know

Nursing dates back to the mid-19th century and the professional history began with Florence Nightingale. She was the daughter of wealthy British parents and eventually defied society and decided to become a nurse. According to nusrsingschoolhub.com, Nightingale began her career during the Crimean War by tending to injured soldiers on the battlefield. She eventually opened the
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Report: RN Among Jobs with Biggest Pay Raises

Registered nurse is on the list of the 13 jobs with the biggest pay raises, according to Glassdoor.com’s newest report released. The report looks at the top jobs where base pay has increased the most over the past year. Salaries have grown 5-11 percent over the past year, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). According
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Nursing Students Volunteer at American Diabetes Association EXPO

Minnesota School of Business-Richfield nursing students spent a Saturday volunteering for the American Diabetes Association EXPO held at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The students worked several different booths at the event and provided much-needed education to children and adults. Some of the booths that they volunteered at included the kid zone with a bouncy house,
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New Study: Nursing, Accounting, Mechanical Engineering Among Highest Paying Majors

Nursing, accounting and mechanical engineering are among the top 50 highest paying college majors, according to a recent study by Glassdoor. Glassdoor analyzed nearly 500,000 resumes and the median base salary from each major for the first five years of being in the workforce. “With approximately 70 percent of American high school graduates enrolling in
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Breast Cancer Awareness: Being Aware Can Save Your Life

When we think of October, it’s common to think of pumpkins, apple orchards, leaves changing colors and the color pink. Pink? Yes, pink representing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “Awareness is key,” said Minnesota School of Business Nursing Program Dean, Kendra Saal. “Be sure to always talk to your doctor about self-breast exams and
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Actor’s Death Highlights Hope for a Cure for Alzheimer’s

Gene Wilder, one of the funniest actors of the 1970s, has recently passed away from Alzheimer’s disease. His death highlights the toll this disease takes on society’s best and brightest, slowly taking away their personality and ability to function, followed by taking their lives. In the NOVA PBS documentary Can Alzheimer’s Be Stopped?, journalist Greg O’Brien
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What is the Pinning Ceremony for Nursing Grads?

On a Friday in June, 25 students stood in front of their family, friends and instructors as they participated in the nursing pinning and candle lighting ceremony. This ceremony is a rite of passage for the bachelor of science in nursing degree as they exit the world of nursing education and into the role of a professional nurse.
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Using LinkedIn for Your Career in the Medical Industry

LinkedIn is a professional networking site that is worth the investment of your time and energy. If you plan on working in the medical industry as a medical assistant or in nursing, not only can LinkedIn provide you plenty for job leads, it can help you brand yourself and connect with other professionals. We’ll share
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Dallas Shootings Emphasize the Need for Blood Donations

The American Red Cross is making a national plea for blood and platelets donations after the deadly police shootings in downtown Dallas last Thursday, July 7 that left five officers dead and many others injured. The American Red Cross says it supplied more than 225 blood products to just one hospital treating victims of that
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