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All nurses have to be at least an RN, but those who go the extra mile and become a BSN get higher salaries and reach new heights.

Nursing School and Salaries: Differences Between RN and BSN

If you’re considering going to school to embark on a career in nursing, then you probably have a few questions. What kind of nursing degree should you get? What’s an RN’s salary? What about a BSN’s? And what exactly is the difference between the two? There are a lot of similarities between a registered nurse ...

As your career advances, you should consider entering one of the highest-paying nursing specialties. These are the top seven.

The 7 Highest-Paying Nursing Specialties

When you first decided to become a nurse, you might have thought of nursing as a general job title in a high-paying field. As you go through nursing school, you realize nurses can choose from a range of specialities, from midwifery to teaching. There are many specialization options, each with unique benefits, which is why ...

What are the biggest personality traits needed for healthcare

What Are the Top 5 Personality Traits Needed in Healthcare?

  Some personality traits, like respect, patience, and punctuality are valuable skills at work and in life. And other traits, like inflexible thinking and emotional whimsy, make any job harder. Healthcare is different. A very specific personality profile seems to shine brightest. It’s not for everyone. People who have specific personality traits see the most ...

Learn about our fast RN-BSN program offered online.

9 Facts About Our Online RN-BSN Program [E-Book]

Thanks for your interest! You may have determined that you don’t want to work the floor forever. You already know that going back to school and completing your BSN leads to higher pay, leadership opportunities, and greater job prospects. And you have a lot of great options for getting your BSN. Ameritech is for nurses, ...

National Handwashing Awareness Week

National Handwashing Awareness Week

  In short, washing hands saves lives. If you had given birth or been born in 1847 in an overcrowded hospital in Vienna, Austria, you’d probably agree. The infant mortality rate was 26 percent at the time, and the average life expectancy was less than 40 years. A young Viennese physician, Ignaz Semmelweis, was recently ...

How to communicate better in the clinic and in the lab

How to Improve Clinical and Lab Communication

  Good communication comes in handy a hundred times a day, but in a healthcare setting, it’s a matter of life and death. Decades of studies have shown a clear and significant correlation between a clinician’s ability to explain, listen, and empathize with biological and functional health outcomes — not to mention patient satisfaction. With ...

6 ways to approach problem-solving holistically

6 Ways to Approach Problems Holistically

  Whether you’re the kind of person who loves a splash of drama or you avoid conflict at all costs, obstacles are a fact of life. You can worry about them or pretend they don’t exist, but what you’re really trying to do is take control of your life. You want that complication gone! But ...

Why should I get my BSN?

10 Reasons To Get Your Bachelor’s Degree In Nursing

We all had our own reasons for becoming an RN. Perhaps you desired a more meaningful career. Maybe it was the allure of a profession that keeps us on our toes. Some look to travel or to have greater job security. It certainly wasn’t for shorter working hours or a less stressful environment!