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Key Takeaways From Northeastern University Nursing Interviews

We recently sat down with students and staff of our 16-month ABSN program, asking them what they enjoy or find unique about the Northeastern University nursing experience. Starting with admissions and ending with NCLEX preparation, here are some key takeaways from these conversations. Admissions: Feel the Support If you can’t wait to become a nurse, Read the full article…

Categories: Accelerated Nursing, Northeastern Difference, Student Stories

Need a Change? Go From BS to BSN in 16 Months.

Wish you would’ve studied nursing as an undergraduate? Well it’s time to stop the “woulda, coulda, shoulda” and take action. By enrolling in our Boston or Charlotte-based accelerated nursing program, you can use your existing BS degree to earn a BSN in as few as 16 months. What does “as few as 16 months” mean Read the full article…

Categories: Accelerated Nursing, Change Careers, Student Stories

Nursing Simulation Lab Scenarios Mirror the Diverse Realities of Patient Care

The reality of nursing is that no two patient care situations are alike. Because every patient has a unique personality and background, nurses need to be able to adapt their approach to care. One of the ways our ABSN program prepares you for the profession includes having you participate in diverse nursing simulation lab scenarios. Read the full article…

Categories: Accelerated Nursing, Skills & Simulation Labs
There are nursing careers outside the hospital that are attainable with an ABSN from Northeastern University.

Consider These 12 Nursing Careers Outside the Hospital

Today, the field of nursing is more diverse than ever. By earning your nursing degree through the Accelerated BSN program at Northeastern University, you’ll be prepared to practice the profession by land, sea, or air in as few as 16 months. Consider these 12 nursing careers outside the hospital. 1. Clinical Research Nurse Working with Read the full article…

Categories: Nursing Career, Nursing Inspiration

How Northeastern University Prepares You for the Real World

Since 1898, Northeastern University has been a firm believer in experiential learning, an approach to education that combines thinking (coursework) and doing (real-world application). For students in our four-semester ABSN program, experiential learning means taking nursing theory knowledge and being able to apply it at some of the most prestigious health care facilities in the Read the full article…

Categories: Accelerated Nursing, Charlotte Location, Northeastern Difference

What You Should Expect Going Back to School as a Mom

Whether you’re dealing with a toddler who doesn’t want to get dressed in the morning, or battling with a teen who knows it all, motherhood pretty much makes everything else in life seem like child’s play. And it doesn’t matter if you work or stay at home, being a mom is hard—period. Therefore, it’s important for Read the full article…

Categories: Change Careers

4 Ways a Northeastern Nursing Degree Sets You Apart

A nursing degree from Northeastern University holds a lot of value in healthcare. Not only does our School of Nursing have a reputation for graduating students who lead the way in nursing practice, education, and research, U.S. News & World Report, in its 2017 rankings, listed Northeastern as one of the top 40 national universities Read the full article…

Categories: Northeastern Difference

The Benefits of Online Learning

Education is changing form and taking a new shape, and the list of benefits of online learning is growing. There have been many innovations, especially among online-based accelerated nursing programs. In the early years of online learning, students used to listen to or watch a recorded version of their professor’s lecture, which is a one-dimensional Read the full article…

Categories: Accelerated Nursing, Online Learning

Set Education Goals for Your Nursing Degree in 4 Easy Steps

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. American author Henry David Thoreau once said that. Now, more than 100 years later, his words still hold true for career changers like you. But where do you begin when you’re seeking a rewarding and life-changing Read the full article…

Categories: Accelerated Nursing, Charlotte Location, Nursing Inspiration

Examining the Role of Nurses in a Disaster

When a disaster strikes across the globe we want to help any way we can. Many people will give money to relief organizations, donate needed items, or give blood.  But nurses can – and do – offer more. The role of nurses in a disaster is crucial; they can be on the front lines, providing Read the full article…

Categories: Nursing Career, Nursing Inspiration

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