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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Choosing a career is a serious decision. After all, you really don't want to find out that your chosen profession isn't a good fit after you've already invested both time and money into acquiring the education and credentials you need to get started. For this reason, if you are leaning towards a career in nursing it's perfectly natural to find yourself asking “Is nursing for me?” Ultimately, only you can answer that question, and the best way to go about doing so is to gain a clear u...

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  • Chris Ostrander

    If you are weighing the pros and cons of a nursing career, there are a couple of things you should know about this profession that you can definitely place in your pros column. Firstly, nursing is a very secure career choice, with projected job growth rates much higher than most occupations today. Secondly, secure does not mean boring – nursing is also very versatile, offering a wide variety of job and career opportunities. So just what can you do with a nursing degree? Here we'll outline ...

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  • Chris Ostrander

    Critical thinking in nursing is an important skill emphasized by most experts on nursing education. Here is a simple definition of critical thinking: Critical thinking is the ability to identify a problem, raise questions, assemble evidence to support potential solutions, determine the best solution, and plan and communicate effective steps to take to implement that solution. It also includes the ability to look back at that process and evaluate whether or not the plan of action was effective i...

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