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Karen Barnett, RN, DNP, Dean of Nursing, St. Vincent's College

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How We Teach Nursing Safety Practice

Along with nursing and general education courses, nursing students must master a skill that doesn’t often get talked about: how to maintain their...

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Transfer Credits in 5 Easy Steps

Are you considering a college degree that will set you on the path toward an exciting career in healthcare? St. Vincent’s College offers associate (AS)...

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How Your Faculty Advisor Helps You Succeed

Good academic advising is a collaborative effort between you, the advisee, and the faculty member who has been selected as your advisor. Of course,...

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St. Vincent’s RNs Achieve Outstanding NCLEX Pass Rate


Here is one more reason to celebrate this week: Our student scores are just in and we achieved a 96% first-time pass rate on the NCLEX. This far...

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Celebrating Nurses Week 2015


National Nurses Week is a week-long celebration that recognizes the tireless efforts of nurses to educate and provide essential healthcare services... Read More

7 Essential Critical Thinking Skills for Nurses

A few days into my first nursing course, my professor made one thing very clear: Each and every one of us, from that moment on, needed to remove...
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Is a Nursing Career Right for You?

I learned about being a nurse from the "Cherry Ames" series I read as a child. In Cherry Ames, Student Nurse, published in 1943, author Helen Wells...

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