Karen’s Corner: Making Time for You

Karen’s Corner: Making Time for You

When you’re in a helping profession like nursing, it can be very hard to make yourself a priority. As healthcare professionals, you owe it to ourselves and your patients to practice what we preach. Dr. Karen Whitham breaks down how you can make time for you.

Karen’s Corner: Balancing Homework with Family

Karen’s Corner: Balancing Homework with Family

For those of you with family, the RN to BSN program may seem like an impossible balancing act that may leave one or more members of your family feeling short-changed. However, Dr. Karen Whitham is living proof that you can emerge from this program with your relationships and family unit intact.

Karen’s Corner: Study Tips for the Online Student

Karen’s Corner: Study Tips for the Online Student

Going back to school after a 10 to 20 year hiatus is daunting enough, but if it’s your first encounter with online learning, you could probably use a few words of encouragement, along with some helpful study tips.

Karen’s Corner: The Virtues of a Virtual Classroom

Karen’s Corner: The Virtues of a Virtual Classroom

Having doubts about the quality of an online education, and wondering if you are technologically savvy enough to be successful in a virtual classroom? Let Dr. Karen Whitham assure you: you’re going to love online learning!

Karen’s Corner: How to Earn Your BSN and Still Have a Life

Karen’s Corner: How to Earn Your BSN and Still Have a Life

In addition to working full-time, you have your family and friends, plus the routine chores of daily life: you know, shopping, cooking, cleaning, laundry, bills and so on. Let’s not forget that you also need time to relax, stay fit and enjoy life. So how on earth will you find time for everything? Dr. Karen Whitham breaks it down.

Karen’s Corner: Is This the Right Time to Earn Your BSN?

Karen’s Corner: Is This the Right Time to Earn Your BSN?

With the Institute of Medicine recommending that 80% of nurses have their BSN by 2020, there is also the added job security that comes with the advanced degree. But is this the right time to go back to school? Dr. Karen Whitham breaks it down for you.

Time Management Tips and Advice for Working Students

Time Management Tips and Advice for Working Students

Summer is winding down and it’s that time again – back to school season. Our Ready, Set, Grow series is an eight-part series that will walk an adult learner through the process of going back to school, starting with deciding if going back to school is right for you. Part seven outlines how you can go to school without sacrificing your family and personal time.