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.
Stress creates a chemical cocktail of hormones and neural transmitters that inhibit the brain’s ability to learn and store memory. So here are a few tips from Dr. Karen Whitham to reduce school-related stress.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
It’s bound to happen – that look of shock and disbelief when you tell your friends and family that you’re going back to school to get your BSN. Here are a few encouraging words from someone who has been in your shoes.
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.