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Tag Archive: Nursing

February 14, 2017

The call for additional education in the nursing profession

For nearly three million Americans, the nursing profession is a life-supporting trade, both financially for themselves, and for the patients nurses care for. A universal nursing certificate that can provide high job placement across the nation and requires only two years of school is a hard bargain to pass up. Times are changing, however, as education demands for nurses have been increasing over recent years.

Traditionally, hospitals required only a two-year degree in Nursing (RN), but the benefits of achieving a [...]

February 10, 2017

The life of a nursing student explored in Finlandia Fridays

This week Finlandia Fridays is joined by senior nursing student Laura Kent, who was featured in the fall 2016 edition of the Bridge. Finlandia University has long been known for its nursing program, and Kent found it to live up to the reputation. As a nursing student with a full-time job Kent has faced some difficulties, but will be graduating this May in excellent standings. The promise of a meaningful career after school motivated her to continue with the [...]

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December 22, 2016

Laura Kent: Nurse in Training

Finlandia University has long been known for its nursing program. For senior Laura Kent, it has been as great as advertised.

“The best decision of my life was coming here for nursing,” she said while envisioning the three years she has completed at Finlandia. Those three years included a lot of challenges for the 23-year old student who is also working a full-time job that often includes night shifts at Aspirus Keweenaw in nearby Laurium. However, the promise [...]

November 23, 2016

Finlandia offering innovative new affordable RN-BSN pricing structure

$15,000 Price Guarantee – no matter how many credits are needed

Finlandia University has long been known for the strong reputation of its nursing program, and the program is now offering a new affordable RN-BSN pricing structure. Students beginning during the 2016-17 academic year are receiving a $15,000 Price Guarantee to advance their associates degree to a bachelor’s degree. This includes those who started in September, as well as those who start in January and May.

“Our nursing program has [...]

November 11, 2016

Study Table (writing and university studies)

Looking to get a little extra help? Stop by the Finlandia Hall Café for Study Table! These study sessions are open to all FinnU students.

This night’s tutors are Erin Barnett who can help with Writing and University Studies and Erin Raymond who can help with nursing and general studies.

 

October 24, 2016

Paula Roth added to nursing faculty at FinnU

Finlandia University’s nursing department is proud to announce the addition of Nursing Instructor Paula Roth. Roth is a practicing nurse at Baraga County Memorial Hospital in nearby L’Anse, Michigan. She has more than 15 years of experience.

“The nursing profession is challenging, especially in rural areas like ours,” Roth said. “I’m excited to pass along my knowledge and my experiences to the next generation of nurses.”

Roth earned her RN from Fayetteville Technical Community College and Bachelor of Science [...]

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