How to become an oncology nurse

How to Become a Certified Oncology Nurse

Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary Many of us have been affected by cancer in one way or another. We may know people who were diagnosed with cancer or even through first-hand experience. For people in the medical profession, those experiences may influence their decision to specialize in oncology, a branch of […]

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The 25 Highest Paying Cities for Nurses in 2019

These U.S. Cities Pay Registered Nurses the Highest Salaries based on Cost of Living Nursing is one of the most in-demand jobs in the healthcare industry. It’s a career that often comes with stability, great pay, and personal fulfillment. In fact, many consider it to be a calling rather than a job. Many people who […]

Essential Test Prep Tips to Help You Pass the NCLEX-PN the First Time

The 2019 NCLEX-PN Review & Study Guide

Essential Test Prep Tips to Help You Pass the NCLEX-PN the First Time In a previous blog post, we outlined how you can become a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). This profession has several benefits, including job stability, varying specialties, and personal fulfillment. If you’re interested in helping others, then you might find your calling as […]

Why I Became A Nurse

Why I Became A Nurse

People have all sorts of reasons for choosing to become a nurse. Some choose nursing because of the rising number of opportunities. Others choose nursing for the competitive compensation. Some do it because it’s a family tradition. And many choose nursing simply because they love helping sick people get better (of those, many would probably […]

Vocational Nurse (VN) training in Concord

Why Concord Students Benefit from the VN Program

The top 8 reasons why Unitek students might benefit from our Vocational Nursing program in Concord, California. Vocational Nursing has always been a popular choice at Unitek College. Nursing is often seen as a career that is both stable and rewarding. Not only do nurses perform a variety of clinical tasks, but they promote good […]

The Danger of Stress in Young Patients

The Danger of Stress in Young Patients

A wide range of patients with a wide range of health problem walk through the doors of your hospital or clinic every day, and of that wide range of health problems, it’s amazing how many may be traced back to stress. High amounts of stress have been found to cause heart issues, digestive issues, breathing […]