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Jersey College has solely offered nursing programs since 2004 and has graduated over 2,000 licensed professionals.

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Our New Jersey and Florida Campuses are located near major metropolitan areas easily accessible for the commuting student.

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Tampa, Florida
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Welcome to the Jersey College Blog

Graduate Spotlight: Jessica C. receives Nurse of the Year award

Jessica C. attended Jersey College for both her LPN and RN training. She is currently an OB Charge Nurse and was recently recognized as Mother/Baby Nurse of the Year at Tampa General Hospital!

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Jersey College is proud to announce the Professional Nursing Program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) at our Teterboro, Ewing, and Largo campuses!

Nutrition Trivia Quiz!

Can you answer all 8 questions?

Graduate Spotlight: Jessica C. receives Nurse of the Year award

Jessica C. attended Jersey College for both her LPN and RN training. She is currently an OB Charge Nurse and was recently recognized as Mother/Baby Nurse of the Year at Tampa General Hospital!

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Jersey College is proud to announce the Professional Nursing Program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) at our Teterboro, Ewing, and Largo campuses!

Nutrition Trivia Quiz!

Can you answer all 8 questions?

F.A. Davis Scholarship Oppurtunity

Learn more about the F.A. Davis Nursing Scholarship oppurtunity!

Tips for Applying for Nursing School Scholarships

Check out these helpful tips for applying for scholarships!

5 Reasons to Love Nursing School

The Nursing Education experience is unforgettable - make the most of it!

Quiz: Name That Muscle!

Can you answer all six questions?

Nails in Nursing

Do you know why acrylic nails are a no-go in nursing?

Did you know Jersey College has a campus within a hospital?

Learn more about Jersey College's campus housed within Largo Medical Center!

Hear about our Jersey College Nursing Career Fairs!

Check out this video about Nursing Career Fairs at Jersey College with Campus Administrator, Maggie Jeffers.

Nursing Trivia Quiz!

How many questions can you answer correctly?

Inspiration to all Single Parents going Back to School

A student shares her story of being a single mom and pursuing her dream of becoming an RN…

Pharmacology Trivia Quiz!

Test your Pharmacology knowledge with this trivia quiz!

Medical Abbreviation Match Challenge

Can you match the clue to the correct medical abbreviation?

5 Ways to Be a Team Player

Here are 5 tips to be a great team player on your nursing unit!

Living out my childhood dream of becoming a “Superhero”

One student shares his childhood memories and the inspiration to become a nurse to make the world a better place…

#ExamChat

Students share their experience with Jersey College ExamChat!

Tampa Campus Open House Event

Join us at the Tampa Campus on May 8 from 12-5!

Jacksonville Campus Open House Event

Join us at our Open House event at the Jacksonville Campus on May 11 from 1-3!

Faculty Spotlight: Jersey College Faculty Contribute to Nursing Textbooks

Hear from our faculty on what drives them to academia and how it relates to their work at Jersey College.

Graduate Spotlight: Jackie M. Jacksonville Campus

We interviewed Jackie about her experience with Jersey College and her nursing career. Hear what she had to say!

iCare Mentor Program

Jersey College launches iCare program to promote student success!

Graduate Spotlight: Johanna D. receives DAISY Award

Congratulations to Fort Lauderdale graduate Johanna D. who received a very prestigious and honorable award for extraordinary nurses.

Medical Trivia Challenge

Can you answer these eight medical questions?

NurseLife: A Caring Approach

Hear from Jersey College's Provost, Colette Gargiulo, in this short video.

Nursing Student Rescues Kitten!

Hear the story about how our nursing students and faculty saved a kitten after Hurricane Irma!

Medical Trivia Quiz - A&P

Can you answer these eight Anatomy & Physiology questions?

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Jersey College is proud to announce the Professional Nursing Program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) at our Teterboro, Ewing, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville and Tampa campuses!

The clinical experience that reminded me why I wanted to be a nurse.

A student shares their “a-ha” moment after an experience with a patient.

Nursing School After Age 50

One nursing student shares her story of returning to school after the age of 50.

3 Easy Ways to Build your Confidence as a Nurse

Have you tried these three things?

Medical Trivia Quiz

How many questions can you answer correctly?

5 Ways Parenthood has prepared you for Nursing

Here are 5 ways being a parent has prepared you for nursing.

Jersey College Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2016

Nursing students, faculty, and administration from Jersey College’s New Jersey and Florida campuses raised over $6,500 to contribute to the American Cancer Society.

Student Spotlight: Yokasty B. - Teterboro Campus

Practical Nursing graduate and current Professional Nursing student, Yokasty B. from the Teterboro Campus, was awarded a scholarship from the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN).

Student Spotlight: Johane R. - Jacksonville Campus

Johane R. shares her story of attending Nursing College while also balancing a family of twelve children, having a husband as a classmate and pursing her dream of becoming an RN after being a CNA for fifteen years!

Ewing Campus Nursing Career Fair

The Ewing Campus will be hosting a Nursing Career Fair Thursday, October 27th.

Tampa Nursing Career Fair

The Tampa Campus will be hosting a Nursing Career fair on October 27th.

Which Medical Instrument Are You?

Take this short fun quiz to find out!

Fort Lauderdale Blood Drive

The Jersey College Fort Lauderdale Campus will be hosting a Blood Drive with OneBlood on October 4, 2016 from 10:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M

Tampa Blood Drive

The Jersey College Tampa Campus will be hosting a Blood Drive with OneBlood on October 11, 2016 from 10:30 A.M. to 2 P.M.

The Growing Industry of In-Home Care

Not only is the amount of seniors requesting to receive care from within their home growing, but the amount of nurses needed to provide the care is growing as well.

Autism Speaks 2016

Ewing Campus of Jersey College raises funds to support Autism Speaks with nursing students advocating towards raising awareness and support for the community.

10 Quick Tips for Nursing School from Student Mentors!

Jersey College student mentors share their 10 quick tips for nursing school.

Does your resume contain common mistakes?

Make your first impression a good one! Here are some common pitfalls to avoid when preparing your resume.

Calling all aspiring nurses! Nursing demands are on the rise!

It is no secret that there is national nursing shortage which impacts our local communities. As the shortage continues to rise, the trend of an aging population in the U.S. coupled with the rate of nurse retirees will create numerous positions to fill.

7 Tips to Help Manage Test Anxiety

Does just hearing the word “test” make you cringe? You’re not alone! Many people have anxiety associated with test taking. Here are seven tips that may help you manage the anxious feelings linked with testing.

5 Reasons Why Nursing is different than other College majors…

Not all college majors are the same, learn why nursing is different!

Test your Nursing Knowledge!

Take our short quiz to test your nursing knowledge!

Community Blood Drive at Jersey College

The Jacksonville Campus of Jersey College hosts community blood drive with One Blood, to contribute to community blood banks and victims of recent attack in Orlando.

From LPN grad to RN student

Ashley R. shares her story as a Jersey College LPN graduate and now RN student at the Teterboro Campus.

10 Quick Tips for Applying to Nursing School!

Are you ready to apply to nursing school? Here are a few tips to keep in mind!

What type of nursing student would you be?

Take this quiz to find out what type of nursing student you would be! Already a nursing student? See if we got your student personality right!

5 Common Nursing Myths

Fact or fiction? Check out these common misconceptions about nursing!

5 Advantages of Choosing an Evening Nursing Program

Trying to decide if taking night classes is right for you? Here are 5 advantages of evening nursing programs.

What is your Nurse Superpower?

Take this short quiz to see what your nurse superpower is!

6 Signs You Are Ready to Return to School for Nursing

Debating on returning to school, but not sure you are ready? Here are some signs that you are!

Not sure what to expect on your first visit to Jersey College?

Get the inside scoop on things to expect during your first campus visit!

A message from the Associate Dean of Nursing in Teterboro

This is an exciting time in healthcare, and I am thrilled that you have chosen Jersey College to begin your journey in nursing.

A Closer Look at the LPN-to-RN Bridge Program

What advantages are there for an LPN in becoming an RN?

Benefits of a Cohort Program

If you've ever wondered what a cohort program is like at a nursing school, this article is for you.

Tips to Prepare for the Educational Interview

Are you ready for your Educational Interview at Jersey College? Here are some helpful tips for preparation!

Jersey College Simulation Lab

Learn more about what our simulation labs have to offer!

Searching for Scholarships?

Here are some helpful tips to use while applying for scholarships.

Words of Wisdom for Nursing Students

Students from the Fort Lauderdale Campus senior class share their "words of wisdom" for survival and success strategies.

"Touching Lives: One Person at a Time"

Congratulations to Cordell Williams, a Practical Nursing Evening student from the Teterboro Campus who earned the 2015 BLTCE CNA Nursing Scholarship Award.

My Journey through Nursing School at Jersey College

Natasha Singh shares her experience as a student at Jersey College.

10 Tips to Prepare for the NCLEX

Dean of Nursing, Kathleen Pinto, shares insight to helpful tips when preparing for the NCLEX.

Traits of a Successful Nursing Student

Dr. Gwen Crumbly shares her insight to what it takes to be a successful nursing student.

From Student to Mentor, One Instructor’s Tale

Instructor, Mark Dufresne, shares his experiences of the transition from nursing student, to working in the healthcare field, to being an instructor at Jersey College.

Smaller classes, greater student benefit

There are many benefits for students and instructors with smaller class sizes. Hear from Program Chair, Betty VanStedum, about her views on small class size, individual attention, and hands on learning style at Jersey College.

What is the impact of the Affordable Care Act on nursing?

Learn more about how the Affordable Care Act is impacting potential nurses, nurses as employees and nurses as caregivers.

How to balance home life, work life, and school

Many students work to support their household, attend school, and are responsible to care for their families. Here are some tips on how to balance home life, work life, and school.

Managing Stress

Here are some helpful tips to consider for managing stress.

A highlight on Obstetrics

Learn more about what to expect from your OB rotation!

My first day of Clinical

A student's insight to their first clinical experience at the hospital.

The Differences between an LPN and RN Licensure

Learn more about the differences between a Licensed Practical Nurse and a Registered Nurse.

Projected Nursing Demands

Read about the projected nursing demands in Florida and New Jersey.

Why Jersey College?

A testimonial from Kathy Pinto, Program Chair - Tampa

Message from the Dean in Teterboro

Welcome to Jersey College! A message to all new students about the College and its dedicated faculty, staff and administration.

2014 National Nurses Week

Learn all about National Nurses Week (May 6-12 2014) and how we came to celebrate our dedicated healthcare professionals.

Jersey College’s Ewing Campus “Lit It Up Blue” All April

If you’re wondering what we’re talking about, check out this blog post covering April’s autism awareness events at our Ewing campus - the nursing school raised over $3,000 in support of autism awareness!

Jersey College Nurse Olympics Celebrating Nurse's Week

Learn all about the nurse olympics including a sampling of this year's events and a bit about the history of how the tradition started.

Tampa Campus Celebrates Relay for Life

Have you heard about the relay team "Nurses for Life - Jersey College - Tampa"? They're our relay team for the Relay for Life event next month on Davis Islands - find out more!

5 Things to Avoid in an Interview

Here are 5 things you should never do on an interview - great tips for seasoned job seekers and first time job hunters alike!

Profiles in Nursing Dorothea Dix

Dorothea Dix was a champion of patient's rights in the 19th century having a huge impact on the way the mentally ill are treated - find out all about her contributions to nursing!

Jersey College Google Plus

Follow us on Google Plus! We've just launched Google Plus pages for each Jersey College location in New Jersey and Florida to help current and prospective students stay up to date on all the happenings at Jersey College!

Tampa Nursing School Campus Moving

The Tampa nursing school campus of Jersey College is relocating March 24th - find out all you need to know about the new location!

Jersey College Class Discussion Forums

Participate in class discussions for any class in the Practical or Professional Nursing Programs in the Jersey College class forum boards. Each class has its own discussion area so look in on your classes to assist with answers to challenges current students are having!

LPN Course Discussions

If you're enrolled in the Jersey College LPN program, this LPN Course Discussion Area is just for you! Find the class for which you have a question and pose it in the comments section to begin a chat with other students in the RN Program. As you wait for information regarding your question, look for other questions in classes you might be able to answer to help the community learn together!

Quick Facts About Nursing

Thinking of a career in nursing? Here are a few quick facts about nursing that you should ponder if you think you'd like to work in health care!

Revisiting Male Nursing Myths

It's true, male nursing myths are out there but are any of them accurate? Find our in this post tearing down male nursing myths!

Long Term vs Short Term Nursing Care

Choosing a career in nursing is an exciting prospect with the wide variety of nursing care options at your feet. Today we'll look at Short-Term vs Long-Term nursing care and the career options available for both!

Traits of Great Nurses

Many personality types are attracted to nursing and great nurses spring from all types of people - that goes without saying! Today we'll try and identify top traits of successful nurses, see if you agree!

Become a Nurse Today

It's always a good time to consider a career in nursing, but now is a particularly good time to enter a healthcare career! See our top 3 reasons you should consider becoming a nurse!

LPN Program vs RN Program

Find out if the Practical Nursing or Professional Nursing Programs are right for you in our break down of LPN versus RN nursing program advantages!

Current Nursing Trends

The healthcare industry is ever changing and both prospective nurses and current nurses are well advised to stay up-to-date on trends in the industry, like how the roll out of the Affordable Care Act will impact the nursing profession.

Balancing Work and Nursing School

It can be a challenge to balance work and school for just about everyone. If you're having a tough time, know that you're not alone! In fact, you might just need to follow these tips to better manage working and studying so that your life back to normal.

RN Course Discussions

If you're enrolled in the Jersey College RN program, this RN Course Discussion Area is just for you! Find the class for which you have a question and pose it in the comments section to begin a chat with other students in the RN Program. As you wait for information regarding your question, look for other questions in classes you might be able to answer to help the community learn together!

Famous Nurses Florence Nightingale

History is full of famous nurses who represented the nursing profession with inspiration in troubling times - and no nurse reflects this dedication to professionalism more than Florence Nightingale!

Jersey College November 2013

Catch up on all the academic and extra-curricular activities happening at Jersey College this November on our Florida and New Jersey Campuses as we head our way toward the holidays.

Nursing Education Choices for Healthcare Careers

Deciding on the right nursing education can be hard for new nursing students - and even for those deciding to continue their nursing education. Learn what you should be considering as you pursue the next steps in your nursing education.

Nursing Program Options

Deciding on the right nursing program can be a challenging - follow these quick steps to find the right nursing school program for your future!

Is Nursing School Right for You?

Nursing can be a wonderfully rewarding career, and while it is demanding, most nurses will tell you it is well worth it. While nursing school is considered a very difficult process, the benefits to completing a program can be life-changing.