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The Components of a Great Practical Nursing Program

If you’re on the hunt for a great practical nursing program in Connecticut, chances are you’re wondering, “Are they all the same?” Below we outline what makes a diploma nursing program – such as Stone Academy’s Practical Nursing (LPN) program – stand out. In Stone’s...

3 Fast-Track Nursing Related Programs You Can Pursue Now

The nursing field is growing, and like many aspiring caregivers, you are eager to get involved. We don’t blame you! Research shows that healthcare is among the fastest growing and most rewarding industries to get into today. So, where do you begin There are many...

How to Become a CNA in Connecticut

A Certified Nursing Aide (CNA) is a vital member of the healthcare team. Day-in and day-out, CNAs are needed to ensure that patients are receiving comfortable, quality care. We’ve already talked about the many reasons one should become a CNA, but how do you do it?...

LPN vs. CNA: Which Nursing Path is Right for You?

LPN vs. CNA – two different acronyms, two different credentials, and two very distinct, yet very essential, roles within the nursing field. They are also some of the most accessible and in-demand nursing careers today. Right now, you might be debating between a LPN or...

What to Look for in a Nursing Assistant Program

There are many factors to consider when choosing the right nursing school. You want to pursue a program that will meet all of your needs, whether lifestyle or financial, as well as your career goals. This is a long-term decision, one that will impact your career path...

Practical Nursing Schools: Your Questions, Answered

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) are an integral part of the healthcare team. So much, in fact, that what the LPN nurse does is formally considered "essential care." On the job, these nurses can be found monitoring patient conditions, administering medications,...

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