5 Steps to Better Studying

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Ways Students Can Improve Their Studying Practices Are you nervous for exam day? Do you have trouble studying for tests? Maybe you want to improve your test performance? Salter Nursing’s healthcare students are in luck! We offer study tips for those mid-semester exams, tests, and pop quizzes so students can perform to the best of their ability. Taking notes, studying, and managing your time wisely for exam day are all essential steps to being a great student, these tips may help you improve your time management, long-term retention., and test performance. Try these 5 tips to maximize your study time: 1. Ten minute breaks Take ten minute breaks to improve your memory and focus. Research finds that studying for 20-50 minutes with a ten minute break afterwards can significantly increase the…
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8 Ways to Use LinkedIn for Your Nursing Career

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Make the most out of this growing online community LinkedIn is a useful networking tool for people in all careers. There are resources for nearly every career field you can imagine, whether you are in business, the arts, healthcare, nursing, education, information technology, hospitality, or human services. This article will focus on suggestions for the nursing community and how you can make LinkedIn work for you. To begin, make sure you have a created a strong profile that you are proud to share with others. Then you are ready to begin! 1. Make Connections It’s easy to reach out to people on LinkedIn. Search for people you know, and when you find their profiles, you simply click on Send an InMail/Connect. Start connecting with people who may share career interests…
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9 LinkedIn Tips for Nursing Professionals

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LinkedIn is a great source for job postings for practical nurses and nursing assistants In today’s job market, it is not enough to have a strong resume and cover letter. Professionals in just about every industry—including the nursing and healthcare industry—are using LinkedIn to search for jobs, build their careers, and expand their professional networks. If you don’t already have a strong profile, now’s the time to create one! LinkedIn is very user-friendly, and better yet, it is free! If you are just finishing up a healthcare training program, and are ready to get out in the workforce, here are some tips to help you get started. Tip 1: Include a professional photo of yourself No matter how good your profile is, it won’t look good without a photo. Potential…
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Salter Nursing’s Sample Practical Nurse Resume

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Use this as an example if you are looking for practical nursing jobs For students who are finishing up their Practical Nurse training at Salter Nursing, it’s time to start writing your resume. Your time at Salter Nursing is very important to include on your resume as you apply for your first practical nursing job. If you have trouble getting started on your resume, try looking at our resume tips. After you have read the tips, a sample resume can help you put together the categories and types of information that you will want to include on your own resume. Practical Nurse Sample Resume Denise Rivera 111 Salter Avenue – Manchester, NH 03101 Cell: 333-333-3333 – Email: denise.rivera@emailemail.com ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ SUMMARY/OBECTIVE Licensed Practical Nurse committed to the highest quality of patient care,…
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Ways to Get More Vitamin C in Your Diet

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Celebrate National Nutrition Month with Tips for a Vitamin C-Rich Life! Vitamin C is an important part of our diet. It helps us maintain our health and provides essential benefits to help us look healthy and ward off illnesses. The vitamin is found in foods like oranges, broccoli, and it can even be an ingredient in skin products. There are many benefits to vitamin C. It helps prevent cancers, eye diseases, and even skin wrinkling. Among its other attributes, it helps decrease the chance of getting heart disease, high blood pressure, and the common cold. Vitamin C is water-soluble and can’t be stored in the body. You need to have a daily dose of vitamin C every day to see its benefits. To celebrate National Nutrition Month, Salter Nursing offers…
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5 Ways to De-stress During a Busy Week

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Tips for healthcare students and workers to relax Healthcare professions—like Practical Nursing—are active and busy roles. Whether you’re a student or a full-time healthcare worker, you’ll know that life can become hectic every now and then. Sometimes you’ll have to worry about paying bills, making dinner, or taking care of the kids when you get home. If you've had a stressful day at work or school, it’s important to take time for yourself and unwind after your responsibilities are finished. At Salter Nursing, we care about the well-being of our students and alumni. We know that maintaining happiness is key to helping you succeed. We came up with five, budget-friendly tips to help put your mind and body at ease. 1. Take a warm bath Pampering yourself can help ease your mind and body. After a…
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Salter Nursing’s 8 Eating Tips for a Healthier You

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Eating healthy foods is easier with these tips With the obesity epidemic in the United States, people are beginning to realize the importance of watching what they eat. Eating poorly can lead to high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and weight gain, as well as heart disease and diabetes. The Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health in Manchester, New Hampshire cares about the health of people in our community. We want to promote healthy eating and healthy lifestyles by sharing these healthy eating tips with you. Remember, eating carefully is not only good for your waistline, but it is also good for your overall health. Our article is based on the recommendations from the American Heart Association. This advice can help you make healthy choices when deciding what to eat…and…
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5 Reasons Why Salter Nursing Loves Manchester, New Hampshire

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Being part of this historic city makes us proud Did you know that the denim from the original Levi’s jeans was manufactured in Manchester, New Hampshire, back in the late 1800’s? Or that Manchester was once home to the country’s largest cotton mill? The proud history of Manchester is one of the many reasons that the Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health is proud to be part of this notable city. Check out some of the reasons why we love Manchester today: Reason #1: Just 4 letters… L-E-G-O If you haven’t seen the LEGO® Millyard Project, you are missing out! Housed at the SEE Science Center, it shows what the Amoskeag Millyard would have looked like 100 years ago. It contains about 3 million LEGO bricks and 8,000 mini…
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