NursingCAS Dispatch

Stay Connected & Informed

Welcome to the NursingCAS Dispatch – a monthly newsletter intended to keep you up to date with current happenings at NursingCAS including:

  User Updates

The 2018-2019 Cycle is Closing
The final day for applicants to submit an application for the 2018-2019 Cycle is September 15 at 11:59PM EST. NursingCAS will continue to process transcripts and references up until the end of business on October 11th.
The 2019-2020 Cycle is Open
A reminder that the 2019-2020 application cycle has opened. If you have not already done so,  please be sure to review and submit your programs so they can be processed in a timely manner.  If you have questions about this process, please contact Ann Donnelly at

  By the Numbers

Number of Students Registered for Discover Nursing Virtual Fair

NursingCAS Know-How

 Training Provided by Liaison
Did you know that Liaison has training on various NursingCAS topics? Below is a list of some of the training provided.

This section contains an archive of recorded webinars.

Our eLearning courses are broken up into lessons that contain short, targeted video clips, helping you master one task before moving to the next. Each course can be completed in less than one hour.
This section contains a repository of the WebAdMIT videos found throughout this help center.

 Social Beat

A Nurse Finds More Than One Way To Heal​​​​​​​

Hannah Cooley works at a high-risk pregnancy unit at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. But in her free time, she’s also a harpist. After realizing the hospital she worked at offered an arts and medicine program, she decided to volunteer to play harp for people on her days off.

A day in the life of a nurse who works 10-hour shifts in an NYC cancer unit keeping patients comfortable in the midst of a national drug shortage

Nursing is one of the fastest-growing professions in the country— yet many nurses have told Business Insider that people outside of healthcare aren’t aware of the long hours they work. Others said they receive judgmental comments about being “just” a nurse. To help debunk some misconceptions about the job, I decided to find out what nurses really do in a day.

The Role of Nurses When Patients Decide to End Their Lives

When Ben Wald, 75, was dying of cancer in 2012, he wanted to use Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act to receive a prescription for a lethal medication that would end his life. His hospice nurse, Linda, was part of the discussion and provided both information and support.

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