Pride Practice | Tips for Nurses Caring for Transgender Patients
Jun06

Pride Practice | Tips for Nurses Caring for Transgender Patients

Boys wear blue, and girls wear pink. Boys play with trucks, and girls play with dolls. Men wear cologne, and women wear perfume. But sometimes, they don’t. To be transgender means to identify more with the opposite gender of which you were born. Transgender people are often misunderstood, but that simple definition seems easy enough to understand, right? However, the discrimination transgender people face is often complex, and it...

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Student Loan Forgiveness For Nurses
May08

Student Loan Forgiveness For Nurses

Becoming a nurse is a rewarding and exciting career. There are not many careers that provide the ability to help others in a variety of settings, while still making a stellar wage. However, there are plenty of obstacles that you must overcome if you’d like to become a nurse, especially in nursing school. You might already be thinking about the heavy course load, or the “sink or swim” situation that you’ll experience when getting...

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Got What it Takes? Top Traits for Travel Nurses
Apr09

Got What it Takes? Top Traits for Travel Nurses

Like most of healthcare, travel nursing is a highly competitive field. Professionals who truly possess a passion for the job often find a way to reach their goals… But what really makes the top travel nurses successful? Maybe you’re just starting out as a travel nurse or are feeling a little stagnant in your career — well that’s about to change! Here we’ll discuss some of the top traits for travel nurses and how you can show employers...

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How to Prepare for the NCLEX
Apr06

How to Prepare for the NCLEX

Since you’re here reading this, you or someone you know is likely planning to take the NCLEX at some point in the near future. Whether you are just starting a nursing program or graduation is just around the corner, this exam is likely on your mind. While graduating from nursing school is difficult and impressive in its own right, there is one more step that new nurses must complete before beginning their careers. They must pass...

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Pros and Cons of Dialysis Nursing: World Kidney Day
Mar08

Pros and Cons of Dialysis Nursing: World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day 2018 is here, so it seems like a good time to discuss a nursing specialty that allows you to make a difference in the lives of patients who are suffering from kidney disease. Dialysis nursing jobs are in high demand right now, and the U.S. Department of Labor predicts these jobs will continue to grow over time. This is because about 10 percent of the population is affected by kidney disease, according to the Centers...

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Career Coaching for Nurses | Five Reasons Why
Feb28

Career Coaching for Nurses | Five Reasons Why

As many will tell you, nursing is a profession that requires every ounce of your being to really be successful. Really, it’s almost more of a lifestyle than a day job — and this includes you, night-shift nurses! When it comes down to balancing your career and personal life, it’s not uncommon for new travel nurses to need a little guidance. Sure, you’ve got all the training you need from a technical standpoint, but nobody really...

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