Transitioning from a CNA to an RN | The Basics
Jul03

Transitioning from a CNA to an RN | The Basics

Nursing is a profession that frequently provides an amazing amount of opportunities and great experiences. Starting your career as a nurse is means lots of schooling, clinical experience, and a true passion for the field. Still, sometimes people interested in the field don’t start out pursuing their registered nursing credentials right away. For individuals who want to get their feet wet and eventually take on nursing as their...

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Tips to Succeed in Nursing School
Feb14

Tips to Succeed in Nursing School

Whether you are just starting nursing school or are close to finishing, there are always days that feel stressful. However, by following a few simple tips, you can be better prepared to tackle those days. With that in mind, consider these six tips to succeed in nursing school! Before you know it, you’ll be graduating at the top of your class. Seven Tips to Succeed in Nursing School 1. Find a Study Group Studying in groups has...

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5 Things They Don’t Teach You in Nursing School!
Nov10

5 Things They Don’t Teach You in Nursing School!

For just about anyone starting out in a field they’ve trained for, the first day on the job can often feel foreign. Sure you’ve gone through all of the necessary coursework, but that doesn’t mean you actually know how to work as a registered nurse! These types of realizations and thoughts are quite common, and new nurses can feel like they’re a bit overwhelmed when the time comes to start your first assignment. Here we will discuss...

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Becoming a Nurse Practitioner
Sep12

Becoming a Nurse Practitioner

Much has been said and written about the growing physician shortage facing the United States. While this gap in healthcare provision and the needs of the population is certainly cause for concern, it also presents a great opportunity for registered nurses to both contribute to society in an important way and find job opportunities. In fact, nursing is projected to grow at a rate of 16% between 2016 and 2024 according to the Bureau of...

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The Hidden Benefits of the RN to BSN Transition
Jun22

The Hidden Benefits of the RN to BSN Transition

Think back to those wonderful years at nursing school. Cramming for exams with coffee and anxiety as your only source of energy. Or maybe you played the exciting game of “who has a mental breakdown first, the nursing students or the psych patients.” It’s no surprise that just the mere mention of school sends shivers up your spine. However, a rise in RN to BSN programs have allowed thousands of nursing students to further their...

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5 Tips to Be Stress-Free at Nursing School
Feb17

5 Tips to Be Stress-Free at Nursing School

School is stressful to begin with, so throw the word ‘nursing’ in front of that, and you have a prescription for a meltdown. In a profession where helping others is the goal, we sometimes forget to look out for number one. Whether you’re just starting out in the nursing field or you’re advancing your degree, there are a few things you should keep in mind to avoid a stressful breakdown. Be a morning person...

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