Professional Development for Nurses

Online Continuing Education for Nurses

Online Continuing Education for Nurses

As a nurse staying up to date on your continuing education is important. But there are often so many options that it can be hard to decide what is the best course of action. This post discusses continuing education for nurses so you can make the best decision for you.

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Nursing Certifications: The What, Why, and When

Nursing Certifications: The What, Why, and When

In this episode, we interview Karen Kesten, DNP APRN CCRN-K CCNS CNE who is currently the chair of the certification board of directors for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). We talk about nursing certifications and why they are important to our profession, plus how to become certified

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8 Tips for Nurse Influencers

8 Tips for Nurse Influencers

The term nurse influencer is relatively new in the nursing profession. With the constant evolution of social media, technology, and communication, there is a new opportunity for people in all walks of life to share their journey. The nursing profession is no exception.

Nurse influencers are popping up all over the place: from those sharing their nursing school journey, experienced nurses sharing tips for newbies, nurses in mainstream media looking to educate the public, to hilarious and touching nurse memes and stories that only other nurses truly get and appreciate.

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The Role of the Nurse Preceptor

The Role of the Nurse Preceptor

You are probably prepared for what to expect during your orientation, whether it be from discussions during nursing school, friends, or from personal research on the web. The role of the nurse preceptor? Responsibility, Preparation, and Personalities. I want to talk to you about orientation a little differently. I want to share with you orientation from my point-of-view, as a nurse preceptor. It is important to me that you understand…

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How to Start a Nursing Blog

How to Start a Nursing Blog

This post contains affiliate links I get quite a few emails from people looking to start their own blog and looking for some tips and advice. Below...

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