There are quite a few steps involved in actually getting your nursing license and working as a registered nurse. Let’s walk through the steps
When to Take the NCLEX After Graduation
When to Take the NCLEX After Graduation Alright, so you’ve graduated nursing school and are trying to figure out when to take the NCLEX after graduation. Unfortunately, there isn’t an answer to this question that is right for everyone. However, there are certain things to consider as you make this important decision. You don’t want to […]
Nursing School Organization Tips
Learn how to stay on top of all your projects without losing your mind! These nursing school organization tips are amazing!
Math Exam Tips For Nursing School – Tips from a Nurse!
Worried about the math classes in nursing school? I’ve got the best and most effective math exam tips for you. Read them, learn them, use them. They will help you out! Math Exam Tips for Nursing School I hated nursing school math exams. I’m not the best at math, at all. I’ve never taken a […]
Test Taking Strategies for Nursing Students
Do tests make you nervous? Let’s look at some test-taking strategies for nursing students that will help you perform better during exams.
Tips for Studying in Nursing School
If you’re in nursing school and want to get better at studying, let’s discuss tips to optimize your time and decrease your stress.
Best NCLEX Reviews for 2023
You’re finishing nursing school and gearing up to take the your NCLEX to become a registered nurse. You’re scared to fail and just want to do whatever you need to do. You’ve heard of some NCLEX reviews, with varying success, and don’t have a ton of money to spend to try them all. Every year there seems to be another option and it’s quite confusing. So, what are the best NCLEX reviews for 2023?
NCLEX Next Generation: What You Need to Know
Alert! Alert! A massive update to the NCLEX is COMING PEOPLE! It is called NCLEX Next Generation, often referred to as NCLEX Next Gen. This will go into effect on April 1, 2023. Let’s chat about everything you’ll need to know about it. Estimated Read Time: 11 minutes I recorded a podcast episode version of […]
How to Survive Nursing School Masterpost
Starting nursing school can be pretty intimidating. You don’t know your classmates or the level of experience they bring to the table. You just assume everyone else knows more than you and they all know exactly what they’re doing. (Or, at least I did!) Well, I’ve got a secret for you. Lean in a little closer […]
NCLEX Questionnaires – Free and Paid
So, you’re getting ready to graduate nursing school and are looking around for some free and paid NCLEX® questionnaires. Let’s be real, everyone would like to try to get access to as many practice test questions as possible. This means you may want to check out not one, but multiple, free and paid NCLEX® question […]
How to Study for Nursing School
Now that the fall nursing school semester is underway, let’s look at some practical tips that will help you know how to study for nursing school.
How to Pass Nursing School Exams
It’s time for nursing students to gear up and start their new school semester. Let’s dig into some practical tips for how to pass nursing school exams.
Different Ways Nurses Draw Blood for Labs
New to phlebotomy? In this blog post, a nurse discusses the different ways we can draw blood for labs in the hospital, equipment, steps, and more.
Types of Nursing Assessments Every Nurse Needs To Know
A common responsibility of nurses. Let’s discuss the different kinds of assessments nurses perform, and when when are necessary.
How to Get Your Cardiac Nurse Certification (CSC)
The Cardiac Nurse Certification is for nurses caring for critically ill adult cardiac surgery patients. Learn how to get your CSC with this guide.
The CMC Certification Process: How To Become a Certified Cardiac Nurse
Read all about the CMC certification process including the eligibility requirements and how to pass so you can become a certified cardiac nurse.
Best Compression Socks for Nurses
When I become a nurse, I knew that it would entail long hours of standing and lots and lots of walking. Even with the best shoes, there was something missing from my uniform. Compression socks! As a nurse, we learn all about compression hose and socks for post-op patients to help prevent blood clots and to promote circulation. These same tools could help my poor aching feet. But there are hundreds of different kinds of compression socks. How do you know which are the best compression socks for nurses?
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.
Nurses Make Mistakes
Yes, Virginia. Nurses do make mistakes. Nurses have consistently been ranked the most trustworthy profession year after year, which leads people to ask “Do nurses make mistakes?” Some would tell you that “Nurses are angels in comfortable shoes. However, nurses are still very much human and come in all types. Nurses make mistakes and unfortunately, […]
I know I want to be a Nurse Practitioner, but which program do I choose?
Hey all – this week’s guest post is by none other than Sean Dent, MSN, ACNP-BC, CCRN! We realize how confusing the whole nurse practitioner world is right now, especially for those of you just beginning nursing school who know you want to eventually become an NP. Check out this post that outlines the options! […]