… this is tough, it takes some time to understand what you need to know for your specific role. Naturally, a cardiac acute care nurse will deal with this much more than someone who works inpatient rehab, orthopedics, or on another non-cardiac unit. But just becasue you don’t deal with 5-Lead ECG Interpretation on a daily basis, doesn’t mean it isn’t helpful knowledge.
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.
In this article, we’ll outline some of the most common prerequisites for nursing school so you can be one step ahead in your application process.
Beyond yearly CEU requirements, there are some nursing CE requirements by state that must be taken before you get your license. Let’s look at them.
Do tests make you nervous? Let’s look at some test-taking strategies for nursing students that will help you perform better during exams.
Externship Vs Internship Nursing are valuable learning experiences for college students. They can be applied towards practicing nursing jobs.
Do’s and don’ts of your first nursing conferences, in hopes that it will help you navigate your first nursing conference like a pro!
Nursing preceptors are a vital component of the nursing education process. Preceptors play a role for nursing students and new graduate nurses as they orient to the floor and get acclimated to the hospital. A nursing preceptor may be involved with a preceptor for a day or several weeks. The preceptor role can vary slightly, […]
These nursing books are the best of the best. They will inspire you and teach you everything you need to know about nursing.
My MSN Journey It seems like so long ago that I started out on my journey to earn my MSN. But in reality, it was just 17 short months ago. My MSN Journey was a whirlwind and I am so pleased with how it all worked out. *Results vary. The typical FlexPath MSN learner completes […]
So you’re a nurse or in nursing school, and you think you want to work in the operating room… or endoscopy… or the postanesthesia care unit… or interventional radiology. But, what are the important things to know before getting into this specialized field within nursing? What do perioperative nurses do, exactly?
Pharmacology is challenging in nursing school, but it doesn’t have to destroy your life, soul, and all that you hold dear. If you take a few steps in organizing yourself before you tackle this class, it will make it easier to learn and recall later down the line. Pharmacology tips – just for nursing […]
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! […]
Few nurses hold a master of science in nursing degree, so finding someone to discuss graduate nursing education with can be challenging. Even for myself, I remember many of my questions went unanswered when I first began to consider graduate school, as I knew no one who had pursued that level of education. In the […]
Preparing for the NCLEX is a daunting task. I took the NCLEX back in 2010 and passed in 75 questions in 1 hr and 20 minutes. I’m not a great test-taker and wasn’t a 4.0 student. I did, however, do what I outline in this post. I wanted to share my thoughts with you in […]
This post on the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) FlexPath program is sponsored by and crafted with Capella University; however, all opinions are my own. At the beginning of last year Capella University launched a new learning format for their RN-to-BSN program they describe as self-paced called FlexPath. Being a self-starter that style of […]
This post has been sponsored by Alvernia University. Please see my disclaimers page for more information on our partnership. New nurses enjoy a model of care that provides increased quality, safety and efficiency, thanks to The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, according to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. […]
This post has been sponsored by Alvernia University. Please see my disclaimers page for more information on our partnership.
This post has been sponsored by Capella University. Please see my disclaimers page for more information on our partnership. Continuing your nursing education is an exciting time. Making that decision is a big deal! Congrats! However, a lot of thought should go into which school and program you choose. Deciding you want an MSN, applying […]
Nursing as a second career does not come without its own set of challenges. But life experiences add wisdom and value for second career nurses.