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5 Ways To Stand Out In Nursing School

5 Ways To Stand Out In Nursing School

Getting into nursing school is an accomplishment in itself, but completing your nursing program successfully is the ultimate goal to strive for. Of course, the best way to achieve this goal and get your RN license is to study hard. […]

4 Essential Job-Hunting Tips For New Nurses

4 Essential Job-Hunting Tips For New Nurses

You’ve finished nursing school, and now it’s time to start looking for your first job as a new nurse. Despite what you may have heard, finding a job as a new nurse isn’t always a walk in the park. Don’t […]

Is Reform Needed In License Disciplinary Procedure?

Is Reform Needed In License Disciplinary Procedure?

By John Alan Cohan, Attorney at Law Disciplinary cases before the Board of Registered Nursing can often become a lengthy, tangled web. The slightest wrongdoing at work or outside the workplace can lead to allegations of unprofessional conduct. If the Board files […]

Nursing Abroad? Everything You Need To Know To Prepare

Nursing Abroad? Everything You Need To Know To Prepare

No matter the occupation, many people will tell you that there are numerous benefits to working abroad for a temporary period of time. Nurses are certainly no exception to this rule, and there is a lot of value in having […]

5 Time Management Tips For Fitting in Your Online BSN

5 Time Management Tips For Fitting in Your Online BSN

Procrastination gets the best of us. You can’t put off until tomorrow what you need to do today. What’s stopping you from a BSN?

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Time Management Skills Tips For Nurses

Nurse Mendoza says… Time management is the most important skill you can have in this nursing field whether you are working in the medsurg, tele, L&D, PACU or in the Critical Units. I just break down some important tips and […]

Interview With Juliana Adams, Author Of “The Joy Of Nursing”

Interview With Juliana Adams, Author Of “The Joy Of Nursing”

We have all read books that surprise us in their power to inspire. At one time or another, most people have come into contact with a nurse, whether it’s because they have been sick or injured, or a friend has […]

5 Tips to Keeping Your Cool When Dealing with Difficult Patients’ Parents

5 Tips to Keeping Your Cool When Dealing with Difficult Patients’ Parents

Picture the following scenario: Lucy, age 10, has just been admitted to the emergency room with anaphylaxis shock. She’s been stung by a bee and her mother rushed her to the hospital. When they arrive at the ICU, her mother […]

How To Create The Perfect Nursing Cover Letter

How To Create The Perfect Nursing Cover Letter

Don’t take for granted that you are going to get that nursing job you dream of just because you passed all of your exams. Despite there being a shortage of nurses, there is still competition for positions. To get the […]

How To Defuse A Tense Situation: 5 Expert Tips For Dealing With Aggressive Patients

How To Defuse A Tense Situation: 5 Expert Tips For Dealing With Aggressive Patients

Nurses are professionals who deeply care about their patients. Its usually the patients that make the long hours, excessive paperwork, and sore feet that make being a nurse worth it. However, not all patients are always communicative, understanding, or kind, […]

The Nursing Specialties With The Best Salaries

The Nursing Specialties With The Best Salaries

Looking for a high-demand, high-salary job? Check out these nurse specialties.

Can Nursing Seminars Help Advance Your Career?

Can Nursing Seminars Help Advance Your Career?

Receiving your nursing diploma should not put the brakes on your medical education. Of course you are learning at least something new every day as you work through a shift, but as a nurse there is a world of information […]

Should Nurses Be Required to Complete a Residency Program?

Should Nurses Be Required to Complete a Residency Program?

In November of 2010 a report was released that focused on the future of nursing and advancing health care through them. A number of important recommendations were made by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, including a standardized […]

Beyond Direct Patient Care: Five Nursing Specialties to Consider

Beyond Direct Patient Care: Five Nursing Specialties to Consider

Being a nurse does not have to involve direct patient care. Nurses have a number of career options available to them if they want to be a part of the health care industry, but don’t want to work in a […]

Follow These 10 Tips To Be A Great Mentor To Student Nurses

Follow These 10 Tips To Be A Great Mentor To Student Nurses

Despite years of classes and studying, new nurses really have no idea what they are up against until they finally hit the floor on their own. That’s when reality strikes, and they realize exactly how much responsibility they really have. […]