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6 Tips For Nurses With Disabilities Going Back To Work

6 Tips For Nurses With Disabilities Going Back To Work

Hospitals have varied ways of supporting nurses with disabilities. The passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act has helped, but hearts and minds are slow to change.

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NCLEX quiz: infections

Thanks to antibiotics and antifungals, infectious diseases are no longer the scourge they once were. But are you up on the latest treatments?

12 biggest reasons nurses get a BSN

12 biggest reasons nurses get a BSN

What is it about this nursing degree that calls to so many nurses?

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Why you aren’t getting hired as a nurse

Stuck without a job? These tips can help you figure out why — and what to do about it.

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NCLEX quiz: lab values

Quick: What’s a normal BUN? Potassium? Review basic — and essential labs — with our quiz.

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NCLEX: Lab and test results pop quiz!

Student nurses, test your smarts. RNs, you passed the NCLEX once. Could you do it again?

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5 things I’ve learned as an NP student

My time as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner student on a busy trauma ICU was full of “absorbable information.” Here are a couple of “non-traditional” things I’ve learned so far…

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Student life: The walking dead

I’m still wrestling with the “Oh my gawwd” thoughts and the “I know nothing” fears. Oh yeah, and didn’t a holiday just pass recently? Called Thanksgiving?

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What working as a nurse’s aide taught me

Having started at the bottom of the ladder, I’ve learned a thing or two about being an effective mentor…

Field of dreams

Field of dreams

Choosing a specialty is a very personal matter. Some nurses take a direct route, but for others, it’s a long and winding road.

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NCLEX quiz: How prepared are you?

Think you’re ready for the NCLEX? Double-check yourself with our quick quiz.

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Do you agree with the eight-year initiative?

For as long as I have been a nurse, there has been a huge debate over educational requirements for basic RN licensure, AKA entry into practice. Here’s my opinion…

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Why we nurses have to stay on top of our game

I believe there are nurses out there who still think CEUs are a waste of time. Here’s why they are not.

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The real skinny on becoming an NP

I’ve finally discovered the employment conundrum Nurse Practitioners have that other advanced practice providers do not…

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The “nursing experience” myth debunked

Every nurse has been told this during a conversation about job opportunities: “You need to get some regular floor experience before you specialize.” Not true!