Here is a summary of facts and data that was published by the NCSBN. I put it in infographic form. Enjoy, and good luck on your NCLEX! If you’re looking for an NCLEX Review, check out our listings. If you … Continue Reading →
Electronic Medical Records. Computer Charting. You might hear those words and shudder. It might remind you of spending minutes at a time trying to load a single page, clicking around to find a lab value, or losing 10 minutes of … Continue Reading →
There’s nothing like free online material. Luckily, there are tons of free NCLEX websites on the internet. You just need to know where to look! Here is a definitive guide to all things online and free for the NCLEX-RN and … Continue Reading →
Everybody graduates hoping to find a job soon afterwards. Some can get hospital jobs, but many others can’t or prefer not to. Ever wonder what orientation would be like at a nursing home? I’ll share my experience here. My facility … Continue Reading →
Ever wonder what it’ll really be like when you’re working as a nurse? When I was a nursing student and CNA, nobody ever really told me the details. Here are 6 things you might be doing differently as a “real” … Continue Reading →
Nursing school can be a real pain in the – wait, before I finish that sentence, let me give you some ideas on how to vent about nursing school without getting in trouble. Complain in a bar with your friends. … Continue Reading →
Nurses, have you ever been a CNA? If not, you may wonder what they see from their perspective. What do CNA’s appreciate from a good nurse? Here are 6 things I think all nurses should do when working with a … Continue Reading →
How do you tell between an open-ended vs close-ended PICC, just by looking? I was finishing up my first admission at work yesterday (way past the time my shift ended, may I add), and ran across this problem.
There are so many nursing schools, so many degrees and so many levels of education. Not to mention tuition. How can you tell which ones are quality nursing schools? Here are 8 tell-tale signs to look for.
You’ve always heard inspiring stories of people who work through school and proudly finish with a flourish. It sounds great, doesn’t it? My only advice is that you think twice before trying this.