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Reality Check

If there is one thing that I have learned in five years of nursing, it’s that nursing isn’t always... Read More

Emotional Empathy: I Carry You With Me

Emotional empathy of nurses is both our greatest strength and weakness. It can be hard to clock out... Read More

Don't like to clean pee & poop: Can I still be a nurse?

Dear Nurse Beth, At the age of 30 newly arrived in Canada,I have a few options to choose from for... Read More

Enrolling in online RN to BSN after NCLEX: Should I work?

Dear Nurse Beth, Hello there...I just graduated my ADN program and I am planning to enroll in an... Read More

Interview with Band 6 Deputy Ward Manager - Help

Dear Nurse Beth, I need help, I have an upcoming interview for band 6 Deputy Ward Manager. My... Read More

Nursing: I Almost Gave Up...Before I Even Started

I used to think I didn’t have what it took to be a nurse. So I didn’t go to school to become one. ... Read More

Is my GPA important?

Dear Nurse Beth, How important is my GPA? I haven't started nursing school yet, and I plan to do... Read More

Nursing’s Transition: Creating Inclusive Healthcare Settings for Transgendered Patients

Transgender is the general term used when referring to people who identify with a different gender... Read More

Left horrific SNF job; struggling to find another job. HELP!

Dear Nurse Beth, I left my first nursing job at a SNF due to horrific nurse to patient ratios,... Read More

Avenues for psych nurse certification?

Dear Nurse Beth, I joined the ANA at the advice of a friend who suggested that the ANCC psych... Read More

Why can't I get a job??? Keep hearing "Not enough CURRENT experience".

Dear Nurse Beth, Does it matter from which school I graduate and get my BSN? Why am I being passed... Read More

Am I too old to be an RN.... or should I just stay an LPN?

Dear Nurse Beth, Am I too old to be an RN or should I just stay an LPN ..never had the chance to... Read More


This is a result of an assignment to discuss treatment for anxiety with special attention to nursing ethics. In this discussion, there is a focus on... Read More

Incivility: Beyond the Nurse

Previous explanations of nursing incivility blame the nurse and/or the culture of the nursing profession. Organizational and leadership impact are... Read More

10 Mistakes You'll Only Make Once (Hopefully)

by rnsheri

We’ve all heard it. “Everybody makes mistakes.” It’s nice to know that we’re in good company. As health care professionals, there are quite a few... Read More

The patient's "guests"

by rnsheri

As health care professionals, we have a unique opportunity to meet many people who affect us in so many ways. Our patients challenge and encourage... Read More

Do I need a professional resume writer?

Dear Maya, Good question. The purpose of your resume is to land you an interview. Here are some tips to help you. First of all, make sure your... Read More

Clinical Ladders, Advancement, and Development…Oh My!

Clinical Advancement can be a great way to get ahead with your career and move forward at work, as more of a leader. But it can be hard to hold... Read More

Moving to CA: How Do I Apply for Endorsement?

Dear Nurse Beth, I graduated with my ADN 2013. I have my BS and BA. I have been taking care of a family emergency and moved to California from... Read More

Juvenile Arrest: Did I ruin my chance to be a nurse?

Dear Nurse Beth, My name is Daisy, I have a question. I am currently in a CNA program and hope to someday become a nurse. I can't sleep at night... Read More

The Summer Brain Drain

Instead of allowing summer relaxation to rob you of all of that new nursing knowledge you learned last semester, combat the summer time brain drain... Read More

Unemployed Vanderbilt FNP

Dear Nurse Beth, I am a recent graduate from Vanderbilt University's MSN (FNP) program. I earned my RN the 1st year and MSN the 2nd. When I moved... Read More

Why Do You Get Stressed? (hint: It's How You Think!)

In the first part of this series we looked at the definitions of stress, stressor, emotions and feelings. We also looked at some of the statistics on... Read More

A New Way to Deal with Stress

In the first part of this series, we looked at some definitions around stress and the negative effects that stress can place on the body and mind. We... Read More