by cjcsoon2bnp - Students can be both a blessing and a curse for any clinical instructor (CI). We relish the days when we see the light blub turn on when a student connects the... Read More →
by mnurse2016 - I remember the first day that I started nursing school. I had butterflies in my stomach and so much excitement I could have burst at the seams right there in... Read More →
by BslateRN - I just graduated, so obviously I’m not in a position to give advice. But this is my biggest takeaway from nursing school, so I think it’s important for incoming... Read More →
by SaltySarcasticSally - I spent years in grade school trying to figure out why I could never comprehend new material during class like other students could. I would take notes in every way... Read More →
by LoriBSN2b - 1) Even if your family says they understand, they really don't. You may as well tell them, and your friends too, that you are being deployed for 2-4 years,... Read More →
by traumaRUs - The head-to-toe assessment is one of the basic skills all nurses need to develop. No matter what specialty you go into, assessment is one of the first objectives... Read More →
by jb2u - "I believe that everyone should spend their first year in Med-Surg." These are the words as spoken by the Director of my nursing school. As one that has always... Read More →
by AOx1 - As I work on my latest research, one common theme is evident in nursing students. Many lack confidence. Among several areas of research interest, I am most... Read More →
by TuesdaysChild - Bear with me. This is not a spiritual lesson, but that is the station from which my own train of thought started that ultimately brought me to the destination I’m... Read More →
by NoSoyEnfAhora - So I'm a junior in high school, and it's my dream to become a nurse. I want to pursue this career because I love helping people, I love seeing smiles on people's... Read More →
by stefy01 - I just want to share my journey on how l got into nursing school and where I am now as a student.
Something happened in June 2009, I had only one year left of... Read More →
by Grachi - Nursing is a noble and altruistic profession, concerned primarily with the aiding of others who cannot fend for themselves.
In unpredictable economic times,... Read More →
by Kate_Peds - "Congratulations! We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted to the nursing program at _________!"
It's the sentence that every prospective nursing... Read More →
by cjcsoon2bnp - Let’s face it, no one ever made millions off of being a nursing clinical instructor (CI) or entered nursing academia for the glitz or glamor. Most people become a... Read More →
by MurseJJ - You've made it! You passed all of your prerequisite courses, started nursing school, and you're about to begin your very first clinical rotation. What should you... Read More →
by erint330 - This may seem long, but I wanted to share with my fellow nursing students the way I prepared for the HESI exit exam and how I passed with a score of 907 on my... Read More →
by NeoNatMom - Hello Everyone,
This was intially written to someone who reached out to me via PM on how to develop an effective way to learn pharmacology.
I have a study... Read More →
by TheCommuter - Nursing school is not always fair. And, in my honest opinion, the most unfair aspect of the nursing school experience is the clinical practicum portion, also known... Read More →