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Scholastic Calamity

When is it the right time to go back to school? How do you choose a program? How do you know if you... Read More

How to Answer "Tell us About Yourself"

"Tell us about yourself" is an interview question you can count on being asked. Sometimes... Read More

Preparing for interview with DON

Dear Nurse Beth, I have a question. I am having a second interview this week with the DON and I... Read More

Is Nursing All About Stress?

In this three-part series we’ll look at the definition of stress and statistics on the causes of... Read More

How to Answer "What's Your Greatest Weakness?"

You got the call and you have an interview set up for your dream job! Congrats! ... Read More

How to Prepare for Your Interview

It's crucial to prepare for your interview. You have one shot to stand out from all the others with... Read More

Empathy: What role does it play in competent psychiatric care?

The fundamental foundation in initiating competent skills as a psychiatric nurse is similar to any... Read More

Running on Empty

There are times in nursing when we begin to run on empty, when our emotional, spiritual and... Read More

Oldest Practicing Nurse in US Turns 90!!

Do you remember how old you were when you first said that you wanted to be a nurse? For some it is... Read More

Why You Need an Elevator Speech

Sometimes an opportunity comes your way, maybe an introduction to someone who could help you land... Read More

The Positive Aspects of A Nursing Career

Choosing a career is not easy. Preferences, talents, and needs evolve as we mature; I know mine... Read More

Kid, you made my day!

This is a story about a young man who took charge of his life and made an important decision that... Read More

Best Advanced Degree for RN, BSN

Dear MSN to Be, Thanks for the question. I take it you mean advanced degree as you already have your BSN? I really get excited talking about... Read More

Adjusting to being a new nurse: How long?

Dear New Nurse It’s really individual, and depends on many things, including your nursing speciality and the level of support you are provided. ... Read More

What To Expect From Your Preceptor

We all have had these fantasies of what our preceptor would be like: warm, nurturing, a mother who protects you from doctors, managers and raging... Read More

Great Nurse = Great Leader???

Often times it seems that the unprepared are thrust into leadership roles without any preparation. Have you ever seen this happen in your workplace?... Read More

How I Passed NCLEX-RN in 75 Question

Whether you are in nursing school or just beginning to consider it, the NCLEX is a serious exam deserving your attention. In this article, I share... Read More

Complacency in Healthcare

How do you know when you as a nurse need to take a step back, breathe and even reevaluate? It's those moments where you can't pick yourself up off... Read More

Death of a Dream

My article is about how much I want to be an RN. However, now because I am married with a little one, I don't know if I can go to nursing school. My... Read More

67 Medications Every New ER Nurse Must Master!

Are you a brand new Nurse to the Emergency Room? Well you are in luck! Learn in this article about 67 medications you will be administering... Read More

Top States and Hospitals for Nursing Jobs

Recent information has been made available for nurses to utilize in finding the best states for nursing jobs. Going even further, a list of the top... Read More

Code Blue: Where Do I Stand?

Code Blue. Alarms ringing. Hands shaking. Adrenaline pumping. Head spinning and reeling. Floor nurses, CNAs and others run and land in one room. A... Read More

“What I Learned From My Preceptor” words of wisdom from the senior nursing students

Preceptors deserve a lot of credit. Being a preceptor, working one-on-one with a nursing student or a new graduate nurse, twelve hours at a time, is... Read More

My Nursing Career: A long look back

Looking over my career over the past forty some years has certainly been interesting and rewarding. I have always said that I could write a book... Read More

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