Articles: Nursing Career

Articles: Nursing Career

There are times we could use expert advice from peers. If you need help in landing the perfect job, what to say in an interview, or just want to know the best way to advance your career then Nursing Career Advice is the perfect medium to ask for assistance.

Starting Over....

Starting Over....

by cdavrn - So, here I am...13 years as a Pediatric Nurse (Intensive Care Unit), and my back finally crapped out on me :( I've got a herniated disk in my neck, leading to... Read More →

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Uncensored Thoughts of a Nurse Interviewer: Part II

Uncensored Thoughts of a Nurse Interviewer: Part II

by Nurse Beth - It's Spring and it's New Nurse Graduation Time! Last week I attended one of two New Grad Banquets hosted by my hospital for the graduating classes of our local... Read More →

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Should I Get my LPN/LVN or RN?

Should I Get my LPN/LVN or RN?

by Nurse Beth - Amanda is a 49 year old LPN. She works on the Tele floor of a medium sized hospital-but as a patient care technician (PCT), not as an LPN. A few years ago, her... Read More →

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Advice for the first year of Nursing

Advice for the first year of Nursing

by SandandSandwiches - Being a new nurse is freaking scary. All the time you spent binge drinking coffee, cramming for tests, memorizing lab values and texting under the desk seem so... Read More →

Last comment by AmberC.
Nursing In Demand

Nursing In Demand

by 169xtw - There are a lot of elements that create the significant factors of the obstacles dealing with the nursing career in our day and they consist of in the pattern of... Read More →

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Types of Nursing Careers

Types of Nursing Careers

by Mona Mona - Agency Nursing Agency Nursing is essentially where a nurse will register or sign up with an agency or similar group and tell them what hours they are available... Read More →

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Why You Need an Elevator Speech

Why You Need an Elevator Speech

by Nurse Beth - We all could use an elevator speech. And if you ever plan to look for a job, or network, then you need an elevator speech. An elevator speech is a short persuasive... Read More →

Last comment by KateBSN
Scholastic Calamity

Scholastic Calamity

by Jacqueline.Damm - I was not what you would call a traditional nursing student, though these days the route I took seems to be growing in popularity. I spent four years of my life... Read More →

Last comment by EKRN2014
The Positive Aspects of A Nursing Career

The Positive Aspects of A Nursing Career

by Brenda F. Johnson - I was twenty-five when I started nursing school and there was a woman in my class who was fifty-nine. For my classmate, as is the case for so many others, nursing... Read More →

For Those Considering A Career In Nursing

For Those Considering A Career In Nursing

by Ruby Vee - I've been a nurse for a lONG time -- probably longer than most of you reading this have been alive. Had I known what I was getting into, I probably would not have... Read More →

Last comment by nursemarion
Are You Cut Out to be an ED Nurse?

Are You Cut Out to be an ED Nurse?

by Nurse Beth - ED nurses are a special breed. They are highly skilled, compassionate folk who work well as a team. They are open to experience, and agreeable. Here are some more... Read More →

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Trying to Decide Between an Online or In Class Degree?

Trying to Decide Between an Online or In Class Degree?

by Brenda F. Johnson - Introduction Changes in the medical field effect everyone with an increased reliance on computers, new medications and procedures. From patients to nurses to... Read More →

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Best Foot Forward!

Best Foot Forward!

by spotangel - You are all excited! You got the job interview! Now what? Relax, people! Here is an algorithm that you may want to consider. 1-How to prepare for the interview.... Read More →

Revamp your Resume

Revamp your Resume

by Nurse Beth - No matter what a fantastic employee you would make, if your resume does not immediately impress, you may never get the chance to show them. An ineffective... Read More →

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

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

by Nurse Beth - What's Your Greatest Weakness? This question most assuredly will be asked. It's dreaded by most people, because it raises a fear of vulnerability and besides,... Read More →

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Top States and Hospitals for Nursing Jobs

Top States and Hospitals for Nursing Jobs

by Brenda F. Johnson - Which State? Graduating nurses often begin their career in the state of their graduation. They have established residences and family that keep them planted for... Read More →

Last comment by JuliaRNMSN
How to Answer "Tell us About Yourself"

How to Answer "Tell us About Yourself"

by Nurse Beth - Tell Me About Yourself Preparing for the "Tell me about yourself" question is critical to the success of your interview. But it's such a broad question that... Read More →

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Do New Graduate Nurses Need a Formal Residency Program?

Do New Graduate Nurses Need a Formal Residency Program?

by JPCummings - After four years of nursing school, do nurses need this additional training? To answer this question, it is prudent to examine the traditional four year... Read More →

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