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Education, experience, and shared knowledge makes a well-informed nurse. At allnurses, you will find answers to all your questions, lively debates, articles, nursing jobs, degree program information, and so much more. allnurses is the leading networking site for nurses. What kind of nurse do you want to be?

The patient's "guests"

by rnsheri

As health care professionals, we have a unique opportunity to meet many people who affect us in so... Read More

Do I need a professional resume writer?

Dear Nurse Beth, I’m Maya, I am a new RN and need help with my resume. Should I hire a... 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... 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... 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... Read More

The Summer Brain Drain

Instead of allowing summer relaxation to rob you of all of that new nursing knowledge you learned... Read More

Unemployed Vanderbilt FNP

Dear Nurse Beth, I am a recent graduate from Vanderbilt University's MSN (FNP) program. I earned my... 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... 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... Read More

3 Months Orientation: I Want to Quit.

Dear Nurse Beth, I am almost off orientation of 3 months on a tele floor. I came from psych for... Read More

Nurse Practitioner Wanting to Open CNA Program in NY

Dear Nurse Beth, I am a Nurse practitioner, I need help in looking for where to get training for... Read More

Best Advanced Degree for RN, BSN

Dear Nurse Beth, Which is the best degree to have for an RN. BSN who loves nursing but is unsure... 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 presentation is “What improvement do you wish to see... 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. When it came time to choose a major, I didn’t... 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 as well as humanly possible, but I've been reading... 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 than what they were assigned at birth. Transgender... 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, unsafe work conditions, and fear about losing my... 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 mental health nursing board certification would be... 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 over constantly for jobs? They are not even... 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 go to school till now..have two years to finish a... Read More

What Happens When We Leave Our Dream Job?

What happens when we have to find a new dream? When we came to a fork in the road; chose our path; ran towards our destiny and hit a dead end?... Read More

Struggling with Micro and Statistics: Do I have a chance at being a nurse?

Dear Nurse Beth, I am not doing well in Microbiology and Statistics and I was wondering if you think I have a chance at being a nurse if I struggle... Read More

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 should stick with nursing? Is it worth it? What... Read More

How to Answer "Tell us About Yourself"

"Tell us about yourself" is an interview question you can count on being asked. Sometimes candidates who answer other questions will freeze and... Read More

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