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Participant Recruitment: How do I access a list of registered nurses?

Participant Recruitment: How do I access a list of registered nurses?

by doctoral_candidate17 - When I embarked on my PhD journey, I had many grandiose ideas on where to go and what to do with my research study. Many educators along the way kept reminding me... Read More →

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Academic Nursing Research Requests

Academic Nursing Research Requests

by tnbutterfly - allnurses.com is an excellent platform for nurses of all backgrounds and levels of work experience to exchange ideas, concerns and solutions regarding patient care... Read More →

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Help Me Understand! UCD Grad Student Reflections

Help Me Understand! UCD Grad Student Reflections

by babaloo8 - I need the help of my fellow nurses to unravel a problem that I am struggling with in our profession. This may be unique to my working world, but I suspect it's... Read More →

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A difficult learning experience

A difficult learning experience

by SHGR - During this past semester, I took a graduate-level nursing theory course as part of my MSN program. "Piece of cake," I told myself; I believed it would be easy.... Read More →

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The Dreaded Research Paper - Pointers for Success

The Dreaded Research Paper - Pointers for Success

by VickyRN - First of all, prepare the "shell" of your paper per whatever style your program requires (usually APA or MLA). My college, like most nursing programs, uses APA.... Read More →

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MSN, DNP, or PhD -- Which is right for you?

MSN, DNP, or PhD -- Which is right for you?

by JanineKelbach - Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) First, we will start with the Master of Science in Nursing degree. Students who want to start their graduate studies in an MSN... Read More →

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My PhD Journey - Part 1

My PhD Journey - Part 1

by VickyRN - It is hard to believe that it has been three years since I started the epic journey towards a PhD in nursing, as a part-time student who already had a full plate as... Read More →

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Recipe for a Dissertation

Recipe for a Dissertation

by VickyRN - Now that I have passed the doctoral candidacy exam, it is time for me to start the dissertation process. The candidacy milestone formally marks the start of the... Read More →

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Having a Master's Degree in Nursing: A New Option for New Nurses

Having a Master's Degree in Nursing: A New Option for New Nurses

by Salvie - Last year, I was able to meet a reviewer who graduated just a year ahead of me. I was really amazed at the way he taught his students. I am a big fan of nursing... Read More →

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Personal Mission Statement

Personal Mission Statement

by VickyRN - Insanity has been defined as "doing the same thing over and over again while expecting different results." if you are not seeing the personal outcomes you want,... Read More →

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