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A Toolkit for Course Conversion to Online Formats

A Toolkit for Course Conversion to Online Formats

by knarrindell - This article offers five evidence-based tools for effective conversion of a traditional nursing course into online formats. Much like a recipe for success, the toolkit consists of step-by-step...

Uworld Review

Uworld Review

by Beauty12 - I used Uworld for about 6 weeks and got through all 2020 questions (the system sometimes plays with new questions to collect data so the total number of questions it offers fluctuates). I was...

Psst....Let's Talk About Gossip in the Nurses' Station

Psst....Let's Talk About Gossip in the Nurses' Station

by melissa.mills1117 - It is flu season. Turn on any news station and you will hear statistics about how this year's flu has spread faster than anything. But, there is one thing I can think of that spreads faster than flu...

Five Nurses on a Dark Mountain Road Doing What Nurses Do

Five Nurses on a Dark Mountain Road Doing What Nurses Do

by anon456 - My family was returning from a weekend in the mountains, all packed snugly into our white minivan. My boyfriend was at the wheel. Music was playing and I was trying to focus on that, and not on the...

265 Questions NCLEX - PASSED!

265 Questions NCLEX - PASSED!

by Ontarionursing - I am writing this to give hope to anyone who is worried in regards to taking their NCLEX exam! Everyone has worked so hard to get through the ups and downs of nursing school but then there is the...

Nurse Practitioner Program Fine Print May Scuttle Your Opportunities

Nurse Practitioner Program Fine Print May Scuttle Your Opportunities

by Jim Keogh - Not all nurse practitioner programs are alike - which you probably know. However, there might be some challenges that are not clear at the onset. It is critical that you identify all the fine details...

5 tips for Applying to Nursing School

5 tips for Applying to Nursing School

by EsJ87 - Hello Friends ~ Today's post I'll be sharing five tips to applying to Nursing School that I used during my "application journey" as a second-degree student. You'll be happy to know that there are...

The Importance of Networking as a Freelancer

The Importance of Networking as a Freelancer

by JanineKelbach - Freelance remote work has been a growing trend since the early 2000s. Companies are understanding that employees can work well in a remote environment. Of course, as a bedside nurse, it's not...

CRNA Week January 21-27, 2018

CRNA Week January 21-27, 2018

by JanineKelbach - The field of nurse anesthesia is growing every year. This program is moving towards a required doctorate and residency program. The CRNA is the highest paid RN, and many nurses are interested in this...

What to know before signing a new grad RN contract

What to know before signing a new grad RN contract

by mursingmma - 1. If they offer you 3 different fields of nursing, always pursue your first choice. DO NOT PLAY IT SAFE AND CHOOSE MED SURG! For example, they offered me mental health, ICU, and med-surg. I lacked...

Can Pain Be Prevented?

Can Pain Be Prevented?

by Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN, HTCP - It's easy to become so involved in the routine of assessing pain and administering pain medications, that we forget about the big picture of pain management. The public health crisis known as The...

Confronting Jane- From the Perspective of an Impaired Nurse (Part One)

Confronting Jane- From the Perspective of an Impaired Nurse (Part One)

by Stepper - I am Jane and a recovering alcoholic. In the darkest day of my nursing career, I was confronted at work for appearing impaired. I would like to share my experience to bring insight into addressing...

What is Nux Vomica? State Board Questions From the Turn of the 20thCentury: An Era Gone By

What is Nux Vomica? State Board Questions From the Turn of the 20thCentury: An Era Gone By

by Brenda F. Johnson - Have you ever wondered what the early NCLEX exams looked like? We will be exploring a sample of questions taken from a first edition Lippincott (1917 edition) nursing manual. They will give us a...

2018 AORN Global Surgical Conference and Expo

2018 AORN Global Surgical Conference and Expo

by allnurses - Is New Orleans on your bucket list to visit? Have you been there and know how wonderful it is? Here is your chance to travel to New Orleans while earning from the 200 available CEUs and learning...

Help I Don't Have a Clinical Site! - Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 208

Help I Don't Have a Clinical Site! - Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 208

by BizzyBeeNursing - Clinicals are an essential part of any Family Nurse Practioner (FNP) program. It gives students the opportunity build their skills set and gain hands on experience. What happens if your clinical...

My Body Is Not My Resume: Exploring Nurses and Body Shaming

My Body Is Not My Resume: Exploring Nurses and Body Shaming

by melissa.mills1117 - Body image is a sensitive topic. But, when the subject is coupled with your ability to complete your job, it can be devastating. In this article, we will the facts and opinions of body shaming in the...

Retired nurses, our country needs us

Retired nurses, our country needs us

by KathyDay - Our TV drones on day after day with more and more outrageous stuff from Washington DC. He said , she said, he lies, she forgets, he says one thing, she says another. What is the cure for all that? My...

Healthy Weight Week - January 20-26, 2018

Healthy Weight Week - January 20-26, 2018

by JanineKelbach - New year, new you! You see the slogan throughout the media, brochures, and hear it in conversation. It's a new year and time to make a change. A healthy weight is important for your to boost overall...

Using the Nursing Process to Create Goals for Your Business This Year

Using the Nursing Process to Create Goals for Your Business This Year

by JanineKelbach - Those who set goals in businesses are more successful. Setting goals is like creating a care plan for a patient. There is a checklist, actions behind their diagnosis, and when it is complete,...

"You Have Uterine Cancer, Go Home and Make Final Arrangements": An Era Gone By

"You Have Uterine Cancer, Go Home and Make Final Arrangements": An Era Gone By

by Brenda F. Johnson - I am fascinated by how far we have come in women’s healthcare. I love to read old medical books to see how they approached diagnosed and treatment. This entry into my “era gone by” series will...


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