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I currently am on the waiting list for my local community college's ADN program. I am taking my pre-required classes in the meantime. Nursing is a second career for me, and I still don't know "exactly…
From the earliest days of nursing school, when we were taught never to become "too involved" with our patients, we nurses find ourselves balancing precariously on the gossamer thread that separates ca…
Below you will find many nursing and medical acronyms for degrees and certification. This is not a complete list, so if you have suggestions or revisions, please post a reply and we will try to update…
The world's first nursing school founded in India about 250 B.C. Only men were considered "pure" enough to become nurses.
For those of you about to go thru the nursing interview process. Here is the list of questions and suggestions I have accumulated. I hope this helps everyone.
I've been reviewing resumes for open positions in my department and can't believe the resumes I've received: misspelling, words crossed off, no cover letter, including personal information about famil…
ALL STUDENTS PLEASE READ. I teach a semester long course to prep our grads for NCLEX. Please read this entire post carefully.
Welcome to the wonderful and rewarding field of nursing education! We certainly need you and this next generation of nurses needs you!
Ah, such mysterious, wondrous creatures are nurses. What treasures lurk beneath those crisp, white uniforms....What young man doesn't have fantasies of discovering those secrets for himself. SCREEEEEE…
Barely six weeks following the birth of our first child, my husband had a heart attack. It was completely unexpected and occurred just before he was due to go out to sea. It was a scary time and I wro…
Hi guys, I thought it would be nice to start an ongoing thread to just post/vent about your usual day. With a lot of entries, it can sort of serve to show nurses who are thinking about getting into Ho…
Here is my most gross, yucky, disgusting nursing story!
Common nursing abbreviations for roles, educations, organizations, etc