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96% on the ATI TEAS Exam - Perfect Math/Science Score (also ATI Prep Course Review)
TEAS
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96% on the ATI TEAS Exam - Perfect Math/Science Score (also ATI Prep Course Review)

I want to share some resources for those of you struggling to study for the TEAS or do not know where to begin. I will preface this with saying I did buy the $200 prep course from ATI and I will...

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Supercharge Your Nursing Job Prospects with These Tips!
Nurses
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Wendy Dessler

Supercharge Your Nursing Job Prospects with These Tips!

Have you been applying for different nursing jobs for a while but you're not getting the response you expected? Maybe you're fresh out of your educational program or you're looking to change job...

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Geriatric Nursing!
Geriatric
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Geriatric Nursing!

I have been involved, in the field of nursing, 30 years, now! Since I first started, in an RN program, in Pittsburgh, PA, I came to realize nursing can be downright brutal! Succinctly, I have only...

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Which nurse do you want for your Little Johnny?
Nurses
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Which nurse do you want for your Little Johnny?

Healthcare institutions want to be profitable businesses, but few take advantage of their true strengths. It's understandable that management tries to reduce costs whenever/wherever possible. Cost...

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Capability beliefs to access research-based knowledge
Emergency
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Capability beliefs to access research-based knowledge

Nurses don't know everything, and this should not be an expectation of any nurse. How do nurses find relevant information on which to base their practice? This article explores user-friendly ways to...

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Can Stress Make You Fat?
Stress 101
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Can Stress Make You Fat?

I don’t know if you are like me when it comes to weight loss, but there are times that I “stress about weight”. I now know that is the worst thing I can do. It is a surefire way to prevent any...

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A Haunting Thought
Nurses
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A Haunting Thought

When one leaves home to join the military at a young age, to serve in the medical field, all of the training that one receives cannot prepare that person for the tug at the heart from the unexpected....

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What NOT to do when your patient works in healthcare too...
Nurses
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What NOT to do when your patient works in healthcare too...

Ever felt a palpable change in bedside manner once your healthcare team learned you are a nurse? Have you ever noticed a difference in your own attitude towards a patient once you learned that they...

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Tips to Kick Off Your NCLEX® Prep
NCLEX
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Tips to Kick Off Your NCLEX® Prep

It means no more sleepless nights spent studying for finals or reading textbook after textbook. The only problem is there's just one more obstacle that stands in your way from getting that license -...

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Homeless Nursing: How to save money on the road.
Travel
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Homeless Nursing: How to save money on the road.

My name is Chris. I am a husband, father, and a registered nurse; originally from Florida but now out of Louisville. I want to talk to you today about a term I have come to homeless nursing. The...

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Damaged Goods
Nurses
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Damaged Goods

So one year, I ruined Thanksgiving. Not on purpose. It's just that I worked Thanksgiving Eve, which means my work shift rolled into Thanksgiving day. And there we are at the end of our shift,...

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I Met A Patient Who Along With His Family Impressed Me Beyond Words.
Nurses
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I Met A Patient Who Along With His Family Impressed Me Beyond Words.

My pt was an independent contractor who accidentally touched a high tension wire and the enormous amount of electricity coursed through his arm, through his chest and torso to exit out of his leg by...

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Knaves, Fools, and the Pitfalls of Micromanagement
Nurses
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Knaves, Fools, and the Pitfalls of Micromanagement

Our environment is extremely fluid with rapidly changing priorities vying for limited resources. Staff nurses need enough autonomy to nimbly focus our collective energy to do what is best for our...

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Realign, Reframe and Rediscover Your Joy Being a Nurse
Nurses
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Realign, Reframe and Rediscover Your Joy Being a Nurse

Just like tires of a car that are out of alignment, our jobs may be leaving us feel we are having a bumpy ride each day. One day you are not the new nurse anymore. We experience new demands such as...

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Good Writing Skills Are Essential
Student Assist
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Good Writing Skills Are Essential

Like it or not, writing is an essential skill and you will be judged (either harshly or favorably) by your ability to communicate well in the written language. This article highlights common...

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Skin, Bones, Hearts & Private Parts™ CME Conference - Destin, FL
Advanced
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Skin, Bones, Hearts & Private Parts™ CME Conference - Destin, FL

As APRNs we all have educational needs and must fulfill our CME requirements. Why not take a look at a conference that combines several different topics and allows you to expand your knowledge? And...

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Tears Trials and the Importance of an Open Heart
Nurses
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Tears Trials and the Importance of an Open Heart

Sometimes we find ourselves in unexpected places doing things we never thought we'd do. It is like we make a rule in our head about who people are, how we are supposed to do things, and why we do the...

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Protecting Your License – Notes from a Nurse-Attorney
Nurses
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Protecting Your License – Notes from a Nurse-Attorney

This article is about how to protect your nursing license. It describes situations in which nurses have been reported to the board, or been brought up on criminal charges. Strategies, resources and...

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6 Things Your Professor Wishes You Knew
Students
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6 Things Your Professor Wishes You Knew

Professor. The word can elicit feelings of gratitude or sheer fear. No matter what you think of your professors, there are a few things they wished you knew. Learn how they really feel from a...

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Passed NCLEX PN on the 1st try after 8 years out of nursing school
NCLEX
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Passed NCLEX PN on the 1st try after 8 years out of nursing school

Everyone has a method or plan to pass the NCLEX. My goal is to pass. No shortcuts or cheat sheets just hard work. 3 months of studying while working 2 jobs (60 or more hours week), bible study once a...

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