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Holiday Shopping Horror Stories That Resulted in Injury

‘Tis the season to be jolly, shop, and recover from injuries sustained while hunting for the lowest sale price on…

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  • Medical News
  • Oncology

The Financially Toxic Cost of Fighting Cancer

A cancer diagnosis is the worst thing a patient can hear - until they start fighting it. Now a well-publicized…

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  • Nursing

Free Continuing Education Courses for Nurses by NursingCE

Nursing is a lifelong learning process. One that you should be passionate about as the healthcare industry is a rapidly…

  • Medical News

5 Nurses Who Are Making A Difference

Nursing is a profession that takes hard work, dedication, and a strong sense of empathy. We are inspired daily working…

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Tips for Getting Time Off From Work for the Holidays (they probably won’t work)

If you are already scheduled to work the holidays, your shift is probably cast in stone. Each healthcare organization has…

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Guest Post: Vaccine Ambassadors Respond to #GiveVax on #GivingTuesday

Each #GivingTuesday, nonprofits around the country encourage people to give to their causes. This national event raises millions of dollars…

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USMLE Step 3 Question Banks: UWorld vs. Kaplan vs. BoardVitals

Are you preparing for your USMLE Step 3 Exam? The USMLE Step 3 exam had a 97% pass rate in…

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  • Surgical Technology

Why Are Scrubs Usually Green or Blue?

Have you ever wondered why green or blue scrubs are usually worn in the operating room? While this may seem…

  • Internal Medicine

5 Tips to help you prepare for your Internal Medicine Board Review (2018)

The Internal Medicine Board Exam is fairly difficult with a mean pass rate of 88.4% from 2013 to 2017. The…

  • Advanced Practice Nursing
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  • FNP
  • Nursing School

How I Passed My FNP Certification Exam: Top Study Tools

So you have crossed the first hurdle and finished your Nurse Practitioner (NP) program – Congratulations! Next on your list…

  • CME
  • Continuing Education
  • Maintenance of Certification
  • MOC

Industry Sponsored vs. Fee-Based CME

There is a great deal of controversy over whether CME should be presented with or without corporate sponsorship, the majority…

  • Nursing

10 Tips and Tricks for the NCLEX PN® exam

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) functions under the directions of physicians (doctors and surgeons) and registered nurses in a variety…

  • Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Nursing

Should I Sit for My Critical Care Registered Nurse Certification?

A question many nurses working in critical care ask themselves is whether or not to sit for the CCRN certification.…

  • Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • FNP

ANCC vs. AANP: Which FNP Exam Should I Take?

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) are the governing boards that administer tests to…

  • Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Nursing
  • Nursing School

PNCB vs ANCC Pediatric NP Exam: How to Decide Which One to Take

When you are ready to take the boards to become a certified pediatric nurse practitioner there are a lot of…

  • Continuing Education
  • Medical School
  • USMLE Step Exams

9 Things You Must Know Before Taking the USMLE Step 1 Exam

The United States Medical Licensure Exam (USMLE) Step 1, commonly called “the Boards,” is a standardized test that assesses a…

  • Allied Health
  • Radiographic Technologist
  • Radiography

An Interview with Kym Sawyer, Rad Tech

In honor of National Radiologic Technologist Week, we talked to a couple rad techs to get the inside scoop on the…

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  • Radiographic Technologist
  • Radiography

An Interview with Daniel Cobine, Rad Tech

To honor Radiologic Technologist Week, we asked a few to tell us a bit about what led them down the…

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  • Continuing Education

How To Find CME Requirements By State

Just as Core Measures are the standard by which the quality of patient care is measured, Continuing Medical Education (CME)…

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  • Continuing Education
  • Maintenance of Certification
  • MOC

Additional MOC Requirements: Breaking Down Alternative Credits

In addition to earning Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points through CME and learning activities, you can also earn them through…