Category: Nursing

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7 Famous People You Never Knew Were Doctors and Nurses

7 Famous People You Never Knew Were Doctors and Nurses

If the daily grind has you dreaming of leaving medicine to pursue a different career, let's just say you wouldn't be the first. Honestly, who know [...]
6 Reasons Nurses Get Fired: Social Media Mistakes, and More

6 Reasons Nurses Get Fired: Social Media Mistakes, and More

The unfortunate truth is that nurses get fired. Not laid off, not transferred - fired. It’s uncomfortable to contemplate and discuss, but nurses n [...]
Nurses Going Above and Beyond the Call of Duty

Nurses Going Above and Beyond the Call of Duty

Nurses are the most honored and trusted profession in the United States. A Gallup poll shows that 84% of Americans - four out of every five - rank [...]
Are APRNs Happy with Their Career Choice?

Are APRNs Happy with Their Career Choice?

When you ask if advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) are happy with their career choices, you hear a resounding “yes”. Of course, there are [...]
How to Nail Your Nursing Interview

How to Nail Your Nursing Interview

Interviewing can be tough. It can rattle even the most seasoned nurse. It seems that the more you want a job, the more stressful the process becom [...]
NCLEX RN® Question Banks: Kaplan vs. UWorld vs. BoardVitals

NCLEX RN® Question Banks: Kaplan vs. UWorld vs. BoardVitals

If you’re preparing to take the NCLEX-RN® exam, you might be overwhelmed by all of your options for preparing for it. We're here to help. We've st [...]
Instagram & Twitter Profiles For Nursing Students to Follow

Instagram & Twitter Profiles For Nursing Students to Follow

Depending upon the platforms you access, social media can be either a source of entertainment and laughter or a swamp of divisiveness and useless [...]
The Essential Items Nurses Keep In Their Nursing Bags

The Essential Items Nurses Keep In Their Nursing Bags

If you want to read one of the very best essays ever written on handbags, (probably the only one ever written on the subject, you have to read Nor [...]
4 ANCC & AACN Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP Free Practice Questions

4 ANCC & AACN Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP Free Practice Questions

Are you preparing for the ANCC or the AACN Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Board Exam? BoardVitals released two AG-ACNP question b [...]
How I Re-Entered The Workforce As An NP After 10 Years

How I Re-Entered The Workforce As An NP After 10 Years

After finishing graduate school and working for a few years as a Family Nurse Practitioner, I took some time off to raise my family: 10 years to b [...]
10 Tips and Tricks for the NCLEX PN® exam

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 of healt [...]
Should I Sit for My Critical Care Registered Nurse Certification?

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. I certainly did, and for me, t [...]
Try These Family Nurse Practitioner Practice Questions

Try These Family Nurse Practitioner Practice Questions

Here are some free Family Nurse Practitioner practice questions from the AANP FNP & ANCC FNP BoardVitals question banks. Family Nurse Practit [...]
PNCB vs ANCC Pediatric NP Exam: How to Decide Which One to Take

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 details to consider including content, te [...]
BoardVitals & Picmonic: The Complete NCLEX® Study Buddy

BoardVitals & Picmonic: The Complete NCLEX® Study Buddy

With so many study options to help you prepare for your NCLEX® exams, it can be confusing to know what will work best for you. We’ve recently part [...]
What Inspired You to Become a Nurse?

What Inspired You to Become a Nurse?

There are nearly 3 million registered nurses (RNs) in the US - 2,824,641 to be precise. Just over 9% of them are men. That’s triple the rate o [...]
Coping with Death as a Nurse

Coping with Death as a Nurse

How do nurses cope with death? By talking with one another. This strategy presents itself repeatedly in the literature, blogs and nurse forums. Re [...]
What It Takes To Become a Correctional Nurse

What It Takes To Become a Correctional Nurse

A correctional nurse is one of the most unique positions in healthcare. While most nurses may never envision a career behind bars, it’s a rewardin [...]
Important Considerations to Help You Pass the NCLEX-RN®

Important Considerations to Help You Pass the NCLEX-RN®

If you're wrapping up nursing school and facing the NCLEX-RN®, you might be intimidated by the career-making (or breaking) exam. The NCLEX-RN® exa [...]
4 AGPCNP Free Practice Questions for the ANCC Exam

4 AGPCNP Free Practice Questions for the ANCC Exam

Just started studying for your Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Board Certification Exam?  Whether you've been reviewing for mont [...]
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