Category: Nursing

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Applying to NP School: What You Need to Know

Applying to NP School: What You Need to Know

Now is the perfect time to advance your nursing degree and become a nurse practitioner. This profession is projected to grow 30% by the year 2030, [...]
A Day in the Life of a Cardiovascular ICU Nurse Practitioner

A Day in the Life of a Cardiovascular ICU Nurse Practitioner

People often ask me what I do as a Nurse Practitioner in the Cardiovascular Surgical Intensive Care Unit (CVSICU) because the role is ambiguous to [...]
Five Free NCLEX-PN® Practice Questions

Five Free NCLEX-PN® Practice Questions

Gearing up for the NCLEX-PN®? See where you stand and try your hand at these 5 free NCLEX-PN® practice questions from the BoardVitals NCLEX-PN® qu [...]
Tips for Shadowing a Nurse Practitioner

Tips for Shadowing a Nurse Practitioner

What is one of the best ways to decide if becoming a nurse practitioner (NP) is right for you? Shadow the role! Shadowing a nurse practitioner giv [...]
The Trend of Trauma-Informed Care

The Trend of Trauma-Informed Care

We received hundreds of submissions for the 2021 BoardVitals Nursing School Scholarship. Applicants were asked to answer the question "Can you des [...]
Understanding the Stigma in Women’s Health

Understanding the Stigma in Women’s Health

We received hundreds of submissions for the 2021 BoardVitals Nursing School Scholarship. Applicants were asked to answer the question "Can you des [...]
NP Practice Authority and License Renewal Requirements By State

NP Practice Authority and License Renewal Requirements By State

Determining the number of continuing education (CE) hours required to renew a nurse practitioner license (NP) and understanding practice authority [...]
‘Nurses, Thank You’ – An NP’s Experience as a Patient

‘Nurses, Thank You’ – An NP’s Experience as a Patient

I remember my early nursing days working in the fast-paced ICU as being some of the most intense and overwhelming times of my nursing career. It’s [...]
Understanding Your BoardVitals NCLEX® CAT Score 

Understanding Your BoardVitals NCLEX® CAT Score 

The BoardVitals NCLEX-RN® and NCLEX-PN® question banks are equipped with Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT) technology. Users can create an unlimited [...]
BoardVitals Launches Full-Length Practice Board Exams 

BoardVitals Launches Full-Length Practice Board Exams 

Being ready for your board exam is now easier than ever with the new full-length practice exams from BoardVitals. Full-length practice board exams [...]
How Much CE Allowance Should Nurse Practitioners Expect?

How Much CE Allowance Should Nurse Practitioners Expect?

A continuing education (CE) allowance should not be a reason to take or not take a new nurse practitioner (NP) position, but it is definitely a jo [...]
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 [...]
Can Nurses Have Tattoos or Piercings at Work?

Can Nurses Have Tattoos or Piercings at Work?

As with many industries, working in the nursing profession comes with dress codes that dictate specific nail colors, certain hairstyles, and other [...]
10 Tips and Tricks for the NCLEX-PN® exam

10 Tips and Tricks for the NCLEX-PN® exam

As you continue on your journey towards becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse, your next step is to sit for the NCLEX-PN®. While preparing for this [...]
Tips for Working as a Nurse While Pregnant

Tips for Working as a Nurse While Pregnant

Working as a nurse while pregnant is a wake-up call for many registered nurses and advanced practice nurses. Often, after years of being able to p [...]
Should Doctoral-Prepared Nurse Practitioners Call Themselves “Doctors?”

Should Doctoral-Prepared Nurse Practitioners Call Themselves “Doctors?”

With the evolution of healthcare has come the evolution of nursing education. More nurses than ever are obtaining doctoral degrees and furthering [...]
Writing a Personal Statement for NP School Applications

Writing a Personal Statement for NP School Applications

Getting into a top Nurse Practitioner (NP) program can be extremely competitive, thus every aspect of an application should be superior. That mean [...]
Top 10 Nursing School Scholarships in 2021

Top 10 Nursing School Scholarships in 2021

Funding is something that must be considered when determining your undergraduate and graduate academic goals for nursing school. Nursing school is [...]
Everything You Need to Know About the ATI TEAS Test

Everything You Need to Know About the ATI TEAS Test

Most American nursing schools require you to take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS), a standardized, multiple-choice test developed and [...]
Tips on Landing Your First New Grad NP Job

Tips on Landing Your First New Grad NP Job

You’ve been working hard for years to become a Nurse Practitioner (NP) and you are finally ready to land your dream job as a new graduate, but you [...]
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