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    Your nursing interview should be a piece of cake. After all, as a nurse, you have qualities-let’s call them superpowers-other people only dream of. You can adapt to nearly any situation, from angry patients, to full bladders that need to be ignored a little longer. You not only still move forward after a… Read more »

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Becoming a registered nurse is a very wise choice for those who are called to the profession. Many hospitals and medical facilities prefer to have nursing staff who have earned their BSN, or equivalent, so if you’re starting to plan your nursing career for 2019, there are some things you should know to help you… Read more »

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Nursing isn’t just a job, or a career path; Nursing is a calling. in order to become a successful nurse you must possess certain qualities that put you, far and away, among the best of the best. Obviously, a successful nurse is one who exhibits compassion. That’s a given when working in patient care. If… Read more »

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  Nursing school certainly could never be described as a “walk in the park”. All-nighters studying for test, upon test, memorizing meds for pharmacology, understanding the pathophysiology of countless diseases, and preparing for the NCLEX really take a toll. You’ve gained so much knowledge, along with a deep appreciation for coffee, and the toughest part… Read more »

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  Nurses very often feel pulled in a thousand different directions. Especially in busy healthcare facilities and nursing homes. Your patients all hit the call button at the same time, meds are waiting to be doled out, reports, and general instructions need to be given, and you still haven’t had a break. There has to… Read more »

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Being a parent is one of the most exhausting, and rewarding, jobs you’ll ever take on. If you’re a full time parent while working on fulfilling your nursing school requirements, or building your career, then you’re doubly exhausted. In order to build your nursing dream while remaining devoted to your children you’re going to need… Read more »

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Advances in the way we do healthcare in this country often occur at warp speed. For nurses who want to advance their education and certification this can mean a jump in income. Depending on the type of nursing certifications and specialty you pursue you can increase your pay significantly. As a nurse you realize the… Read more »

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  Just as there are differences in the duties expected of-and allowed-between LPNs (Licensed Practical Nurses) and RNs (Registered Nurses), so are there differences in the available jobs. When working with a job board you will see the jobs seem to be more heavily weighted toward those nurses with RN status. LPNs and RNs perform… Read more »

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There are jobs where workplace hazards are an out and out deterrent for those considering careers. Law enforcement, firefighter, lion tamer, just to name a few. But for a career in nursing it’s unlikely most people consider patient care particularly hazardous or life threatening. One of the biggest challenges faced by nurses today however are… Read more »