How Visuals Help Students Pass the NCLEX

The NCLEX, or National Council Licensure Examination, is the board examination that aspiring nurses MUST pass to ensure they comply with the national healthcare standards and receive their nursing license. Visual aids can be a helpful tool to aid in studying for the NCLEX exam as passing scores require knowledge, preparation, and problem-solving ability. What Are Visuals? Visuals are representations … Read More

How Virtual Reality Helps Nursing Students Experience a Patient’s Perspective

Technology is changing the medical industry, and virtual reality (VR) is leading the way. VR gives nursing students a unique way to experience a patient’s perspective, providing real-world knowledge that helps in their careers. It also allows them to practice procedures and environments safely that may not be available in real life. This blog explores how VR can improve nursing … Read More

How to Successfully Handle Working a Holiday Shift in Healthcare

Working holiday shifts as a nurse or healthcare worker can be challenging, but with the right strategies and preparation, it can be an amazing experience. Here are some tips for making your shift go smoothly and staying positive. Get Organized Ahead of Time Proper organization ahead of time is crucial for a successful and stress-free working holiday shift. Make sure … Read More

A Day in the Life of a Nurse

As a nurse, I am constantly on the go. Every day is different and brings unique challenges. Whether working in an ICU or a clinic, my job always involves providing quality patient care and ensuring each patient gets the best treatment possible. My days are filled with long hours and hard work, but every day is worth it when I … Read More

Navigating The First Year as a Nurse – Advice from a Fellow RN

Congratulations on becoming a nurse! We understand that it takes courage, commitment, dedication, and hard work to succeed in the medical industry. Although it may appear daunting initially, there are many approaches to gradually immerse yourself in nursing. During my first year, I almost gave up, but I managed to keep myself involved and eventually became one of the 4.2 … Read More

How Nurses Can Improve Health Literacy

Nurses play an integral role in the health of their patients. As the first line of defense, nurses are tasked with providing care to those in need and educating them on how to manage their health and wellness. Health literacy is an integral part of this education, as it allows patients to understand their own healthcare decisions and take control … Read More

New Challenges in Nursing: Tips to Excel

Nursing is a challenging profession that is always evolving. As a nurse, you are constantly faced with new challenges, whether keeping up with the latest medical advances, dealing with staffing shortages, or managing stress and burnout. This blog post will look at some of the most significant challenges nurses face today and offer tips on how to excel despite them. … Read More

Working In Memory Care

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Memory care facilities are designed to accommodate people who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, or other forms of cognitive impairment. There are many different types of memory care facilities available, from those that are short-term and temporary to long-term facilities that offer 24/7 care. Here are a few things to know about working in memory care. The goal … Read More

Make The Most Of Your Per Diem Shift Income

How Much Are You Really Making from Your per Diem Shift? No matter your profession, tax time is a time that we all hope we have had our withholding set to the best selections (on the W-4) or have set aside enough money from “non-employment income” throughout the past year. Why? So we’re not stuck with an unexpected tax bill … Read More

Choosing a Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree

Choosing a Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DPN) degree was first introduced in 2004. Its primary focus is to offer a doctorate level of clinical preparedness. But what does it really offer a nurse over other advanced degrees such as the Master of Science in Nursing? Here’s an overview of what a DNP offers, why nurses get one, and the benefits of … Read More