10 Celebrities With Nursing Background

  • By Carrie Cronkite
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The field of Nursing is very noble profession that can offer you countless doors of opportunities whether it is at hospitals, the army, cruise lines, airlines, and guess what? Even in the showbiz! But the focus of this post is not how you can get into showbiz as a nurse rather to tell you about […]


The Brave Nurses of World War I

  • By Patricia Bratianu
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Soldiers were not the only heroes of the First World War, there were hundreds of inspiration women truly devoted to their cause…not the taking of lives, but the saving of lives – the brave nurses of World War I. Between the years of 1914 and 1919, war raged throughout the world, resulting in over 37 […]


ADN vs. BSN – The Big Debate

  • By Janine Kelbach
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Obtaining your BSN will open many doors for you in your nursing career. A BSN makes nurses more desirable to employers who may want to hire someone who has advanced education. Most nurses after they have worked the floors for many years get burnt out and need a slower pace or feel they need a change. With a BSN, […]


Nursing Ethics – Ethical Dilemmas Faced By Nurses Everyday

  • By Patricia Bratianu
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Ethics is the study of practical reasoning. Nurses face ethical dilemmas on a daily basis. Ethical behavior is determined by many factors. What one person considers ethical may be vastly different from a person approaching a situation with a different point of view. The word ethics is derived from the Greek word for character. Nurses […]


Ten Tips to Getting Hired for Nursing Graduates

  • By Patricia Bratianu
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Recent statistics and news stories lead people to believe that there is no current nursing shortage. Nothing could be further from the truth.  I say this despite having friends who have been unable to find employment as nurses. New graduates are frustrated since employers are not hiring. Nurses in the workforce are frustrated due to […]


What is Shadow a Nurse Program?

  • By Carrie Cronkite
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Many young people want to experience a career for a day or more before deciding to dedicate years of studying in college. That’s what a shadow a nurse program is all about, experiencing the career of nursing for a short time to see if it’s right for you.These types of programs are usually offered to […]


Pros and Cons of Nursing as a Second Career

  • By Janine Kelbach
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Are you an older adult stuck in a dead end job wondering why you have not made a step towards your future? You are never too old to become a nurse. Nursing has increasingly become a high interest for older adults who are interested in making a career change. Do not delay your career advancement, […]


7 Factors to Consider When Choosing A Nursing School

There are several things you need to think about when determining where to get your nursing education. The obvious choice would be your local community college. But one thing you will want to check out is how their graduates do when taking the test for their license. This should be fairly easy to find out. […]


Getting Your Nursing License

Ok, now you’ve finished your education and you are ready to get licensed so you can find a job and start nursing! There’s one more test you have to take. The NCLEX exam (National Council Licensure Examination) which is given across the country. The National Council of State Boards of Nursing is responsible for the […]


How to Pay for Nursing School

If you need help coming up with the money for tuition to nursing school, don’t panic. There are several ways to find assistance but it may take a lot of research on your part. You can cut costs tremendously by going to a public college or university instead of a private one. Private schools are much, much more […]