How to Study for the NCLEX exam after Failing the First Time

  The National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX) determines if you are ready to practice as an entry-level nurse. The NCLEX examinations act as the bridge to starting your nursing career if you pass. On the other hand, failing the exam bars you from starting your career. You may have failed …

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The Importance of Constantly Educating Yourself

After graduation, we could say you are ready to live out your nursing career. Initially, the excitement of learning new information and experiencing new procedures keeps you motivated. Some nurses enjoy what they do and are always motivated. However, others begin to ask if “this is all?” Some nurses get …

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How to Prevent Nurse Burnout

Burnout is an emotional, physical and mental state characterized by exhaustion caused by prolonged and excessive levels of stress. When you experience burnout, you feel overwhelmed and unable to meet the demands facing you. Continuous stress makes you feel less motivated or interested in your role that you may have …

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How New Nurses Can Overcome Job Anxiety

Being the new nurse on the floor is one of the most intimidating feelings anyone can have. Many nurses suffer from ‘new job anxiety’ which is as bad or the same anxiety you get when you are making a major life decision. Starting your first job as a nurse can …

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How to succeed as a student nurse with a disability

Getting admitted into a nursing school is always welcome news for any student. Particularly if the student has a disability and knows the chances of him or her being rejected are high. The fact that you got that admission means the institution is satisfied with your credentials and they believe …

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How to get rid of Exam Anxiety

Nursing students know and understand how exam anxiety feels. You feel like you have butterflies in your stomach and even experience difficulty in falling asleep. You study diligently but worry that it isn’t enough. Your concentration fails. The day of the exam arrives, case and you are close to panic. …

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How to Study During the Holidays

  The holidays are a great way to spend time with your family and friends. There are so many parties and outings to go to. You may find yourself invited to as many as two parties a week. If you have exams and assignments to study for, it can become …

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How Student Nurses Can Practice Self Care

With so many assignments to complete, online many of you will easily put self-care on the back burner. Students prioritize homework, projects and assignments more than anything else.  The truth is you are the most important person. Your most important priority is to take care of yourself. Self-care will not …

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