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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Annoying Habits Nurses Should Avoid

At work, there are some annoying habits or pet peeves that some nurses do. You want to avoid being ‘the annoying nurse’ as much as possible. In this article, I’ll mention some common ones. Walking past the call light Some nurses will not answer the patients’ call light, even if …

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How to Benefit from Group Projects

  Assignments are always a challenge in college, but the parts most students struggle with are the group projects. Many nursing students wonder why instructors make them work in a group. If you explore deep into the teaching profession, you arrive at the conclusion that good teachers are much more …

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Stress Related Illness Nurses Face

Nursing is a career that’s very demanding. Nurses ought to be aware of how the demands of the job can affect them because they tend to care for everyone else, and forget to think about their bodies. Stress related illnesses can creep upon nurses if they are unaware. In this …

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25 Best Fictional Books on Nursing Ever Written

As we all know, “art imitates life.” There is a great body of fiction out there, focused on nursing and nurses. You can wrap yourself up in a mystery solved by a nurse, or a satire about what goes on in the nursing profession. It can be fun to read …

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40 Interesting RN’s Worth Following on Twitter

If you are interested in nursing, you have a number of resources at your disposal, thanks to technology. Our connected world makes it possible for you to find nurses who can provide you with insight, as well as good advice. The Internet is full of opportunities to network with other …

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5 Excellent iPad Apps for Nurses

With the release of the iPad, nurses now have access to a robust tablet that many industry insiders believe will revolutionize the healthcare delivery system.  The iPad, with its 9.7 inch 1024 x 768 crystal clear screen, will allow healthcare providers to enter, review, and compare health records at the …

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