Education

In our education section we offer helpful articles for graduated nurses, as well as all things related to nursing school and advanced education. You will find study tips, online nursing program recommendations and general advice for students.

How to Build Better Rapport with Patients

Building relationships with patients is one of the most important yet most difficult tasks as a nurse. We may only see patients for a very short time, and in that…

Is Psychiatric Nursing Right for You?

When it comes to choosing a specialty as a new nursing grad, the process can be difficult and confusing. Like most new grads, you probably have a good grasp on…

List of Nursing Associations

If you’re new to the nursing world, you should know that there are so many nursing organizations out there for you to join. These organizations provide a sense of community,…

Shared Governance: What Exactly Is It?

The concept of shared governance is a prevailing topic in the world of nursing. But do you know what it means or why it is so important? If you’re new…

Stories of Nursing Inspiration

When I entered nursing school, I was much older than my classmates. I began school as I approached my 40th birthday, struck by a sudden desire to put my natural…

The ABCs of Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing

Nurses are often seen as generic nurturers, bustling middle-aged women in a white uniform constantly carrying around fresh sheets or fluffy pillows. We’re often confused with nannies or therapists. In…

The Wound Care Nurse

One might think a nurse is automatically certified to treat all manner of diseases and illnesses. However, the modern Advanced Practice Nurse must be specially trained and certified in the…

Top 6 Traits of a Successful Charge Nurse

A charge nurse is, essentially, in charge. He or she has the responsibility of managing or supervising an individual department within a facility. They often arrange schedules, direct admission and…

Useful Tips to Obtain RN License

One of the most infamous exams in the world of nursing is the RN licensure exam. We won’t mince words – it can be pretty rough. However, there’s also nothing…

What if the Nurse Bully Is You?

You may have come into contact with bullies in your life, and these same bullies could be nurses if they choose that profession. There are clear distinctions that determine whether…

Wheelchair Dance? Yes They Can!

Our current population of elderly people were clearly not always elderly. Like all of us, they had a childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood. And, also like all of us, they…

Why Personalized Medicine Isn’t Far Away

As advancements in technology come faster and faster, it is clear that we are entering the age of Big Data. There are software programs, apps, and even legislations that are…

Your Guide to Online Nursing Programs

As the world progresses, it’s clear that technology is becoming an undeniable part of our life in every way. While this can seem frustrating at times, especially as we see…