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Category: Nursing School

Stephanie

How to Handle Conflict with Your Nursing Faculty

You hope it will never happen but sometimes, you may need to handle conflict with your nursing faculty. Read on for tips on how to make it easier.

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Stephanie

The Benefits of Taking Nursing Classes Online

Thanks to technology, education has changed and nursing education has changed too! While online classes aren’t for everyone, there are some definite benefits of taking nursing classes online. Flexibility Kokil Sharma When it comes to the benefits of taking nursing classes online, nothing comes close to beating the flexibility provided by online learning. Having a virtual […]

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Michelle

Should I Volunteer as a Student Nurse?

Everyone should get involved and volunteer in some capacity, as it is a rewarding and very beneficial activity for both the volunteer and the recipients. As a nursing student, there are many benefits to giving a little of your time to a worthy cause. Benefits of Volunteering As a volunteer nurse, you will have the […]

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Stephanie

Do I Need a BSN to be a Nurse?

There are many ways to become a registered nurse. Getting your BSN is just one of those options.  While you don’t need your BSN to be a nurse, here are a couple of reasons why you might want to consider it if you are just beginning your education or even if you’ve been a nurse for a while and are […]

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Michelle

What are the Steps to Becoming a Registered Nurse?

Dreaming of becoming a registered nurse, but not sure where to even begin? You’ve come to the right place! Read over this four-step process to becoming a registered nurse. Step 1 – Apply to Nursing Schools Once you have decided that you are determined to become a registered nurse, you will need to apply to […]

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Stephanie

Study Habits of Successful Nursing Students

Ever find yourself wondering about the study habits of successful nursing students? While no two students are exactly the same, the most successful nursing students often share these habits. As a nursing instructor, I have had the privilege to see these students in action. Here is my take on the study habits of successful nursing students and how you […]

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Michelle

Does it Matter How Long I Wait to Take the NCLEX-RN exam?

Taking the NCLEX-RN is not a race, and you need to prepare for success. In order to successfully pass the first time, you should plan out your study plan and stick with your schedule. However, don’t wait too long to take the NCLEX-RN exam. Information Retained   Planning to take your NCLEX-RN shortly after graduating […]

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Stephanie

How Competitive Is Nursing School?

Nursing school will be full of challenges for you as a student. There will be mountains of reading, tests to take, and clinical skills to master. But, before all of that can begin, you have to be accepted into a nursing program. In 2012, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) released survey results […]

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Stephanie

Tips to Manage Working While In Nursing School

Ciker-Free-Vector-Images   If you’ve visited the NCLEX-RN Blog at Magoosh before, you might have noticed a common theme.  Many of us nurse bloggers will agree that nursing school is a challenging and busy time all by itself.  But what if you have to work while you are in nursing school? I did it and lived […]

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Michelle

What is Nursing Informatics?

The official definition for nursing informatics is the “science and practice (that) integrates nursing, its information, and its knowledge with management of information and communication technologies to promote the health of people, families, and communities worldwide” (IMIA Special Interest Group on Nursing Informatics 2009). In general terms, the nurse will use his or her nursing […]

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