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Michelle

Adult CPR Review for the NCLEX-RN

  Becoming familiar with the basics of cardiopulmonary resuscitation is essential for all nurses, as for you may require these skills at any moment at work or during your time off. As a nurse, the general public will turn to you for assistance, so any hesitation could cause a poor outcome for the person in […]

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Michelle

Calculating Pediatric Medication Dosages on the NCLEX-RN

Pediatric medication dosages are based on a child’s weight. There is no standard based on age since a child’s size can vary greatly. As a result, you will need to calculate out the correct dosage for the child based on his or her weight. Don’t get nervous about this — the calculations are very straight […]

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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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Stephanie

What You Need to Have in Your Nursing Bag

Johnny Magnusson Like any other profession, nursing requires tools that are important when it comes to providing high-quality nursing care. For each specialty, the tools for nurses might be a little bit different. However, for new nurses working in their first patient care positions, there are a few common tools for nurses that no nurse […]

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Michelle

Sample Nursing Interview Questions

When you are interviewing for a nursing position, you should be prepared to answer questions confidently and in a positive manner. You want to demonstrate that you are a team player who is willing to work with others to achieve the best outcomes for your patients. Even if the interviewer asks you about a negative […]

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Michelle

Should I postpone my NCLEX-RN exam if I am afraid?

  Are you considering postponing your NCLEX-RN exam due to fear? If so, don’t be so quick to reschedule! Consider the following to ensure that postponing the NCLEX-RN is truly the right move for you. Evaluate your Fear Identify what you are afraid of. Are you afraid of taking the test or do you truly […]

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Stephanie

Benefits of Being a Float Nurse

One of the things I love most about nursing is that there is always variety. Nurses can work in multiple settings and specialties. As you are considering what kind of nursing job you want, what shift you want to work, or what specialty you want to pursue, another position to think about is being a […]

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Stephanie

Non-Traditional Nursing Jobs

When I tell people that I am a nurse, most of them instantly assume I work with patients at the local hospital. However, that is not what I do and there are many nurses out there like me making great contributions to the field of nursing by filling non-traditional nursing jobs. Here are some non-traditional […]

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Stephanie

Is Nursing Right For Me?

AllClear55 It could be the positives, things like working 3 days a week or the opportunities for advancement.  It can also be the negatives, such as stressful working conditions or having to work weekends and holidays. At some point, I think we have all wondered, “Is nursing right for me?”  While many nurses wouldn’t give […]

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