Being a nursing student is tough. Not only do you need to have an iron heart with a gooey center, you’ll also have to have legs of steel, possess excellent memory, be a speed reader, plus be able to survive on mere winks instead of sleep like other humans do. It can get pretty overwhelming sometimes and there … Continue Reading
TEAS Practice Tests
The ATI TEAS VI is similar to the SAT or ACT and is used by nursing schools as an admissions tests for hopeful candidates. The exam is developed … Continue Reading
HESI Practice Tests
The HESI exam is an integral part for any inspiring nurse. It is critical that you do well on both the HESI Entrance Exam and the HESI Exit Exam. … Continue Reading
Nursing Hacks – 8 Tips and Tricks to Help Nurses
So, you’ve had quite a crazy day on the floor with several nursing mountains to climb and you’re exhausted. We get it! There are some things in nursing that you have to fall on your rear end to learn, because they … Continue Reading
10 Real Ways Nurses Can Make Extra Money
Nurses do make pretty good money, but there are times when you need a little extra for something special. Maybe you have an upcoming wedding, vacation, or are thinking of buying a house. There is always extra work … Continue Reading
Adventures in Home Health Nursing
“Make a right turn at the cow, follow the dirt road until you see three trees, and make a sharp left into our driveway,” says the family member of your next scheduled patient. Oh, and its foggy out. Like near zero … Continue Reading
The Life of a CNA…in Vivid Color!
It is true that being a CNA is one of the most rewarding healthcare jobs you can ever have; but ask any CNA and they’ll be quick to say that the #CNAlife is far from being a bed of roses - unless you’re talking … Continue Reading
QUIZ: How Well Do You Understand Nurse Lingo?
Do you understand NurseSpeak? See if you’ve got "Nurse Street Cred" with this 10 question quiz! … Continue Reading
IV Therapy – Tips, Tricks and Best Practices
Every nurse's dream is an easy stick for every IV ever started. A constant running line with no alarms. IV bags that change themselves. And medications that don’t burn going in. You’ve become the life of the party … Continue Reading
A Nurse’s Guide to Life on the Nightshift – The Good, the Bad, And How to Make the Best of It
Ah, the night shift. Whether you usually refer to it by graveyard shift, sundowner’s shift, the-witching-hours, plain night shift, or whatever else you call it, there’s often a lot of misconceptions surrounding this … Continue Reading
QUIZ: How Successful Will You Be in Nursing School?
Do you have what it takes to conquer nursing school? See if you’ve got the right personality for nursing school with this 10 question quiz! … Continue Reading
Beating the Fear of Nursing Care Plans
For most nursing students and new nurses, the thought of doing a nursing care plan can be terrifying! So many things to think about; a sick patient, wondering how you will come up with proper interventions, and … Continue Reading
QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Nursing Basics?
How long has it been since you’ve completed your nursing course? See if you’ve got the right (nursing) stuff with this 10 question quiz! … Continue Reading
8 Most Important Nursing Concepts Every Nursing Student Must Master
Whoever may be thinking that nursing is an easy profession to get into is in for a ride! Becoming a nurse means mastering a lot of concepts, drowning in at least 10 ‘essential’ textbooks plus countless notes, and … Continue Reading
Top Books for Nurses – Books that Inspire, Motivate, and Keep Nurses Sane!
Hey there nurse! Stuck in a rut of reading ‘boring’ nursing books? You’re in for a treat! We’ve compiled some of the best books for nurses so that you can get some idea about what other nurses are reading to keep … Continue Reading
10 Special Types of Students You Meet in Nursing School
Being a nursing student won’t be complete without meeting some of the staple characters present in every nursing school. For this fun article, we’ve compiled 10 special types of students you meet in nursing school. … Continue Reading
Inspirational Nursing Quotes to Help Get You Through Your Day
There's no getting around it, nursing is a demanding job. It's inevitable that every once in a while, you're going to have one of those days where you stop and ask yourself “why exactly am I doing … Continue Reading
Top Nursing Blogs You’ll Want to Bookmark
Whether you've just made the decision to embark on a nursing career or have been in the field longer than you care to remember, the age of the internet has made it really easy for nurses to find resources at a … Continue Reading