Nursing school is one of the most exciting, difficult, and stressful times in a nurses life. On the one hand you are totally excited to be accepted into a nursing program and are eager to learn. On the other hand, there are times when you aren’t even sure why you wanted to be a nurse to begin with and you feel like you’re just treading water. The highs and lows of nursing school are epic and no one enjoys every aspect of it.
A master’s degree in nursing can open up career options, increase your earning potential, and enhance your professional reputation. Earning an advanced degree while working, however, isn’t easy. Here are some tips on how you can balance work and higher education.
Next year perhaps I can convince some awesome brand that they need The Nerdy Nurse to represent them at one of these fabulous conferences. Social media connections are fantastic, but it would be nice to sit down and have a meal with some other nurse bloggers. Are there enough of us to have our own conference?