Studying to be a nurse is a tough job. I mean, nursing school is so hard! Carrying around 30-40 pounds of textbooks and supplies like a laptop, clipboard, water bottle and other medical supplies and equipment every day to school gets seriously old.While I did see a few nurses using collapsable milkcrate-type devices to haul their garb, what you really need is a good … [Read more...] about 5 Best Backpacks for Nursing Students
Nursing School & NCLEX
Like most nursing students, there came a point in my education where I literally slammed my textbook shut late one evening and yelled, “Why is nursing school so hard!?!”.The more people I talked to about my nursing school headaches, the more I find that so many people struggled during their nursing school years! I couldn’t help but wonder just exactly why nursing school is … [Read more...] about Why is Nursing School So Hard?
New grad nursing jobs are coveted and require an edge to ensure they secure both an interview and the position. Nursing expert, Beth Hawkes, has curated hear years of experience helping and mentoring nurses into an incredible resource that is a must-have for any new nurse graduate. We caught up with her. The Ultimate Guide to Landing New Grad Nursing Jobs What made you decide … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Guide to Landing New Grad Nursing Jobs
You have been thinking and thinking about what career path to choose. There are so many options in the health field! You have finally made up your mind: you are going to be a nurse! It just makes perfect sense. You are kind, compassionate, empathetic, have great interpersonal skills and attention to detail. Another tough decision awaits you: LPN or RN? I have rounded up 10 … [Read more...] about Resources on the Differences Between a Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse
Every nursing student has come to this point of their senior semester where they begin to think beyond the cap and gown of graduation to sitting for their NCLEX. Finding out how to pass the NCLEX is a huge priority. Considering the NCLEX is such a daunting test and requires a lot of preparation, I can imagine what many people’s next reasonable question would be: Which is the … [Read more...] about Is NRSNG Academy the Best NCLEX Review?
Gearing up for the NCLEX(R) exam can be frustrating at times, but our list of resources for practice NCLEX questions and study aids may make it easier.There’s no doubt about it- the NCLEX is a pivotal exam. With a lot riding on your result- admittance, potential job opportunities, etc. – you’ll want to make sure you are preparing for the NCLEX so you are ready when exam day … [Read more...] about 60 Best Resources for NCLEX Questions, Prep, and Review Practice
With over 3 million nurses in the United States it’s not surprising to hear about ways they practice nursing that are a little less traditional. Nurses are becoming authors at an increasing rate and bringing quality content to a growing library of books for nurses. It’s not surprising that the best nursing books are written by men and women who have actually practice nursing … [Read more...] about 5 Excellent Books For Nurses By Nurses
You’re so excited when starting nursing school and student loans are so easy to get that it seems like no big deal to get a few. You take out the loans and sign on the dotted line because you’ve dreamed of this career and you know it’s what you want to do with your life. Fast forward a few years and congrats, you indeed are a Registered Nurse, but now you are scratching your … [Read more...] about 3 Things to Consider Before Refinancing Your Student Loans
So you’ve worked pretty hard to complete your basic nursing program successfully. Now the only thing standing between you and your all-important nursing license is the NCLEX-RN examination. Choosing the best NCLEX-RN study materials wisely is critical for maximizing your chances of passing the examination with a top score, and we want to help you wade through the many choices … [Read more...] about 5 Best NCLEX Review Books
If you want to get better at auscultation and enjoy the convenience of documenting the sounds auscultated by transferring them to a computer using cutting-edge Bluetooth tech, look no further than Littman electronic stethoscopes.Digital stethoscopes have been here for quite some time now. As advanced instruments that are superior in quality to traditional stethoscopes, … [Read more...] about Is the Littmann Electronic Stethoscope better than other stethoscopes?
UPDATE: They are currently not cruising, but you can access some great NCLEX study resources from NRSNG including their NCLEX Practice Questions, MedMaster Course, Loads of Free NCLEX Cheat Sheets, and excellent books. You can also check out our guide on How to Pass the NCLEX with 75 Question in 1 attempt and our mega resources post with tons of great NCLEX questions and study … [Read more...] about NCLEX Cruise & CEU Cruises for Nurses
Thank you to Pocket Prep for partnering with me on this post.Every year students preparing for nursing school find themselves asking the question "What is the TEAS test?" If all the core classes, applications, and fees aren't enough, many nursing programs add an exam called the TEAS test to the nursing school application process. Since the process of applying to nursing … [Read more...] about What is the TEAS Test and How Can I Study for It?
I just wanted to share about my NCLEX experience.I graduated June 21 and took my NCLEX shortly after. I put a lot of time and effort into studying, but still struggled with recognizing many of the medication names/classes along with their actions/side effects and with several other big areas. I could have postponed, but I just wanted to get it over with.I knew failing … [Read more...] about An NCLEX Experience with Tips and Advice
Are you using an NCLEX prep apps to get ready to take your nursing boards? Are sure you know how to pass the NCLEX on the first attempt? Do you have a reliable resources for NCLEX questions?I remember walking out of the testing center after taking my NCLEX-RN®. It was a warm September morning. I had stayed in a hotel in downtown Dallas right across from the testing … [Read more...] about 3 Best NCLEX Prep Apps
One of the most difficult courses in nursing school is Pharmacology. There are hundreds of medications that must be learned, along with their indications, contraindications, side effects, dosing, and much more. Learning all the medications you need to know to pass the NCLEX is difficult. While I would never call learning pharmacology in nursing school easy, there are definitely … [Read more...] about 3 Pharmacology Tips to Help You Pass the NCLEX