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7 Benefits of Continuing Education for Nurses

Continuing Education for Nurses

There are some nurses who think that after they graduate from nursing school that the time for education has passed. They devalue the continuing education (CE) credits that they are required to complete (by their facility or their state). But, perhaps if they looked at CEs a little differently, there would not be such a great resent for this valuable tool in nursing practice.

You owe it to yourself and the patients you serve to continue to enhance your nursing practice through continuing education.

Continuing education provides a wide ranges of benefits to nurses and their patients alike. In the paragraphs to follow, you will gain information that may help you see greater benefit in nursing CE courses. And if you’re require to take take CE courses, you might as well read this to see why-on-earth they are so important.

What is Continuing Education and Why is it Important for Nurses?

What is continuing education

For many nurses, continuing education is a requirement to keep their license current. But the value and importance of continuing education isn’t always clearly defined. In this article, we’ll answer the question what is continuing education, provide different examples, and explain why it is important for nurses.

3+ Tips to Keep Your Sanity While Completing a Masters in Nursing Program

3 Tips to Keep Your Sanity While Completing a Masters in Nursing Program

Completing a masters in nursing program is a seemingly daunting challenge. If you’re like most nurses, you’ve got a lot going on. Carving out even a few hours a week to devote to academic endeavors may seem nearly impossible. Fortunately, with today’s technology, and varying options in education, there are programs available that will fit almost any life and learning style.

3 Tips to Pass the PMHNP Exam and Earn the PMHNP-BC Credential

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To practice as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), you must first complete a Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program and pass the PMHNP exam. Upon completion, you’ll be able to claim the PMHNP-BC credential which allows nurse practitioners to practice autonomously in 27 states. If you’re here, …

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5 Best Backpacks for Nursing Students

What you need is a good backpack to carry all your books and supplies comfortably all-day long. Today, there are a plethora of options of backpacks to choose from. To make things much simpler for you, we have listed our top choices of best backpacks for nursing students.

Why is Nursing School So Hard?

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!?!”.

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 Ultimate Guide to Landing New Grad Nursing Jobs

New grad nursing jobs are coveted and require an edge to ensure they secure both an interview and the position. Join me as I catch up with Nurse Beth.

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.

Resources on the Differences Between a Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse

Differences Between a Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse

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 articles that explain the Differences Between a Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse and will help you make that important decision.

5 Excellent Books For Nurses By Nurses

Many nurses practice nursing in ways that are less than traditional, such as authors. Check out these 5 books for nurses written by nurses.

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 written for nurses. It’s not surprising that the best nursing books are written by men and women who have actually practice nursing and can identify with other nurses.And these nurse author aren’t just writing text books or “how to” guides for nurses. The are writing compelling stories of the drama they face everyday on the floor. They are writing powerful tales that nurses can identify with. They are telling the untold stories of patient care.

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