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

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, then you’ve sought out tips and resources to pass the PMHNP exam. We’ve compiled a short list, but believe the best strategy is to utilize a PHMNP exam prep program like …

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6 Best Backpacks for Nursing Students

6 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.

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!?!”.

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!?!”.

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.

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. 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.

Differences Between a Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse

Resources on the 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.

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

5 Excellent Books For Nurses 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.

Refinancing Your Student Loans

3 Things to Consider Before Refinancing Your Student Loans

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 head at the end of each month trying to figure out where …

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Common Nursing Questions

How Many CCs in an Ounce and Other Common Nursing Questions

How Many CC’s are in an Ounce? We really need to start with another question: how much is 1 cc? CC and ml are equivalent. So… cc to ml is 1 to 1 or 1cc = 1ml. Now your question is: how many ml in an ounce? That is what you are really asking when you’re looking to convert cc to ounces. So many hospitals don’t even allow the use of CC in charting. There are approximately 30ml in an ounce. So there are 30 ccs …

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What is the TEAS Test and How Can I Study for It-

What is the TEAS Test and How Can I Study for It?

Every year students prepping nursing students find themsleves 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 ot nursing school can be very competitive, having another facet to review a potential nursing student’s skills can be helpful. It can also help students who may have a lower GPA to get a more competitive chance in the application process. So what is the TEST test?

Free Writing Course for Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals

We are excited to partner with Concordia University Wisconsin to bring you this post. I write frequently about the importance of continuing education for nurses. Although there are many courses focused on various aspects of nursing care, there are few focused on enhancing the writing skills of healthcare providers. As nurses we are often responsible for charting complex patient procedures, plans, outcomes, and progress. We are also sometimes tasked with creating proposals, writing papers, and other activities that require professional writing skills. For many nurses, it’s …

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