Tag: nursing school

Finding The Right Space

I grew up conscious of all the sacrifices my parents made for my sister and I

/ September 20, 2019

Nursing’s In The Blood

I finished my test in 98 questions, and so many of the questions felt like they covered topics I could not remember from school.

/ August 29, 2019

A Nontraditional Nurse Breaks the Mold

From the challenges to the victories, our nurses and nurses-in-training have been through it all. We’re excited to present our second nurse, Eric! Eric is an LPN with a nontraditional nursing journey that proves it’s never too late to chase...

/ August 8, 2019

A Surprising Victory

We’re proud to present our first featured nurse: Jamie B., a Registered Nurse with a journey rife with legacy, anxiety, and above all: hope. Take it away, Jamie! The Journey Starts At Home My nursing journey did not begin the...

/ August 1, 2019
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Returning to School for Nursing

"I was motivated by helping people in a concrete and meaningful way and was drawn to issues of health and wellness."

/ May 16, 2019

Novice to Expert: Acute Renal Failure

Mastering renal failure takes time, but this stripped down advice from practicing nurses makes it easy. Nurses see clients on every shift that have renal insufficiency, so we need to consider it every time we either give a medication, send...

/ March 8, 2019

Planning your week

Nursing school is easily a 40 hour per week job. For many of us, that is in addition to a paying job and parenting. How to juggle it all? You may find that your traditional 8am-5pm planner with its little...

/ August 16, 2018

GIFs That Nursing Students Understand Too Well

There are a few things all nursing students and nurses have in common. Giving up our social life for a new normal, learning hardiness in the face of poor grades and much worse, living on noodles while taking out a...

/ April 12, 2018

How hard is nursing school?

Nursing school is hard. When I started my nursing classes (the formal part of classes after pre-requirements were filled) about 120 of us were all gathered into one large lecture room for the welcome/orientation to the Nursing school. After some remarks,...

/ March 22, 2018

Professional Communication

Effective, professional communication is the cornerstone to efficient, quality health care. Truly, good communication is essential in any arena, whether personal, educational, or professional! Communicating can also make a nursing student or a new nurse VERY nervous, whether receiving or...

/ February 23, 2018