NCLEX-PN 2020

Dear Spring Nursing Graduates, as of April 1, 2020, the NCLEX-PN has changed its passing standard from -0.18 to -0.21 logits. This is a difficulty increase of 0.03 logits. The test will be more difficult, but it is a much...

/ January 13, 2020
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The Accidental ER Nurse

"Well, it wasn't an accident, but it was never part of my plan."

/ December 12, 2019

In Real Life…For Real, Though

Knowing your reliable resources is the single most important nursing skill.

/ October 31, 2019

In-Real-Life (IRL)

You may get roughly the equivalent of 4 work weeks each semester.

/ October 24, 2019

Finding The Right Space

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

/ September 20, 2019
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2019-20 Flu Vaccine Updates

Each year, the ACIP provides U.S. flu vaccine recommendations based on available vaccine formulations and updated research findings.

/ September 5, 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

Hypertension Guideline Changes

It is important to remember that treatment targets may differ among the guidelines, but individual health needs are central to treatment decision making.

/ August 19, 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