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Nurses Teach Prevention: How to Play It Cool in the Summer SUN

Everyone is susceptible to skin damage regardless of skin color or age. Nurses play a key role in helping clients and caregivers understand risks, take measures to maintain healthy skin, and seek treatment when needed. According to the American Academy...

/ May 9, 2017

Drug Names – Stems, Prefixes, Roots and Suffixes

One of the toughest parts of preparing for the NCLEX is pharmacology. Learning a large number of generic drug names and what they all do is a challenge for sure! The NCSBN has removed all brand and trade names from...

/ March 2, 2017

Flu Vaccine Tips for 2016 – 2017

FLU FACTS: As many as 21,000 persons die annually from flu in the U.S. 90% of flu deaths are in those over age 65, those under age 2 are also at high risk The CDC recommends all persons over 6...

/ December 2, 2016

NCLEX Simulation FAQ – NCLEX RN Canadian and NCLEX PN

Every nursing student knows the importance of the NCLEX, but few know what to expect. As you begin your nursing journey, you have the opportunity to experience the NCLEX first-hand with our just released ONLINE simulation of the actual NCLEX Exam!   Increase your...

/ June 20, 2016

6 NCLEX Exam Tips Every Nursing Student Must Know!

Graduation, you made it!  Most students graduate and immediately begin the hunt for a career. For us nurses, graduation is just one of the huge milestones in the process of becoming a nurse. You have worked so hard to get...

/ May 18, 2016
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Memorizing Lab Values for the NCLEX Exam

Nursing is all about applying what you know to effectively promote health, prevent illness, and compassionately care for the ill and dying. Although the NCLEX rarely offers up any knowledge-based questions, studying for your boards or nursing school exams invariably...

/ May 17, 2016

3 Ways to Pad Your Resume as Nursing Student

Nursing school is a busy time! You learn and grow more than you thought possible, but you have little time for anything else. Many of us come to nursing school with a full plate. I was a mother of two,...

/ April 26, 2016

How I Paid for Nursing School With Free Money

Paying for nursing school wasn’t easy for me. I  did not have parents paying for my tuition and I knew I’d be on my own to repay any loans I accepted to finance my education. Still, I knew I had...

/ April 22, 2016

What Every Nursing Student Should Know About Clinicals

Who’s ready for their first day of clinicals? Let me guess: you are probably a bit terrified, yet still excited about the idea of putting your knowledge to work? Boy, do I remember that feeling! Is my instructor going to...

/ April 13, 2016

3 Important Question Answering Strategies All Nursing Students Must Know!

As I am sure you are beginning to realize, understanding how to approach and answer certain types of questions can be just as difficult as the extensive content knowledge you have worked so hard to learn. Sometimes, understanding the strategies...

/ March 13, 2016