Nursing school is a time in your life that offers persistent contradictions. Exhilarating and exhausting. Dream-filled but doubt-laden. Rapturous highs mixed with ragged lows. This is the experience of a nursing student. But this isn’t a bad thing. In fact, the opposite is true . . . A quality nursing program will challenge and inspire […]
Surviving nursing school and preparing for the NCLEX® are both tall tasks in their own right, but, in the midst of a pandemic, their difficulty grows exponentially. This is why we love stories like this one from Megan Nardino, a recent graduate of the Practical Nursing Program at Marion Technical College.
To say that the start of the Fall 2020 academic term looks different than we thought it would is an understatement. As we looked forward to 2020 being the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, no one could have predicted just how poignantly timed this designation would be as nurses from all over the world have once again stood on the frontline of another healthcare crisis—the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many students preparing to take the NCLEX-RN exam, fear the unknown. How long should I study? When should I start preparing? How do I know if I’m ready?
Licensed Practical Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses have always been a crucial component of America’s healthcare system; however, in the midst of a worldwide pandemic, their contributions to the medical community are perhaps more important than ever.