New nurses getting ready for their first day on the job often find themselves asking the question: Am I as ready and prepared as I need to be? Here are three things to keep in mind.
Nurses are the very heartbeat of healthcare. They don’t do it for accolades or recognition; they do it because it’s their calling. Today, we want to say “thank you.”
You may be resigned to the fact that you’ll come back from the holidays with a few more pounds, but no one wants to come back to school with less knowledge.
With the announcement of modifications to the NCLEX-RN® and NCLEX-PN® examinations from NCSBN, UWorld is adapting our Self-Assessment tests to align with these changes. What to Know About the NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN Changes: The reintroduction of pretest items to the NCLEX exams changed the minimum number of items on the exams to 75 items and […]
Upon completion of nursing school, aspiring nurses must successfully pass the NCLEX exam before becoming certified clinicians. This makes the NCLEX a high-stakes exam with immense career implications. It is for this reason that students often ask the following questions: When should I start studying for the NCLEX? How much time each day should I […]
By Teresa Mauk, MSN, RN As patient populations become increasingly diverse and minority populations are projected to become the majority by 2043, a diverse nursing workforce with the ability to provide culturally competent care is more important than ever. According to the latest nursing workforce data provided by the National Council of State Boards of […]
Some people enter nursing school knowing which specialty they are most interested in practicing while others struggle to decide which will be the right fit. Part of the joy of entering the field of nursing is the flexibility it provides. Even if you don’t land your dream job right out of school, you can always […]
Nursing School. An experience like none other. Eye-opening, grueling, exciting, trying, adventurous, informative — it’s all these things and more.
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.
The world of nursing is a unique place. A community filled with apparent contradictions few outside its radius seem to understand.