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5 Tips for Nursing School Applicants

5 Tips for Nursing School Applicants

By John Koenig | January 10, 2013, 10:59 am

Getting into nursing school is hardly a formality, in fact, in can be one of the most difficult and arduous steps in becoming a nurse. Here are some tips to consider when applying to nursing school that may help give students a leg up.

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Continuing Education for Nurses
By Admin | October 1, 2009, 9:10 am
Since the days of Florence Nightingale, nursing has been considered a profession of lifelong learning. Advancements in medical technology, shifts in patient interface conventions, and the development of new specialties make it impossible for a dedicated nurse to become complaisant. In addition, nurses who want to significantly advance their careers must not only keep up with current research in their fields, but also be able to analyze and internalize new information to improve their skills on the job.

“The ability to critique studies is…a fundamental skill for undergraduate nurses to master in preparation for professional practice as registered nurses,” expert John Daly points out in his book Professional Nursing: Concepts, Issues, and Challenges. “Current registered nurses also need these skills….In fact, it is an ability that relates to lifelong learning since it is an area where we can always learn and improve our skills.”

Then again, does lifelong learning really mean that nurses need to attend classes or pursue additional certification, on top of learning from daily experience and independent re Read the full story »

Networking for Nursing Students
By Chad Fisher | December 6, 2013, 3:43 pm

Networking as a nursing student can be a key part of the job hunt and professional development process. Thankfully, it doesn't have to be difficult. Here are three ways to start building your network.

7 Cities to Consider for New Nurses
March 29, 2013, 4:43 pm

The following cities may potentially offer growing employment opportunities, a low cost of living, and/or better than average salaries for new nurses.

Career as a Flight Nurse - RNDegrees.net
By Megg Mueller | February 3, 2013, 11:48 pm

Moving a patient by air, either by plane or helicopter, is a risky procedure done only when patients need medical services quickly. To reduce the risk to the patients during transportation, they are accompanied by specially trained "flying nurses." Find out why some nurses take this path less chosen and decide to become a flying nurse.

5 Steps for Applying to Nursing School - RNDegrees.net
By John Koenig | January 10, 2013, 10:59 am

Getting into nursing school is hardly a formality, in fact, in can be one of the most difficult and arduous steps in becoming a nurse. Here are some tips to consider when applying to nursing school that may help give students a leg up.

How to Choose an Online RN to BSN Program - RNDegrees.net
By Admin | July 3, 2010, 1:07 pm

This article guides nurses through the process of comparing LPN to BSN and online RN to BSN programs to find the best choice to help their nursing career prospects...

7 Things Your BSN Degree May Do For You - RNDegrees.net
By Admin | June 26, 2010, 7:06 am

Susan, a public health nurse who recently graduated from an accelerated BSN program, says, "I wish I had done this years ago...I finally have the job I always wanted."

Where Do Urban Nurses Without BSN Degrees Find Jobs? - RNDegrees.net
By Admin | June 16, 2010, 8:06 am

A Philadelphia RN says the lack of a BSN degree led to his being turned away from several jobs. Unfortunately, this situation is not unusual anymore. Learn how the the BSN-in-10 policy will affect your nursing career and what actions you can take to prote

Advanced Practice Nurses and the DNP: Looking Towards 2015 - RNDegrees.net
By Admin | June 9, 2010, 9:06 am

Unless you're just around the corner from retirement, if you want to work as an advanced practice nurse you're going to have to seriously consider earning your Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) eventually.

LPN Career Information - RNDegrees.net
By Admin | May 16, 2010, 9:05 am

Today's LPNs are finding it harder than ever to compete with RNs for hard-to-find hospital jobs. This article gives an overview of new hospital policies, advances in outpatient services, and the health care settings that are projected to have the greatest employment growth for LPNs in the future.

How Negative Nursing Stereotypes Hurt Patients - RNDegrees.net
By Admin | April 22, 2010, 11:04 am

We recently chatted with Sandy Summers RN, MSN, MPH about her book, Saving Lives: Why the Media's Portrayal of Nursing Puts Us All at Risk. In the same conversation, Summers explained in detail how negative media portrayals of nurses ultimately impacts th


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