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Register for one of our Online Nursing Career Fairs and prepare for your next step after graduation. Meet and connect with employers to find your next opportunity.

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Student Nursing News and Trends

See the latest nursing news, trends, and information to help you succeed in nursing school.

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Free 2017 Nurse Salary Report

See how nursing salaries compare by specialty, role, certification, and get a better picture of your true value. This report explores salary comparisons across the US and provides you with key tips on how to position yourself for a higher salary in the future.

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Nursing Test Prep

Take our nursing test prep sample questions and test your skills as you prepare for your next exam. Choose test prep questions from 5 specialty areas, including cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal, gastrointestinal, and hematological nursing.

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5 Tips for Beating Holiday Burnout

5 Tips for Beating Holiday Burnout

Between work, fewer daylight hours, and the fast-approaching holiday season, it’s easy to experience burnout this time of year. If you’re feeling resentful, unfulfilled, exhausted, or bored of your job, these are your body’s warning signs that it’s time to make some...

3 Foam Roller Workouts to Reduce Back Pain

3 Foam Roller Workouts to Reduce Back Pain

Low back pain is a common complaint among many health care professionals. With long hours on your feet, repeated bending, and twisting, it’s no wonder your spine is aching at the end of the day. If you’re looking for a fast, safe way to get some relief, a foam roller...

Using Simulation for Patient Practice

Using Simulation for Patient Practice

Simulation is being used more and more in nursing schools as well as in other types of educational situations for experienced nurses. Christine Park, MD, president of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, a professor of anesthesiology and medical education and...

The Role of Social Work in the NICU

The Role of Social Work in the NICU

A NICU admission is inherently stressful and difficult for many families to bear. Often, a NICU admission is completely unexpected. The separation of mother and child, along with a baby’s critical health care needs, can be traumatic. Social workers are uniquely...

How to Survive a 12-Hour Nursing Shift

How to Survive a 12-Hour Nursing Shift

Most adults work 8-hour days, but because nurses are superhuman we work 12-hour shifts. Working this long can seem daunting, but with a few tricks, you’ll be able power through your shift and be ready for another one the next day. Here are some suggestions to help you...

5 Steps to Advance Your Nursing Career

5 Steps to Advance Your Nursing Career

Whether you are an RN or LPN, it is important that you take control of your professional future and make sure that you are progressing wisely down your career path. Here are five essential steps to advance your nursing career. 1. Further your education. Going back to...

Preventing Patient Falls in the Emergency Setting

Preventing Patient Falls in the Emergency Setting

The emergency department (ED) presents a set of unique challenges for patient care, not the least of which is unstable patients who are at great risk for falls. I once heard a nurse educator proclaim: “Everyone is a fall risk in an ED.” From the elderly to the acutely...

Most U.S. Adults with Diabetes are Properly Diagnosed

Most U.S. Adults with Diabetes are Properly Diagnosed

This story was originally published by MedPage Today, a trusted and reliable source for clinical and policy coverage that directly affects the lives and practices of health care professionals and provider of free CME. The proportion of diabetes cases that go...

Fast Facts for the Student Nurse

Nursing Student Success in a Nutshell

This Fast Facts guide for students in diploma, AD, BSN, and RN-BSN level programs features the information that nursing students really need to know in order to achieve excellence up to and beyond the NCLEX.

 

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