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Featured Articles

When Nursing Feels Like Too Much

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Anna Bizon/

Nursing is hard. We enter the field with wide eyes and big dreams of helping people in distress and we’re met suddenly with staffing shortages, high expectations, and physical demands that we never imagined. While management struggles to …

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Survival Tips for the New Nurse: You Can Do This!

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Tyler Olson/

Well you made it through nursing school. Congrats! That is a huge accomplishment. Whether your NCLEX exam is behind you or still in progress, you are on your way! Here are some tips to help you be successful

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Nurse Practitioner Specialties Explained

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Antonio Guillem/

The modern healthcare world has expanded vastly in recent history to offer quality and comprehensive care to patients of all ages and all demographics like never before. We know more and can do more to promote the best …

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5 Tips on How to Succeed as a New Nurse

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Cathy Yeulet/

Starting your first nursing job may seem overwhelming. You have finished one of the most difficult undergraduate educations that exists, but starting to put what you have learned into practice presents a whole new set of difficulties. Thankfully, …

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Is Nursing Leadership Right for You?

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Cathy Yeulet/

The calling to go into nursing leadership is undeniable for many nurses. Others may feel the urge, but are hesitant or even doubt their ability to manage nursing staff, troubleshoot patient care concerns, and collaborate with the administration. …

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