Nursing assistants, also sometimes called nursing attendants, nursing aides, or orderlies, provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. LPN and RNs usually say that nursing assistants are their “eyes and ears.” Nursing assistants perform duties such as feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, or moving patients. They also change linens and clean up patients in the […]
Nursing Career Information
Nursing Career Information: This section includes important career information. You can learn about the types of nurses, such as nurse practitioners, LPNs, RNs, Midwives, and more. You can also find articles including information about nursing salaries, frequently asked questions about the nursing profession, board of nursing contact information, and more. So if you are interested in learning more about nursing careers, then you should find this section useful.
I love love love your videos you are very informative. Would it be better for me to get an ADN over a BSN if my goal is to just do injectables and own a med spa? -Marshay Hi Marshay! Thank you so much for your comment about my nursing videos. So happy you found them […]
You’re finally done with one of the most challenging things you’ll ever face in your life, NURSING SCHOOL, and now you have your first job as a nurse, as a nurse graduate. A new nurse graduate has two meanings in the nursing world. It can be someone who has graduated from nursing school and is […]
What are tips of becoming a new graduate nurse? When do you start? -Jackia Thanks Jackia for your question. A new nurse graduate is someone who has graduated from nursing school. The term “new graduate nurse” is used to describe a nurse that has just graduate from nursing school. It takes anywhere from 2 to 4 […]
I would like to become a registered nurse (rn) one day. I was wondering if after nuring school are jobs hard to find in Houston, TX? -Jackia
Hi my name is Jackia Branch, and I want to know the steps of becoming a cardiology nurse. Do you have to get a Master in this field, can you work in physical offices? Thanks in advance!
Finally, your hard work of submitting your nursing resume and applying to jobs has paid off! You’ve got an interview! It is so exciting when you are scheduled for a nursing job interview, but there are some steps you have to take in order to prepare for it. I remember how excited I was for […]
Are you a nursing student or recent nurse graduate who is about to begin looking for a job in the nursing field? If so, you probably feel a little intimidated about the job search process (creating resumes, sitting for interviews, etc.). Or maybe you’re already working as a nurse and you’re ready for a new […]
Needle sticks are very common in the health care field. Unfortunately, nurses are the majority of people who get stuck by needles in the hospital setting. The ANA (American Nurse Association) has been working to decrease this problem by encouraging hospitals to switch to needle less devices. However, some items in a hospital setting can […]
RN Salary: How Much Money Does a Registered Nurse Make? RN Salary-How much does a registered nurse (RN) make in income per year? Do registered nurses make good money? What is the hourly wage for nurses? These are questions that nursing students and aspiring nurses often ask. Nursing salary comparisons can also be an important tool […]
Getting a good nursing report before you start your shift is vitally important. It is not only important for the nurse but for the patient as well. Nursing report is given at the end of the nurses shift to another nurse that will be taking over care for that particular patient. Nursing report is usually given in a […]
Hello. I am currently a junior in high school and am very much interested in becoming a nurse. At my high school there is a program offered that allows a student to go to a vocational school while still attending four classes during the school year. I plan on going to a four year college after high […]
Hello, my name is Taylor and I am currently a sophomore at a university. I have always wanted to be a nurse and i know that is never going to change because that is my passion and my ultimate goal. I recently received a rejection letter from my nursing program at the university i’m attending […]
I am about to apply for LPN license in Puerto Rico but I wanted to know if anyone can tell me about study resources for the exam. I was educated here in the states and I know that the scope of practice is different in Puerto Rico so I just wanted to find a study […]
I have been working as a RT for the past 7 years and have decided that I would like to pursue a career in nursing. I have done a little research and found that there is such a program, however I am having trouble locating an institution that provides this program. Any help you could […]
My wife has been an LPN for about 20 years. I have encouraged her to continue her education and pursue an RN license. The concern we have is that where we live there seems to be very few RN job openings. This leads to my question below: In Minnesota, once she has her RN license […]
My friend is looking at a job in an area hospital. She is currently working in a LTC facility. One concern is the fact that hospitals are known to cancel a scheduled shift, usually for low census. How often does this happen, in general. Over a years time, how much time will be lost to […]
I have generally practiced nurse diploma from different country. I had to study in college for 3 years to get it. Right now I am CNA in PA. But I want to become LPN or RN. Is my diploma any good in USA or is there any suggestion for me to work with my diploma? […]
I am a Radiologic Tech (RT/X-Ray tech) have been for 30 years and want to become a registered nurse, RN. Are there any online programs where my 2 year education would suffice towards an online BS degree leading to BS in Nursing? -Warren This question was asked in the nursing forum section.
I have a bachelor’s degree. I am interested in getting my BSN and ultimately my MSN. However, I have a low undergrads GPA 2.5. My GPA is low not because I didn’t understand the work, I just was immature and did too much partying. I now am a veteran and ready to take on this […]
I just watched the video on matching your nursing career with your personality type. I am a soon to be new grad RN in May 2015 (YAY!) and I have concluded my personality type is ISTJ. So, for me, I already know acute care is not my favorite. However I have heard so many times […]
Many working adults who want to go to nursing school wonder if they will be able to work full time and go to nursing school. Nursing school has the reputation of being rigorous and requiring a lot of time. In this article, I am going to talk about if a person could work full-time and […]
Finding a good job as a student nurse and knowing if it is possible to work and go to nursing school can be difficult if you do not know where to look for a job, especially if you are new to the health care field. There are plenty of nursing jobs on the market that can be […]
Nursing is an amazing career to choose! It is very diverse, and you can do almost anything with a nursing degree. However, many people are not aware of this and think that bedside nursing is the only thing a registered nurse can do. In this article, I am going to talk about how to select […]
Hi my name is Jackia B. I’m interested in becoming a nurse after high school. Are there nursing camps? -Jackia This question was asked in the nursing forum section.
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Hi. I want to become a RN one day but I have no clue on where to start. I just graduated high school so I have no college degree. What is the first thing I should do to work towards that goal? I talked to a school and they told me to get my medical assisted degree but […]
Most people dread math and are not good at it. I am one of those people. In high school, I remember being required to take Geometry and Algebra I & II and I hated it with a passion. I was always struggling to get a good grade. So I was really nervous about the math […]
hi I’m a nurse trying very hard to transition from LTC to a acute care hospital. I have a job interview tomorrow at 10 and have no idea what to wear. I live in Massachusetts and there’s snow on the ground. I don’t have a pants suit. Would it be ok to wear dress pants […]
I have been out of nursing for nine years after having spinal decompression and fusion surgery. My second surgery in Feb. 2014 was very successful and I would like to return to my nursing career. I am an RN and am curious about where to begin to get back to work after thinking I’d never […]