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6 Tips for a Successful DNP Project


A Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is a terminal degree that prepares registered nurses to perform at the highest level of nursing practice. A significant part of the DNP program includes a project and practicum that allows doctoral candidates to implement an evidence-based practice change in a healthcare facility. Coming at a critical point in … Keep Reading

In Conversation: Dr. Kameko McGuire on Mental Health Awareness for BIPOC Nurses and Communities


Amid the pandemic, the mental health of healthcare professionals has been a great concern. The loss of patients and coworkers accompanied by long and stressful work hours and staffing issues exacerbates physical and mental exhaustion. BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) healthcare professionals are underrepresented and disproportionately affected.  With the complicated state of race … Keep Reading

Nursing Resume Do’s and Don’ts: How to Craft a Strong Resume


It’s time to find a nursing job, and the first step is making sure your resume is top-tier. But what should you have on your nursing resume? What are hiring managers looking for? What should a registered nurse resume look like? Whether you’re a new nurse getting their start or an experienced RN seeking a … Keep Reading

10 Things Everyone Should Know Before Starting Nursing School


Congratulations on your decision to become a registered nurse! While this is an essential first step to landing your dream healthcare job, there are many things you should know before you begin your studies and start your nursing journey. Now is a great time to manage your expectations about your pre-licensure and nursing school demands … Keep Reading

Common Nursing Interview Questions and How to Answer Them


Searching for a nursing job is exhausting, from filling out applications, uploading your resume and cover letter to passing readiness tests and assessments. By the time you finally land an interview, the process can be overwhelming. Nursing job interviews can feel intimidating for even the most experienced nurse, but interviewing can be something you conquer … Keep Reading

LPN vs. RN: What’s the Difference?


As the demands in healthcare rise, the need for nurses increases as well. Both licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and registered nurses (RNs) are in high demand across all healthcare specialties. If you have aspirations of becoming a nurse, you may be wondering: What’s the difference between LPNs and RNs? Which nursing education route should I … Keep Reading

What Is Nurse Burnout and How Do I Manage It?


In my early nursing days, I worked in a neuro/trauma unit. I was so thrilled to be there that I swore to do everything in my power to be the best advocate for patient care. So like any other nurse, I spent the first 18 months of my career running on pure adrenaline. That was … Keep Reading

History of the Nurse’s Cap and Why Nurses No Longer Wear It


Whether you’re an aspiring nurse in school or an experienced practicing one, today’s nurses have a variety of fashionable, comfortable, and unique scrubs to wear. Gone are the days of the starchy, pressed white dress and white nurse’s cap. Even though nursing apparel has consistently evolved, the old-fashioned white cap, or hat, continues to live … Keep Reading

How to Manage and Reduce Nursing School Stress


With the competitiveness of nursing programs and applications, most students are excited when they finally start their nursing school journey. But between all of the exams, assignments, papers, simulation labs, and clinicals, many students wonder how they can succeed without completely stressing out in nursing school. Whether you’re an aspiring nurse in training or an … Keep Reading

3 Signs You’re Ready to Pursue Your Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)


Are you a nurse who’s ready to take your career and education to the next level? Have you been considering what you can do to advance the nursing industry and your career goals? Then consider earning your Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. This degree gives you the foundation to expand your knowledge and advance … Keep Reading

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