Why you should look forward to the bad days in nursing school (REALLY!)

Scrubsmag.Com A Nurse’s Guide to Good Living By: Sean Dent http://scrubsmag.com/why-you-should-look-forward-to-the-bad-days-in-nursing-school-really/ Nursing school is a tough cookie. Just when you think you’ve got it all figured out, someone or something throws you that curve ball. I always find it interesting to hear the “war stories” from current and previous students. The quality of the storyContinue reading “Why you should look forward to the bad days in nursing school (REALLY!)”

5 helpful study habits – straight from nursing schools!

Scrubsmag.Com A Nurse’s Guide to Good Living By: Scrubs http://scrubsmag.com/5-helpful-study-habits-straight-from-nursing-schools/ We all know there is nothing easy about nursing school, but even the best students often are shocked at just how intensive a program can be. In addition to all the time you must devote to actually being in school and clinicals, a big partContinue reading “5 helpful study habits – straight from nursing schools!”

7 ways to deal with REJECTION!

Scrubsmag.Com A Nurse’s Guide to Good Living By: Scrubs Contributor http://scrubsmag.com/7-ways-to-deal-with-rejection/ So you made decent grades in your prereqs and passed the entrance exam. Yet that dreaded rejection letter from your dream nursing school managed to arrive in your mailbox. It “regrets to inform” you that you didn’t make the cut. Should you wallow inContinue reading “7 ways to deal with REJECTION!”

10 great tips for nursing school students

Scrubsmag.Com A Nurse’s Guide to Good Living By: Linda Xiao Kang http://scrubsmag.com/ten-tips-on-getting-through-nursing-school/ As an aspiring nursing educator, I’ve spent plenty of time in nursing school and around nursing students. As a result, I’ve collected some useful advice for students on getting through nursing school. Some of these may seem obvious, but they can be easyContinue reading “10 great tips for nursing school students”


COMING SOON…… NCLEX Test Taking App http://www.nclexonline.com/ Release Date: May 2014 Available on Google Play & App Store Price: FREE Features: 1. 20 different NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN questions per category (Initial 50 questions are installed in the app). 2. Timed questions – timer is hidden and will measure the test taker’s competency in answering questions.Continue reading “New ~NCLEX ONLINE~ APP”

10 African-American Nurses Who Changed the Course of History!

Associates Degree Nursing in Guide Nursing has come a long way over the years, and its evolution – at least politically – owes much to the exceptional service, advocacy and determination of African Americans in the profession. From the inspirational Harriet Tubman to the feisty Mary Eliza Mahoney, these 10 women stand as shining examplesContinue reading “10 African-American Nurses Who Changed the Course of History!”

10 things only ER Nurses Understand

ScrubsMag.Com By: Scrubs Editor Coping with frequent fliers. Eating lunch right after cleaning up a messy trauma. Patients who are, well, impatient. ER nurses, we feel your pain! We asked our Facebook fans for the little things about life on the job that only ER nurses would “get”–laugh (and nod your head in agreement!) atContinue reading “10 things only ER Nurses Understand”

Mary Mahoney, RN: Nurse Leader and Pioneer of Equality

NurseTogether.Com By: Shantelle Coe In honor of Black History Month, I wanted to focus on pioneer Mary Eliza Mahoney (May 7, 1845 – January 4, 1926). She is the first black woman to study and work as a professionally-trained nurse in the United States. Mary Mahoney worked for 15 years as a maid, washerwoman, janitor,Continue reading “Mary Mahoney, RN: Nurse Leader and Pioneer of Equality”

Nurses Who Struggle with Addiction!

AngelaBrooks.Com By: Angela Brooks Over the last 23 years in mental health I have met several nurses who struggled with addiction. It all started very simple and under control, then it becomes their normal. I have worked with at least 10 nurses who have been addicted, lost their job and two lost their life toContinue reading “Nurses Who Struggle with Addiction!”