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Top 20 Nursing Tips to Survive Nursing School

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January 19, 2017 | Posted by: Admin

It doesn’t matter if you are writing your CNA exam, in school to become a registered nurse, or an LPN because this profession is very demanding. Current nurses have said that nursing school is one of the most difficult times in their lives because of the demand put on them during training. Think about it, you’ll be overseeing the treatment of ill people so you need to make sure you know what you’re doing. For example, some of the duties of a nurse include tracking data, answering questions, administering medications, and helping with daily living tasks like grooming, bathing, and eating. Not to mention, you oversee the recovery of patients after treatment, and comfort family members too. It’s important to mention that the intensity of your duties depends on the type of nursing program you’ve completed, but either way you’ll be overseeing patient recovery which is very stressful.

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Top 25 Nursing Blogs for Future Nurses

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January 03, 2017 | Posted by: Admin

When entering a new career, it’s important you have all the information available. You’ll be spending a lot of time in school learning about the profession, and will even spend time in a hospital during your practical examination. However, it’s still very important that you have online resources to give you insight into nursing. Many professional nurses have done their part contributing to the healthcare profession by setting up personal and professional blogs for future nurses. These blogs offer news, trends, educational resources, personal stories, and a community to share opinions. It’s truly amazing how these blogs provide you with so much information that helps streamline the transition into your new career.

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Top 10 Nursing Trends in 2016

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November 29, 2016 | Posted by: Admin

There have been many changes within the nursing industry over the years. Many of them can be attributed to the increasing cost of healthcare within the United States, and the declining population of nurse educators. At one point, there would have been a lot of schools offering the nursing program to prospective students, however this has changed significantly over the years. There are three main reasons why this has happened:

First, the cost of funding a school has increased by 3% over the last 4 years, making it harder to maintain a program. Secondly, this increase has led to an increase in tuition fees; lowering the number of students who enroll into a program. The fewer students there are, the less money being made by these schools. Third, the health industry has changed significantly because of stricter policies being that are being implemented by the government. In the news, we have heard stories of unfit nurses putting the patients’ lives at risk because they are NOT educated on the right protocol, etc. With that being said,

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Having to Deal with Difficult Patients? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

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November 15, 2016 | Posted by: Admin

We all agree that nursing can be a very tough industry. You spend years studying for your CNA certification, and then you must write an exam and spend time conducting clinical research. After, you are on a hospital floor working with a mentor, trying to learn the ins and outs of the industry. Personally, I know that many people don’t last through the entire process, because they don’t have the patience for it. I’ve also heard, that many nurses must deal with so many different personalities both professionally, and with the patients whom you are taking care of. The good news is that with practice, you get better at handling different situations. There are also several resources available to you both during the clinical trial and online, from those who have been in the profession before you.

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Helpful Clinical Tips for Future Certified Nursing Assistants

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November 03, 2016 | Posted by: Admin

Becoming a nurse is challenging because you are put through rigorous training. However, the reward is gratifying because you are helping people, and this profession offers a great financial package. If you think about it, the health industry is one which hasn’t declined over the years. I believe that if people exist in this world, we’ll always need nurses and doctors to help. Over the last few months, I’ve been very lucky, having been able to work with health care professionals who are doing clinical research. These people took some time out to shed light on the struggles they face as certified nursing assistants.

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