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How to Prepare for a New Session of Nursing School!
March 05, 2021

How to Prepare for a New Session of Nursing School!

I am a nursing student in an accelerated BSN program that runs year-round, so we are preparing to begin a new session every eight weeks. While everyone has their own method of setting themselves up for success, I believe I have found a way that works well for me! Since we don’t get many extended breaks throughout our program, I find it extremely important to take those few days to find a balance between resting, rejuvenating, and doing some light work for the upcoming classes. 

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What is Nursing Judgment and how do I get it?
January 05, 2021

What is Nursing Judgment and how do I get it?

Nursing judgment is a vague term. I’ve heard it used to describe times when nurses bring a situation to a doctor’s attention and thereby avert a crisis. Sometimes it’s not executing an order because we know it will cause more harm than good. Is it a gut feeling or book smarts? What is this power and how do I get it?!?

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F is for FAMILY!
December 26, 2020

F is for FAMILY!

Dealing with the *very* involved patient family is a nursing rite of passage, like being hit with [insert mystery body fluid], your first code, and holding your pee for 10+ hours. Welcome to nursing!

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Dear America, You need to be nice!
October 20, 2020

Dear America, You need to be nice!

The following blog was a highly viral article written by our Founder that was picked up by the HuffPost and went global in June 2017.  Working as a nurse is HARD.  And we want to show you that we've been there, we relate, and we're so happy to work beside you all going into this demanding world. 

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Your First Code
October 04, 2020

Your First Code

Being nervous is good, it means you care. But learning how to control the nerves is the most important part.

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