career development

Getting Ready for Graduation: Navigating the Unknown    

You've made it.  That last assignment, discussion post, and exam are all on the horizon, and you can finally see the bright light at the end of what seemed at many times, a very dark tunnel.  […]

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The Evolution of Hiring Criteria for New Graduates

From Florence Nightingale to the present, the value, importance, and respect for nurses has remained strong.  Nurses have been rated as the most trusted profession by the 2020 Gallup Survey and is […]

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Is Emergency Nursing for You?

Do you enjoy a fast-paced environment with an unpredictability to what your shift may bring? If you do, emergency nursing may be for you. The role of an emergency room nurse is portrayed heavily […]

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Is Public Health Nursing for You?

Would you like to make an impact on populations with high rates of risky behaviors, unplanned pregnancies, and infectious disease? Does creating a campaign to decrease child abuse or improve […]

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Falling in Love with Nursing, Again: Rekindling Motivation and Meaning in Your Work

People become nurses because they care. Nurses pursue this career because they feel motivated to care for others, to help people through difficult times. Some describe their pursuit of nursing as […]

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Is Oncology Nursing for You?

Do you enjoy solving complex problems? Do you live for translating intricate information into simplified patient education? Do you have a knack for connecting with people? Do you have a passion […]

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Is Hospice Nursing for You?

Are you passionate about connecting with others? Do you radiate compassion and empathy? Are you an expert at pain management? Are you interested in complementary therapies? Do ethics and advocacy […]

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Pediatric Nursing, as Told by a Pediatric Nurse

As a pediatric nurse with six years of experience, including over three years of travel nursing, I have experienced pediatrics in a variety of settings. What I’ve learned is there is always chaos, […]

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Is NICU Nursing Right for You?

Neonatal intensive care nurses (NICU) often work in a fast-paced environment requiring a vast amount of skills and critical thinking. NICU nurses provide a voice for the tiniest most vulnerable […]

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Is OR Nursing for You?

Have you ever wanted to view a heart beating inside a person’s chest? Or to be part of the team racing to save the life of a critically injured patient? Do you thrive in high-pressure situations? […]

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