As nurses, we touch others’ lives in ways that few other professions do. We are called upon to demonstrate passion and resilience, confidence and critical thinking, while treating the whole individual in true person-centered care.
As we celebrate National Nurses Week, it’s no secret that nurses are caretakers, first and foremost, working tirelessly to make their patients feel calm and comfortable. Genuinely caring about others is what gives nurses the motivation and passion to bring their best to patients every single day. READ MORE
As a student, you will be frequently asked to communicate through the written, or typed, word. This is especially true when you are an online learner. Whether you are composing a paper or a discussion post, the following tips will help you improve your writing skills.
We’ve picked our favorite 10 New Year’s quotes to inspire you to embrace the year to come. Whether you’re starting off in nursing school or heading back for another degree, these quotes can offer you perspective and insight in the months ahead.
Be sure to share these quotes with your coworkers or classmates to spread the inspiration. Comment below to tell us if we left any of your favorite quotes out!
Did you know that over the course of a lifetime, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer? Men are also at risk – 1 in 1,000 will develop breast cancer. And while white women are slightly more likely to develop breast cancer, African-American women are more likely to die from the disease.
Rachel Choudhury, MSN, RN, CNE, curriculum and instruction specialist at Chamberlain College of Nursing, sheds light on other risk factors and shares tips to educate men and women so they can be proactive about their breast health.
It’s completely normal to have anxiety during nursing school. Whether it’s a big test, a lab when your fellow students are watching or finding yourself faced with memorizing near-endless drug facts, worries and fears can creep in and take hold.
There’s no doubt that stresses outside of class in your day-to-day life can also contribute to anxiety you may feel while in school. Issues that involve work or family are among the most common causes of stress.
It’s important to recognize the times when you feel anxious and understand that there are steps you can take to help manage your anxiety.