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.