Elite athletes – like the ones we’ve been watching in the Olympics – train long and hard. They devote countless hours to mastering new skills and techniques. They sacrifice time with their friends and family. READ MORE
My first year of nursing school wasn’t exactly a walk on a warm, sunny beach, but it wasn’t a probationary sentence either. It was everything I heard it would be — challenging yet life-changing. While in nursing school, I developed 12 tips that helped further my success as a nursing student. READ MORE
Let’s face it – nursing school can be tough. There’s a lot of information to learn in a short amount of time. But if there is a secret to success, it is to take advantages of all the resources that are out there. READ MORE
The country’s 74,000 school nurses are charged with helping maintain a healthy, thriving student body throughout the school year.1 However, the nationwide average ratio of school nurse to students is 1 to 1,150, which is higher than the 1-to-750 ratio recommended by the National READ MORE
Summer camp – It’s a time of sports, crafts, and field trips.
This year, for a group of Houston children, it was also a time to take charge of their health. And for one nursing student, summer camp provided the opportunity to be a leader and make a real difference in her community. READ MORE
U.S. Military Nurse Capt. Tonita Smith, RN, MSN, began her journey as a licensed practical nurse in the military. While serving, she obtained her BSN and MSN at Chamberlain College of Nursing. Today, she is an active-duty Army Captain, stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. READ MORE
Sitting on the bus? Waiting to pick up your child from sports practice? Instead of staring out the window, thinking about how much studying you need to do, why not use that time to prepare for the NCLEX®?
Forget about heavy textbooks or unwieldy laptops – all you need is your phone. Dozens of NCLEX apps are available in iTunes® and Google Play™ online stores – here are a few that you might want to check out. Many offer a lite or trial version, so you can test them out before taking the plunge. READ MORE