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RN to BSN: Why and how

Prepare yourself to successfully pursue a BSN. Takeaways: Research has shown that baccalaureate-prepared nurses are preferred by nursing administrators and patients. The healthcare environment is...

Transitioning from nurse clinician to nurse educator

The future of nursing and healthcare requires more nurse educators. Takeaways: The nursing profession needs more nurse educators to train enough nurses to care for...
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Test-taking tips

Use your critical thinking skills to ace your next exam. Takeaways: The key to successful test taking is accurately identifying what the question is asking. ...
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Landing a clinical practicum preceptor

Preparation and perseverance will help you find the right preceptor and site. Takeaways: Before beginning your preceptor search, know your school and specialty requirements for...
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Mentorship programs and novice nursing faculty

Caring, supportive mentors can help ease faculty shortage. Takeaways: Mentoring is one strategy to help solve nursing faculty shortages. Good mentors lie at the heart...
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Nurse-scientists and nurse-engineers

Nurse-driven device innovations and inventions can improve patient care. Takeaways: Several institutions already recognize the importance and power of a combining nursing with more extensive...
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On-campus or online: Which educational format fits your needs?

Deciding between a traditional classroom education or an online program requires some research. Takeaways: There are a variety of reasons for nurses to further their...
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Off to school: A guide for nurses

Preparation, organization, and involvement are your keys to success. Going back to school is an exciting—and sometimes scary—endeavor. First, pat yourself on the back: You...

PhD or DNP? Defining the path to your career destination

Have you been toying with the idea of earning a doctoral degree in nursing? Maybe you want to pursue a career in research, teaching,...