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Smoothing the transition from bedside to classroom

A career as a nursing faculty member is an exciting option for clinical nurses eager to share their clinical experiences as they teach and...

Nursing student support group eases stress

Nursing school can cause a tremendous amount of stress, which may lead some students to drop out. Dropout rates for community colleges can range from 18% to 20%.

Understanding the DNP degree

For years, doctorally prepared nurses have focused on issues that help define nursing as a profession. In contrast, nurses involved in direct patient care have dealt consistently...

Is an online nursing education program right for you?

The decision to go back to college to complete a degree or get an advanced degree is never made lightly. Many nurses wonder how—or even if—a degree will benefit them, and which degree will enable them to meet their aspirations.