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Compact licensure is a critical response to the pandemic crisis

A nurse who graduated from an accredited nursing school and then passed the national nurse certification exam cannot immediately or seamlessly practice across all 50 US states and territories. Jurisdictional red tape prevents this...

Do you have a BS or a BSN? Does it matter?

Christina is concerned when she learned that she would graduate with a bachelor of science (BS) degree with a major in nursing, not a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN). Christina lives in New...

The COVID-19 pandemic: Rethinking your nursing career

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the world on every level imaginable, and nurses’ lives and careers are not immune. Nurses may find themselves on the front lines in ICUs or ERs, and others may...

A slow push

It’s been nearly 3 years since I began my nursing career, and a lot has happened. I’ve been blessed with amazing coworkers, physicians, and management. They have fostered my growth and helped me become...

I.V. Push medication administration: Bridging education and practice through standardization

Instilling best practice requires collaboration. Best practice guidelines for I.V. push administration are easier to access than ever before, but many nurses still use outdated and unsafe I.V. push administration practices, according to the Institute...

Correctional nursing’s new professional resource

ANA’s updated standards will be released in fall 2020. Correctional nurses will have an updated professional resource in October 2020 when Correctional Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 3rd Edition, is published by the American...

True magic

This year in nursing school I have had to perform many magic tricks to cope and survive. The experience of the COVID-19 pandemic has given me a new outlook on life. During quarantine, my...

Top 5 education apps for nurses

The world needs nurses now more than ever, and nursing students should be as prepared as possible before entering a clinical space. If you are in nursing school, then you know the importance of...

Engaging in ANA virtual event to support public health

As COVID-19 continues to threaten the health of our nation, nearly 4,000 nurses, students, and other advocates participating in the American Nurses Association’s (ANA’s) Virtual Day of Advocacy used every available strategy to send...

Asthma education for pediatric patients

What’s a nurse to do without an asthma educator? CNE 1.5 contact Hours Learning Objectives 1. Identify triggers associated with asthma. 2. Discuss medications used to manage asthma. 3. Describe strategies for educating children with asthma and their families and...

Finding a job can be challenging for newly graduated nurses

Most people in the United States interested in the nursing field have heard of the nursing shortage, with much emphasis placed on predictions of a severe shortage in the near future. For many newly...

Keeping prelicensure BSN students abreast of COVID-19 disease management

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the delivery of nursing classes and changed the clinical requirements that boards of nursing set for each state. These changes can have an impact on patient safety and clinical...

Nurse preceptors and new graduate success

Use these strategies to enhance new nurse clinical reasoning skills. Takeaways: The stress associated with the transition from nursing school to clinical practice can lead many new graduates to leave the profession. A hospital transition-to-practice...