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Nail Anatomy

Nails aren't just a cosmetic feature. They play a crucial role in protecting and supporting the tips of our fingers and toes. Understanding the anatomy of the nail is essential for nursing students to grasp the intricacies of this often-overlooked aspect of the human body. Jump to Section What Are…
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The Most Common Nursing Theories to Know

There are no ifs, ands, or buts about it: Nursing theories are important to understand both in practice and during study for key nursing exams while enrolled in a nursing school. Nursing theories serve as the foundation of clinical decision-making from what nursing is to what and why nurses do…
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Abduction vs. Adduction

Navigating the complex world of human anatomy can be daunting for nursing students. Among the crucial concepts to grasp are the movements of the body’s limbs in relation to its midline — abduction vs. adduction. Here’s a helpful guide to understanding and remembering these movements. Jump to Section What Is…
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What Is Mean Arterial Pressure?

Today, we dissect a topic that’s vital — quite literally — to the lifeblood of our well-being: mean arterial pressure (MAP). MAP is the average blood pressure within an individual’s arteries during one cardiac cycle. It’s crucial for ensuring that organs receive enough blood flow to meet their oxygen and…
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Latest in Pre-Nursing

Is It Hard To Become a Nurse?

There’s one question that people often ask when they consider pursuing a career in nursing: Is it hard to become a nurse? The short answer is yes. From mastering human anatomy to understanding complex medical terminologies, becoming a nurse is no walk in the park. In fact, it’s more like…
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Should I Become A Nurse? What To Consider

Are you thinking of trying your hand at joining the nursing profession? Are you asking yourself, “should I become a nurse?”  As one of the most essential and in-demand positions in healthcare, choosing to study and become a nurse is as admirable as it is interesting, rewarding, and challenging. Offering…
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Nursing School Cost in Dollars and Time – Is It Worth It?

Going into nursing school is already stressful, it's expensive, and costs can weigh heavy on students. Nursing school costs are high in dollars with tuition, living expenses, and other fees. But it’s worth it for your future. You should plan to attend at least two years of college before going…
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A Complete Guide to Types of Nurses, Salaries, and Demand Right Now

Click to jump to a section What are some of the different types of nurses? 15 different types of nurses and specialties Where are nursing jobs available? Where are some of the highest-paying nursing jobs? Study smarter for your next nursing exam with SimpleNursing If you’re considering a career in…
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Latest in Nursing School

Nail Anatomy

Nails aren't just a cosmetic feature. They play a crucial role in protecting and supporting the tips of our fingers and toes. Understanding the anatomy of the nail is essential for nursing students to grasp the intricacies of this often-overlooked aspect of the human body. Jump to Section What Are…
Written by Alex Stage
Read more

The Most Common Nursing Theories to Know

There are no ifs, ands, or buts about it: Nursing theories are important to understand both in practice and during study for key nursing exams while enrolled in a nursing school. Nursing theories serve as the foundation of clinical decision-making from what nursing is to what and why nurses do…
Written by SimpleNursing Team
Read more

Abduction vs. Adduction

Navigating the complex world of human anatomy can be daunting for nursing students. Among the crucial concepts to grasp are the movements of the body’s limbs in relation to its midline — abduction vs. adduction. Here’s a helpful guide to understanding and remembering these movements. Jump to Section What Is…
Written by Alex Stage
Read more

What Is Mean Arterial Pressure?

Today, we dissect a topic that’s vital — quite literally — to the lifeblood of our well-being: mean arterial pressure (MAP). MAP is the average blood pressure within an individual’s arteries during one cardiac cycle. It’s crucial for ensuring that organs receive enough blood flow to meet their oxygen and…
Written by Alex Stage
Read more

Latest in After Graduation

5 Reasons You Should Take an NCLEX Practice Test

You've put in the time, effort, and money to complete your nursing education. Now, all that's standing between you and your dream of becoming a licensed nurse is the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) exam. But before you can pass, you need to prepare. And one of the best ways…
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Can You Work as a Nurse Without Passing the NCLEX?

You've put in years of hard work and dedication to earn your nursing postgraduate degree, but what happens if you haven't passed the NCLEX exam? You can consider other nursing jobs without NCLEX passage.  While passing the NCLEX exam is essential to becoming a registered nurse, there are several rewarding…
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Night Shift Nursing: Tips and Survival Guide

As you embark on your journey into the nursing profession, one option you might consider is night shift nursing. While it may seem daunting, this unique experience can offer its own set of rewards and challenges.  By understanding the unique challenges and preparing yourself effectively, you can excel in this…
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The Ultimate Guide for New Grad Nurses

Congratulations, new graduate nurse! You've completed your nursing education and are ready to embark on an exciting journey. As you step into the healthcare field, it's natural to feel a mix of excitement and nervousness.  But worry not, we’re sharing invaluable tips to help you navigate the challenges and smoothly…
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