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How to Write an Effective Nursing Note: A Comprehensive Guide

Taking nursing notes is a regular practice in patient care. But writing nurses notes can be hard to know where to start, or how to make your notes stand out from the rest of your peers. You want to be able to capture all the information you need in as…
Written by Mike Linares MSN, RN
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How to Anchor Veins

Drawing blood or inserting an IV can be challenging, especially when dealing with clients who have rolling veins. To address this issue, nurses must know how to anchor veins safely. But before diving into the steps, it’s important to understand what rolling veins are and why they happen. What Does…
Written by Amanda Thomas
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What is Med Surg? (and What Medical-Surgical Nurses Do)

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? Is it your goal to treat different types of clients? Then med surg nursing might be right for you. A medical-surgical nurse (also known as a med-surg RN) often fills a variety of critical roles in client care. It’s a chance to gain…
Written by Mike Linares MSN, RN
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Tibia and Fibula Anatomy with Labeled Diagram

Remember the song lyrics, “The leg bone connected to the knee bone, the knee bone connected to the thigh bone?” Well, in nursing school, you need to know more than just the basic anatomy. That’s why we’re here to help you improve your knowledge of the tibia and fibula bones…
Written by Amanda Thomas
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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

How to Write an Effective Nursing Note: A Comprehensive Guide

Taking nursing notes is a regular practice in patient care. But writing nurses notes can be hard to know where to start, or how to make your notes stand out from the rest of your peers. You want to be able to capture all the information you need in as…
Written by Mike Linares MSN, RN
Read more

How to Anchor Veins

Drawing blood or inserting an IV can be challenging, especially when dealing with clients who have rolling veins. To address this issue, nurses must know how to anchor veins safely. But before diving into the steps, it’s important to understand what rolling veins are and why they happen. What Does…
Written by Amanda Thomas
Read more

Tibia and Fibula Anatomy with Labeled Diagram

Remember the song lyrics, “The leg bone connected to the knee bone, the knee bone connected to the thigh bone?” Well, in nursing school, you need to know more than just the basic anatomy. That’s why we’re here to help you improve your knowledge of the tibia and fibula bones…
Written by Amanda Thomas
Read more

The 6 Rights of Medication Administration for Nurses

Nurses minimize the risk of giving the wrong medication or dose to a patient, administering a medication by the wrong route or time, or failing to document the medication administration accurately by following the six rights of medication administration. What are the 6 Rights of Medication Administration? Right Patient Right…
Written by Mike Linares MSN, RN
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Latest in After Graduation

What is Med Surg? (and What Medical-Surgical Nurses Do)

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? Is it your goal to treat different types of clients? Then med surg nursing might be right for you. A medical-surgical nurse (also known as a med-surg RN) often fills a variety of critical roles in client care. It’s a chance to gain…
Written by Mike Linares MSN, RN
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What to Do If You’re Retaking the NCLEX

Jump to Sections Is the NCLEX harder the second time? What Repeat NCLEX Test Takers Should Know How to Pass the NCLEX After Failing Are you a determined nursing professional ready to conquer the NCLEX exam on your second attempt? Discover the keys to unlock success as we delve into…
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Is the NCLEX Hard?

The National Council Licensure Examination, or NCLEX, is a critical exam that every nursing student must take to become a licensed nurse. Passing the NCLEX is essential to begin your nursing career, but it is also one of the most challenging exams you will ever take.  The NCLEX is designed…
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Understanding the Next Gen NCLEX (NGN): What to Expect and Question Types

Jump to Sections What is the Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)? Goals of the NGN What is still the same on the next gen NCLEX? What’s new on the next gen NCLEX? Breaking Down the Next Gen NCLEX questions? Prep for the Next Gen NCLEX Questions Here The NCLEX exam plays…
Written by Mike Linares MSN, RN
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