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How to Become a Phlebotomist + Salary Expectations

Phlebotomy is one of many subjects you have to study in nursing school – but there are also related career opportunities you can jump into after graduation. In this post, we’re diving into how to become a phlebotomist as your nursing career. Compared to other nursing-related professions, being a professional…
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Fidelity in Nursing: What You Need to Know

Fidelity is defined as "unswerving adherence to duty," and it’s required for nurses to solidify patient care practices. “Fidelity” in nursing is one of the main characteristics of a nurse's ethical behavior.  Nurses who are conscientious and loyal to their patients (and careers) are more likely to be recognized as…
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Where to Find Pulse Points on Your Patients

In your daily practice as a nurse, you will complete client assessments. And one of the components of an assessment is checking their pulse in their pulse points. Pulse points are the areas on the body where you can feel the heartbeat.  Assessment of pulses is a vital fundamental skill…
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Travel Nurses Get the Best Salaries in These U.S. States

However close you are to graduating from nursing school, it’s always a good time to consider which specialty to get into afterward. One career path to consider is travel nursing across the US. Pay is a major factor in considering which state to work in, so stick around to find…
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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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How to Get into Nursing School: The 6 Step Guide

Thinking about becoming a nurse? As an incredibly rewarding and commonly sought-after career, nursing degrees are a popular choice for many high school and post-grad students. If that’s what you’re considering, you need to first figure out how to get into nursing school. A degree from nursing school truly opens…
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How to Become a Phlebotomist + Salary Expectations

Phlebotomy is one of many subjects you have to study in nursing school – but there are also related career opportunities you can jump into after graduation. In this post, we’re diving into how to become a phlebotomist as your nursing career. Compared to other nursing-related professions, being a professional…
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Fidelity in Nursing: What You Need to Know

Fidelity is defined as "unswerving adherence to duty," and it’s required for nurses to solidify patient care practices. “Fidelity” in nursing is one of the main characteristics of a nurse's ethical behavior.  Nurses who are conscientious and loyal to their patients (and careers) are more likely to be recognized as…
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Where to Find Pulse Points on Your Patients

In your daily practice as a nurse, you will complete client assessments. And one of the components of an assessment is checking their pulse in their pulse points. Pulse points are the areas on the body where you can feel the heartbeat.  Assessment of pulses is a vital fundamental skill…
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Travel Nurses Get the Best Salaries in These U.S. States

However close you are to graduating from nursing school, it’s always a good time to consider which specialty to get into afterward. One career path to consider is travel nursing across the US. Pay is a major factor in considering which state to work in, so stick around to find…
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19 NCLEX Tips to Help Ace The Exam (and Avoid Retaking It)

You’re so close to your dream nursing career, but there’s just one more hurdle – the NCLEX exam. To get you one step ahead, you can utilize NCLEX tips, along with the countless hours of classwork, studying, and clinicals you’ve already completed. The NCLEX is no joke – and it’s…
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An NCLEX Cram Sheet to Help You Pass the Exam

Real-world nursing requires on-your-feet thinking and quick decision-making skills. There’s a lot of information to remember in the nursing field, and cram sheets are great when you’re about to take the NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN. The most important thing to remember about the NCLEX is that it's equally a test of…
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What to Do If You Fail the NCLEX and Signs to Look Out For

Preparing for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) is stressful enough. But if you've already taken the exam, you know it's a taxing experience. With so much on the line in your nursing career, looking for signs you failed the NCLEX when you take it is understandable. NCLEX failure is…
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Your NCLEX Study Plan: Mapping Out When & How to Study

For newly graduated nurses, studying and finishing your final exams is truly just the beginning of the final push to earning your full license. As one of the few professional schooling programs requiring students to pass an additional examination assessment after graduating, it is very common for nursing students to…
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