Resources & Guides for Nurses

Nursing is a complex but collaborative profession, and no one has to do it alone. Whether you’re looking for salary information, geographic data, or details on professional associations, consider us your reference guide. Below, we’ve collected the most helpful resources and guides for new, aspiring, and veteran nurses.

By Sophia Khawly, MSN Calendar Icon November 7, 2023

The Nursing Code of Ethics

Nurses are expected to adhere to the morals of the profession and embrace them as a part of what it means to be a nurse. Having a code of ethics makes it clear what the profession’s primary goals, obligations, and values are.

By Sophia Khawly, MSN Calendar Icon October 26, 2023

Day in the Life of a Nursing Instructor

A nurse instructor requires experienced nurses to take their knowledge and skills in nursing and translate them into lessons that help student nurses. Their goal is to provide high-quality training for nurses that promotes safe and effective patient care.

By Sabrina Tillman Calendar Icon October 9, 2023

Navigating a Career Shift into Nursing: A Guide for Aspiring Registered Nurses

The decision to switch careers is a significant one. It’s an opportunity for someone unhappy with their current path to align their professional life with their personal values. For those who identify as empaths drawn to a career that offers learning, growth, and the chance to make a real difference, nursing could be their calling.

By Rachel Drummond Calendar Icon October 6, 2023

Best Graduate Nursing Degrees (2023-2024)

There is a great variety in APRN opportunities, ranging from general to specialized. Read on to learn about the best graduate nursing degrees in 2023-2024, including those for NPs, CNMs, and CNSs.

By Sharlys Leszczuk Calendar Icon October 3, 2023

Guide to Nursing Essentials: Gear, Accessories, and Apparel for Optimal Performance

In the fast-paced world of healthcare, having the right tools is paramount to delivering efficient and effective care. Much like a carpenter’s quality drill or a chef’s sharp knife, nurses have indispensable tools that optimize performance, ensure patient safety, and promote personal well-being.

By Sabrina Tillman Calendar Icon September 22, 2023

Mastering Nursing School Exams: A Guide for First-Year Nursing Students

Students will benefit from embracing their nursing school journey with passion, perseverance, and purpose. Challenges will arise, but these are stepping stones, not stumbling blocks. Nursing students are not merely studying to become a nurse; they’re growing into compassionate, skilled, and resilient healthcare professionals.

By Sabrina Tillman Calendar Icon September 20, 2023

Understanding the Many Faces of Nursing: A Guide to Various Roles

In today’s complex and ever-evolving healthcare sector, the role of the specialized nurse has become more critical than ever. With an aging population, a growing focus on mental health, the rise of chronic diseases, and the ongoing demands of public health, specialized nursing roles, such as the advanced practice psychiatric nurse, have taken center stage.

By Sharlys Leszczuk Calendar Icon September 18, 2023

A Practical Guide to NCLEX-RN: Practice Questions, Tips, and Resources for Nurses

The world of nursing is rewarding and demanding. Before entering this honorable profession, a critical test bridges the gap between academic learning and professional practice: the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses, or the NCLEX-RN.

By Sharlys Leszczuk Calendar Icon September 15, 2023

A Guide to Side Hustles for Nurses and Work-from-Home Nursing Jobs

In today’s evolving job market, nurses are among the professionals who can take advantage of remote side hustles or full-time remote careers. While both are alluring, understanding their nuances is essential for finding the best fit.

By Jennifer Latchford Calendar Icon September 14, 2023

The Hidden Price of Nursing: The Real Cost of Scrubs

The cost of scrubs can vary widely, with premium brands commanding higher prices for fashion-forward designs and quality materials. While these stylish renditions serve as a form of expression and morale booster in challenging times, they also have inadvertently helped lead to a further increase in prices.