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Insider tips: Make your nursing school application pop

The nursing school application process is a competitive one. According to data collected by the National League for Nursing, only 41% of BSN applicants were accepted in 2012. Of those not accepted, 23% were qualified, but still didn’t make the cut.

Why so tough?

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Nursing scholarships 2015 roundup

Furthering your education is an honorable thing. But higher education can be expensive! Every little bit of assistance helps. Check out these nursing scholarships to see if you qualify — you have nothing to lose.

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5 things most people don’t know nurses do

What do nurses really do? Most people have no idea. If you had an attentive audience, what kinds of things would you want them to know? Here are 5 things that most people don’t realize nurses do every day on the job.

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The brand-new nurse: What’s in your toolkit?

Every nurse was once a new nurse. Every nurse made it through, one way or another. Being a new nurse is scary, challenging, and exhilarating.

What tools does a new nurse need to come out the other side ready to take on the world?

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NurseCon15: Calling all nurse bloggers & YouTubers

With the birth of the Internet came a paradigm shift where for the first time, nurses had a platform from which to be seen and heard. Through blogging, YouTube, and social media, nurses could step up to the microphone as activists, teachers, and health experts.

But what has been missing is a dynamic meeting of nurse minds who can gather to share information about how to make your online content a success.

Until now.

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Quick Tips: Out of bed, sleepyhead

Good morning, sleepyhead. Feeling groggy? Don’t want to get out of bed? Follow these simple, but effective tips to make the most of your sleep so you can start your day with a spring in your step.

Read our infographic and share with your less-than-well-rested friends and colleagues.

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5 top public health websites

National Public Health week is coming. This year, it's being held April 6-12. This is the perfect time to brush up on your knowledge of current public health issues. Here are five essential websites that will boost your awareness of national and global public health topics.

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Nurse entrepreneur series: Q&A with founder of We Care Adult Care

This installment of the nurse entrepreneur series features Tracey L. Wolfman, RN, BSN, MA and CEO of We Care Adult Care. A Registered Nurse with a Master’s in Nursing Administration, Tracey has spent the last 30 years working with the elderly population, specializing in Alzheimer’s disease. In this Q&A, Tracey shares her experience as a nurse entrepreneur and nursing executive.

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The international travel nurse: What’s in your toolkit?

There are many opportunities to travel the world with medical missions. The goal is to help care for populations who are lacking adequate healthcare.

What does it take to be an international travel nurse? These tools will come in handy.

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12 things about nursing you apply to daily life

Nurses aren’t just nurses at work. Our experience as nurses carries over into our real lives and influences how we approach our world and the people in it.

Here are 12 things about nursing that you apply to your daily life.

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