Nursing Blog

Cast Your Vote!

Guest post by Megan Gallagher L.N. Smith’s quote has been imprinted on my heart since the day I first heard her perspective on ethical consumerism. She said, “With every dollar you spend, you cast your vote for what kind of world you want to live in.” The majority of us often waltz into a store … [Read More...]

Thanksgiving

What Memories do Thanksgiving Bring You?

      When you think of Thanksgiving, what comes to mind? Is it the turkey you will eat? Or the get together you certainly don't want to be a part of but have no choice? Whether you look forward or dread the day, Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the year. What has … [Read More...]

How Foreign Trained Nurses Can Pass the NCLEX Exam

Updated September 8th, 2017   The NCLEX exam is one that all nurses cannot avoid if they intend to be licensed and work in the USA. When I was about to do my exam, I wished the Board of Nursing would just look at my experience and tell me it’s OK to practice as an RN. Unfortunately, … [Read More...]

vacation

Why Nurses Should Take An Adventure Vacation

Updated 8/7/2017 It is no secret that nurses tend to be workaholics. Many times you keep on working for several years without taking a break.     Whether you are employed or running your own business, you need to plan for a vacation because your body absolutely needs the … [Read More...]

Wellness

7 Ways Nurses Can Treat Their Feet Right

  Your feet literally carry you through life, bear your weight and take you places. As a nurse, you are constantly on your feet, from eight

What to Eat Before and After You Workout

    By now you’ve probably dedicated yourself to living a healthier lifestyle. Since exercise is an integral part of any

International Nurses

Can your International Nursing Education Enable you to Take the NCLEX Exam?

  Linda had completed all her nursing courses in Haiti. However, she had not taken her government's nursing exam. Her uncle who lived

Can I Work as a Nurse in America Using my Visitor Visa?

This question was asked by one awesome nurse from Ghana who has a visitor’s visa which he will use to visit his uncle. He wants to know if he can