How to Motivate Yourself to Study when You aren’t in the Mood

    One thing every student struggles with is trying to motivate themselves to study when they aren’t in the mood. Despite the fact that the majority of nursing students understand the importance of preparing for exams systematically, yet they tend to put it off till the very last moment. Procrastination leads to experiencing the full force of apprehension, anxiety and terror. The best way to deal with this is to discover the real reason for not being able to study. Students are motivated by two factors: Their aspiration to feel pleasure by doing well, and their wish to keep […]

Should I Study to be a Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant?

Guest Post by Arctic Dinks. For nurses ready to take the next step in their education, it can sometimes be challenging to choose the best route. A graduate degree in healthcare opens so many doors, and knowing what path to choose can get confusing! The most common decision though, is choosing between a career as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or a Physician Assistant (PA). For a typical BSN prepared nurse, they have the requirements to apply to either program, and often see the two performing similar roles. Many wonder – what are the pros and cons of each, and how […]