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Maura Deering

Maura Deering is a freelance writer and rowing/fitness coach in Seattle. She earned a BA in English (creative writing) and anthropology from the University of Washington and a law degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California. She recently retired from a 15-year career as an attorney.

Deering is a published writer with a nonfiction book in progress. She has received silver medals for her writing from Parenting Publications of America and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

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Articles by Maura Deering

Nurse Practitioner Salary: How Much Does an NP Make?
Maura Deering
January 21, 20225 Min Read
How Much Do Medical Billers and Coders Make?
Maura Deering
December 14, 20214 Min Read
The Best Nursing Scholarships for Men
Maura Deering
January 20, 20224 Min Read
How Much Do Cardiac Nurses Make?
Maura Deering
December 14, 20215 Min Read
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Career Overview
Maura Deering
November 12, 20216 Min Read
The Crucial Role of Nurses in Public Health Emergencies
Maura Deering
November 12, 20214 Min Read
The Best Nursing Jobs for Parents and Guardians
Maura Deering
November 11, 20215 Min Read
Top 10 Advantages of a BSN Degree
Maura Deering
February 16, 20225 Min Read
Alternative Clinical Experience for Registered Nurses
Maura Deering
October 20, 20214 Min Read
Nursing Jobs You Can Do From Home
Maura Deering
January 20, 20226 Min Read
Nursing Informatics Career Overview
Maura Deering
January 24, 20226 Min Read
How to Become a Healthcare Administrator
Maura Deering
November 11, 20215 Min Read
Ask a Nurse: How Hard Is Nursing School?
Maura Deering
October 11, 20213 Min Read
IV Infusion Nurse Career Overview
Maura Deering
November 12, 20214 Min Read
Meet a Forensic Nurse
Maura Deering
November 11, 20210 Min Read
Why Get a Doctorate in Nursing (DNP)?
Maura Deering
January 21, 20224 Min Read
Hispanic and Latino/a Nurses You Should Know About
Maura Deering
October 11, 20212 Min Read
Meet a Certified Lactation Counselor
Maura Deering
October 12, 20216 Min Read
6 Things TV Shows Get Wrong About Nursing
Maura Deering
October 8, 20213 Min Read
Faith Community Nurse Career Overview
Maura Deering
September 27, 20216 Min Read
BSN vs. MSN Degree: Which is Best?
Maura Deering
February 16, 20225 Min Read
Medical Assistant Career Overview
Maura Deering
November 12, 20216 Min Read
New Jersey BSN Degree Programs
Maura Deering
November 12, 20216 Min Read
What are the Pros and Cons of Telehealth Nursing?
Maura Deering
November 10, 20213 Min Read
Legal Nurse Career Overview
Maura Deering
November 12, 20216 Min Read
HESI A2 Exam Guide
Maura Deering
November 17, 20216 Min Read
Rehabilitation Nurse Career Overview
Maura Deering
December 9, 20216 Min Read
18 Reasons to Choose a Career as a CNA
Maura Deering
January 20, 20224 Min Read
How to Master NCLEX-Style Test Questions
Maura Deering
January 20, 20225 Min Read
Clinical Nurse Specialist Career Overview
Maura Deering
January 20, 20226 Min Read
Nursing Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino Students
Maura Deering
January 21, 20224 Min Read
10 Facts About Vaccinations and the Role of Nurses
Maura Deering
January 21, 20226 Min Read
Nurse Administrator Career Overview
Maura Deering
January 25, 20226 Min Read
Cultural Competence in Nursing
Maura Deering
March 3, 20220 Min Read
Nursing Internships and Practicums
Maura Deering
January 20, 20224 Min Read
Top California RN-to-MSN Programs
Maura Deering
November 12, 20216 Min Read
Should I Become an LPN or a CNA?
Maura Deering
January 25, 20226 Min Read
What’s an ABSN Program?
Maura Deering
November 11, 20213 Min Read
Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) Overview
Maura Deering
November 17, 20216 Min Read
Four-Year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Programs
Maura Deering
February 25, 20226 Min Read
Nursing Scholarships for First-Generation College Students
Maura Deering
October 20, 20213 Min Read
What to Expect in the Upcoming Flu Season: Nurses Weigh In
Maura Deering
October 11, 20214 Min Read
Preparing For Your Nursing Program Interview
Maura Deering
April 29, 20215 Min Read

Articles Reviewed by Maura Deering

Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) Overview
Written by: Maura Deering | Theresa Granger, Ph.D., MN, NP-C
November 17, 20216 Min Read
Four-Year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Programs
Written by: Maura Deering | Reviewed by: Elizabeth Clarke, FNP, MSN, RN, MSSW
February 25, 20226 Min Read