Whether you're just getting started or seeking to advance your nursing career, check out these articles, interviews, and advice columns on a variety of nursing degrees and programs.
How Nurses Can Promote Civic Engagement
May 7, 2021 | NurseJournal Staff
If you want to get involved in civic education measures, you can take advantage of a recent surge in initiatives to encourage voting as part of healthcare. This guide breaks...
The Nurse’s Guide to Voting
May 7, 2021 | NurseJournal Staff
Wondering, "As a nurse, who should I vote for?" You're not alone. Learn all about healthcare in the 2020 election with this comprehensive healthcare election guide.
The Nurse’s Guide to the Affordable Care Act
May 13, 2021 | NurseJournal Staff
This guide offers an overview of the ACA and examines what this historic reform means for nurses. This resource consults experienced nurses, who share how nurses' roles are evolving as...
Healthcare Review Partners
March 17, 2021 | Staff Writers
At NurseJournal we enlist the expertise of nursing professionals to review content and ensure that readers get accurate and up-to-date information. Our contributing healthcare reviewers include registered nurses, nurse educators,...
Student Loan Forgiveness for Nurses
April 29, 2021 | Nalea Ko
To help mitigate the burden of student loan debt, student loan forgiveness programs for nurses offer financial assistance in exchange for work commitments. This guide utilizes advice from experts on...
Why Is Nursing School So Expensive?
May 12, 2021 | Nalea Ko
Read this guide to learn more about nursing salaries by degree and how students can offset costs.
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Paying for nursing school poses a challenge for many students. Explore these resources for information about scholarships, financial aid, and loan forgiveness programs.
Applying to School
Applicants to nursing school, including recent high school graduates or registered nurses ready for graduate study, can find information here on choosing a program, preparing for a nursing career, and the application process.
Graduates of licensed practical nurse (LPN), licensed vocational nurse (LVN), and registered nurse (RN) programs qualify to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN or NCLEX-RN). Find study tips and other test prep resources here.
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News and Trending Topics in Nursing
Nurses who staff the front lines of the pandemic have experienced first-hand what most have only seen on the news. Explore the links below for timely and trending topics.
Registered Nurses Rank First for Access to Childcare, Paid Family Leave, and Employee Wellness Benefits
January 4, 2021
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