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.
Choosing Between Nursing School and Medical School
April 29, 2021 | Sara Walters
This guide offers information on what to consider when choosing between nursing school and medical school, including education and program length, curriculum, and program costs.
10 Facts About Vaccinations and the Role of Nurses
May 4, 2021 | Maura Deering
Throughout the history of immunization, nurses have played a prominent role on the front lines of epidemics. Read on for 10 vaccination facts, along with resources for nurses.
Finding a Job as a Nursing School Graduate
May 11, 2021 | NurseJournal Staff
In this guide, our contributors provide advice on how you can stand out to employers and secure entry-level nursing jobs in your specialty immediately after graduation.
Nurse Practitioner MSN vs. DNP vs. BSN
April 28, 2021 | NurseJournal Staff
Those who follow the ambition to become a are able to choose from different paths which lead to their ideal career. Whether they graduate through an associate’s degree program, a...
Budgeting for Nursing School
May 7, 2021 | NurseJournal Staff
This guide looks at budgeting for nursing students. Keep reading for tips to reduce costs, free budgeting tools, and links to useful personal management resources.
10 Great Non-Hospital Nursing Jobs for Nurses
April 8, 2021 | Janice Monti
RNs looking for non-bedside nursing jobs within healthcare facilities may still develop meaningful connections with patients by providing patient care. These professionals can find an array of rewarding employment opportunities...
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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