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.
Where Do Nurses Work? A Breakdown of the Various Job Settings for Nurses
April 1, 2021 | NurseJournal Staff
Interested in learning about a nursing career? This guide describes some of the most common work settings for nurses and the kinds of roles and responsibilities they perform in each.
Ask a Nurse: Will My Non-Nursing Associate Degree Transfer Toward a BSN?
April 22, 2021 | Nicole Galan, RN, MSN
Transferring your degree to a bachelor's in nursing will depend on the degree you have already earned and the coursework you've taken. Find out more about how it works.
Ask a Nurse: Can a Certified Medical Assistant Become a Registered Nurse?
March 15, 2021 | Nicole Galan, RN, MSN
Are you a certified medical assistant interested in becoming a nurse? Read below to find out the next steps you need to take.
The Best Nursing Jobs for Parents and Guardians
April 8, 2021 | Maura Deering
While it may seem difficult to be a nurse and a parent, it can be done. This guide offers professional advice on the best options for nurses and parents.
Nursing Scholarships for International Students
February 26, 2021 | NurseJournal Staff
International students seeking aid to finance their nursing studies should review this page for scholarships, grants, and work study opportunities.
10 of the Most Influential Nurses in History
February 24, 2021 | NurseJournal Staff
Learn the unforgettable stories of 10 famous nurses who changed the history of nursing, including Florence Nightingale, Sojourner Truth, Margaret Sanger, and Clara Barton.
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.
Ask a Nurse
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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
Show your appreciation during National Nurses Week (and whenever!) by giving your favorite nurse a thoughtful gift. Find a list of the best gifts for nurses here.
Want to impact policy on nursing and healthcare? Learn more about health policy nurse jobs, including how to become a health policy nurse and salary expectations.
Medical assistants enjoy strong job growth projections and satisfying work. This guide describes what they do and how to become a medical assistant.
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