Nursing Students & New Grads
Why Nurses Pursue Other Healthcare Degrees?

Why Nurses Pursue Other Healthcare Degrees?

In the past decade, nursing has been one of the most sought of course by incoming college students as well as aspiring second coursers. Every year, new nursing applicants would work hard to be able to pass a stringent list of requirements to be accepted in a prestigious nursing school. Some by God’s grace will...
How to Take Care of Your Nurse’s Cap

How to Take Care of Your Nurse’s Cap

The “Capping and Pinning Ceremony” is one of the highlights of being a nurse. It signifies a lot of things and besides passing the battery exam, it can be the start of the real nursing life where you will start to be exposed with different hospitals and signifies the start of your “duty days” or...
Dilemma on Pursuing Master in Nursing

Dilemma on Pursuing Master in Nursing

After the 4-year-Bachelor of Science in Nursing, one can opt to proceed for the Graduate Studies route. They can take up Master of Arts in Nursing (MAN) or Master in Nursing (MN). Both have the same choices of specialization such as Master in Medical-Surgical Nursing or Master in Public Health, so on and so forth,...
Nursing Students - 7 Types of Professors You Have to Prepare For

Nursing Students – 7 Types of Professors You Have to Prepare For

So, it’s your first year in Nursing school. Do you have any idea what to even prepare for? There is only one thing that I can guarantee to you, it will never be easy, but it will definitely be worth it. You might have opened this blog to look for some overall picture on what...
Filipino Nurses Now and Some Options for You

Filipino Nurses Now and Some Options for You

From 1997 to July 2013 there are 481, 786 nursing board passers. Include the passers before 1997 I wouldn’t know how many registered nurses the Philippines now have. While a bite in the pie of nurses are employed overseas, not even half of this number practice the profession in any given healthcare setting. Now why...
Types of Co-workers in your Station Part I

Types of Co-workers in your Station Part I

So you have passed the board exams, breezed through applications and interviews and now you have been hired on your first job. In preparing yourself for this new journey, there are things that you need to be aware of aside from the company’s policies and procedures. Day by day we encounter different types of people...
Types of Co-workers in your Station Part II

Types of Co-workers in your Station Part II

Few days ago I have posted the different types of co-workers you might meet in your nurse station. If you haven’t had enough of that we have more for you on this second part. Today, we shall explore the other types of employees you might encounter in the station or the workplace. The obsessive-compulsive –...
I Miss You White Uniform

I Miss You White Uniform

In a mall, while eating on a table I saw people in white passing by. They’re neat, handsome and pretty and I think they’re cool. I noticed happy faces despite their elevated stress levels at work. They don’t have salary with 5 figures but I believe they have this special kind of joy that others...
Simple Tips to make Memorizing and Learning Major Subject in Nursing Easier

Simple Tips to make Memorizing and Learning Major Subject in Nursing Easier

Neuro-Ortho, Ana-Physio, and Med-Surg are few of the bleeders we usually encounter every day at school. Our favorite major subjects! These cannot be ignored, in fact, no subjects should be ignored, but the degree of difficulty of these major subjects is merely impeccable and unforgettable. There could be hundreds of learning strategies that a student...
7 Things I Wish They Had Taught Me in Nursing School

7 Things I Wish They Had Taught Me in Nursing School

All things are new and amazing when you’re in nursing school. What you seem don’t exist will be taught to you from peculiar diseases to absolutely appalling surgeries. You will believe every piece of information from your preceptor assured that it would be good enough when you get to the real world. After years of...
Thoughts for a Filipino Nurse and Nurse to Be

Thoughts for a Filipino Nurse and Nurse to Be

[pull_quote_center]Fresh out of board exam glory, think through your options carefully. How do you see yourself in 3 years? It has to be something concrete, practicable, reachable and most importantly, you’re happy where you’re standing in that vision of yours.[/pull_quote_center]                 Because… many nurses in the Philippines no matter how much needed is still mostly...
Alternative Careers for Burnout Hospital Nurses

Alternative Careers for Burnout Hospital Nurses

Hooray! You have finally finished nursing school despite the school’s gruelling academic and physical demands. Then, everyone in the family rejoices once again when you’ve passed the licensure exam to be a registered nurse.  You treat the newly acquired RN title, like your first car, preciously eager to take it out for a ride and...
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