Career Options for Nurses

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re already in nursing school, and perhaps you already shopped for all your scrub tops, pants, and supplies for clinicals! But what kind of RN are you planning to be? A nurse practitioner? A correctional nurse? There are numerous nursing specialties today; so many different options, that nearly …

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What is the Best Baby Formula? Brand Comparison – 2018

While breastmilk is ideal baby food, many moms struggle with the process breastfeeding, and that’s okay.  Formula has come a long way, and today we’re going to go over some of the best formulas to try for your baby if you choose. A quick note All formulas sold in the U.S. are regulated by the FDA …

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Health Benefits of Honey

If you’re reading this article, then chances are you are looking to make some healthy choices in your diet. That’s good! While you can likely find tons of articles about the nutritional benefits of honey, this article may be of interest due to our emphasis on the scientific medical approach explaining exactly how things work.  …

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How to Read ABGs Like a Boss: Master Acid-Base Disorders!

Acid-base imbalances are an important concept of nursing practice, not to mention something you’ll need to learn in school.  Teachers have different ways to teach students how to interpret ABGs, but here’s my preferred method. What are ABGs? ABG stands for Arterial Blood Gas.  You will need to stick an artery to get ABG values.  …

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How to Get Accepted to Nursing School

Nursing is a career path on the rise. US News ranks nursing as #17 in healthcare jobs and #22 in the 100 best jobs overall… not bad. Furthermore, there is a great growth outlook for nursing.  Here are some quick facts: $67,490 MEDIAN SALARY 1.5% UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 439,300 NUMBER OF JOBS Combine that with a solid work/life balance …

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