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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Everything You Need to Know About HCAHPS

This post will have ongoing updates to remain current as things change. ¬†Here’s a list of points for this article: What are HCAHPS? How are HCAHPS scores determined? What is the inclusion/exclusion criteria for the HCAHPS survey? What questions are on the HCAHPS survey? What is Hospital Value Based Purchasing (VBP)? What are HCAHPS? HCAHPS …

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How the NCLEX Really Works

We now live in a digital age.  Gone are the old-fashioned days of paper and pencil, and say hello to computer adaptive testing.  So what?  Why should we care?  Are there any advantages?

Workplace Violence

Healthcare is crazy. ¬†Unrealistic HCAHPS, abysmal¬†staffing, being chronically underpaid and overworked… these are just a few of the many joys we get to deal with, but for the focus of this article, let’s tackle workplace violence.