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Insights from the New Nurse

Shares the experiences of new nurses, including their advice to students and recent graduates launching their careers in nursing.

Insights from the New Nurse
6 days ago

For nurses at all points of their careers, a mentor is an invaluable resource. Whether they are aspiring to take on a new role, grow in their current role, or become a stronger leader, nurses can turn to their mentors for experience-based guidance and honest advice.

Insights from the New Nurse
January 17, 2018

2018 marks the fourth year of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) Hispanics in Nursing campaign to increase the number of Hispanic nurses. In addition to providing information about which classes to take in high school to prepare for nursing prerequisites and highlighting the profiles of Latino nurse role models, the campaign provides access to Mentors Connection, a database of Latino nurses who can provide career guidance, advice, and cultural perspective to prospective nurses.

Insights from the New Nurse
December 15, 2017

Throughout this year, nurses who have recently started careers in various specialties have shared advice, inspiration, and insights for students considering different nursing paths. Whether you are heading into your final semester of nursing school or beginning a career of your own, here are some of the best pieces of advice we’ve received this year to guide you on your journey to becoming a nurse.

Insights from the New Nurse
November 28, 2017

Within the armed forces, thousands of medics and corpsmen are trained to care for service members, Veterans, and their families in Department of Defense hospitals and clinics around the world. These individuals have experience and robust knowledge about medical care and patient safety both in the hospital and deployed setting. Although their training is not represented with a degree, programs like the Veteran to Bachelors of Science in Nursing Program (VCARE) at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Nursing allow medic and corpsman Veterans to apply their education, training, and experience to earn a degree through an accelerated BSN program.

Insights from the New Nurse
October 26, 2017

Marcus Henderson, BSN, and Ian McCurry, BSN, RN, are co-founders and chief operations officers of Up and Running Healthcare Solutions, which was born from a project they developed while in nursing school to address health disparities facing homeless people in Philadelphia, Penn. We recently spoke to them about their initiative, and how nurses and small interventions can make a big difference in addressing health disparities faced by homeless populations.

Insights from the New Nurse
September 26, 2017

Randy "Joey" Ryan brings a unique perspective to nursing. As a member of the United States Navy Reserve, vice president of the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA), president of the Stony Brooke Student Nurses' Association (SBSNA) and 2017 Johnson & Johnson Global Citizen Young Health Leader, his goal remains to make a positive impact in patients' lives as their nurse.

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