Articles for tag: Become a Registered Nurse, Hesi Test, Student Nurse

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Woes of the New Graduate Nurse

I am excited! I got accepted into the nursing program! Through many years of studying and getting my pre-requisites completed, and applying for a spot in the nursing program that only accepts 150 students each year, I finally have the chance to work toward my all time career goal – to become a nurse! This ...

Student Nurse’s Guide to Wound Terminology

When it comes to nurses and a wound there is much terminology one must know and understand to be able to properly chart and use the correct terminology when describing a wound to another health care provider. Exudate/Drainage rainage are probably one of the hardest things for new nurses to remember. What we once saw ...

Children and Mental Retardation (Cognitive Impairment)

The purpose of this paper is to understand the concepts of a child with cognitive impairment ( which is used synonymously with mental retardation). The student nurse will interact with a child with mental retardation (MR) at a developmental center and watch how the nursing process is used in the care of child. Also to ...

Tips for Your First Year as a Nurse

When I first got out of nursing school and was hired as a Medical-Surgical RN in a local hospital I began searching to find tips that might help me make the transition from student nurse to RN. I wanted a list of specific things I could do to help me learn to care for a ...