From Student to Scrubs: 5 Ways to Land the Job

From Student to Scrubs: 5 Ways to Land the Job (NurseBuff weekly newsletter) It’s clear that the journey to receive your bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree is no easy feat, especially if you take a moment to reflect on all the prerequisites you have undertaken. Over the last…

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5 Ways Nurses Can Master Cultural Competence in Nursing

5 Ways Nurses Can Master Cultural Competence in Nursing (NurseBuff weekly newsletter) Here are 5 ways health professionals can increase their level of cultural competence to better help their patients. Foster Curiosity The first step in cultural competency is an exposure to cultures other than one’s own. Sheri Sawchuk, MSN,…

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The Difference Between Licensed Practical Nurse & Advanced Practice Nurse

Advanced Practice Nurses Advanced practice nurses begin as registered nurses, and can initially qualify by completing an associate or bachelor’s degree in nursing. Moving into advanced practice requires a combination of specialized clinical training and a graduate degree, usually a master’s or a doctorate. There are four categories of advanced…

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