Student Nurse News & Resources for Student Nurses
Nursing Resources for Nursing Students at Nurse.com. In this section you will find resources for student nurses that include student news, career profiles for nurses, tips for student nurses, financial aid resources, and a list of online resources which include advice from career and legal experts, educational resources.
Population health management is the focus of much of today's conversations surrounding healthcare delivery systems. The topic is prompting discussions on three elements - expanding and using large-scale patient clinical data sets to drive clinical decision-making, having a primary-care led clinical workforce, and engaging communities and patients to manage their own health. At the heart of each of these key elements of managing our patient populations remains one constant- the nursing ... Read more »
Each of the country's 3.1 million RNs may make dozens of decisions about patient care every day. Making those decisions with ethical considerations in mind is increasingly challenging in the modern healthcare environment where technology and patient care are evolving at a rapid pace. In January, the American Nurses Association rolled out a revised version of the Code of Ethics - which had not been updated since 2001 - after an 18-month revision process. Nurse leaders involved in the revision ... Read more »
With more than 100 specialties available to nurses, the initial choice of nursing as a profession for most is just the first of many they will make throughout their careers. Whether the profession is facing a time of vacancies and shortages or low turnover and no openings, options are always available for nurses to move from one specialty to another. The profession continually becomes more specialty-focused as nurses hone new skills and move their careers forward, perhaps opting to transition ... Read more »
- Army ROTC Nurse Officer Program
Provides scholarship, leadership, and job opportunities to prospective college nursing students.
A great Web resource for all financial aid information.
- Johnson & Johnson's Discover Nursing
Excellent resource for nursing scholarships, providing detailed information on over 160 programs at last count.
- National Student Nurses' Association
Offers a scholarship program.
- NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program (formerly Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program)
Registered nurses are eligible to apply, and participants must serve at a health facility in an underserved area to receive loan repayments.
- Peterson's Financial Aid Channel
A comprehensive Financial Aid clearinghouse.
- Sigma Theta Tau International
Maintains a list of nursing scholarships available through organizations and specific nursing schools.
- The Student Guide
The most comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education.