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The transition from nursing student to RN often is rocky. Aside from being challenged clinically by the minute, newly licensed nurses also must adjust to demanding institutional cultures. These stresses can contribute to clinical errors and employee turnover. Read more »
Francis Joseph "Joe" Desjardins, RN-BC, BSN, MEd, is director of nursing practice and education at Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont, N.H., a rural town where, he said, many consider guns as essential as household tools. He said the best way to prevent gun violence is not to ban assault weapons but rather to increase mental health services. "The core of the problem is not the weapon," he said. "It’s the individual who needs help and can’t get it." Read more »
Read and submit career questions to career management coach Donna Cardillo.
Nancy J. Brent, RN, MS, JD, Gannett Healthcare Group’s legal information columnist answers your questions in the area of law and nursing practice.
- 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.
- 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.