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.
When Marcy Hohorst, RN, realized she wasn't likely to get a med-surg nursing job as a new graduate from an associate degree program, she felt relieved. "That would be my worst nightmare," said Hohorst, who started nursing school at age 50, after years of working as a personal trainer. Although she greatly respects med-surg nurses, she feared a job on a busy hospital floor would exhaust her, and she wouldn't have enough time to spend with patients. "And I thought I was too old for it." Instead, ... Read more »
Nurse.com's Dan Suarez, RN, MA, associate director of sales for the New York region, was sworn in as the new president of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses at the association's 2014 conference in Miami in July. Suarez, a past president of the New York Chapter, shared some insight into NAHN's future goals and initiatives, as well as his vision for the organization's growth. Nurse.com- As the new president, what are your goals for the organization? Dan Suarez- We have outlined three ... Read more »
Lean management can be a tool for not only cutting costs but also for improving outcomes. Its roots lie in manufacturing - more specifically, the Toyota Production System. In healthcare, lean management is being applied to processes ranging from patient flow through the hospital to supply inventory. "Lean looks at streamlining processes to highlight and eliminate waste," said Manimegalai Murugavel, RN-BC, DNP, NE-BC, CSSGB, patient care director at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital in Alexandria, Va.... 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.