Preceptorship for nursing students is the one experience that comes closest to real-world nursing. It is one of the last things you do in nursing school. You will work with patients providing care while being supervised by a nurse who oversees the care of those patients.
Nurse practitioners are professionals who would prefer a more active role in their patients overall healthcare. According to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, there are more than 300,000 nurse practitioners in the United States.
Pursuing a nursing career requires a tremendous amount of discipline and time. Nursing students learn about the human body and how to care for the sick and injured. They also learn how to care for their patients’ emotional, mental, and spiritual health.
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) estimates there…
Goals setting is an important part of any career. Whether you are still in nursing school or you already graduated, it is always a good idea to work toward a goal to further your career.
Your journey will most likely start with a tedious application process to the nursing program of your choice. Most nursing programs require, among other things, an essay in which you present your career goals and reasons as to why you want to be a nurse.