Posts in Back-to-School
Listener Request: How I Became a Nurse - Adrianne's Roller Coaster Story

There is more than one way to become a nurse. Adrianne’s journey was more of a saga. Recently, she got a message from a listener asking Adrianne to tell her story. The listener wanted to know things like how old Adrianne was when she finished, what degree path she chose, and what obstacles she faced along the way.

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The Nursing School Roller Coaster with Jillian: Pt. 1

Welcome to Season 4 of Nursing Uncensored! In this episode, Adrianne embarks upon a conversation with pal and co-worker, Jillian. Jillian has just graduated from Nursing School and is awaiting boards at the time of this recording. She’s got a lot of great stuff to say which is why this talk at NU Headquarters was so dang long.

The conversation winds around and through topics such as

-finding out “who you will be” after nursing school
- podcasts and other resources for learning
-anxiety from nursing school skills test outs
-and more!

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Top 10 School Supplies for Nursing Students and How to Use Them

It's official! Even though it's still summer, there are school supplies popping up in all the stores. Adrianne's college town is seeing a new influx of students who are about to start prepping for the coming semester. So that means it's time to shop for school supplies. Adrianne's not even in school anymore, yet she still wants to hit the sales.

By the time you get to college, you probably know what supplies you want and need, but let's challenge you to think outside the box.  Here are Adrianne's Top 10 Nursing School Supplies...

...and How to Use Them.

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Top 10 Summer Prep Tips for New Nursing Students

If you're an incoming nursing student, you already know the benefits of working ahead. In this episode,  Adrianne presents some things you should think about while sitting by the pool or hiding in the air conditioning between now and the end of August. (These tips wouldn’t hurt you returning students either!)

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Top 10 Nursing Clinicals Survival Tips

Many nursing programs require between 200-300 clinical hours to get you graduated, so why not harness the behaviors and tips to get you through with confidence and your health mostly intact.

This is by no means an exhaustive list, but these are the basics that Adrianne believes will set you up for clinical success.

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Must-have iOS Apps for Nurses & Nursing Students: Pt 1

In this episode, Adrianne talks about:
1.Passy-Muir TrachTools
2. O2 Calculator
3. ScrubCheats
4. NRSNG Clinical Library
5. IBM Micromedex Drug Info
6. IBM Micromedex IV Drug Compatibility
7. IVCalc
8. Omnimedex
9. Quizlet

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Prep Tips: the Last Weeks of Summer Before Nursing School

Adrianne shares 10 tips on how to best spend your time preparing during those final days and weeks before nursing school. She'd love to just tell you to kick back by the pool until the final minutes of summer have ticked down, but there is just too. much. to. do. 

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