Category Archives: History

When Does One Become a Nurse?

Is it when you pass the NCLEX? When you graduate from nursing school? When you get that first license? Or when you start your first job?  When do you become a nurse? So technically it is when you graduate.  When … Continue reading






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Happy Labor Day to all Nurses and Nurses-to-be!

Remember in this journey you are on this quote by Art Williams: “I’m not telling you its going to be easy.  I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it” Happy Labor Day!  Did you realize that the first Labor Day … Continue reading






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Some Basic Facts About the NCLEX Exam

Up until 1944, each state administered their own licensure examination for nurses.  Obviously, this made moving from state to state more difficult.  In 1944, the National League for Nursing created the State Board Test Pool Examination (SBTPE), which was then … Continue reading






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