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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 you pass NCLEX and get licensed – that is when you can officially PRACTICE as…

My NCLEX Testing Story

I remember the day I went to take the NCLEX.  Two years of hard work and study all culminating in one exam.  The sterile testing environment seemed like an appropriate place to start a career in healthcare.  Was I nervous, of course!  Becoming a nurse meant a lot to me and I think I would…