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A student nurse wearing teal scrubs and a yellow stethoscope reviews a textbook in the simulation center.

What Is the NCLEX?

Before graduate nurses can practice, they must pass the NCLEX licensure exam. That’s why it’s important for aspiring nurses to choose a nursing program with high passing rates, so they can make sure they are getting the best education possible for their time and money. Continue reading

A successful nurse in a white coat with a stethoscope has a proud smile as she celebrates her hard work.

What Is an RN?

RNs are responsible for all aspects of patient care, from giving medication and performing diagnostic tests to educating patients and their families on their illnesses and treatments. Continue reading

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