Category: Certification

The Gifted Nurse: Continuous Learning

Continuous learning creates successful people and successful people are fascinating. What makes someone who started with nothing become a world famous celebrity, activist, philanthropist, etc. while someone else born into riches becomes a drug addict, criminal, or toxic, unhappy human? Is it luck, circumstance, or something else? Many of my readers know that I got off to a rough start, not as a child but as an adult. I was raised by loving parents, grandparents, and lots of aunts, uncles, and cousins but found myself pregnant at 19, quit college where I was enrolled in a pre-med program, and...

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Why You Should Be Certified & 3 Steps to Build a Culture of Certification

I’ve been preparing nurses to pass nursing certifications exams for more than eight years now. Teaching these prep courses are some of my favorite courses to teach. However, throughout my years, I’ve heard grumbling from nurses who don’t see the value of certification. They just think certification is a “money maker” for the certifying body. These grumblers tend to be nurses who have been practicing for decades, who get snarky as they say, “I don’t need no stinkin’ certification to prove I’m competent!” YES! And they are correct. Certification does not PROVE a nurse is competent. Certification VALIDATES their...

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