NCSBN Revises Definition of Entry-level Nurse

September 2nd, 2014 by

young entry level nurseEvery graduate nurse dreads taking the NCLEX – the state board exam required to obtain a license to practice in the United States. This test is used to measure the minimum skill and knowledge needed for safe and effective practice by an entry level nurse. Previously “entry level” was defined as a nurse having no more than six months of experience, but has been redefined. The entry level designation is now a nurse that has no more than 12 months of experience. [...] Read More

Projected Nursing Shortage in 2015

July 31st, 2014 by

nurses needed in 2015The US Department of Labor expects the nursing profession to grow by 22% from 2008-2018. [...] Read More