The Secrets for Getting Through Nursing School
Have you ever tried to run through waist deep water? The harder you try,
th...
be able to help so many people because of your hard work that you put in.

Focus on the people
Nursing students who rememb...
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  1. 1. The Secrets for Getting Through Nursing School Have you ever tried to run through waist deep water? The harder you try, the more the water builds up and pushes against you. Nursing school can feel so difficult at times but below are a list of ways to tackle this giant to the ground. Not only can you do it, but you can become excel in it with a few healthy tips featured below. Manage your stress Whether it is a nursing administration degree, nursing education degree, or even a normal nursing degree, it won’t be easy. With the struggles of homework, finances, and time weighing you down, don’t let your stress add to this already large list of things weighing you down. Laughing and enjoying your learning can seem small but can bring joy back into the black and white monotony that can overwhelm you during school. Add color to your life and remember why you are studying. Enjoy the little moments and don’t ever be afraid to laugh. Life is funny. Make it personal Take personal responsibility for the quality of your work. Do your best because your name is associated with what you are doing. Trying to be proud and take ownership for what you are doing will add much more enjoyment and satisfaction to what you are doing. Personal Improvement through failure It can seem so daunting when you receive negative feedback from an instructor or clinical supervisor. The feedback might be harsh, but think about the feedback and think about if there is even a single ounce of truth to what the instructor is saying. Be humble and able to hold up your chin up high after receiving criticism and use that criticism to make yourself better than you were before. The extra mile Schooling seems like the only thing that we want the least amount for our buck. Take advantage of your recourses and go the extra mile. Not only will all the extra studying pay off for your success in nursing school but it will help you be an exceptional nurse and consequently, you will
  2. 2. be able to help so many people because of your hard work that you put in. Focus on the people Nursing students who remember the people are more successful and are able to give better service to his or her patients. Nurses who focus on the people also bring a certain sense of well-being to the patient and can even bring this same feeling to the family as well. Simple things such as learning the patients name can go a long way. Ask those before you You aren’t the only person who has ever jumped through the hoops of being a nursing student. Others before you have gone the way and they know more about your experience than anyone else. Asking those who are seniors in you program can give you great insight. You don’t need to learn from your own mistakes when you can learn from others. Take advantage of their experience and use it to your advantage. Photo Credit: http://nursingresearch518february2012.wikispaces.com/, http://farm7.staticflickr.com/

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