Not Just Another Brick In The Wall

“We don’t need no education.” Where did that come from? I don’t usually channel Pink Floyd while blogging. Maybe my subconscious is kicking in; I’ve been reading articles on nursing education and feeling guilty that I changed my role-option from that of nurse educator. Originally, that is what I wanted to do with my MSN. …

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One Nurse At A Time

Inspiration comes when you least expect it. Or, sometimes you do expect it, it’s the source that surprises you. We can thank (or blame, if you like) the ANA for this post! The ANA sends out a daily digest called the ANA SmartBrief. Smart, concise summaries of nursing news and interesting articles, it comes daily …

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The MSN: Why Do You Want This?

Can we talk frankly here? Why do you want this degree? The MSN represents a multi-thousand dollar investment. Most will go into debt to achieve it; student loans, lines of equity. This is money that must be paid back whether or not you complete the degree. It’s a serious investment of time and money, so …

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The Master of Science in Nursing at the Bedside

Well of course I was going to go into nursing education after graduating with my masters!Then again, there is nursing administration, research, or this new area called “Nursing Informatics”. I could become a Clinical Nurse Specialist, but do I want Geriatrics, Critical Care, Emergency, Women’s Health, Mental Health or Pediatrics? Or should I become a …

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The Revolution Has Been Digitized

  Have you gone searching the Internet for one piece of information, only to find yourself intrigued by another piece of information? Then, following that link you found yourself curious about something that led you to yet another website? People call that “getting distracted.” I call it curiosity. It’s truly miraculous, this world, this universe …

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Let’s Get It Started!

I am so excited to be blogging here at Masters in Nursing! When the offer was presented, I deliberated with due diligence and deep thought…for about two seconds! Accepting this opportunity just made sense. Here I am, one year post-BSN, looking for a masters program in nursing and I can blog my way through the …

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