Nursing School Week by Week


March 8, 2023

Top Reasons You Should Become a Nurse

There are so many great reasons to become a nurse. No job is going to be all bad or all good, but a mixture of the two. And nursing definitely has it’s good and it’s bad qualities. But, let’s talk …

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Jan. 27, 2023

Top Reasons NOT to be a Nurse

I want you all to go into this nursing field with your eyes wide open. So today I'm talking about some powerful reasons why you might NOT want to become a nurse. Nursing isn't for everyone, and it pays to …

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Nov. 29, 2022

The 5 Flashcards You Need to Ace Pharmacology

Pharmacology is hands down one of the toughest classes you will take in nursing school. In this episode I'm sharing my personal study system for how to minimize your time studying and maximize the results. One of the main com...

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Sept. 26, 2022

Are You Too Old For Nursing School?

It's a common question, and if you're asking yourself if you're too old to go to nursing school, you are not alone. If you are a "non-traditional" student, you actually have a few advantages! Some special challenges that I'll...

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July 8, 2022


Diabetes is an important topic in nursing school, and a common diagnosis that you’ll help treat in your future patients. In this podcast, I talk about the: Differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Complications such as...

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Jan. 11, 2022

8 Secrets to Success in Nursing School

These are the 8 secrets to success I've learned in my year and a half of nursing school. Success is no accident. It takes hard work, but it helps to hear tips from someone who's gone before you on this …

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Dec. 3, 2021

Heart Failure

Even as nursing students in clinicals, we see so many patients affected by heart failure. This is definitely a biggie, and one you need to know. Today I'm breaking it down, and hitting the highlights of what you need to …

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Sept. 12, 2021

My INSANELY Effective Study System

T oday I’m sharing with you my insanely effective study system that I use for nursing school. This is a study system that is big on active learning, and NOT passive, time-wasting things. I’m NOT talking about re-reading or re...

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Aug. 10, 2021

You Need These Study Apps

"There's an app for that!" There's an app for everything, and today I’m talking about the top 3 apps you need as a nursing student. I’m about halfway through my nursing school program, and I am telling you - these …

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July 8, 2021

6 Reasons You Should Work During Nursing School

Deciding whether or not to work while you go to nursing school can be a difficult decision. Should you focus on studying? Should you get the experience of working? Today we’re talking about 6 reasons why you should work durin...

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April 18, 2021

Chronic Kidney Disease

What do you need to know as a nursing student about Chronic Kidney Disease? T oday I'm going to be talking about chronic kidney disease. When a patient has a problem with their kidneys, it can either be an acute …

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April 4, 2021


Let's talk about Cirrhosis! Learn about the signs and symptoms, the complications, and what you, as the nurse, can do about it. Over 44,000 people die every year from cirrhosis, so it’s the 9th leading cause of death in the …

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March 21, 2021

Hyperthyroidism & Hypothyroidism

T his week, the most high-yield topic is hyper and hypothyroidism. You’ll see a lot of your test questions coming from this subject. I’m gonna talk about hyperthyroidism first, and then I’ll cover hypothyroidism. So, What is ...

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Sept. 20, 2020

8 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Nursing Clinicals

I f the hospitals in your area are allowing students to come in, then you’ll likely be starting your clinical rotations soon, if you haven’t already. Today I’m going to share some tips that will help you really get the …

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Sept. 6, 2020

Physical Assessment

Doing a head to toe assessment is something you will be doing day in and day out for the rest of your nursing career, so let’s learn how to do it quickly, and efficiently.

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Aug. 30, 2020

Tissue Integrity

For the 1st week of nursing school, the most high-yield topic is tissue integrity. Well, what is tissue integrity? It’s your skin’s ability to repair itself and stay healthy. Let's talk about it!

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Aug. 8, 2020

10 Essential Nursing Supplies

Today we’ll be talking about the 10 essential supplies you need for nursing school. Then I’ll run through about 15 more things that are nice to have. This list may be a little different for each school, so if your …

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July 17, 2020

What to Expect at Nursing School Orientation

Nursing school orientation is just one of the many things that is so different in 2020. At orientation, your professors will go over the dress code for skills lab and clinicals, the schedule that you could have for your clini...

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July 3, 2020

You've Been Accepted! Now What?

Today we’re going to be talking about all the little requirements that have to be met in the months leading up to nursing school. This is after you’ve been accepted, but before the actual start date of your program. When …

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