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New Nurses Leave Us With Inspiration

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For student nurses in their final year of nursing school, December is a milestone month. Many are graduating this month, while others are preparing for their final semester as students, but all are one step closer to the reality of a career in nursing. 

Throughout this year, nurses who have recently started careers in various specialties have shared advice, inspiration, and insights for students considering different nursing paths. Whether you are heading into your final semester of nursing school or beginning a career of your own, here are some of the best pieces of advice we’ve received this year to guide you on your journey to becoming a nurse.

Have You Considered Rheumatology Nursing?

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A Clinical Nurse Specialist Describes Her Role

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Why This Nurse Executive Believes in Transparent Leadership

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A Passion for Humanitarian Nursing

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Delivering Envisioned Childbirth Experiences

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Finding Balance as a Nursing Student Leader

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Finding Joy as a New Oncology Nurse

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A Vision for the Future of Global Healthcare

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Nursing School Graduates Work Towards Healthier Future for the Homeless

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A Veteran Pursuing Her Passion for Nursing

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