Expert Advice

Welcome to the newest section of our website! We’ve collected answers here, from experienced RNs, to some of the most commonly asked questions about nursing education and careers.

Our writers have direct personal experience with many of the major issues you’re likely to face throughout your nursing career, and have been generous enough to share their advice with you here.

If you’d like to suggest new questions to be answered (or if you’d like to write articles for us yourself), please email us at You can also check out our Articles and Resources page for links to other nursing articles and organizations. Enjoy!

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Interview with Jerome Stone: Author of Minding the Bedside -- See more >>

President of American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN), William Lecher -- See more >>

Interview with the National Association of Schools Nurses -- See more >> (with video)

Q&A with Dr. Joan Warren, Board of Directors, National Nursing Staff Development Organization (NNSDO) -- See more >>

Q&A with Marty Witrak, Dean, School of Nursing at College of St. Scholastica -- See more >>

Q&A with Military Nurse, Noreen Diedo -- See more >> (with video)

Q&A with Maternity Nurse, Cynthia Logsdon -- See more >>

Q&A with Susan Sims-Giddens, Program Director for the Online RN to BSN at Missouri State University -- See more >>

Q&A with Dr. Patricia Benner, Faculty Development Officer, NovEx: Novice to Expert Clinical Learning -- See more >>

Q&A with Nurse Educator, Liana Orsolini-Hain on the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action -- See more >> (with video)

Q&A with the Nursing Site's Kathy Quan, RN, BSN, PHN: Thoughts on Home Health, Hospice, and Nursing in General -- See more >> (with video)

The's Consultant Clinical Editor, Lisa Morris Bonsall on Pursuing Nursing -- See more >> (with video)

Q&A with Nurse Blogger and Public Health Nurse Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, NC-BC -- See more >> (with video)

Q&A with Oncology Nurse, Carl Brown, PhD, RN, AOCN -- See more >> (with video)

Q&A with Case Management Nurse, Wendie A. Howland, RN, MN, CRRN, CCM, CNLCP -- See more >> (with video)

Q&A with Nurse Anesthetist, Debbie Malina, CRNA, MBA, DNSc -- See more >>

Q&A with Neuro/Ortho Nurse Cara Landes, RN -- See more >> (with video)

Q&A with Med-Surg Nurse, Sandra D. Fights, MS, RN, CMSRN, CNE -- See more >> (with video)

Q&A with Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse, Susan Cox, RN, MSN, CHPN -- See more >>

Q&A with James DeMaria, BSN, Renal Care Nursing Executive -- See more >> (with video)

Q&A with Aila Accad, RN, MSN in Health Promotion and Wellness -- See more >> (with video)

Q&A with Margarite Alvarez, CEO of Choice Home Health Care -- See more >> (with video)

Q&A With Carol Ladden, Assistant Dean for Admissions at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing -- See more >>

Q&A with Infusion Nurse, Cora Vizcarra, RN, CRNI, MBA -- See more >> (with video)

10 Questions with Amy Knowles, Assistant Dean, NYU College of Nursing -- See more >>