Protein Supplements: Is it Really Necessary?

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Let me just say this…I’m obviously no expert on the matter. And I’m sure there’s a ton of research/peer-reviewed articles out there, youtube videos, other blog posts, etc. I’ve literally only taken one beginner’s course in nutrition. At that’s it…maybe a more advanced nutrition course, in the near future, because I enjoyed it. But, through my experiences in the course, the question still remains…are protein supplements really necessary? This is my take on it. Continue reading “Protein Supplements: Is it Really Necessary?”

NCLEX HELP! What Should I Use?

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I recently got an email from Emily, from Chicago Heights, IL. Shout out to Emily! Thanks for the email! Like many, she said that she was struggling right now, studying for the big NCLEX test. She’s not getting the practice scores that she wants and she is asking about what resources should she be using? Continue reading “NCLEX HELP! What Should I Use?”

Resources For the Win: Which Stethoscope Should I Get?

Recently, Samantha (a nursing student from theĀ University of California, San Marcos; who is also a current CNA of mine) asked me “Which Stethoscope should should I get? I need a new one.”

My answer was simple. I highly recommend theĀ 3M Littmann Classic II S.E. Stethoscope, Black Tube, 28 inch, 2201

Continue reading “Resources For the Win: Which Stethoscope Should I Get?”