Who is the NCLEX Whisperer? It’s a nurse who is a miracle worker in helping students pass the NCLEX. Meet Damion Jenkins, who I met recently at the National Nurses in Business Association (NNBA) conference. Here’s how one nurse saw a need… and started a business! I was inspired because so many nurses don’t realize the skills they have that could parlay into independence and an income. I asked Damion a few questions to get to know him better. Damion, tell me about your business. The Nurse Speak is a boutique nursing education and consulting company specializing in creating customized mentoring and tutoring services for nursing students and new graduate nurses who find themselves struggling within their program, or passing the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). By using a holistic approach to mentoring and tutoring, The Nurse Speak provides clients with a personalized learning experience that focuses on eliminating barriers and providing client-focused strategies for success! The Nurse Speak also offers a variety of customized tutoring, mentoring, content writing, and consulting services for other healthcare students such as, CNA/GNA, PCT, Phlebotomy, & CPR, as well as healthcare facilities, online nursing CE companies, nursing related blogs and more! What inspired […]
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Nurse Statisitcs: The average wage for nurse practitioners was more than twice the U.S. average for all occupations
Nurse practitioners earned an annual mean wage of $97,990 nationally, but wages for this occupation varied from $82,880 in Oklahoma to over $115,000 in California, Alaska, and Hawaii. Although average wages for nurse practitioners were similar in Alaska and California, California employed many more of them, 9,980 in May 2014,compared with 370 in Alaska. Mississippi had among the highest employment concentrations of nurse practitioners—more than twice the U.S. average.-U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics