Launches New Nurse Survival Guide introduces new resource, packed with advice from nursing experts on nursing education and jobs.

Oct 03, 2011, 15:01 ET from

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspiring nurses and those just starting out will find a one-stop source for nursing education and career information in the just-released New Nurse Survival Guide, published on This comprehensive resource pulls together experts from every corner of nursing, from top nursing school admissions officers to hiring managers, career gurus and popular nursing bloggers. The result is an interactive tool that's an essential read for anyone interested in the nursing field.

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Those considering a nursing degree can consult the guide's education section. Tools like the Degree Decoder and Application Guide will help soon-to-be students decipher which nursing degree is the best option for them and how to approach the application process. Plus, they can browse video interviews with current nursing students, and more.

New grads can read on to discover not only the best job options for nurses, but also how to land them, as career experts weigh in on how to master the resume and interview process. Those who have just started their first nursing job can learn more about the day-to-day realities of nursing, with items like What is Nursing Really Like, a survey of experienced nurses, and the interactive Avoiding Nurse Burnout quiz.

The founder of, Joseph Deal, says, "We want to thank all the contributors who helped us create the New Nurse Survival Guide. We're thrilled to be able to share it with the nursing community."

About, founded in 2008, is a comprehensive online resource for nursing careers and education. For more information, please visit