Happy Veterans Day

  “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations…” –President Woodrow Wilson Nov 11 1918   I am proud to be a Veteran of The United States Army. Not many people understand the discipline and self sacrifice required to serve in the military. As an educator I often ask questions to gain a better understanding of what motivates people to think the way they do. Today I decided to ask this question of random people that I encountered while running my errands “Why is it important to celebrate Veterans day?” The responses ranged from offended looks to the standard answer of “because the people that died for our freedom deserve recognition”. As a result of this experience, something very important occurred to me; many civilians that have not served in the military have no idea about the origins of Veterans Day or why we should celebrate it. Nothing to fear, Nurse educator Nicole is here. On any given day I wear a number of hats. I am a mom, daughter, sister, Nurse, educator, entrepreneur, and an Army Veteran.  Today I’m putting on my Veteran and educator hat. Answers to commonly asked Veterans day questions are listed below. Knowing these answers will make you a more informed citizen. My hope is that...

Nursing Success College Career & Education EXPO!

The Nursing Success College Expo is coming November 21, 2015 located in Richmond, VA. We have sponsors and vendors for the event, especially for nurses! This event is for RNs, LPNs, CNAs, students and future nurses!! Come one, come all!! Here is a list of benefits: FREE Parking! Classes for nurses to own their own businesses! There will be on the site interviews for nurses! Classes for nurses to acquire CEU’s! Schools of nursing with open enrollment! Vendors with information to help nurses! Books about how to become a nurses and more!! Nurse dolls, children’s books and DVD’s about nursing! Check out www.nursingsuccesscollege.com website Sign up on eventbrite! http://www.eventbrite.com/e/nursing-success-college-career-education-expo-rva-tickets-17357640169?aff=es2      ...

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