Professional Nurse Resources

Nurses impact healthcare in many roles and across practice settings. Nurses consider the social determinants of health to provide holistic care, they strive to promote health equity, and from the bedside to the boardroom, the leadership of nurses impacts change.

Lippincott NursingCenter is here to help you pursue and achieve your professional goals while optimizing patient care and outcomes. Learn about issues and trends in nursing in our monthly From the Desk of the Chief Nurse series and delve into our professional nurse resources below.

From the Desk of the Chief Nurse

Chief Nurse, Wolters Kluwer, Health Learning, Research & Practice

Investing in New Nurse Graduates Matters to our Future

Year over year, we hear that new nursing graduates are not ready for practice. The numbers are clear; over the past 3 years the NCLEX pass rate for RNs has declined from 88.2% in 2019 to 79.9% in 2022 (NCSBN, 2022). In addition, only 23% of graduate nurses demonstrated entry level competence and readiness to practice (Kavanaugh & Szweda, 2017). The NCSBN has recognized that the current NCLEX exam did not adequately measure clinical judgement. Read more.


Explore the professional nurse resources Lippincott NursingCenter has assembled to help you succeed.