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Conquering Test Anxiety (and How Not to Let it Conquer You)

Written by: Christina L. Aranda, Janell M. Mihelic and Janie Schumaker

BCEN’s Janie Schumaker teamed up with test anxiety experts Dr. Christina Aranda and Dr. Janell Mihelic to help nursing students and nurses everywhere:

  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of test anxiety
  • Learn how to manage anxiety before, during and after tests and exams

View a complete list of test anxiety tips and other resources on BCEN’s Tackling Test Anxiety page.


Get up to Speed on Transport Nursing

Learn about transport nursing from one of the world’s leading experts and innovators in flight nursing, BCEN board member and board certified flight nurse extraordinaire, Allen Wolfe, and follow nursing student Dylan McCloud as he shadows a LifeNet 2-2 flight crew.

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Specialty Certification Really Matters and a Life Could Depend on It

BCEN’s Janie Schumaker describes a turning point that happened during one fateful ED night shift early in her career. The article also describes why employers, nurse leaders and nurses value specialty certification with highlights from BCEN’s landmark Value of Certification study that surveyed over 8,800 certified and noncertified emergency nurses and over 1,000 nurse leaders.