There are very many good nursing schools all over the United States that offer very good nursing programs. The students in such institutions are trained to be registered nurses, nurse specialists and nurse practitioners. Three of the top good nursing schools that are recognized all over the nation for offering the most comprehensive nursing degree programs include:
- Johns Hopkins University
- The University of Washington in Seattle
- The University of Pennsylvania Continue reading
Accreditation is a self- regulatory process that is voluntary. This is where non governmental organizations will recognize schools and programs which are seen to conform or meet a certain set of standards set for quality education. Attending an Accredited nursing school is very important. Two national organizations are responsible for accrediting nursing education programs they include:
- The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) which accredits all nursing education programs like master’s, baccalaureate, associate’s and diploma
- The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) that accredits programs that offer only master’s and baccalaureate level nursing degrees. Continue reading
There are very many Registered nurses (RNs) in United States, there are over 2.6 million and 60 percent of registered nurses work in hospitals. There are very many universities with god nursing programs. For one to be a registered nurse one may choose to follow three main paths which include:
What do you do to beat the bad reputation of your school and get the competitive edge for the ideal job?
Consider every day that you are providing patient care at a clinical location as a job interview. Be looking for the perfect place to work. How will you know which floor of the hospital or clinical site is the ideal one to work? You will be asking and watching for answers to these questions:
- Are the nurses happy there and friendly?
- Are the nurses helpful to the students?
- Is it a team environment/ where everyone helps each other?
- Does the nurse manager have great leadership skills and get along with all team members? Continue reading
As a result of the nursing shortage experienced all over the United States counter measures were developed one being the accelerated nursing program. This is where a nurse is sent a nurse goes through nursing school much faster than is normally the case so as to increase the number of nurses in the healthcare industry. This program has been going on for quite some time and there are very many Accelerated nursing schools available all through the country. Many more schools that previously did not offer this program have begun offering it to their nursing students. Continue reading
Registered nurses are very important and they make up the majority of people who work in the health care industry. They work alongside physicians and other health care professionals in the treatment and educating of patients and the families of these patients. In the United States there are very many registered nursing schools from which an individual may choose to take his/her nursing course.
A degree in nursing is the best foundation for a carrier in the health care field. Most registered nursing schools offer three types of programs as listed below. Continue reading
Nurses play very important parts in hospitals and other medical care centers all across the globe. They are dedicated to both treating and educating individuals and communities on matters of health care. Before one qualifies as a nurse, one has to under go intense training at any of the nursing schools all over the United States. Private nursing schools are part of this group and many students praise this type of nursing schools. Continue reading
The pediatric nursing program focuses mainly on children’s medical needs. Most graduate level nursing programs offer the opportunity to focus more on pediatric nursing, but there are also undergraduate- level nursing programs that have course work related to this field. There are nursing schools that offer a combined bachelors and masters’ degree in pediatric nursing field. Continue reading
When you want to join a nursing school, there are a number of requirements that you need to fulfill that will ensure your application is accepted. You have to know what entrance exams need to be done, what is needed in an application and it is also advisable to ask for advice from people who applied successfully to further increase your chance of acceptance. Continue reading
There are many different areas of nursing you can choose from. There is something for everyone. And if down the road, you become bored or maybe you just need a change or a challenge…..nursing has it. The pay may vary from one area to another. Let’s look at the latest figures for average pay for the different areas of nursing. These are for RN’s.This pay is the average in the U.S. Your area may differ, California is going to be significantly higher and a more rural area of the country may be a bit less. Continue reading