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Where to Buy Cheap Nursing School Uniforms

March 18, 2011

For students in nursing school, there is not often room within the budget to go and spend nearly one hundred dollars on an expensive pair of nursing scrubs that are going to be required for class time, laboratory time or even for clinical experience. The majority of students that are enrolled in the nursing program are searching for alternatives to this option, allowing the student to shop for cheap nursing school uniforms that are going to be worn.

Where can the student search for inexpensive nursing uniforms that are going to be worn through classes and while dealing with patients … Continue Reading

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Is Nursing School Right For Me?

November 9, 2010

Nursing is a field that is in persistent need of new recruits. This is because there are always many calamities that befall mankind and due to the increase in the number of modern diseases, many hospitals require qualified nurses who can feature in the field in a number of capacities. Clinical care particularly has many areas of specialization where one can, for example, become an anesthetist or obstetrician. Generally, qualification for this career is not overbearing but has a set of requirements academically and personally.

At the individual respect, the prospective student should have a passion for nursing because it … Continue Reading

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Online Nursing Programs

August 6, 2010

Online learning has become a hot topic in the world of post secondary education options. While criticized by many, online education offers many opportunities as a solution to growing problems in the world of education. No other spectrum of education notes the potential for online learning quite as well as nursing programs.

The United States is currently in the throes of a nursing shortage, alongside many other major health care professions. As of 2009, an estimated 116,000 positions served by nurses throughout hospitals across the country, and nearly 100,000 employment positions within nursing homes, will remain unfilled. This creates … Continue Reading

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Skills Needed To Become A Nurse

July 13, 2010

Due to several economic and demographic factors, the demand for licensed practical nurses in the United States has been increasing for several years. Within the near future, demand for nurses is estimated to skyrocket; demographic polls have suggested that between the years of 2006 to 2016 this demand will increase over 23%.

As of May 2006, the average hourly wage of a nurse within the United States was $28.70, while the average annual income was $59,710. Today, in 2010, the average annual nursing salary has already risen to between approximately $62,450-$65,130, with an average hourly rate of roughly $31.31. The … Continue Reading

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Nursing School Textbooks

December 23, 2009

By Melanie Ullman
A nursing curriculum entails a good deal of learning regardless of which course is being undertaken. This usually means lots of nursing school textbooks. These can be purchased new and in many instances also used, both at on and offline book stores, but with an online nursing course, a good deal of the course material can be downloaded, which precludes from having to buy as many text books. Perhaps not all, but there will definitely be some savings in terms of course or degree material. As far as text books are concerned, if you are very lucky … Continue Reading

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Nursing School Grants And Scholarships

August 6, 2009

By Melanie Ullman

Going into a nursing program to pursue nursing as a career is very beneficial. You can expect to not only obtain a valuable career but also have the money to pay for your education. There is currently a tremendous shortage of nurses all across the country and unfortunately it is only expected to get worse.

To encourage people to pursue the field of nursing there are numerous federal, state and private funds available in the form of grants and scholarships to help people fund a nursing education. What’s great is that grants and scholarships do not have … Continue Reading

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