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RN Programs in Washington State

August 4, 2011

Choosing a program to become a nurse is a decision that should not be taken lightly. The student should consider the many options for nursing programs and determine whether the course is going to be completed in phases, bridging the education over the many nursing programs that are available or determine whether the three to four year term is going to be used over the course of the career.

Learning about the various programs that are available can be an effective way for the student to make the decision. In Washington State, nursing students will have to choose between large … Continue Reading

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Bridging Programs to Become A Registered Nurse

March 23, 2011

The process of becoming a registered nurse is not always a straight path that includes four years of nursing college or university. There are many nurses that have used bridging programs to work their way through the various levels of nursing, obtaining one certification while working to obtain the next.

There are three certification levels that are involved in becoming a registered nurse. The first part of the program includes becoming a nursing assistant or a certified nursing assistant. This section of the course can be completed predominantly on the internet, allowing the student to learn the basics of care … Continue Reading

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Registered Nurse (RN) Prerequisites

October 4, 2010

The nursing profession continues to be an ever growing profession and registered nurse prerequisites are a combination of educational and an official nursing examination known as the National Council Licensure Examination.

The levels of education required for the registered nurse (RN) prerequisites are as follows:

Bachelor’s Degree (BSN)
This qualifies an individual to begin at an entry level position in the nursing profession. This is usually a four year degree attained at the universities and colleges.

Associate Degree (ADN)
This also qualifies individuals to begin at an entry level position in the nursing profession; however completion of this associate degree … Continue Reading

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Becoming a C.R.N.A. – Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

February 24, 2010

By Melanie Ullman
For nurses currently holding a R.N. and a B.S.N. there are many opportunities to step up the career ladder and advance in the nursing profession. Obtaining a graduate level nursing program to become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist or C.R.N.A. is a great way to expand you nursing abilities and to earn additional income. A C.R.N.A. is a specialized advance practice nurse that is qualified to apply anesthesia. These nurses are in high demand and they make a very good income for the specialized work that they do. If you are a nurse looking to move … Continue Reading

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Choosing a Career as a Public Health Nurse

February 6, 2010

By Melanie Ullman
If you enjoy assisting others with their health care concerns and being a teacher at the same time public health nursing job may be for you. Public health nurses specialize in treating and preventing ailments. Many work for local clinics and community health centers. They also spend a great amount of time traveling and educating individuals on health care issues. Many public health nurses also travel to make home visits to seniors who are unable to leave their homes to go to doctor’s appointments or to visit new mothers to ensure that their newborn babies are developing … Continue Reading

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Nurse Practitioner Job Description

November 20, 2009

By Mark Alison
There are so many fields and specialties in the nursing profession; a Nurse Practitioner job description will help you understand this specialty. The nursing prerequisites are similar to most nursing school program advanced degrees.

In order to become a nurse practitioner or NP, the student has completed a minimum of a Masters Degree in advanced Nursing education and is trained to diagnose and manage common illnesses such as those in the elderly or pediatrics. They are able to manage chronic illnesses and provide a very wide range of health care services. Some of the care they provide … Continue Reading

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