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MSN Degree

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The question on whether or not you should try to earn your MSN degree depends more on your specific situation and goals. Some of these goals could be that you are seeking a higher education experience, career advancement opportunities, professional status or even just a personal fulfillment. No matter the exact reason that has led(…)

DNP

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The Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, also called DNP, is the top academic degree available to those working in the nursing field. Typically those looking to earn their DNP are Registered Nurses (RN) who are wanting to become a Nurse Practitioner. However there are other roles that someone can have while holding their Doctorate of(…)

LPN-LVN Degree

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By getting your LPN-LVN degree, you will start the first step in the growing field of healthcare with this entry-level nursing position. Even though there is a desperate need for more qualified nursing personnel, some nursing schools have reported a deluge of candidates applying for school creating a waiting list. Due to this situation, getting(…)

RN Degree

RN Degree

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Choosing a career as a registered nurse is a great option for those who want to work in the medical field, but first you will need to get your RN degree. Nurses perform a wide variety of duties depending on where they work. For example, some nurses provide direct patient care while others are involved in(…)

Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)

Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)

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An associate degree in nursing (ADN) is an area of study that is marketable in today’s economy. There have been technological advances in the medical industry that have led to an increase in demand for associate degrees. The U.S. and world population have grown, and generations are living longer. There are several degrees in the(…)

BSN Degree

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The Bachelor of Science in nursing or BSN degree is a type of academic degree that can be completed in a four-year program from an accredited nursing school. This type of degree is concentrated in the sciences and in the principles of nursing. The student who graduates from a BSN degree program has received training(…)

RN To BSN Bridge Programs

RN To BSN Bridge Programs

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RN to BSN: Furthering Your Education, Expanding Your Options When you got your RN degree, you may have rejoiced thinking that you were done with schooling.  Most RNs who do not have a BSN have obtained an associate’s degree in nursing, although some diploma RNs may still be actively working. With an ADN, you were(…)

LPN To BSN Bridge Programs

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Expanding into Nursing as a Profession: LPN to BSN Getting your LPN was a great way to become a member of a vast and growing profession: nursing.  However, you may find that working as an LPN has a few disadvantages.  In many cases, you get paid far less than an RN for doing similar work. (…)

Nursing Degrees and Certifications

Nursing Degrees and Certifications

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With so many different areas for specialization, the nursing field may offer more types of degrees and certifications than any other sector of the healthcare industry. For aspiring nurses, this means that it is important to have career goals clearly mapped-out so as to ensure that they enroll in the correct type of nursing program(…)

Earning Your Online Nursing Degree

Earning Your Online Nursing Degree

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With the advent of online teaching platforms, earning a nursing degree online is becoming more and more popular.  You can get an online nursing degree at any level of the educational hierarchy. Associates degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and even master’s degrees are all offered as online versions of the traditional curriculum.  Taking classes online provides for(…)