Back to School Guide for Adult Nursing Students
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by paula nechak
7M ago
Home July 21, 2022 Tips for Adults Starting Nursing School Written and reported by: Denice Rackley Contributing Writer Pursuing her dream of a nursing career, Lori Beal, RN, of Burlington, Kentucky, began nursing school later in life. “I have always wanted to be a nurse but going back to school to begin a career at 48 was rather daunting,” Beal said. “Juggling school with family responsibilities was difficult, but it was worth it.” There are many options enabling adults to fit school around their work and home commitments since programs are now available online, in person, during ..read more
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RN and Other Nursing Careers to Pursue in 2022
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by Arun Thomas
11M ago
Home March 5, 2022 RN and Other Nursing Careers to Pursue in 2022 Written and reported by: Melissa Kimmerling, EdD, MOT, OTR/L Contributing Writer If you are compassionate and want to make a difference in people’s lives, 2022 is a great time to pursue a career in nursing. Nurses have long been recognized as some of the most trusted healthcare providers. Plus, the healthcare industry is growing rapidly and nurses are a big part of the expansion. In this Article Licensed Practical Nurse |Registered Nurse |Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Among the benefits of nursing, nurses ..read more
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How Nurses Can Network on LinkedIn
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by All Nursing Schools Staff
1y ago
Home February 14, 2022 How Nurses Can Network on LinkedIn Written and reported by: Mimi Polner Contributing Writer Whether you’re a seasoned nurse or a new graduate, you can use LinkedIn to make connections and showcase your knowledge and experience on a global scale. “LinkedIn is one big networking event,” says Zach Smith, BSN, RN, a healthcare entrepreneur who serves as an advisor to Healthstream, which develops software for the healthcare industry. Every connection is an additional seat in your audience.” “The more people who know who you are and what your story is,” Smith says ..read more
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What’s the Difference Between a Registered Nurse and a Nurse Practitioner?
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by All Nursing Schools Staff
1y ago
Home December 13, 2021 What’s the Difference Between a Registered Nurse and a Nurse Practitioner? Written and reported by: Stephanie Behring Contributing Writer Registered nurses (RNs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) both provide patient care, but there are significant differences between these two important nursing roles. While RNs provide direct care to patients in a variety of settings, NPs hold a graduate degree and can take on additional tasks such as diagnosing patients and, in many states, prescribing medication. In this Article Roles and Responsibilities | Workplaces | Spe ..read more
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Accelerated Nursing Program Basics
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by All Nursing Schools Staff
1y ago
Home January 3, 2022 Accelerated Nursing Program Basics Written and reported by: Stephanie Behring Contributing Writer Accelerated nursing programs are designed for people who already have a bachelor’s degree in any other discipline. They allow you to use the credits you earned as part of your current degree toward a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree—the most common degree held by registered nurses (RNs). In this Article How Does it Work? | How Long Does it Take? | Classes | Online Programs | Is This Program Right for Me? | FAQs This means you won’t have to start fro ..read more
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Why Nursing Is a Solid Career for Men
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by All Nursing Schools Staff
1y ago
Home December 30, 2021 Why Nursing Is a Solid Career for Men Written and reported by: Lisa Jaffe Contributing Writer Despite the many reasons to consider nursing—including solid pay and opportunity for growth—many men don’t pursue a career in the field. But they are needed in a profession where many patients want to see themselves in the healthcare workers who care for them. In this Article Number of Male Nurses | Stable Profession with Opportunities | Room for Advancement | Needed Diversity | Scholarships for Men | FAQ Number of Males Nurses Inches Up According to the Journal ..read more
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6 Steps to a Second Career as a Nurse
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by All Nursing Schools Staff
1y ago
Home December 21, 2021 6 Steps to a Second Career as a Nurse with an Accelerated BSN Written and reported by: Anna Giorgi Contributing Writer If you’re considering nursing as a second career, making the change may be easier than you think. If you already have a bachelor’s degree in any field, you can leverage that education in an accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program and complete your nursing education in less than two years. In This Article Steps to a Second Career as a Nurse | What Is an Accelerated Nursing Degree? | Online Programs | Is Nursing Right for Y ..read more
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Why More Black Nurses Are Needed in Healthcare
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by All Nursing Schools Staff
1y ago
Home December 17, 2021 Why More Black Nurses Are Needed in Healthcare Written and reported by: Sara J. Nguyen Contributing Writer While Black Americans represent 13% of the population, only 7.8% of nurses are Black, according to the federal Health Resources and Services Administration. This gap is narrower than it used to be, but there continues to be a strong need for more Black nurses. “There are benefits for both the health system and consumer side when you have a diverse population of people who are providing health to the community,” says Tiffany M. Montgomery, an assistant pr ..read more
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What’s the Difference Between a Registered Nurse and a Nurse Practitioner?
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by All Nursing Schools Staff
1y ago
Home December 13, 2021 What’s the Difference Between a Registered Nurse and a Nurse Practitioner? Written and reported by: Stephanie Behring Contributing Writer Registered nurses (RNs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) both provide patient care, but there are significant differences between these two important nursing roles. While RNs provide direct care to patients in a variety of settings, NPs hold a graduate degree and can take on additional tasks such as diagnosing patients and, in many states, prescribing medication. In this Article Roles and Responsibilities | Workplaces | Spe ..read more
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Money Matters: Making a Plan to Pay for Nursing School
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by All Nursing Schools Staff
1y ago
Home November 24, 2021 Money Matters: Making a Plan to Pay for Nursing School Written and reported by: Sheila Mickool Contributing Writer Decisions, decisions. Which nursing career do you want to pursue? What program? Which school? And how will you pay for it? The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports RNs with a bachelor’s degree earn a median annual salary of $75,330, with the lowest 10% earning less than $53,410 and the highest 10% earning more than $116,230. The BLS also projects employment of nurses to grow 9% between 2020 and 2030, a little faster than average for all ..read more
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