Archive for July, 2011

Nurses Can Work, Travel And Get Paid

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

Not many careers can give you both the freedom and flexibility to work on your own terms and set your own schedule. If you would like to reach out for new opportunities, see new places and maximize your nursing pay, then you may be interested in spending some time as a travel nurse. As a [...]

State Specific LPN Salary Levels

Sunday, July 24th, 2011

Anybody who is looking for LPN Salary information will find this helpful.  We thought it would be beneficial to see what states offer the highest pay as it relates to LPN Salaries or wages.  The numbers found below are round number estimates and are subject to change and can fluctuate based experience and your negotiating [...]

The Most Important Things to Know About Prerequisites for Nursing

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Advances in medical care, medical technology, and an aging population combine to make job prospects in healthcare bright. Regarding these job opportunities, those who have been trained in nursing have the most to gain. Nurses are the largest group of healthcare professionals, and those who get the skills needed to become a registered nurse (RN) [...]

What to Expect from a Nursing Salary

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

Although nursing is a very emotionally rewarding career, the financial compensation is a definite bonus. The first step in becoming a Registered Nurse is becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse. This forms the basis of your classes and hands on experience and also provides income while you finish school. An RN salary, like any salary, depends [...]

Important Facts About What To Expect From A Career As An LVN

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

If one is looking for a flexible career that pays well without needing to attain a pricy and time consuming four year degree, a career as an LVN, or Licensed Vocational Nurse and also known as a Licensed Practical Nurse, might be an option worth exploring. Because the baby boomer population is aging and therefore [...]

Five Important Facts About Accelerated Nursing Programs

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

Accelerated Nursing Programs are ideal for anyone wanting to get a head start on a career in this field. Many job choice options are available, including Licensed Practical Nurses. What is an Accelerated Nursing Program? Traditionally, graduating with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing takes four years. With an Accelerated Nursing Program, students can earn [...]

Top Reasons to Consider Being a Pediatric Nurse

Friday, July 8th, 2011

There are many reasons to become a nurse. Many of those same reasons apply to becoming a pediatric nurse. However, there are many different reasons nursing students and recent graduates choose to go into the specialty of pediatric nursing. Ability to Positively Affect a Family Many nurses go into the field because of the ability [...]

LPN – Licensed Practical Nurse Overview

Friday, July 1st, 2011

A licensed practical nurse, also known as a licensed vocational nurse in some regions, generally works under the supervision of a doctor or registered nurse. LPNs are trained to complete an array of tasks. The demand for this profession has been growing, and it is a great option for those who have an interest in [...]