Nurse Education

Nursing Schools for Your BSN Degree

Posted by Admin on November 7, 2012 under Nurse Education | Comments are off for this article

Before you can be a travel nurse, you need to be a Registered Nurse (RN). This usually means getting your BSN degree from a formal nursing school.

BSN degree programs (bachelor’s of science in nursing) are usually around 4-5 years in length. BSN degrees encompass general education prerequisite classes followed by core nursing classes, and culminate in the NCLEX-RN (National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses) exam, the official registration exam to become an RN.

Nursing schools are designed to prepare you to be an RN, which means technical subjects, communication skills, and a lot of other subjects to be learned. Nursing schools are not a picnic. However, Getting your BSN degree from a good nursing school and becoming a travel nurse can be a very lucrative adventure, so most say it is worth it.

Explore Nursing Schools

The nursing schools below are currently enrolling. Explore their programs to see which BSN degree program sounds right to you.

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After Nursing School

Once you have graduated from nursing school, passing the NCLEX-RN and getting your license is the next step. You may also need to consider getting licensed in more than one state for travel purposes. Read more on nurse licensing.

But with nursing school and your BSN degree out of the way, you’re well on the way to a nursing, and hopefully travel nursing, career!

How to Become a Registered Nurse (RN)

Posted by Admin on August 23, 2010 under Nurse Education, RN Careers | Comments are off for this article

Becoming a registered nurse (RN) is a smart, rewarding professional move that will pay off for years after you’ve graduated from nursing school. Registered nurses have many career options open to them, making becoming a registered nurse a wise career move for travel nurses, and in general.
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