Can a person take courses online to be a registered nurse?

Answer Many colleges and universities are making it possible for students to earn their nursing degrees online and prepare for licensure as registered nurses. However, while academic courses may be taken ... Read More »

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Online Registered Nurse Training?

Nurses who want to increase employment potential may seek an advanced degree. Registered or licensed practical nurses working full-time may not have a schedule that allows for classroom training. O... Read More »

Should a school nurse be a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse?

Every state requires that school nurses hold a registered nursing (RN) license. Depending on the state, additional certification may be required. The National Board for Certification of School Nurs... Read More »

Is a registered nurse first assistant a clinical nurse specialist?

A registered nurse first assistant is not a clinical nurse specialist. A CNS is a specialized nurse practitioner, with similar responsibilities as a physician. A RNFA must be a certified perioperat... Read More »

How to Become a Registered Nurse When You Already Have a BA?

If you already hold a B.A. in a degree other than nursing, the best route to turn that B.A. into a career in nursing is to attend an accelerated nursing degree program. As of 2009 there were 230 a... Read More »