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

Answer 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 »

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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?

So, you've decided that you want to join the human and humane profession of nursing. It is a path that will open up opportunities and experiences you cannot begin to imagine, and it is a career tha... 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 »

What does it take to be a registered nurse?

Answer Yes. Natural childbirth hurts more though.