Who started the professional education of nurses?

Answer Florence Nightingale (1820 to 1910) was a British nurse, hospital reformer and pioneer. She founded the Nightingale School and Home for Nurses at Saint Thomas's Hospital in London, the first school... Read More »

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What are the benefits of continuing education for nurses?

Nurses are required to take continuing education in many states. Although completing education takes time, learning new information is beneficial to nurses, their employers and patients.Medications... Read More »

Continuing Education Programs for Nurses?

Continuing education programs offer lessons in wide-ranging fields like gerontology, psychiatry, surgical nursing and cardio-vascular nurse specialist. The goal of continuing education nursing prog... Read More »

How many continuing education courses do nurses need to take every year in illinois?

A 2007 change to the Nurse Practice Act, requires all registered nurses and licensed practical nurses in Illinois to complete a minimum of 20 contact hours of continuing education during each 24-mo... Read More »

What is professional education?

A professional education prepares students with the disciplined insight and expertise required--beyond vocational or technical education--to become doctors, lawyers or other "white collar" professi... Read More »