Nursing Articles About Higher Education For Nurses

U.S. Nursing Schools Turn Away Over 30,000 Qualified Applications in 2005
In a recent press release, The American Association of Colleges of Nursing AACN released a survey stating that enrollments in entry-level baccalaureate nursing programs increased by 13.0 percent. Good news for Nurses trying to enroll into nursing schools. The same press release, however, states that nursing colleges and universities denied 32,617 applications due primarily to a shortage of educators…

RN to MSN Programs Online - RN's Taking Control of Their Higher Education Goals
Registered Nurses RN seeking a Masters of Science Degree in Nursing MSN are increasingly enrolling into online nursing degree programs. And why shouldn't they? Traditional nursing schools, all campus based schools for that matter, seem to increase tuition costs beyond the rate of inflation each year. Classes are often not scheduled at times appropriate for working nurses. And qualified nursing students are rejected or delayed from enrolling due to capacity shortages. RN's seeking their MSN can take control of their higher education goals through online degree completion programs…

An LPN to RN Bridge Online degree Program Explained
An LPN to RN bridge online degree program is an educational program that a licensed practical nurse can take to earn a higher degree in nursing. This degree qualifies the student nurse to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). The NCLEX is a required examination that all nursing graduates must take and pass to become a licensed registered nurse in the US…

The RN to BSN Online Bachelors Degree in Nursing Explained
The RN to BSN online bachelor's degree in nursing is an educational program for a registered nurse with a diploma or an associate's degree in nursing, who wants to earn a baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN)…

RN to BSN - Career Benefits and Education Options
The complexities of a changing medical field in technology, advanced information, and facing a growing leadership role among nurses has increased the need for a degree of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing among registered nurses (RN to BSN). This higher level of education takes commitment and dedication and in the following article, we will outline how to achieve these goals…

RN to MSN - Career Benefits and Education Options
A nurse in many cases holds a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). The implications of an RN receiving an MSN go beyond patient care. Their education in leadership, research, and understanding the current political framework of the medical system allows an MSN to achieve greatness in the field of nursing…

What is an Accelerated BSN Degree Program?
The accelerated BSN degree program is another innovative idea to deal with the ongoing nursing shortage. The idea is to send a nurse through nursing school at a faster rate than traditional schooling to increase the number of nurses in the healthcare industry. This has been going on for a number of years and the number of schools that have been offering this program has been growing exponentially…

Nursing Educators Needed Stat!
Nursing is the nation's largest health care profession, with more than 2.7 million registered nurses nationwide, and nursing students account for more than half of all health professions students in the United States. Applications to attend nursing schools continue to increase nicely but did you know that thousands of students are being turned away because of an acute shortage of Nursing Educators?…

To BSN or not to BSN - That is the nurse's question!
The Goldmark Report in 1923 was the first to recommend that the entry level of education for professional practice as a registered nurse should be a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BSN), and heated debate has raged among nurses over the issue ever since…

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