Become a Nurse

Nursing is an exciting profession filled with nearly limitless opportunities and possibilities. The content including in the Become a Nurse category will explore the field of nursing including explorations of specialties, career potential, and other aspects that make nursing such an appealing career.

What is the Average Nurse Practitioner Salary

What is the Average Nurse Practitioner Salary

Nurse practitioners are an integral part of the healthcare system. They are autonomous practitioners who are able to diagnose, prescribe medications, and order diagnostic tests. If you are thinking about pursuing a career as a nurse practitioner one of the burning questions you might have is what kind of salary can you expect?

How Long Does it Take to Become a Nurse?

How Long Does it Take to Become a Nurse?

Dreaming of a career as a nurse? There many factors that may lead someone into the nursing profession, but the cost of tuition and the length of study can be significant factors in your decision. The longer the course of study, the less time you have available to work, and the more student debt you will accrue! Luckily there are many options available to become a nurse. You can choose to go straight to your desired level or slowly work your way up with part-time studies. The choice is yours! So, how long does it take to become a nurse?

How to Become a Lactation Consultant

How to Become a Lactation Consultant

Lactation consultants are in demand right now. With more and more hospitals looking for health care providers who are trained to recognize, prevent, and solve breastfeeding problems, it’s a specialty you shouldn’t really miss.

How to Become a Nurse

How to Become a Nurse

The road to becoming a nurse is long and laborious. If you’re not sure about the path you’re going to take, the process can be twice as difficult. You can even end up spending more money and time than you’re supposed to. If you’re not sure where to start, the guide below can teach you exactly how to become a nurse.

What is an Advanced Practice Nurse?

What is an Advanced Practice Nurse?

What is an Advanced Practice Nurse? Advanced practice nurses are registered nurses that receive additional training and education to play a more advanced role in the healthcare system. They may have a master’s degree, post-master’s certificate, or practice-focused doctor of nursing practice degree.

What is Forensic Nursing?

What is Forensic Nursing?

If you’ve ever asked yourself “what is forensic nursing” you may be considering a change in nursing specialty or becoming a nurse. This relatively new nursing specialty provides a valuable service to patience that often experience vicious crimes. Let’s dive in and learn a little more about the nursing specialty, the career prospects, and how to become a forensic nurse.

What Do Nurses Do?

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Nurses are one of the oldest and one of the largest roles in the healthcare system. Nurses play an active role in just about every aspect of healthcare, from the Emergency Department to Mental Health Clinics, to home health care, to Acute Care. So, what do nurses do? Perhaps an easier question to answer would be what doesn’t a nurse do?

How to Become a Legal Nurse Consultant

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The healthcare profession is a field that’s only growing in scope and demand with each passing day. New innovations in the field of medicine and technology are opening up doors for many new professions within the field of healthcare. Nursing, one of the oldest and noblest professions, is no longer viewed as the traditional job where caring for patients is the only requirement. Today, with the integration of medicine with various other fields, such as technology, management and research, specialized nursing careers have risen in popularity and specialized nurses are in high demand. One such specialization is that of Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC).

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