Average RN salary and average LVN, CNA salary

RN Salary With nursing shortages reported all over the United States and abroad, one would wonder what would they make as a CNA, LVN, LPN, RN, or even an advanced practice Registered Nurse. We have some answers for you.  Please note that these are the averages of RN salaries reported across the United States.  If you would like an hourly, […]

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Some medical motivation – Gifted Hands

  Here is a little story about an incredibly wonderful physician. When I get the nursing students on their first day of rotations/clinicals, some are anxious, nervous, or scared.  Not sure if they can make another semester or term of school.  I have given them an extra credit assignment to watch this movie.  It is about a man who seemed […]

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Choosing a Career as a Certified Nursing Aide

Choosing  a Career as a Certified Nursing Aide Choosing a career as a nurse’s aide can turn out to be quite a great decision, as it not only promises a better pay, but opens up prospects for future growth. Although, it’s not mandatory for an individual to possess any kind of degree to become a nurse’s aide, it is highly […]

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How to become an LVN or LPN

How to become an LVN or LPN There are two types of nurse that fall into the practical nursing branch, a Licensed Practical Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse has depending on the institution approximately 12-18 months of study. SO when you ask yourself the question, “how do I become a nurse”, we hope that this article helps. The prerequisites: High […]

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Nurses looking for jobs…please read

  If you’re graduating this semester, you’re probably already looking for a job. I’ll bet you’re wondering what employers are looking for when it comes to nurses—besides a year of experience—and whether you can get a job as a new nurse, fresh out of school. What bosses look for varies from place to place, but here’s what we DON’T want […]

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