The registered nursing field is 3 million strong, and job opportunities for nurses are predicted to increase nationwide. The latest estimates indicate that an additional 260,000 nurses will be needed by 2025, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Affairs. Check this infographic out to learn more Read More
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I'm an LPN with years of experience. Every time I consider going back to school to get an RN degree, I find I need to take courses like English and social studies. I would be perfectly willing to take science courses, but why do I need courses that don't have anything to do with nursing?
An LPN license is attained at the end of what is typically a one year academic program, often in a vocational setting. An RN license results from taking the NCLEX after completing at minimum an Associate Degree in......
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