The ABCs of a Career in Nursing<br />UniversityDecisions.com<br />From the UniversityDecisions.com Decisions Center <br />...
A. Careers in Nursing<br />Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)Director of Nursing (DON)Licens...
Is Nursing Right For Me?<br />If you are…<br />A compassionate and patient person<br />Interested in helping others<br />A...
B. Nursing Degree Program Courses<br /><ul><li>Basic Nutrition
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This presentation discusses nursing career options. It also examines nursing degree program and course offerings. Whether you're a RN looking to get your BSN or an LPN looking to become an RN, this presentation offers a glimpse into the training required to advance your nursing career.

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  1. 1. The ABCs of a Career in Nursing<br />UniversityDecisions.com<br />From the UniversityDecisions.com Decisions Center <br />Copyright © 2010 VERGO MARKETING, INC. All Rights Reserved<br />
  2. 2. A. Careers in Nursing<br />Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)Director of Nursing (DON)Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)Nurse Assistant (CNA)Nursing ManagerNursing SupervisorRegistered Medical Assistant Registered Nurse (RN)<br />UniversityDecisions.com<br />Copyright © 2010 VERGO MARKETING, INC. All Rights Reserved<br />
  3. 3. Is Nursing Right For Me?<br />If you are…<br />A compassionate and patient person<br />Interested in helping others<br />An organized worker<br />Comfortable with assigning tasks and becoming familiar with new situations and scenarios everyday <br />Nursing may be right for you.<br />UniversityDecisions.com<br />Copyright © 2010 VERGO MARKETING, INC. All Rights Reserved<br />
  4. 4. B. Nursing Degree Program Courses<br /><ul><li>Basic Nutrition
  5. 5. Chemistry
  6. 6. Psychology
  7. 7. Human Anatomy
  8. 8. Physiology
  9. 9. Human Development
  10. 10. Microbiology
  11. 11. Nursing Science
  12. 12. Pharmacology
  13. 13. Communication </li></ul>The classes you are required to take can vary from program to program so you will need to check out requirements for the school you’re interested in attending.<br />UniversityDecisions.com<br />Copyright © 2010 VERGO MARKETING, INC. All Rights Reserved<br />
  14. 14. C. Benefits of Becoming a Nurse<br />There are numerous advantages of becoming a nurse including:<br /><ul><li>A large demand for nurses nationwide
  15. 15. Great job opportunities and various nursing career choices
  16. 16. An average registered nurse earns between $43,370 and $63,360 a year…however it is possible to earn much more Nurse Practitioners, for example, earn on average $71,000 a year while Nurse Anesthetists earn on average $113,000 a year. </li></ul>UniversityDecisions.com<br />Copyright © 2010 VERGO MARKETING, INC. All Rights Reserved<br />
  17. 17. Schooling Options<br />Online Degrees -100% Online<br />Classes are taken via the internet<br />Classes are usually shorter in length<br />Online offers more flexibility<br /> Vocational School or Career College<br />Attend classes on a specific campus<br />Degrees are designed around specific trades <br />Students are taught the skills needed to <br />perform a particular job<br /> Traditional College or University Campus<br />Attend classes on a specific campus<br />Degrees awarded for traditional fields of study<br />UniversityDecisions.com<br />Copyright © 2010 VERGO MARKETING, INC. All Rights Reserved<br />
  18. 18. Get Your Degree Now!<br />UniversityDecisions.com<br />Visit UniversityDecisions.com<br />Review your degree program options<br />Decided if you want to go to school online, on-campus or both<br />Explore which college, university, <br />career college or vocational school is right for you.<br />Copyright © 2010 VERGO MARKETING, INC. All Rights Reserved<br />

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