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RN to BSN Degree Programs


Published on defines RN to BSN degree programs. This presentation discusses what an RN to BSN degree program is, the courses it entails, the careers BSN degree holders can get as well as the job outlook and salaries for these careers.

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RN to BSN Degree Programs

  1. 1. From the Decisions Center
  2. 2. Defining RN to BSN <ul><li>A Registered Nurse (RN) is a nurse who has passed the State Board Examination. </li></ul><ul><li>A BSN is a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree obtained at a four year college or university. </li></ul><ul><li>RNs with BSNs typically receive a higher income than RNs without BSNs. Most upper management nursing positions require RNs to have BSNs to even be considered for these positions. Many hospitals now require RNs to have BSNs, and send existing RNs employees back to school to earn their BSNs. </li></ul><ul><li>RN to BSN degree programs are for working professional registered nurses who want to expand their career options and incomes by earning a BSN. </li></ul>Learn More Now
  3. 3. Schools with RN to BSN Degree Programs Find the RN to BSN Degree Program That’s Right for You Kaplan University Kaplan University’s 100 percent online RN to BSN degree program allows students to earn to their degree from the comfort of their own homes. Kaplan nursing students learn communication and critical thinking skills as technical competencies. Indiana State University Earn your RN to BSN online, from the NLNAC accredited College of Nursing. The BSN degree program requires NO classroom attendance and local clinics with no waiting list! Chamberlain College Of Nursing Chamberlain offers flexible RN to BSN degree programs online and on-campus that can be completed in as little as three semesters. Chamberlain has been specializing in nursing degree programs for over 120 years.
  4. 4. RN to BSN Degree Program Courses <ul><li>Common classes include: </li></ul><ul><li>Anatomy and Physiology </li></ul><ul><li>Behavioral Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul><ul><li>Microbiology </li></ul><ul><li>Nursing Principles and Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology </li></ul>RN to BSN programs may also have clinical requirements in which you will complete hands-on nursing training in s hospital or health care facility. Learn More About RN to BSN Courses Now
  5. 5. How long does it take to get a BSN? <ul><li>An online RN to BSN program may be completed in 18 months to two years. </li></ul>Learn More About BSN Degree Completion
  6. 6. Online RN to BSN Benefits <ul><li>You can choose when you take courses, study and even when you take exams. In other words, earn your degree around your schedule. </li></ul><ul><li>Online degree programs allow you to keep your full-time job and income while you advance your career. </li></ul>Learn More About Earning Your BSN Online
  7. 7. On-Campus RN to BSN Benef its <ul><li>Several hospitals take part in RN to BSN programs that may be available on hospital grounds or at a nearby college or university. </li></ul><ul><li>On-campus RN to BSN programs typically offer a hands-on learning approach through clinicals and internships. RN to BSN students learn from expert instructors in state-of-the-art facilities. </li></ul>Learn More About Earning Your BSN On-Campus
  8. 8. RNs with BSNs Can Work As… <ul><ul><li>Head Nurses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Department Chiefs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Administrative Manager </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nurse Anesthetist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical nurse Manager </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nurse Practitioner </li></ul></ul>Discover More Nursing Careers
  9. 9. Nursing Salaries <ul><li>Average Hourly Wage of RNs : </li></ul><ul><li>$31.99 </li></ul><ul><li>Average Annual Wage of RNs: </li></ul><ul><li>$66,530 </li></ul><ul><li>~ Bureau of Labor Statistics </li></ul>Learn More Nursing Benefits Now
  10. 10. Nursing Careers Job Outlook <ul><li>According to the U.S. Department of Labor, overall job opportunities for registered nurses are expected to be excellent with employment expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations through 2016. In fact, there is expected to be nearly 600,000 new RNs jobs. Additionally, hundreds of thousands of job openings will result from the need to replace experienced nurses who leave the occupation. </li></ul>Learn More About The Nursing Job Outlook
  11. 11. Get Your Degree Now! <ul><li>Visit and… </li></ul><ul><li>Review your degree program options </li></ul><ul><li>Determine if you want to go to school online, on-campus or both </li></ul><ul><li>Explore which college, university, career college or vocational school </li></ul><ul><ul><li>is right for you. </li></ul></ul>