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How to Become a Nurse


How long does it take to become a nurse?
Dr. Jan Olson Reviewed By: Dr. Jan Olson
Authored By: Dave Evangelisti

So you want to be a nurse? Nursing is a rewarding career, and also offers excellent job prospects; as our population ages, demand for nurses is only expected to grow in the years ahead. But like many careers, nursing requires education and licensing. Before you go into nursing, it is important to understand the levels and duration of education based on different nursing credentials.  So, how long does it take to become a nurse? The short answer is “it depends”. It is dependent on the degree track you wish to pursue, whether or not you attend full or part-time and whether or not you have an existing degree or credits to apply.

So, how long does it take to become a nurse? The short answer is “it depends”. You might be able to take out loans and attend school full time. Or you might have other demands that require you to attend school part time. Let’s take a closer look, and break down your options.

Nurse Salary: How Much Do Nurses Make
Authored By: Dave Evangelisti

There are more than 3 million nursing professionals working in the United States, treating a rapidly aging countrywide population. As Baby Boomers age (as they are doing now), the demand for nursing professionals will grow stronger than ever. This is great news for those who are interested in pursuing a nursing career. The laws of economics state that stronger demand for a position/job, the higher the wages rise for that job in high demand.

NLN Practice Tests
Dr. Jan Olson Reviewed By: Dr. Jan Olson
Authored By: Dave Evangelisti

The National League for Nursing Pre-Admission Examination (NLN PAX) is a requirement for some registered nursing programs. “PAX-RN” is a 3-hour standardized entrance exam for potential nursing students seeking admission into nursing schools nationwide.

The PAX exam consists of three tests – Verbal Ability, Mathematics, and Science at a high school level. One hour is allowed for each test. Knowing what to expect will help you prepare. Take advantage of NLN practice tests to help you ace your PAX Exam on your first try!

How to Become a Nurse
Dr. Jan Olson Reviewed By: Dr. Jan Olson
Authored By: Dave Evangelisti

So you want to learn how to become a nurse? Nurses are in demand because of an aging population and the retirement of current nurses and a chronic shortage of credentialed nurses. A career in nursing is rewarding both financially and emotionally. Whatever your reason for wanting to become a nurse - this guide is for you!

CCRN Practice Questions
Dr. Jan Olson Reviewed By: Dr. Jan Olson
Authored By: Dave Evangelisti

All medical care professionals are required to pass a test that certifies they know the required practices and have the appropriate knowledge to be able to treat their patients. Critical care (registered) nurses or CCRNs are no different.

If you are someone who wants to become a CCRN, one of the best ways to prepare for the CCRN certification test is to take practice tests online.

First, you need to know what CCRN practice questions will look like before you are ready to take a CCRN practice test. That is what we are here for. This is a comprehensive guide to help you prepare to take your CCRN certification test by getting ready for practice exams.

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