How to Choose a Vocational School for a Career Training Program

Health, Nursing
Vocational School Training: A Vital Step Towards a Nursing Career A vocational school can offer nursing education that helps you pass the board exam, but not every vocational school is the same quality. Here's what you need to look for: Does the vocational school have a positive reputation? Talk with alumni and, if possible, former instructors. Search for the school online at sites for organizations such as the Better Business Bureau. (Note that a lack of mention on the BBB's site doesn't indicate a problem, but rather a lack of a negative report.) Are the instructors high quality? In addition to the required education to teach at a vocational school, the instructors should be highly regarded by students. Review online ratings on the school's professors at sites such as www.ratemyprofessors.com,…
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How Long Does It Take to Become a Registered Nurse?

Health, Nursing
Becoming a registered nurse represents a challenging educational path for many. But becoming a registered nurse also provides workers with a guarantee of lifelong work. As long as people get sick and hurt, the world will employ registered nurses. How to become a registered nurse starts with you. Have a deep desire to serve people. Of course, you can learn all the skills and facts necessary to work as a registered nurse; however, the desire to help people must be intrinsic. A registered nurse must place patients, families and other care providers' needs before herself. Becoming a registered nurse means placing your person comfort and desires behind those of others. Be good at science. Naturally, you can and will improve your knowledge of the sciences, such as anatomy and physiology…
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Why Become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN): Dollars and Sense

Career Advice, Career Planning
At Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health, we believe Practical Nursing is a field populated by people who radiate compassion and caring. Much of their reward lies in the satisfaction of helping others return to and maintain health. Yet, for those still considering the nursing profession, it's also important to look at the return on investment in both time and finances. Review the reasons to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. Demand for Licensed Practical Nurses Before seeking an education, it's essential to look at the graduates' employability. LPN graduates enjoy an extremely high rate of employability. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for LPNs should grow by 12 percent between 2016 and 2026, which the organization calls "faster than average" growth. Many factors have prompted…
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