Everyone knows that it takes an education to become a nurse. Course lengths range with regards to the level of nursing degree the student is hoping to achieve, anywhere from year-long training for Certified Nurses’ Aides to multi-year courses for RNs and LPNs. All states require nurses license renewals either yearly or every other year. Most of them also require a certain number of continuing education hours or units as a condition for renewal.
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There are numerous paths for advancement for nurses, which is part of the reason that nursing jobs can seem so attractive to many. However, while there are numerous paths for advancement that come from seniority, nurses can also increase their income and become experts by focusing on specialized fields. One of those is forensic nursing, and it is the intersection of nursing and the legal field.
- Why Would I Want to Become a Forensic Nurse?
For many nurses, the major issues they have with their work has nothing to do with the patients, their co-workers or even the pay. Some simply don’t like the idea of shift work, which is similar to retail and other service industries in providing ample hours, but often without a rhyme or reason to the schedule.
Since nursing can be one of the more stressful occupations, any way that nursing jobs can minimize that will benefit nurses themselves. And for many, a cost effective option might be to pursue continuing education courses paid for by their employers.
We are excited to launch USNursingJobs.net
We created this site to provide current and future nurses with a resource covering their industry. Among the many features of the site are:
- A nationwide directory of the latest nursing job openings
- A state-by-state overview of the nurse certification and licensing requirements for each state
- A extensive analysis of nursing salaries of RNs and LPNs by state
- A blog covering the nursing industry