Certified Nurse Midwife Training for Advanced Practice Nursing

The training undergone by individuals who want to work as Certified Nurse Midwives allows Registered Nurses to become Advanced Practice Nurses with training revolving around the delivery process of infants, as well as prenatal care for the infant and postpartum care for the mother.

More and more women are deciding they would like to go through with natural births these days, which creates a greater demand for Nurse Midwives. These individuals have been used to help deliver children for thousands of years, aiding in the childbirth process in people’s homes. Now you can find them in birthing centers, private practices and hospitals alike. Some will even help deliver children at a patient’s home where they are the most comfortable with their surroundings.
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The University of Connecticut, UCONN, School of Nursing

The University of Connecticut, UCONN, School of Nursing is celebrating our 75th Anniversary! We offer MS, and BS-DNP options for nurse practitioner preparation in 4 tracks including AGACNP, ACPCNP, FNP, and NNP. We also offer a Post-MS option for the AGACNP, AGPCNP and NNP tracks.

The AGACNP, AGPCNP, and FNP tracks are hybrid with several core courses offered online (advanced pathophysiology, statistics, evidence-based practice and research, policy, and genetics). The NNP program is fully online and students visit our campus twice during their program.

Part-time MS students usually complete the program in 3 years and full-time MS student complete in 2 years. We welcome your application! Please visit: www.nursing.uconn.edu.

LPN to RN Programs: Taking the Next Step in Your Nursing Career

Many Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) want to advance their career by becoming a Registered Nurse. This requires special LPN to RN programs. Sometimes people are so excited to start working as a nurse and begin to make money that they go ahead and stop their education at LPN. After some time working in the industry, these nurses often decide they need to go back and get their RN training. But they are faced with the same problem that originally caused them to enter the field with only their LPN: the need to earn income.

The biggest reason a nurse would want LPN to RN programs is usually the money. Becoming an RN would allow a nurse to make a higher salary. But aside from that, you are now certified to administer more treatments and take on entirely more responsibility. Additionally, you are now eligible for many more opportunities than you were as an LPN. Being an RN allows you to continue your education down the road. You can later pursue a Masters degree, which will allow you to specialize.
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Dialysis Training for Registered Nurses: Careers in Nephrology

If you are currently work as a Registered Nurse and interested in obtaining additional training to perform dialysis on patients, then you’ll need to know more about the training and educational requirements. Dialysis is a medical procedure performed on patients whose kidneys are not working properly. Your kidneys filter the waste in your body and when your kidneys are not performing their function, dialysis is performed to carry out their functions.

Dialysis Nurses are considered a specialty nursing area. Another term for this type of nursing is Nephrology Nursing. You must have a Registered Nurse certification, and be licensed in your state.
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Registered Nurse School Requirements: Getting Your Training

Registered Nurses make up one of the biggest segments in the health care field. If you’re interested in this career path, then you’ll want to have a good understanding of the requirements for training and education to make sure this is the right career for you. Nurses perform a very important job. The nurse is often the patient’s most constant and consistent contact throughout their visit to the doctor, or their hospital stay.

Training requirements vary depending upon which program you would like to pursue. Some nurse candidates opt to go through a diploma program, but the bulk of them get a degree. You can have a career as a Registered Nurse by getting your associate’s or your bachelor’s degree. Those who get a bachelor’s degree tend to have more job opportunities than those without one.
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