Types of Nursing Degrees

        Recently, I graduated from Nursing School with my 4th degree in Nursing. I was shocked to know people still do not understand nursing education. People would ask me, “Are you finally an RN.” What? I just completed a DNP in Nursing. I have been a nurse educator for the last ten years. People also ask, “Why do you need a doctoral degree to teach nursing?” There is a need to educate the general public on nursing degrees and programs. I have been a nurse for over 22 years. Many people start their nursing career providing basic nursing care. You can start you nursing career with a certificate in nursing. There are a few nursing training programs available to complete. Nursing Training Certificate Programs (CNA) (LPN’s take NCLEX-PN) CNA – Certified Nursing Assistant – takes six weeks-6 months and developed by a technical school. Passing the state exam is required to be certified. LVN/LPN – Licensed Vocational Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse – takes 1-2 years and developed by a technical school. Passing the NCLEX is a requirement to practice. In 1990 after returning home from Desert Storm, I decided to pursue nursing instead of medicine. I started out as a home health aide and a sitter. I did not take a course to do either. I wish I had completed a CNA program. I always knew I would pursue an education in nursing. Many people may be ready to pursue a degree to become a registered nurse. Entry into Nursing Degree Programs (upon completion can take the NCLEX-RN) Diploma in Nursing – takes three years and the...

SAVE the Date – Nursing Success EXPO – Richmond, VA

SAVE THE DATE: November 21st at Trinity Life Center, Richmond, VA from 8am-5pm. I would like to invite all nurses & future nurses to attend and be apart of the 1st annual event Nursing Success EXPO. We have almost 50 vendors with information for nurses. Sponsored by: Vibra Hospital, VA Hospital & The Nurse Dolls KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Senator Rosalyn Dance RN For RN’s & LPNs: FREE CEU’s: Non-Tradition Nursing Careers Mentorship for Nurses FREE Vickie Milazzo (Legal Nurse Guru) Books Classes on: Nurse as an Author Nurse as a Business Owner Health & Wellness for Nurses For Student & Future Nurses: FREE Nurse.com Magazine Free Minority Nurse Magazine Class on Passing TEAS TEST Class on Passing NLCEX Class on NLCEX REVIEW Session Health & Wellness for Future Nurses THE NURSE DOLLS with children’s’ books and animated DVD’s will be making their official DEBUT!! Live internet streaming all day. Live iheart Radio on campus 2-4 hours. Door prizes and much more!! TO Register: Go to: bitly.com/NursingSuccessExpo or Event Brite: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/nursing-success-college-career-education-expo-rva-tickets-17357640169?aff=eac2  Happy Nursing, Nicole M. Brown, MSN, RN Founder: Nursing Success College, LLC Founder: The Nurse Dolls, LLC Email: info@nursingsuccesscollege.com (863)...

You Can Become A Professional Nurse – Mentorship Program

Today is a great day to be a nurse. Nurses are role models to the public. Nurses are natural educators and on the front line of healthcare. First you must get into Nursing School and Succeed!!! Do You Have The Skills & Keys? This is where the Nursing Success College can help!! We are offering 2 FREE chapters from the Amazon Best Seller, “You Can Become A Professional Nurse.” https://xa217.infusionsoft.com/app/form/2freechapters To be ready to be successful in nursing school, and get the advanced training you need to bring you to the success level, then you should seriously consider attending the 8 week course: YOU CAN BECOME A PROFESSIONAL NURSE!   The Nursing Success team has been working to provide you with the opportunity to have more success in nursing. We have developed an 8 week course from all 30 chapters in the, “You Can Become A Professional Nurse,” book and workbook. You Can Become A Professional Nurse – 8 week Nursing Mentorship Course Outline Week 1 Module                 Phase 1: Pre –Nursing Chap 1 – Introduction to Nursing Chap 2 – Nursing As A Calling Chap 3 – Pre-Nursing Courses Week 2 Module Chap 4 – Pre-Nursing Tests & Application Chap 5 – Pre-Nursing Financing Chap 6 – To Work or Not to Work Chap 7 – Real Talks – Personal Life Week 3 Module             Chap 8 – Mindset & Coping with Stress Chap 9 – Letter of Acceptance Chap 10 – Culture of Nursing Chap 11 – Daily Habits & Future Success Week 4 Module                Phase 2: Nursing School – Real Talk Chap 12 – Time Management Chap 13 –...

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