Nurse Anesthetists administer anesthesia to millions of patients every year, and a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist is one of the highest paying careers in the nursing field. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the average salary of a CRNA is $160,250.
There are many specialties in demand for nurses with a bachelor’s degree, including informatics, neonatal, critical care and health policy. Find out why higher education leads to higher compensation.
In every state but New York, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is not required to practice as a nurse by law. Students who pass the board exam after completing registered nursing education become RNs, which licenses you for nursing practice.
To celebrate National Nurses Week 2018, we look at how Carson-Newman’s Online RN to BSN program innovates, influences and inspires the next generation of nurses.
Online RN to BSN Program Director, Sue McBee, has served as Associate Professor in the Department of Nursing at Carson-Newman for over two decades. She received a Diploma in Nursing from Saint Mary’s in Knoxville, her BSN from East Tennessee State University and her MSN from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Since the BSN was proposed as a requirement for nursing practice by the House of Delegates of the American Nurses Association in 1964, the BSN in 10 report recommendation has been a hotly debated issue.
Nurses are always solving problems, whether it is working in healthcare teams to achieve diagnoses or making their patients feel more comfortable in their care.