Is it Too Late to Start a Nursing Program?


Switching careers later in life can be intimidating, but the great news is that you’re not alone. There are always a variety of students in nursing and nursing bridge programs, ranging from fresh out of high school, to people in their 60’s on up! Age truly is a state of mind, and there are several advantages to having a few more years on your side.

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20 Helpful Tips When Transitioning from Paramedic to RN

A paramedic who wants to begin a career as a registered nurse (RN) can enroll in a paramedic-to-RN program, which includes bridge programs that allow students to take the the NCLEX-RN upon program completion. Becoming a RN can lead to a significant salary boost, since RNs can earn up to twice as much as a paramedic or an EMT. The following are 20 helpful tips to for you to use when transitioning from a paramedic to RN. This list includes information that you will need when enrolling in a program, classes you may want to brush up on (from online OpenCourseWare programs), and sites that will help you study for your NCLEX-RN.

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