Thursday, July 19, 2012
Advantages of Gaining a BSN
When one becomes a nurse they can decide to stay at the initial level, or try to advance in the world of nursing. When one becomes a nurse they can then become an RN, more commonly known as a Resident Nurse. This is what they call normal everyday nurses you see in hospitals. The education which is required to become a nurse can be time consuming. It is hard enough to become an RN.
Let’s say you are already an RN. You know just how hard it was, and how time consuming. If you want to go up the educational ladder later to a BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) this can be even more time consuming, but with your current Resident Nursing job how can you find the time for school, work, course study and sleep, let alone any other of your responsibilities you may have? An RN to BSN degree is going to be tough.
This is what the modern marvel of the internet is for! Now you can log on and attend online courses for study. This way you can take your classes to advance your career but also take the courses at your leisure and own pace. This way you can take the necessary work and space it out around your busy life. Maintaining a life, a career and even a load of coursework in school can easily burn you out.
An online course is the best way to earn your RN to BSN degree. Advancing your career can be the best thing that you’ve ever done. Nursing is a profession that each year requires more and more bodies to fill positions, but you should also be thinking about climbing the ladder.
A BSN can open up lots of doors in many different fields. Nursing is not a career that means you must stay in a public hospital ward all of your life. On the contrary, with a BSN you have the opportunity to move into the commercial field, or specialize in a particular type of nursing that interests you. This exciting world is out there for you, and you merely need to get started on furthering your education.