Study Nursing in The United States


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Nursing Studies in The United States

You can study nursing at the University of Alabama.

Most students, especially international students prefer to study nursing in the United States for a number of reasons. The first is the fact that the country offers students an opportunity to experience state-of-the-art medical resources and facilities and to learn under the guidance of first-class nurse lecturers. Nursing students also get access to outreach clinics, hospice care centers, and acute care hospitals. Besides all these, students also get the chance to gain exposure from different people with different ethnic, cultural, religious, educational, and socioeconomic backgrounds and learn from others. If nursing is a field of interest to you, then you should consider pursuing your education in the US.

Nursing programs in the US

There are a number of nursing programs offered in the different nursing schools in the country. Some of them include the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) program which runs for one year. The other is the Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) training program which takes a maximum of two years to complete. Other programs are the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Accelerated BSN programs, Master of Science Nursing (MSN), the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) program, and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs.

Some schools may require a student to take a SAT, ACT, or TOEFL test so as to be admitted to some of these programs especially the LPN/LVN program.

After pursuing any of the above mentioned programs, all nursing students have to take the National Council Licensure Examination, also referred to as the NCLEX so as to become a licensed registered nurse in the US, thus allowing them to practice nursing in the country.

Nursing schools in the US

The World Health Organization has given the top ten nursing schools in the United States that students’ can enroll in to pursue their education in nursing. These schools include University of Illinois College of Nursing in Chicago, Penn School of Nursing, University of California-Los Angeles, University of Alabama, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing (FPB) at Case Western Reserve University, Colombia School of Nursing, University of Michigan School of Nursing, University of Maryland, New York University, and University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies.

These universities and others not listed here offer the best education in nursing. Students are taught by experienced professors and clinicians in the field thus providing them with the knowledge they will need in the field.

Careers in Nursing

As a nurse, there are a number of career options a student can pursue. One can decide to be an office nurse so as to take care of patients at an outpatient surgical clinic, at an outpatient clinic, or in a doctor’s office. You can also be a public health nurse and get the opportunity to work with people in the community so as to improve health in the society. One can decide to be a long-term nurse so as to take care of patients’ with different conditions varying from small health care issues to major health care issues such as Alzheimer’s disease.

These are just but a few career options one could consider. All the different careers in nursing give you job stability thus allowing a person to create a schedule that is suitable for their lifestyle.

Nursing Schools in The United States

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Contact: Abilene Christian University

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ACU Box 29140, Abilene, Texas, The United States
Abilene Christian University (ACU) is a private university, founded in 1906. The school is based in Abilene, Texas and is also affiliated with Churches of Christ. The university is organized into the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Biblical Studies, Business Administration, Education and Human... See full description.
Contact: Aims Community College

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Greeley Campus, 5401 W. 20th Street, P.O. Box 69, Greeley, CO, The United States
Contact: Alamance Community College

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1247 Jimmie Kerr Rd. -- I-85/I-40 Exit 150. P.O. Box 8000, Graham, NC, The United States
Alamance Community College is a community college, which was created in 1958 as part of a system known as industrial education centers. Based in Graham, NC, the college is known to serve the area of Alamance County, NC. What distinguishes the school is the fact that it offers a number of... See full description.
Contact: Alexandria Technical & Community College

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1601 Jefferson St., Alexandria, MN, The United States
Alexandria Technical and Community College is a two-year technical college in Alexandria, Minnesota. It is part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, and receives about 2,100 full-time students yearly. The school offers 50 degree programs, which range from certificates to Associate... See full description.
Contact: Allan Hancock College

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Building A, Santa Maria campus, 800 S. College Dr., Santa Maria, CA, The United States
Allan Hancock College is a public community college in California, situated in Santa Maria in northern Santa Barbara County. The college offers programs in forty-eight major fields, which range from accounting to wildland fire technology. The school also has an assigned University Transfer... See full description.
Contact: American River College

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4700 College Oak Drive,, Sacramento, Calif., The United States
The American River College is a community college, offering its educational services in Sacramento County, California. The college was establised in 1955 as an American River Junior College. The institution is a very popular choice among students in the greater Sacramento area, as it acts as a... See full description.
Contact: Anderson University

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1100 East Fifth Street, Anderson, IN, The United States
Contact: Arizona State University, American English and Culture Program

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Box 873504, Tempe, Arizona, The United States
Arizona State University (ASU) is a public educational institution, premier research center and a leader in innovation. The American English and Culture Program (AECP) within the university was established in 1974, since when it has been dedicated to providing specifically-designed intensive... See full description.
Contact: Arkansas Northeastern College

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Main Campus: 2501 South Division St., Blytheville, AR, The United States
Arkansas Northeastern College is a US open admission college. It offers the first two years of a traditional college education transferable to a four-year college or university; other opportunities available at the school include job-entry training and occupational preparation programs as well... See full description.
Contact: Ashland University

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International Students Office - 401 College Ave, Ashland, Ohio, The United States
Ashland University is a private, non-profit university based in Ashland, Ohio. The school has made available 73 undergraduate majors as well as 9 pre-professional programs. What is distinguishable about the university is that the degrees offered include toxicology, environmental science and... See full description.
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