It depends on what kind of nurse you want to be but it generally takes about 2-4 years.
If you are interested in an Associates Degree in nursing, and you haven't any nursing experience previously, it normally takes 2 years to complete your RN (Registered Nurse) associates degree. One year is for your pre-requsites ( that's all subjects not relating to nursing), and one year of medical knowledge ( includes clinical, your "ologies" microbiology, Biology,chemistry, etc.).
Then you have The Bachelor of Science Degree - this will take a total of four years to complete.
If you are starting out without any medical education = 4 years; if you are already an RN = 2 more years.
There are three options to become a registered nurse as follows.
* diploma program (typically three years, not recommended for individuals who do not have an already existing degree) * associate degree (two years as a full-time student once the student starts the professional phase of the program) * bachelor's degree (BSN) (four years as a full-time student)
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2 years for an Associate degree, but you can get your BA which is 4 years and a big pay increase.
A bit more:
LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) degree at a vocational school takes 14 months. In some states, this is called "LVN" (Licensed Vocational Nurse), but the jobs and job duties are the same.
Associate RN (Registered Nurse) This is a two year program at colleges that offer an associate program.
Bachelors RN (Registered Nurse) This is a four year program, but the pay for a bachelors degree is higher than for those with an associate degree.
RNP (Registered Nurse Practitioner) This is a registered nurse with an additional two years of education. An RNP can give examinations, diagnose patients, and prescribe medications while working under a licensed physician.
CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist) This is an RN with an additional two years who is certified to work in anesthesiology under a licensed anesthesiologist (M.D.).
how many years of college to become a trauma nurse
Usually to become a nurse it takes 5-6 years.
it takes 7 years to become a certified nurse midwife
4 years to be a school nurse...
IT takes 18 to 24 months to become a licensed practical nurse (LPN).
To become a perinatal nurse, you should expect to be in school for 8 years. This can change a bit depending on what classes you decide to take.
In order to become an OB nurse, you need to have your bachelor's degree. You need to go to school for four years to get the degree.
22 / 23 years Ayush, :)
You have to study alot and pass tests of knoledge to even become a unemployed nurse...nevertheless a nurse with a job that has to do even more. To become a nurse it take about 2 or 3 years to become a nurse.
What does it take to become an ADN? What types of classes, what types of degrees and how long will it take to achieve this?
it usually takes about 2-4 years.
About 6-8 years
The amount of time it takes to become a nurse anesthetist varies, however, it's typically in the range of 7 to 8 years. The official title is Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist.
It takes about two years to become a licensed practical nurse. You will have to take a couple of prerequistes to be eligable to enter the nursing program. It will then be a lot of work for the next two years.
The courses u have to take to become a nurse are mathematics, biology and chemistry. To become a nurse u have to take pharmacology course, and also General nurse course is full of biology. And to be a nurse u're also going to need Chemistry.
I think you are referring to "Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist" (CRNA). You can learn more about this highly respected profession by visiting: www.aana.com
Flight nurse training is a long intensive period. Most flight nurses have at least a bachelor degree in nursing. The flight training takes several months after that.
The best route to take is to specialize in obstetrics. Once you become a nurse, take assignments that place you in obstetrics, so you will get a feel of the discipline.
Four years of nursing school plus residency and boarding by the state of choice.
Most need a BS nursing degree. But there are some different ways to become a nurse. You should look around and see what different schools offer and how long it will take.
"Becoming a Nurse Practitioner requires one to first earn thier Registered Nurse credentials. Depending on the educational background you have, this program could take 6 - 8 years."
A nurse can enter a Medical School, take the same classes as medical students, and become a Physician.