The requirements for becoming a nurse depend on several factors. The state you live in, the "type" of nurse you want to be. There are R.N.'s (registered nurse) which requires more schooling and training, and L.V.N. or L.P.N (lisenced vocational/practical nurse). I am an L.P.N. and my schooling took about 18 months. You must have at least a high school diploma and you must pass certain entrance exam repuirements. There are usually many applicants for a limited number of slots available. I do not make as much money as an R.N. and in some states my level of practice is limited, which means you may be required to take additional courses to become "certified". For example, in Texas, I had no limitations on my scope of practice. I drew blood, gave blood infusions, hung intravenous medications, and in Arizona I must complete additional courses and get "certification" for drawing blood. I don't believe that I can give iv medications nor give blood infusions. To make this long answer short, if you want to become a nurse, think about it very hard. There is a high burn out. In my class of 41 students, 17 graduated. It gets even harder after that. If you like hard work, long hours, immense responsibility and liability, become an R.N. This is not a field to go into for the money, you MUST be seriously drawn to humanitarian motives.
To become a Licensed Vocational Nurse, one needs to have a high school diploma and a certificate for completing the training program. The training program takes one year to complete.
You need at least 2 years of training on top of the 4 years of education
A nurse must go to nursing school, in order to become a nurse. A person can get an associate's degree in a nursing program and then must pass an exam to get a nursing license.
Yes you need to be certified before you can become a nurse. Even if you want to become a nurse assistant, you need to go get certified before it is legal to practice.
you do not.
The training you need to become a nurse will depend on what type of nurse you would like to become. Generally speaking, the more education you receive, the higher salary you can earn. Becoming a CNA can just take a few weeks (depending on the program), while becoming a RN can take four years, while becoming a nurse practitioner can take six or seven years.
A nurse would need additional education and training to work in a pharmacy.
no you need a formal education
You need to obtain a 2 or 4 year nursing degree and then take the state licensing exam.
To become a nurse specializing in cardiology first you need a nursing degree. Most likely a bachelor's degree in nursing or an associate's degree in nursing. Then get some experience on the cardiology floor.
what are the requirements
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I need a Law degree
"A+" training is all you need to become a technician "You will need to be a whiz on computers. You also need to be a whiz with tools.
a nurse need to be a nurse
you need to have a criminal justice degree to become a cop
To be a nurse you must major in nursing and then you must earn your LPN and then become an RN (Registered Nurse).
There are some people that have never had any training or education to become an actress. There are others that have gone to acting school or have had an education in communication.
Well usually after high school you can go and study to become a RN (registered nurse) that most of the time is necassary. Then once you are a RN you can have a bit more studying that will give you good education to become a neonatal nurse. With this education you have a better chance of a high salary and a good position but in some hospitals they give you a couple moths of training without previouse knowledge but you won't have the benefits of a educated nurse would.
you don't need any education just skill
There are a number of schools that offer training for nurse practitioners. onlinenursepractitionerprograms.com has a lot of resources to find out more information.
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