Nursing Careers

This is an exciting time to enter the professional field of nursing. Nursing provides a career path for graduates who desire to make a significant impact in the lives of others. Nurses are employed in a variety of settings such as hospitals, clinics, community health, schools, businesses, etc.

Growing Demand for RNs

The 2010 to 2020 projections by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics state the following:

"The Registered Nursing workforce is the top occupation in terms of job growth through 2020. It is expected that the number of employed nurses will grow from 2.74 million in 2010 to 3.45 million in 2020, an increase of 712,000 or 26%. The projections further explain the need for 495,500 replacements in the nursing workforce bringing the total number of job openings for nurses due to growth and replacement to 1.2 million."

Learn more about careers in nursing:

Nurse Careers Nursing Careers
Search Thousands of Entry Level Jobs, Externships, & Scholarship Opportunities on CampusRN.
Nursing Scholarships Nursing Scholarships
CampusRN has $15,000 in Scholarships Available to Nursing & Allied Health Students.
 www.discovernursing.com - a resource for aspiring nurses, sponsored by Johnson & Johnson


CCNE Third-Party Comments

 

CCNE policy requires that institutions provide an opportunity for the program’s identified communities of interest (e.g., students, alumni, faculty, employers, etc.) to provide written input into the deliberations of the evaluation team. As your program is scheduled for an on-site evaluation by CCNE, you must notify your communities of interest approximately three months before the evaluation that an accreditation review is scheduled and indicate that written and signed third-party comments will be accepted by CCNE until October 6, 2014. The announcement must include CCNE's name and mailing address, and ask that all comments be directed to:

 

Catherine Sneed
Accreditation Coordinator
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
1 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036

 

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