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Why Nurses Over 50 Flock to Online BSN and MSN Programs
Why Nurses Over 50 Flock to Online BSN and MSN Programs

Why Nurses Over 50 Flock to Online BSN and MSN Programs

There once was a time when online RN to BSN and MSN degrees were unfamiliar, but those days are long gone. Healthcare is continually evolving and expanding, and nurses are encouraged to achieve at least a BSN degree to be eligible to work in Magnet-status hospitals. Online degrees have earned a desired spot in the higher education forum, and the impact of brick and mortar schools lessens when factoring in the convenience and cost of an online education.

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Top 5 Tips for Retired Nurses Returning to Work

Returning to work as an experienced RN might have been the furthest thing on your mind when you retired. Things change. Needing more income, prodding from former peers, or missing the interaction with patients and other nurses can all prompt retired nurses to ponder going back to work. If you’re considering a return to nursing, these five tips will make the process easier.

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How to: Become a Surgical Nurse

If you are interested in becoming a surgical nurse, you might be unsure of how to get started. The amount of experience required to work in the operating room, as well as the educational standards, depends on the medical facility.

Most facilities prefer or require a bachelor's degree, but they may allow you to start working as a surgical nurse after one or two years of experience. One good place to start is to get your BSN.