What does it take to become a Nurse and is it Flexible Hours?

Hi everyone, im in college right now, i was wondering what are the steps to becoming a nurse tell me if im right and correct me if im wrong 1) get an AS in Nursing @ 2 year accredited Community College 2) get a part time job @ a hospital 3) apply for 4 year university to get a BS to become a Registered Nurse 4)???? When exactly do you receive the license to become a nurse? is it after the AS degree? Last question for all of you nurses out there, what's your typical schedule, and can you choose your own hours to work? i prefer not to work overnight thanks!

Asked By: superman - 1/9/2007
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Answered By: blitzer555 - 1/9/2007
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Nurses do not get to schedule their own hours, overnight work is pretty normal. Flexable not for the nurse, the hospital gets to flex your hours as much as they want. But good nurses rock and we need more of then just like good teachers.
Answered By: Kevin M - 1/9/2007
Through the community college you get an associates in science degree and your RN training. After taking your state boards, you are licensed to practice nursing. As for scheduling-in hospital settings different places have different scheduling of hours. You will be required to work some weekends and holidays. If you... More
Answered By: Country girl - 1/9/2007
AS in nursing actually takes 3 years because you do pre-requisites during the first year. You might as well go fo a BS Nursing, which takes 4 years. Although, you can become a REgistered Nurse with ASN, a majority of states are noe requiring BSN for RN registration. Also, with ASN, climbing up the ladder into nurse... More
Answered By: Muga Wa Kabbz - 1/9/2007
In all States and the District of Columbia, students must graduate from an approved nursing program and pass a national licensing examination, known as the NCLEX-RN, in order to obtain a nursing license. Nurses may be licensed in more than one State, either by examination or by the endorsement of a license issued by... More
Answered By: stevie - 1/9/2007
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