How difficult is it to become a Registered Nurse?
I'm thinking about enrolling for the RN program. There is a 2 year waiting list and it takes 2 years to complete for a degree to become a RN. I've heard it is extremely difficult. I want to know from Registered Nurses. How hard is the program? I have a family and I want to know if I'll have time for them. How is the pay?
Asked By: Dancing Girl - 12/31/2009
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It's challenging in that it takes dedication to study hard, invest the time necessary to really do well. It doesn't take someone with the IQ of Einstein to get through. I went through an Associate's Degree program when my children were little and still had plenty of time for them - but I didn't work outside of school... More
Answered By: Jill - 12/31/2009
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you should try going to school for the years that you have to go to be a registered nurse!!
Answered By: Madelyn - 12/31/2009
My mom is an RN. It is not difficult. Just study the material and practice. You will have plenty of time for family and the pay is decent. Good luck! We need more nurses around. =)
Answered By: Michelle - 12/31/2009
Well, I"m not a nurse but my sister just became an RN. First of all, you do not just enroll in an RN program. You have to be accepted. I think you have to have a Bachelors Degree first. Do you have that? and have taken lots of Chem and Bio classes... Work in hospitals is hard but pays the best. Dr offices don't... More
Answered By: Kim - 12/31/2009
The two year degree is just a beginning. To actually get a job with any kind of future and good pay you need at minimum a 4 year BA of Nursing. You need to have strong science and math skills. It also depends on what area of nursing you want to enter. Some nurses work day shifts, but keep in mind that someone also has... More
Answered By: marci knows best - 12/31/2009
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