How much do RN's make working in labor and delivery?
I'm starting college in a couple months and I want to become an RN working in the labor and delivery department! I was wondering if there is a certain course I would have to take to work in the OBGYN department?
Asked By: Vanessa - 4/4/2011
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You simply need to be an RN to be a Labor/Delivery nurse. There is no extra course to take to become an OB nurse. You can do that with a BSN, an Associates, or a 3-year Diploma from a hospital-based program. You do not need to work in Med/Surg for a year or two, since there is nothing in Med/Surg remotely related to... More
Answered By: just juli - 4/4/2011
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Short answer is that an average Labor & Delivery nurse in the US makes $81,000 per year. If you are completing a Bachelor's degree in Nursing program then you won't have to decide which nursing specialty you want to focus on while you are at school. Once you complete a BSN program and become an RN most employers will... More
Answered By: monya - 4/4/2011
Here in the UK RN do not work in labour and delivery departments, it is midwifes that work there which is different training from nursing and very very hard to get into as the universities only have a few placements each year against the hundreds they have for nursing. You have to do the 3 year nursing and then do an... More
Answered By: jackie m - 4/4/2011
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