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Estimates say New Hampshire needs 672 new nurses annually until 2014 just to fill vacant positions. One of the reasons for the increasing shortage is that, as the current nurse workforce ages, a growing proportion of those nurses will begin to retire, with a sharp increase around the year 2015. As baby boomers age and require more health-care services than ever before, the number of nurses entering the field isn't anticipated to meet the demand.Unfortunately New Hampshire's nursing schools continue to have to turn away qualified applicants for the state's nursing programs because of a critical shortage of nurse educators, lack of clinical sites, and budget constraints. The need for nurses with master's and doctoral degrees to fill faculty positions in New Hampshire is critical, as more students are applying to nursing programs, but not enough teachers are available to meet the need. The nursing faculty shortage couldn't come at a worse time. Baby boomers are aging, developing more chronic conditions that will cause their health-care needs to grow dramatically, which will require a larger and more highly educated nursing workforce. Generally, RNs with at least a bachelor's degree (BSN) will have better job prospects than those without a bachelor's. BSN prepared nurses, home health nurses, and all advanced practice specialties -clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, nurse-midwives, and nurse anesthetists-are in great demand throughout New Hampshire, particularly in medically underserved rural areas.

In order to meet the increasingly complex demands of today's health care environment, many healthcare agencies prefer or require a minimum of a bachelor's degree for their nursing staff, so now is the perfect time for LPN's to enroll in an online LPN to RN program, or LPN to BSN degree program, for RN's to take an online RN-BSN degree completion program, or RN to MSN bridge program, and for BSN nurses to earn a MS in Nursing degree.

Average Nursing Base Salaries:

Nursing Assistant: $24,645- $30,065 Licensed Practical Nurse: $36,866 - $44,425
RN Staff Nurse: $57,394- $69,671 Nurse Practitioner: $78,072- $92,023

Browse accredited nursing schools andallied health programs that accept students from New Hampshire, then request free information from any or all schools offering programs that match your needs:


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  • Fort Lauderdale
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Saint Xavier University
Online

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Post University Online
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  • Waterbury
  • Waterbury
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Mount Mercy University
Online

Mount Mercy University is a nationally recognized Catholic University that promises students of all diverse backgrounds.

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Cedar Rapids
  • Cedar Rapids
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Jacksonville University
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With over 80 years of academic achievements, Jacksonville University is a traditional, longstanding institution consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best colleges.

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Denver School of Nursing
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At Denver College of Nursing, we believe good nurses are the future of quality healthcare.

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  • Denver
  • Denver
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University of Saint Mary
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  • Leavenworth
  • Leavenworth
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Loyola University New Orleans Online
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Take control of your future with education and innovation. Loyola University New Orleans offers three CCNE-accredited online nursing programs—RN-BSN, MSN, and DNP—as well as a variety of career concentrations so you can align your education to your professional interests.

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