RN Programs in Virginia
Virginia faces a shortfall of 23,000 nurses by 2020 - about the same time baby boomer nurses will be retiring. Current, conservative estimates still predict that in the next decade the U.S. willbegin to experience one of the worst shortages of registered nurses in the nation's history.Unfortunately, despite looming nursing shortages, Virginia's nursing schools are forced to turn away over three times as many qualified registered nursing applicants as they admit each year due to a shortage of Nurse Educators and clinical facilities.Educators and health planners see the growing demand for nurses not only as a need for additional personnel but also for additional education, with more nurses prepared in baccalaureate programs that emphasize leadership, patient education, case management, and care across a variety of acute care and outpatient settings. Nurse Educators, BSN prepared nurses, home health nurses, and all advanced practice specialties -clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, nurse-midwives, and nurse anesthetists-are in high demand - especially in Virginia's rural areas to provide primary care for an increasing aging population with chronic diseases.
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: $23,935- $29,198||Licensed Practical Nurse: $35,804 - $43,144|
|RN Staff Nurse: $55,740- $67,662||Nurse Practitioner: $75,822 - $89,370|
Find Nursing Schools and Allied Health Programs For Virginia
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This list also contains online schools that accept students from Virginia
Nursing Degree Programs from Grand Canyon University's College of Nursing & Health Care Professions
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- Master of Science in Nursing: Nursing Administration
- Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Educator
- BS in Nursing (RN to BSN)
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- MS in Nursing
- Executive Leader Graduate Certificate
- Master of Science - DNP Path (Doctor of Nursing Practice)
- Fort Lauderdale
- Fort Lauderdale
Centura College, with campus locations in Virginia, South Carolina and Florida.
- Practical Nursing Diploma
- Associate of Occupational Science Degree in Medical Assisting-Clinical Concentration
At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.
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- Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university.
- San Diego
- San Diego
Sacred Heart University offer signature humanistic core principles and degree programs offering interactive learning, personal attention, small classes, and rigorous academics.
The Online MSN – FNP Program From Simmons College
A Saint Xavier University education is one that is grounded in the tradition of liberal arts. SXU offers graduate and post-graduate programs that are recognized and respected by employers and delivered by professional faculty who are experts in their fields.