Connecticut

Connecticut Nursing Degree Programs

DNP Programs Connecticut

According to a report from the Association of American Medical Colleges, the US could lose up to 33,000 primary-care physicians by 2025. Without primary care physicians, it would be impossible to treat all the patients who are in urgent of primary care. Government statistics identify those states that are unable to keep up with primary-care needs, and Connecticut is a standout among the group. There are not enough doctors in the right places with the right specialties – most doctors … Read the rest

MSN Programs Connecticut

Astronomical health care costs reduce the affordability of care to those who need it most. Advanced practice registered nurses are the solution to rising health care costs. They provide quality care at reasonable costs, especially to populations in rural and medically underserved areas. By pursuing a master of science in nursing, you’ll have a great opportunity to advance your nursing career and become an expert in your field of study. The Connecticut Department of Public recognizes three categories of APRNs: … Read the rest

BSN Programs Connecticut

 

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the healthcare sector will need an additional one million registered nurses by the year 2022. Connecticut is one of the states that will experience the worst shortages according to the Health Resource and Services Administration (HRSA). The HRSA projects that the nursing workforce will be 57% short of workers by 2020. State bodies are working assiduously with nursing associations, educators, and other relevant organizations to take action and relieve the burden that … Read the rest

RN to BSN Programs Connecticut

The associate’s degree in nursing has been the standard for entry into nursing for the last 3 decades. Times are changing as industry leaders seek to raise the skills level of the nursing workforce by requiring nurses to obtain a BSN degree, at minimum, for entry-level practice. The effort has the endorsement of the AACN and other associations who believe that the BSN degree will increase nurses’ analytical and critical thinking skills. Hospitals are also voicing support for the BSN … Read the rest

Connecticut RN Requirements and Training Programs

Nurses navigate patients and their families through the most trying times. They constantly monitor patients, run tests, update charts, change IVs, administer medications, provide comfort, and keep patients hopeful through it all. Their commitment, professionalism, and calm dedication keep medical institutions going and give doctors the freedom to treat injuries and illness. A shortage of nurses on a hospital ward can pose worrying implications for administers and patients alike. Yet, according to the Connecticut Hospital Association, the state has been … Read the rest