You have spent so much time preparing yourself for nursing school. You have studied and paid the price through sweat and tedious homework to get yourself where you are now. You deserve to be in the best school possible. The key for you is determining what the best school possible for you is, as it needs to be specific to your needs. So what do you need to look for in a great nursing school?
The first thing you need to look for is a nursing school that is going to coincide with your future career path. There are many different specializations in nursing like the Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, Certified Nurse Assistant, Public Health Nurse, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Home Health Nurse and more. Take your time when searching for the school that compliments what you are studying. Make a list of schools that you like that excel in what you are specializing in and write the pros and cons of each school off to the side.
Out of these students almost 13% can be said to belong to a language minority group and another 8% can be classified as Limited English Proficient (LEP) or Non English Proficient (LEP/NEP) learners. The ethnic breakdown of the Washington D.C. School District includes nearly 85% African Americans, 10% Hispanics, 4% Whites, around 1% Asian Americans. In an effort to address the needs of this student population Washington D.C. Schools center their attention on the younger learners. Washington D.C. Schools operates sixty-nine Head Start programs aimed at pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students. It also runs six Montessori programs. It is now aiming at improving its language programs. Presently, Washington D.C. Schools operate eight two-way full immersion Spanish/English.
JHU's Accelerated BS to MSN with Paid Clinical Residency is designed to take 34 months to complete. The program is divided into different levels of study: A one-year accelerated baccalaureate program which includes 12 graduate course credits in addition to standard bachelor-level work
A one-year residency at a hospital affiliated with the school in the Baltimore/D.C. area (a full-time, paid nursing position).A part-time master's degree completion program, to be completed while the student continues working as a full-time nurse
After successful completion of the accelerated nursing program, students will have logged over 500 clinical working hours and earned a master's degree in nursing. By obtaining an advanced degree, nurses are qualified to work as nursing instructors for future students