Nursing Schools Charlotte NC
Nursing schools provide the technical skills, knowledge and confidence to work in the fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment of hospitals and doctor’s offices. To find out more about nursing schools and training, check below.
Queens University of Charlotte
1900 Selwyn Avenue
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
431 Copperfield Boulevard NE
University of North Carolina At Wilmington
601 South College Road
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
1601 East Market Street
North Carolina Central University
PO Box 19717
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
9201 University City Boulevard
Winston-Salem State University
601 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
East Carolina University
220 South Charles Blvd
University of North Carolina At Greensboro
1000 Spring Garden Street
University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Jackson Hall 153A
Chapel Hill, NC
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Nurses carry out physician orders; serve as client advocates; administer medications, IVs and injections; care for patient wounds; change dressings and managing the total care of their patients. Schools, factories, hospitals, physician offices, wellness centers, community centers and hospice programs all employ nurses. You can work with children in a pediatrician’s office, with the elderly in a long-term care facility or with teens in a high school. You can even take your skills to the military.
“Nurses need to be willing and able to take charge in difficult and challenging situations,” says Capt. Nicole Candy, who joined the Army Nurse Corps after earning a bachelor’s of science in nursing degree (BSN).
“[Nurses] must be able to express their ideas and solutions in a clear and concise manner. They are often looked to for input and opinions on patient care and hospital policy from peers and physicians.”
Is it for you?
Nurses must be compassionate and be able to communicate well with patients and families. As a nursing student, you’ll take classes in health ethics, biology, pharmacology, psychology, chemistry, nutrition and leadership.
There has been a recent shortage in nurses, so pursuing a career in the field might mean you’ll have an easy time finding a job after graduation.
One way to become a registered nurse (RN) is to pass a licensing exam after completing a four-year BSN. A licensed practical nurse (LPN, also known as a LV...
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