from connecticut league for nursing
nursing as a career
whether you are considering a career in nursing or advancement within the profession, this guide provides the information you need to select a nursing school and program that is right for you. you will find the admissions requirements and process for each program.
nurses today have taken on new roles and expanded their responsibilities in hospitals, clinics, schools, specialized institutions, the armed forces, industry, home and community settings. the career opportunities are endless. that is why we have highlighted information pertaining to scope of practice for different nursing positions.
for today's nurse, the profession offers a variety of opportunities for a rewarding career. nurses are highly skilled caregivers, but also work as managers, counselors, nurse practitioners, educators and researchers, so we have also included resources of professional associations to benefit your career development.
the health care profession is one of the largest employing groups in the country with nurses comprising the largest segment of the health care work force. it is possible for nurses, because of the national licensing examination, to be employed in all states and in many foreign countries. the need for qualified nurses will ensure that graduates of nursing programs will have an excellent selection of employment opportunities and multiple career options.
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nursing schools in connecticut
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click on the program you are interested in below for a list of schools and information or download "a guide to nursing education in connecticut".
resources guide for:
scholarship & financial aid information
area health education centers (ahec)
connecticut league for nursing (cln)
cln's on-line education programs:
- rn & lpn refresher courses
- homecare courses
connecticut nurses association (cna) & connecticut nurses' foundation (cnf)
state board of nursing examiners
download the complete "resources" section of the guidebook