I am a 30-year old woman who is considering entering the nursing field after 6 years of successful high-level tech sales. I have recently endured a year 1/2-long health battle and it has inspired me to go back to school and become a health care professional. After being cared for by some of the best (and worst! :-P) health care providers around, I believe I can make a difference in this field while learning continuously.
My sister-in-law recently contracted with a hospital in East Texas--they are paying for her education and she has agreed to work for them for two years following her RN graduation.
Does anyone know of any similar programs here in the Dallas, TX area? I live in Lewisville and would prefer something close to this area as my husband and I just bought a home here.
Any information would be much appreciated. It would be very difficult for us to pay for school while surviving on a single income, and I am still paying off loans from my undergrad years. However, the program my sister-in-law found sounds promising and I would love to find out if there is anything in this area.
Thank you so much for your help, and I look forward to learning from you all through your threads on these forums.
harris methodist has a program but it is for employees that have worked there for a certain length of time and i think it is a year. i knew someone that was doing it and he worked in admissions. they paid for all his classes and i think it was through dccc. i am not sure on that part though. there are plenty of hospitals in the dfw area that offer some type of tuition reimbursement but i dont think it equals 100%. there are so many grants and scholarships around to help. i knew one rn that paid for one entire year at tcu on scholarships alone. she just did some extra work and went to the library searching through all the scholarship books. good luck...
Last edit by txspadequeenRN on Jul 14, '09