If you’re in the field of nursing and you’re looking for ways to expand, one thought is education. With your RN license you can move on to a bachelor’s in nursing. The doors it will open will depend on your motivation, and perserverence within your profession. Recent studies have indicated that a higher level of learning can result in favorable outcomes with patients, as well as more opportunities in hospitals and clinics.
Elaine Keavney, Director of the Nursing Program at American Public University System, explains the importance of the BSN in a nurse’s career, as well as its relation to better patient outcomes in the podcast below.