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Fast-Tracking In Nursing

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Ten Steps to Fast-Tracking Your Way to Becoming a Registered Nurse eBook
Introduction
Chances are that if you came across this ebook, you are considering a career as a Registered Nurse or curious about the steps to becoming an RN. Before proceeding to the first step in this ebook, consider why out of every career choice possible you chose nursing. Did you grow up surrounded by nurses? Did a nurse impact your life at one point? Did you watch “Grey’s Anatomy” and think that a nurse's day must be filled with adrenaline and excitement? Whatever the reason that brought you here, I want to congratulate you for taking the first step into exploring what I consider to be one of the most challenging, inspiring and rewarding careers. Nursing school was certainly no walk in the park and took a lot of sacrifice, but it's definitely worth it.
I became a Registered Nurse at just 21 years of age, and I was fortunate to have been a Family Nurse Practitioner at 25 years old. Typically, I was always the youngest in my nursing classes, and that sometimes was very intimidating for me. Like many high schoolers, I was very unsure as to what career path I wanted to take but decided that I would become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) during my junior year in high school. I set a specific outline of classes,
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These courses will depend on the educational institution of your choice. Once you have been accepted into a nursing program, the average time for completing a BSN is 6 semesters, and an ASN or ADN typically takes 5 semesters to complete. The difference in curriculum and length of time to complete typically varies between 1 or 2 semesters depending on the school. When choosing between these two degree options, consider the length of time it will take to complete the degree, cost of each degree, your long term career goals and employment
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