Medtech Becoming Expanded Nursing Resource; Adds Online RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing/RN-BSN Degree
INDIANAPOLIS – With the National Institute of Medicine recommending that 80 percent of nurses should have baccalaureate degrees by 2020 (The Future of Nursing: Focus on Education, October 2010), Medtech has launched its first online program. The healthcare career education provider now offers an online RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing/RN-BSN degree program as an addition to its Practical Nursing and Associate Degree in Nursing programs.
An education and continuing professional development provider committed to advancing healthcare career training, Medtech is addressing emerging community health needs through its new nursing program – currently enrolling candidates in the District of Columbia and 14 states – Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, South Dakota and Virginia.
A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is an important consideration for nursing students because it typically is required for nurse administrator positions in many hospitals. Additionally, NursingLicensure.org reports an increasing number of hospitals today are recruiting only nurses with BSNs.
“Medtech’s online program is the next step for our nursing graduates and RNs in several states,” said Medtech Acting President Joe Davis. “Through its online RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing/RN-BSN program, Medtech offers RNs the flexibility to maintain a regular work schedule while continuing online their studies for advanced career opportunities.”
“Tailored to working nurses interested in continued growth and advancement, the program is of particular interest to hospitals and clinics with registered nurses on staff, but need BSNs to fill their leadership positions,” Davis added.
The program encompasses advanced nursing concepts that enable prospective nurse leaders to enhance critical thinking aptitudes and develop the leadership and management skills required of today’s senior nursing professionals. According to Davis, it will produce advanced nursing candidates who can contribute to the community by filling evolving healthcare needs.
Medtech’s online RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing/RN-BSN program is enrolling qualified candidates now for its next program start.
A healthcare education and continuing professional development brand, Medtech is a nationally accredited post-secondary network of colleges and institutes with the goal of advancing healthcare career training. Working hand-in-hand with students to provide an exceptional learning environment incorporating comprehensive classroom instruction and personalized hands-on experience, Medtech helps them create an extraordinary new future for themselves. Medtech also provides continuing education solutions for healthcare professionals in search of updated healthcare training or professional development to enhance their existing healthcare careers.
Medtech prepares students for emerging healthcare careers at campuses in the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts and Virginia, including the Radians College nursing campus in Washington, D.C. and National Medical Education & Training Center in Massachusetts. Program offerings vary by campus; certain Medtech campuses offer nursing training. Visit www.Medtech.edu to learn more about Medtech education opportunities.
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