Wisconsin Bachelor Degree in Nursing

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Wisconsin BSN Programs - BSN Basics

Job security is one of the most important factors in the job market, and the nursing profession has it in spades. Nearly three million nurses are expected to be needed in America by the year 2020, and the current nursing shortage is expected to continue throughout the decade. With this in mind, and the great salaries and personal rewards that come with a nursing position, becoming a nurse is a great career choice. BSN programs in Wisconsin can deliver the best foundation for any nursing career. The Institute of Medicine has recommended that the ratio of nurses with a Bachelor's Degree increase to eighty percent.

BSN programs in Wisconsin are four year programs. They begin with basic classes that provide you with the knowledge of subjects such as chemistry, biology, and more that you will need to excel as a nurse. You will learn all the skills a nurse uses every day. These techniques include administering medication, setting up an IV, performing initial consultations, providing support for families, reading and entering data correctly into patient charts, and more. In addition to these bedside skills, you will also learn communication and leadership abilities that will qualify you for administrative duties and other nursing positions only available with a Bachelor's Degree.

Many current nurses have realized the advantages that a BSN can provide them. If they wish to continue their education, they have the option of enrolling in RN to BSN programs in Wisconsin. These are two year courses that can earn nursing professionals their BSN. Since the majority of nursing skills are already known, these courses focus on the leadership and administrative areas of a BSN as well as the psychology and medical principals of the four year course. As such, most or even all of the program can usually be completed online. This allows current RNs to continue their job duties while earning their degree in their spare time.

After graduating from BSN programs in Wisconsin, you will be able to sit for the nursing exam required to get your license and become a nursing professional. With it and your BSN in hand, you will be qualified for a wide range of different job positions in a number of medical facilities. You can find work in long term care facilities, clinics, private practices, hospice care centers, and hospitals. Your BSN will allow you to perform your nursing duties will skill and confidence, and can help you be more well considered for advancement opportunities as they arise.

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Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing
1400 E. Washington Avenue, RM 173
Madison, WI 53708
Phone: (608) 266-0145
Fax: (608) 261-7083

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University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
105 Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Marian College Fond Du Lac
45 South National Avenue
Fond Du Lac, WI 54935
Bellin College of Nursing
3201 Eaton Road
Green Bay, WI 54311
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Drive
Green Bay, WI 54311
Viterbo University
900 Viterbo Drive
Lacrosse, WI 54601
Edgewood College
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711
Herzing University
5218 East Terrace Dr.
Madison, WI 53718
University of Wisconsin - Madison
3550 Anderson St.
Madison, WI 53704
Concordia University Wisconsin
12800 N Lake Shore Dr.
Mequon, WI 53097
Alverno College
3400 South 43rd Street
Milwaukee, WI 53234
Cardinal Stritch College
6801 N. Yates Road
Milwaukee, WI 53217
Columbia College - Mount Mary College
2900 North Menomonee River Parkway
Milwaukee, WI 53222
Marquette University
1250 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Milwaukee School of Engineering
1025 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Milwaukee, WI 53201
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
549 High Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Maranatha Baptist Bible College
745 West Main Street
Watertown, WI 53094
Carroll College
100 N. East Ave.
Waukesha, WI 53186

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