Associates Degree in Nursing

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Nursing - Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN/RN)

With 700 nursing jobs opening every year and Nebraska expected to grow by 12% in the next five years, now is the time to pursue the nursing degree you’ve always wanted! With 30% of Nebraska’s nurses at retirement age, the need for people entering the nursing field is critical. To face this shortage, some healthcare organizations are offering bonuses for new nurses!

What you would do: Nurses assess patients’ health problems and needs, provide and coordinate patient care, educate the public about health concerns, and provide advice, guidance, and emotional support to patients and their loved ones. They monitor all aspects of patient care and maintain accurate, detailed medical records.

Where you would work: Nurses work anywhere patient care is needed including acute care specialty offices, general hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, schools and universities, and correctional facilities. Some even serve in the military. The opportunities change and grow every day!

What you could earn: The median pay for registered nurses in Nebraska is $27.14/hour or $56,460 annually.  Pay is usually commensurate with experience and full benefits are usually given.

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All statistics gathered from the Department of Labor.

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