Nursing Certifications / Diploma Online

Nursing Certifications / Diploma Online {slider Certificate/Diploma in Online Nursing|close}The online certification in Nursing will enable candidates to care for the ill, injured, disabled and convalescent people at home, hospital, day care centers, old age homes, clinics and other charitable and social institutions. The degree enables students to provide advance nursing care to patients whose condition is acute and lay at the hospital with problems such as heart attacks, respiratory distresses and severe concussion. Nurses perform other day care services like serving the old aged, post and pre operation services to the patients and look over the psychological and physiological recoveries of patients. The online degree helps candidates in acquiring licenses in the field of nursing. The degree enables them to carry out physical examinations, and can carry out procedures in the medical profession instruction of the supervising officer.
{slider Scope of the Online Nursing Certificates and Diplomas}The certification and diploma courses were the most popular courses undertaken in the past and still continue to persist in modern times. The overall scope of the certification and diploma degrees have taken a downward trend due to onset of competition and students mostly favoring associates degree, which to some sense makes sense as the minimum qualification for practicing a nursing degree has been upgraded to an associate degree. The major courses that are undertaken at the diploma and certificate level are chemistry, biology, physiology, anatomy, sociology and sometimes math. Currently according to an estimate some 100 different programs are being offered in the field of diploma for nursing which helps in training nurses for the coming times.
{slider Job Opportunities}A number of job opportunities persist for nurses across the United States and Canada. A staggering 1,470,000 employees worked in the nursing sector alone in the US and the numbers are expected to increase in the coming years with another 422,300 new job opportunities to be created by the year 2008. This reflects and average growth of around 14% to 19%. The nursing sector is a prestigious field and promises respect and honor in the society.
{slider Expected Annual Salary}The honor and respect that follows being in a medical profession very much overlook the return it has in monetary terms. Nurses continue to enjoy a respectable median salary of around $24,400 in the year 2009. The median salary for nurses came out to be $11.56.{/sliders}

Certifications / Diplomas Offered

As stated earlier a number of degrees are being awarded in the field of nursing. However, the certificate and diploma courses being offered in this category:
  • Graduate Diploma in Nursing
  • Undergraduate Diploma in Nursing
  • Undergraduate Course Certificate in Nursing
  • Graduate Course Certificate in Nursing
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Nursing
  • Graduate Certificate in Nursing
  • High School Diploma-to-Bachelor's Degree (BSN)
  • Graduate Certificate in Mental Health
  • Graduate Certificate in Nursing (Children and Young People's Health)
  • Graduate Certificate in Nursing (Chronic Disease and Palliative Care)
  • Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Children and Young People's Health)
  • Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Chronic Disease and Palliative Care)
  • Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Primary Health Care Nursing)
  • Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Rural and Remote Nursing)
  • Forensic Nursing
  • Forensic Nursing - Accelerated
  • Legal Nurse Consulting
  • Legal Nurse Consulting – Accelerated
  • LPN to RN
  • Paramedic to RN
  • Respiratory Therapist to RN
  • Certificate of Learning Medical Coding and Billing
  • Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Standard)

Career Options

A number of different career options await the nurses across United States and they can find themselves in the following successful careers opportunities.
  • Certified Nurse’s Aide (CNA)
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Patient Care Assistant (PCA)
  • Patient Care Technician (PCT)
  • Certified Medication Aide (CMA)
  • Attendant
  • Psychiatric Attendant
  • Hospital Assistant
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Charge Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
  • Clinic Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Pediatric Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Clinic Nurse
  • Office Nurse
  • Private Duty Nurse
  • Nurse Manager
  • Triage Licensed Practical
  • Nurse (TRIAGE LPN)
  • Nursing Director
  • Progressive Care Unit Registered
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Practice Certified Advanced
  • Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult Nurse Practitioner
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Thoracic Surgery Family Nurse
  • Practitioner
  • Women's Health Care Nurse
  • Practitioner
  • Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)
  • Nurse Midwife

Top Online Nursing Diplomas/Certifications Schools

  • Chamberlain College of Nursing - Online
  • University of Phoenix
  • Kaplan University
  • Walden University Online
  • Colorado Technical University Online

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