Diploma in Nursing - RN

To be successful..

  • be compassionate and caring
  • have excellent leadership, communication and organizational skills
  • be able to deal with a variety of people
  • have the ability to note slight changes and analyze problems
  • be flexible and able to multi-task
  • act ethically and be legally accountable for your actions

What will my job be like..

Registered Nurses (RNs) care for the whole person, including physical, emotional, psychological, social, and spiritual human responses to the entire range of health issues; and are one of the most versatile professionals within the healthcare field today. RNs today are highly respected and valued members of the health care team and bring their own body of knowledge to the process of health care and are among the top 10 occupations with the largest job growth. RNs work in collaboration with physicians and members of other healthcare disciplines and direct and supervise nursing support personnel. They may choose to practice in many different settings, including hospitals, geriatric facilities, community agencies and clinics, physician offices, schools and universities, etc.

Where can I get the education and/or Training?

Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing, Associate Degree in Science - Nursing, Diploma in Nursing - RN

What is the salary for this career?

CT state income: $45000 - $60000

Where can I get more information?


American Association of Colleges of Nursing

One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530

Washington, DC  20036


CT State Associations:

Connecticut Nurses' Association

377 Research Parkway, Suite 2D

Meriden, CT  06450


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