Many healthcare facilities offer onsite daycare as a benefit for their staff, but in other environments childcare can become a challenge for nurses as well.
Additionally, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has done its part in expanding the need for nurses who can provide care for an increasing number of insured Americans.
It also provides the student with general education in math, humanities and social sciences.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Saint Peter’s University Hospital nurse Linda Stolfi calls it the letter that shook up her life and the future of many of her co-workers.
The life of a nurse is different than that of a classic 9-5 worker; nurses must be flexible and willing to face the sometimes challenging hours of care.
As with other prominent healthcare professions, duty sometimes calls the nurse away from important holidays and family gatherings.