In the last ten years, the number of uninsured Tennesseans rose by 5% which means that more and more people are relying on the care of free clinics and urgent care centers to get their healthcare. This is why qualified, dedicated nurses are desperately needed in the Volunteer State.
So why not ‘volunteer’ to enrich your life with a great education from one of our fully accredited nursing schools listed below. Our top-notch teaching facilities will prepare you for a career as a CNA, an RN or an LPN in any field you choose to pursue – be it in a free clinic or a state of the art hospital.
Click the button next to the school or program of your choice and get in touch with career counselors ready to help you. It doesn’t matter if you live in Memphis, Nashville, or Knoxville. We have several online learning options for those who want to learn at their own pace, from the comfort of their home!
As a Tennessee nurse you will:
- Assist patients in hospitals, care homes and outpatient centers
- Carry out minor medical procedures
- Create and implement patient care plans
- Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.
Some career figures for nursing professionals in Tennessee:
- Average annual salary: $36,160
- Currently employed: 22,650
- Employment outlook: 22% growth
- Most popular degrees: Bachelor’s, Associate’s
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.
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South College offers professional and career-focused curricula designed to cultivate students’ successful learning and the ability to apply knowledge, think critically, and communicate effectively. Through comprehensive academic programs, innovative and contemporary in content and mode of delivery, students are exposed to diverse perspectives and skills essential to independent and life-long learning. Because academic programs are professional and career-focused, South College responds to local, regional, and national employment needs and supports current workforce trends.
In addition to providing quality educational opportunities, South College promotes the advancement of knowledge by supporting and recognizing the scholarly activities of its faculty and students and the use of scholarship in education and service. The South College faculty seeks to advance knowledge by conducting research and publishing research results as appropriate, creating artistic and literary works, presenting at professional and scientific meetings, and participating in professional development activities, as consistent with the role of each faculty member.
At FORTIS, students are provided the skills and training needed to enter careers in industries that have employment opportunity over time. What industries you ask? FORTIS offers career education and training programs in the nursing, healthcare, medical, dental, business, information technology, skilled trades, massage and cosmetology career fields. That makes Fortis a post-secondary network of colleges and institutes with a wide variety of educational choices!