Vermont may be the healthiest state in the union but this wasnt always the case. Twenty or so years ago, Vermonters found themselves foundering at around 20th place. But a sustained and proven dedication to health and healthcare has helped them rise to the very top and remain the undisputed champ in the nation for the past couple years.
This monumental rise should also indicate what an excellent place it is to pursue a degree in the healthcare field. Nurses are a vital part of the health industry and Vermont nurses get the opportunity to work in some of the finest hospitals and clinics in the nation.
Whether you are set on becoming an LPN or RN or CNA our list of schools below can give you the education and experience needed to achieve your goals. It doesnt matter if you live in Montpelier, Burlington or elsewhere. Find the school thats right for you online or traditional campus opportunities are available.
As a Vermont 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 Vermont:
- Average annual salary: $42,540
- Currently employed: 1,400
- 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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New England Institute of Technology
New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit, co-educational technical college offering over 30 Associate in Science, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree programs. As a leader in Technical Career Education in southern New England, New England Tech is committed to providing hands-on technological programs that prepare graduates for positions of leadership in the technical, industrial, business, and allied health communities. Most of our associate degree programs can be completed in as little as 18 months, and bachelor’s degree programs in as little as three years. Every year over 2,000 students choose New England Tech for the hands-on laboratory and classroom training that provides the necessary skills to begin their technical careers.
AmeriTech College Online
Even in today’s economy, the demand for skilled workers shows no signs of slowing. Experts predict that healthcare will generate 3 million new wage and salary jobs between 2006 and 2016-more than any other industry.
Since 1979, AmeriTech College has successfully prepared students for rewarding opportunities in the healthcare industry.