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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