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    Five Benefits of Pursuing a Career in Nursing

    Choosing the right career path can be a daunting experience for students. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ employment projections, Registered Nursing (RN) is projected to grow 26 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Florida Career College (FCC) features nursing programs at several of its campuses throughout Florida to meet the demands of this growing industry where students are provided a career-focused education to sufficiently prepare them for immediately entering the workforce.

    “At Florida Career College, we strive to continually develop programs according to industry needs in order to prepare our graduates for a successful career,” said Lawrence Avers, Vice President of Student Development at Florida Career College. “Considering that health care is the third largest industry in Florida, we know the future is bright for our nursing students.”

    For prospective students interested in pursuing a career in nursing, Florida Career College offers five reasons why this field is an appealing option:

    1. Even in economic downturns, nurses enjoy many job prospects and strong job security.

    2. A broad spectrum of specialties provides nurses with a variety of career choices that align with their specific areas of interest.

    3. Constant scientific and technological advancements enable nurses to continue learning and helping patients in new ways.

    4. Nursing requires constant interaction with patients, families and co-workers in a people-oriented environment.

    5. Nursing is an opportunity to help others and save lives.

    The Nursing program at Florida Career College, offers a two year degree program for RN and a one year degree program for licensed practical nurses transitioning to RN. During the program, students study curriculum developed by experienced nursing faculty and have access to current technology and realistic, high-tech simulation manikins.

    Media Contact: Pierson Grant Public Relations Jenna Leon, 954.776.1999, ext.242 Samantha Russo, 954.776.1999, ext. 255

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