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General nursing degrees could lead to high-profile careers

General nursing degrees could lead to high-profile careers

Wednesday, Aug, 8, 2018 08:14PM

Individuals who are planning to pursue their nursing license RN could put themselves on the road to a highly successful career, as many nurses are being recognized for their personal and professional efforts.

For example, professional empowerment organization Cambridge Who's Who recently recognized Louisiana-based nurse Maggie Elizabeth Gary for her demonstration of dedication, leadership and excellence in her field.

Gary, who currently works as a registered nurse (RN) at Memorial Hermann Hospital, earned a bachelors degree in nursing in 2006 and is now pursuing a masters degree. She works in the hospital's Pediatric and Neurotrauma Intensive Care unit, where she oversees 33 patients and 17 other nurses. After graduation, she hopes to become a family nurse practitioner.

In addition to school and work, Gary also works with Ronald McDonald House Charities to provide assistance to terminally ill children and their families. Furthermore, she holds certifications in advanced cardiac life support and pediatric life support from the American Heart Association.

Prospective students who wish to enjoy similar success may want to benefit from online college degree programs, which can allow them to make their own schedules in order to balance a busy lifestyle.

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