Registered Nurse

Job Outlook in Vermont
High Demand 

What you might do
Registered Nurses (RNs) are licensed medical professionals who work with patients, doctors, and other health care workers. RNs provide and coordinate patient care. They also provide education to patients and the public about illnesses, diseases, and health conditions.

Where you might work
Hospitals, physicians’ offices, home health care services, nursing care facilities, outpatient clinics and schools.

Related Links
My Next Move: Registered Nurses
O*Net Online: Registered Nurses
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Registered Nurses
American Nurses Association Vermont
List of Professional Nursing Organizations

Education Required
Registered nurses usually take one of three education paths: a bachelor’s degree in nursing (4 years), an associate’s degree in nursing (2 years), or a diploma from an approved nursing program. Registered nurses must be licensed.

Where to Study

For more information, contact your regional AHEC:

Northern Vermont AHEC

Southern Vermont AHEC