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Simone De Beauvoir said: “There is something in the New York air that makes sleep useless.” Well, he wasn’t too wrong about that I tell you. One of the megacities of the world, New York is a miniature world in itself. It’s a hub of commerce and industry and banking activities. Many of the giant corporations in the world have their headquarters in New York due to the thriving business scenario there. Printing and publishing is also a major industry in this state.


Ranked 3rd in the US for its population, the State of New York has Albany as its capital, and New York City, as the largest metropolitan area. With the growth of population, the demand for professional medical staff increases by leaps and bounds.


When we look at the option of doing a nursing program here we have several universities and colleges across the state, presently there is large shortage of nurses in Pennsylvania and by 2020 the shortage is expected to rise to 23.6%. This shows that in the currently and in the future Pennsylvania could be a fruitful choice for a nursing career.


The New York Board of Nursing deals with all the license verification and licensure applications. For further details regarding the ethics and behavior of nurses the Board should be contacted in an instance.


  • Registered Nurses: 176,180

  • LPN / LVN Employment: 47,950

  • Hourly Wage: $36.23

  • Hourly Wage: $21.07

  • Yearly Wage: $75,370

  • Yearly Wage: $43,820

new-york Nursing News

Feb 27, 2015

After a revised rating system by the federal government, consumers will be able to get accurate ratings of the nursing homes. This step is taken to ensure that five star rated nursing homes can provide an exemplary service and do not fill the scores by lying about their performance. Approximately, one third of the nation’s Read more…

Dec 05, 2014

  Garden Gate Health Care Facility, a nursing home in Buffalo, NY was emptied on November 20th because of the fears that the roof of the nursing home might breakdown due to the weight of heavy snow.   A week before evacuation a resident Ruth Snyder, 92, suffered from a seizure whilst evacuating and she Read more…

Nov 21, 2014

  Extraordinary shortage of approximately 1 million nurses by 2030 will be faced by the nation, warning given by the American Journal of Medical Quality. New York, solely, will face a gap of 40,000 nurses. In spite of the evident demand of nurses, the nursing programs are rejecting the applications of the nursing students because Read more…

Oct 13, 2014

It is recorded that the turnover rate of the newly registered nurses (RNs) is prominently high as they leave their first jobs within the first year of their professional careers. According to the study by Policy, Politics and Nursing Practice, the estimated rate of 17.5% registered nurses, leave their jobs in the first year and Read more…

Sep 30, 2014

According to an advocacy group, New York is ranked as the worst state in nursing home care.   The New York state was ranked at number 45 and was given an “F” by Families for Better Care, a group of advocates that look after the conditions of nursing homes. The executive director, Brian Lee believed Read more…