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Nursing Schools and Colleges in South Carolina

There are a total of 46 counties in South Carolina. Columbia is the capital as well as the largest of its cities. Historically, it was among the first few colonies which declared independence during the British reign. Nicknamed as The Palmetto state, it comprises of five physiographic provinces which almost parallel the Atlantic coastline. The Blue Ridge Mountains that stand majestically in the northwest of the state are the smallest geographical region there. It is now ranked as the 24th most populous and the 40th most extensive State in the US. The humid subtropical weather with lots of precipitation has a welcoming effect on those who spend their winters in quilts.

In South Carolina the demand of nurses is expected to grow because of the development seen in medical industry. This is a great chance for those people who want to start their career as nurses. The population of this state is also expected to rise and therefore this state will probably need more medical hospitality resulting in an increased need of nurses (male and female).

Anyone who is interested in becoming a nurse should contact the South Carolina State Board of Nursing to get the details related to the requirements of licensure in this state.

  • Registered Nurses: 42,650

  • LPN / LVN Employment: 10,080

  • Hourly Wage: $29.50

  • Hourly Wage: $18.73

  • Yearly Wage: $61,350

  • Yearly Wage: $38,960

south-carolina Nursing News

Jul 07, 2014

Hospitals all over the USA now allow nurses with the associate degrees to obtain higher nursing degrees like Bachelor of Science. This change was made on 1st July for the nursing staff at Greenville Health System. It was recorded that around 300 nurses will be signing the acknowledgement stating the reasons that they are returning Read more…

Feb 11, 2013

Every year, a group of past and active-duty law enforcement officers known as Blue Knights, visit nursing homes of the community as part of their annual Sweetheart Ride for Valentine’s Day. The Blue Knights Club is basically a non-profit fraternal organization of police officers from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, who enjoy riding motorcycles. This year’s Read more…