In becoming a nurse, the need to have a valid license is very important. This is due to the complexity and sensitivity of the job. Remember that to work as a nurse is not the same as to work in an office or at aster. If you are working at an office you can simply delete files but you can never delete a patient.
After finishing your requirements in school, you need to pass the state license exam in a place that you are planning on becoming a nurse. Your license exam in one state may not be valid in the next state this is why it is very important to inquire and ask around first before working or applying at any hospital, most especially if you are new at a certain place.
In becoming a nurse, you need to work hard in order to get it and you have to work hard in order to maintain it. Remember that your license can expire and can be revoked. If you do something unethical or illegal, you risk losing your license. This is why utmost care is needed in working on any nursing task as the time you spend in school in order to get your license will amount to nothing the moment your license is taken away from you.
If you are serious about becoming a nurse, you need to prepare all the things that might be needed in order for you to be qualified for the job. You need to get a degree, secure a license for yourself and if there are times that you don’t pass the exam, you can take it again or take a refresher course that way when you take the exam again, you will be able to pass it.