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Louisiana is a state in the Deep South region of the South Central United States. It is the 31st most extensive and the 25th most populous of the 50 United States. Louisiana is bordered by the state of Texas to the west, Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. A large part of its eastern boundary is demarcated by the Mississippi River. Louisiana is the only U.S. state with political subdivisions termed parishes, which are equivalent to counties.The state of Louisiana is divided into 64 parishes, which are analogous to counties in other states. There are various forms of government being used within the parishes.  Source: Wikipedia


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Louisiana Nursing News

According to Nurse.org Louisiana ranks number 35 among all 50 states in nursing salary. The average RN salary $63,560 and average hourly is $30.56. The number of RNs in Louisiana, as of 2019, is 45,970. (stats from Nurse.org).


Things to Do in Louisiana

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Nursing Careers & Jobs State Facts
Careers & Jobs in Louisiana Top 10 Travel Destinations
Louisiana Cities – Favorite Locations
and Resources – Google Maps
Discussions in Louisiana
Nursing License Renewal  
State List of Schools & Hospitals Fun Facts

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Choose from many nursing specialties including advanced practice, hospital, and community jobs in nursing.

Find these Jobs in Louisiana

Medical Jobs in Louisiana

PCT or CNA Social Workers Information Technology Doctorate Nurse
LPNs Case Managers Nursing Informatics Nurse Manager
Nurse Techs Utilization Management Nurse Practitioners Nurse Director
RNs CDI Clinical Document Improvement Nurse Nurse Anesthetists Chief Nursing Officer

Most Popular Jobs in Louisiana

Retail Salespeople Waiters & Waitresses Tractor-trailer
(truck) drivers
Bookkeeping, Accounting, Auditing
Cashiers Janitors Secretaries Combined Food & Service Workers
Office Clerks Material Movers Elementary School Teachers  
Stock Clerks & Order Fillers Customer Service Reps General Managers  

Louisiana Cities – Favorite Locations & Resources – Google Maps


If you are looking to relocate or move, travel nurse to, get a new job in/near, or just travel/vacation, you will find the following Louisiana City Links helpful in your planning.

New Orleans, LA Lafayette, LA Monroe, LA
Baton Rouge, LA Lake Charles, LA Alexandria, LA
Shreveport, LA Bossier City, LA  
Metairie, LA Kenner, LA  

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Online Nursing Resources in Louisiana

Louisiana Board of Nursing

 Louisiana Nurses Association

  LSNA – Louisiana State Nurses Association – leading the way!

ABOUT US. The LSNA website is the hub for information, resources, events, and member benefits.. From professional development to health policy, our goal is to serve all professional nurses. LSNA represents all registered nurses regardless of education level, specialty, position or work setting. You must create an account to find pricing.

Looking for Websites offering Nursing CEUs and Continuing Education?

NetCE.com Continuing Education

Nurse.com offering online Continuing Education


Nursing Schools & Hospitals

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Nursing Schools in Louisiana

For a list of accredited nursing schools in Louisiana which offer campus based ASN, BSN, MSN, LPN to RN, RN to BSN, and more nursing degree programs approved by the Louisiana Board Of Nursing.


Top National Travel Nursing Companies

Travel Nursing Central has several travel nurse companies that are highly ranked by 8500 ratings


Looking for a Hospital?

Hospitals in Louisiana

For a list of Louisiana hospitals and links to their web sites, visit The AgapeCenter.com’s link


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Vacation Hot Spots, State and National Parks in Louisiana

Top rated destinations, locations, vacation hot spots, state and national parks in the state of Louisiana

State Parks in Louisiana

Top rated State Parks in Louisiana – Google Maps

National Parks in Louisiana

Top rated National Parks in Louisiana – Google Maps

Vacation Hot Spots in Louisiana

Top rated Vacation Hot Spots in Louisiana – Google Maps

Top Beaches in Louisiana

Top Beaches in Louisiana – Google Maps


 

Louisiana State Facts

Established:  

Louisiana became the eighteenth U.S. state on April 30, 1812. Source:  Wikipedia

State of Louisiana’s government website


 

Top 10 Travel Destinations in Louisiana

  1. New Orleans
  2. Baton Rouge
  3. Lafayette
  4. Louisiana Destinations: Shreveport
  5. Lake Charles
  6. Houma
  7. Bossier City
  8. Alexandria
  9. Louisiana Destinations: Monroe
  10. Jackson Square

Visit VacationIdea.com for more travel destinations in Louisiana


Louisiana fun facts

At 34 stories high and 137 meters (450 feet) tall, the Louisiana State Capitol is the tallest of all state capitol buildings.

The first opera performed in the United States was in 1796 in New Orleans.

Since 1835 the New Orleans & Carrolliton Line is the oldest street railway line still in operation.

Gueydan is known as the “Duck Capital of America” in recognition of its abundance of waterfowl.

Breaux Bridge is known as the “Crawfish Capital of the World.”

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