Publication Year: 2006
Authors/Editor: Novotny, Jeanne M.; Lippman, Doris; Sanders, Nicole; Fitzpatrick, Joyce
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
This concise and handy volume profiles 101 different types of nursing careers.
Few careers have the advantages that nursing offers: flexibility, room for growth, satisfaction from helping others. And there is a desperate need for nurses--demand will exceed supply for some time to come.
Each profile includes a basic description, education requirements, skills needed, compensation, related web sites, and professional organizations. Personal stories from practicing nurses highlight the content. Students, those looking for a career change, and RNs looking for new opportunities will find a wealth of information here.
A Sample of possible career choices include:
* Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
* Adult Nurse Practitioner
* Case Manager
* Critical Care Nursing
* Diabetes Educator
* Disaster/Bioterrorism Nursing
* Emergency Room Nurse
* Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
* HIV/AIDS Specialist
* Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing
* Infection Control Nurse
* Medical-Surgical Nurse
* Nurse Midwife
* Oncology Nurse
* Pediatric Nurse Practitioner