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Nursing Career Profiles

Nursing career profiles include information on the different types of nursing jobs, education and degrees offered, and an overview of what to expect from a career as a nurse.

BSN vs. MSN Degree - Which Nursing Degree is Best?
Should you get your Master's degree in nursing or a bachelor's degree in nursing? Here are a few things to consider when deciding.

Certified Nursing Assistants and Nursing Aides - Career Overview
Overview of careers as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) and nursing aides.

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Career Profile and Job Options
Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) are specialized, advanced practice nurses. Learn more about educational requirements, salary, and job responsibilities for Clinical Nurse Specialists.

CRNA Career Profile - Careers for CRNAs (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist)
CRNAs, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, are some of the most advanced, and highest paid of all nurses. Learn more about how to become a CRNA, what to expect in CRNA jobs, and other statistics such as CRNA salary and job growth projections.

Forensic Nursing Careers
What is forensic nursing, and what careers are available in forensic nursing? Learn more about how to obtain the education and training needed for a career as a forensic nurse.

LVN - How To Become An LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse
How to become an LVN, or Licensed Vocational Nurse. (Also known as LPN, licensed practical nurse.)

Non-clinical Job Options for Nurses
Some nurses may eventually seek a change of pace such as a transition into a non-clinical role. Learn more about job options for nurses who are seeking non-clinical careers.

Nurse Educator Careers
If you love nursing and you love teaching too, a career as a nurse educator may be a great fit for you! Learn more about what careers are available in nurse education and how to become a nurse educator.

Nursing Informatics - Careers for Nurse Informaticists
Basic job description and overview of nursing informatics careers, how to obtain the necessary qualifications for nursing informatics, and what to expect in a career as a nurse in medical informatics.

Nurse Practitioner Career Overview - What is a Nurse Practitioner?
What is a Nurse Practitioner? Are you interested in being a nurse practitioner? Learn more about what nurse practitioners do, how to become a nurse pracitioner, and how much they earn on average.

Nurse-Midwife - How to Become a Nurse Midwife
What is a nurse-midwife and how do you become a nurse-midwife? Learn more about this exciting nursing career.

Nursing Career Overview
Nursing career overview - what are the different types of nurses one could become, and how does one become a nurse?

Psychiatric Nursing Careers
Psychiatric nursing is another highly challenging but rewarding health career. Explore a career as a psychiatric nurse and learn more about the job duties, skill requirements, perks and challenges of a career in psychiatric nursing

Types of Psychiatry Nurse Jobs and Psychiatry Nurse Sub-specialties
Psychiatry nurse jobs come in many different settings and sub-specialties. Learn more about the types of psychiatry nurse jobs available.

Registered Nurse FAQ - What is an RN and What Salaries do They Earn?
What is a Registered Nurse (RN) and what salaries do registered nurses earn?

School Nurse Careers
How to become a school nurse, and overview of the responsibilities of school nurses.

Top Three Nursing Careers: Highest Paying, Most In-Demand Nursing Jobs
Based on salary and industry demand, these are the highest-paying, non-management nursing roles. Learn more about the educational and training requirements for these sought-after nursing jobs.

Travel Nursing Careers - Should You be a Travel Nurse?
What is a travel nurse? Is a career in travel nursing for you? Learn more about jobs in travel nursing.

Male Nurse - Men in Nursing Careers
Tales from a male nurse: Actually, two male nurses were interviewed about their experiences in nursing, and what they've learned working in the female-dominated industry of nursing.

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