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Changing how the world thinks about nursing

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THE TRUTH ABOUT NURSING challenges stereotypes and educates the world about the value of nursing. Better understanding that nurses are autonomous, college-educated science professionals will strengthen nursing care, education and research, allowing nurses to save more lives.

Where do nurses practice? Tell me about nursing specialties

Please see the links below for information on various specialties:

Emergency nursing (more information)

Intensive care / critical care / ICU (more information)

Maternity or perinatal nursing

Labor and delivery

Postpartum

Lactation consultation

Neonatal ICU (premature infant care) (more information)

Public health nursing

School nursing

Occupational health nursing

Foreign aid or development work nursing (more information and books)

Home health nursing

Family partnership nursing

Hospice nursing

Psychiatric nursing

Operating room nursing

Oncology nursing

Recovery room nursing / perianesthesia nursing

Travel Nursing

You can see other more nursing specialties onExploreHealthCareers.org and discovernursing.com.

Options for Nurses with Graduate Degrees -- including advanced practice nursing

Nurse educator

Nurse researcher (also see an 11 min. video on nurse researchers)

Nurse Practitioner (more information)

Nurse Midwife (more information)

Nurse Psychotherapist

Nurse Anesthetist

Clinical Nurse Specialist (an additional document) (CNS vs NP)

Forensic Nurse

Download our Be a Nurse flyer and distribute at will

Click on the links below for detailed information:


What is Nursing?

Why become a nurse?

How can I become a nurse?

Who should become a nurse?

Who are some nurse leaders, past and present?

Where can I get nursing recruitment materials?

Go back to our Become a Nurse page

 

First published October 7, 2014

 

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