Nursing Career Advice

Nurses need career advice from time to time regarding how to land the perfect job, what to say in that interview, enhance a resume, advance their education, or just generally move from one specialty area to another. This forum will discuss these topics as well as offer assistance to the individual considering nursing as a career. We all wish that at some point we had a place to come and get the pearl that made a difference. Please show us your pearls of wisdom.

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  2. Tell us your career path after leaving the bedside.
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  4. Nurse Extern
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  6. Hospital Administrator
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    3
    tytkhat
  7. Longterm Care or Urgent care clinic which is best career move for newby nurse
    by Aspire2Nurse Jun 1
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    mo16
  8. reciprocity
    by EAPiotrowski Jun 3
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    JustBeachyNurse
  9. What else can you do with a nursing degree - besides nursing
    by sunmaidliz May 29
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  10. I hate nursing
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    6
    Natkat
  11. Going to school: question for nurses
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  12. Dietetics to BSN
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  13. Lvn/ lpn or RN in Seattle
    by KaliDurga May 27
    1
    HouTx
  14. I have a BS in Psychology then an ASN can I go for MSN in Leadership or a DNP?
    Poll by JaredOwen May 31
    2
    HouTx
  15. NJ to PA nursing licensure question
    by thompsnj46 Jun 2
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  16. At a Cross Roads
    by PatienceS May 30
    1
    clownlove
  17. Float Team or Ortho???
    by exp626 May 30
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    kgoode0919
  18. looking for a school/college to become a LVN
    by debuttslisa May 31
    3
    TheCommuter
  19. Can I really do it
    by kb716 May 31
    2
    Determination08
  20. Career Changers
    by cmacey May 27
    11
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  21. Job Choice: Hospital vs. Methadone Clinic
    by petem35 May 31
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    MrChicagoRN
  22. San Antonio Methodist Residency Program
    by itsacalling721 May 22
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  23. Scheduling dilemma...which job?
    by hakunamatataRN May 28
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  24. choosing my first RN job ... please HELP
    by NewGradNurse2014 May 23
    6
  25. Does the school matter????
    by Solnce1981 May 24
    10
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  26. Returning to the states and back to nursing after 3 years...ADVICE please
    by Junebug903 May 27
    2
    Junebug903
  27. CHOA nurse residency program
    by brownsc2 May 29
  28. Another career change - is nursing right for me?
    by dharmachicka May 28
  29. Nursing and Career Changes
    Article FAQs by thrn30 Jun 16, '12
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  30. Outpatient vs. Inpatient
    by bsnrn1029 May 27
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    arijay
  31. Quit or be fired?
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  32. first job as a care partner on transplant unit
    by ameliagal May 27
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  35. Question for Career Nurses
    by theaudra May 19
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