Types of Nursing Careers - page 2

by Mona Mona

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Agency - Agency Nursing is essentially where a nurse will register or sign up with an agency or similar group and tell them what hours they are available to work. The nurses are then contacted and offered work on a shift to shift... Read More


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    thanks for the info list! i'm an old nursing student (changed careers after our children left home and started school part-time in late 40's), am in my last semester for asn, and have no idea of any particular area of nursing i want to get into.

    one piece of advice to any "youngster" reading this--go to school when you're young!!
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    and don't forget about Hospice Nursing- caring for the dying.

    www.hpna.org

    leslie
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    I currently am on the waiting list for my local community college's ADN program. I am taking my pre-required classes in the meantime. Nursing is a second career for me, and I still don't know "exactly" what kind of nursing I want to do. I have been looking for a list like this for a long time. I hope it will help others out also.


    -Mona
    Thanks for all of the links. This is really good info Mona
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    Hey don't forget about Rehabilitation Nurses. Caring for the newly disabled...helping patients to go on with their lives (victims of Motor Vehicle Accidents, strokes, spinal cord injuries, gunshot wounds, etc). We work as a team with Occupational, Speech, Physical Therapists and Physiatrists (Doctors of physical medicine) (www.rehabnurse.org)

    mom and nurse
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    You can also add telephone triage and disease management(per telephone)
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    I loved this thread, it was just what I was looking for, thank you so much for taking the time to find and post the different types of nursing carreers.

    Julia
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    OMG!!! This is exactly what I need! Just yesterday I was thinking about a career in Research nursing but wasn't sure how to go about it. Your are AWESOME for taking the time to do this. God Bless You!!!!!!
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    I work for a nursing/allied health school and this is what we have copied and put out for the students: http://www.nursingspectrum.com/Stude...eersInNursing/
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    Quote from Nurse AllBetta
    I work for a nursing/allied health school and this is what we have copied and put out for the students: http://www.nursingspectrum.com/Stude...eersInNursing/
    Thanks! this gave me some ideas on where to go next with my life.
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    Thanks for the websites. This will help guide me in my future nursing practice


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