I have been thinking about going into this field. I really like infection (weird statement, huh? But if anyone understands it's you fine people ^_^) the grosser it is, the more interested I become. But there's also an innate desire in me to want to treat it and watch it heal. Is this a field I could get into after I graduate or does this field usually want people with more experience?
I plan on getting the certification but I'll worry about that later when I'm actually a nurse. I'm sure med/surg or tele is probably more likely in my future but honestly I don't like the idea of codes going off and running around like a mad person. I don't thrive in chaos. I also don't wanna watch a monitor (they'd have to hook one up to me to make sure I didn't die of boredom). On second thought, a little chaos is good to get the juices going but not a constant state of adrenaline, I never want it to be the "norm"
Ideally dermatology nursing would be amazing. But good luck getting a job in that, especially without a NP. There just isn't a lot of jobs and I doubt the nurses who work in dermatology quit their jobs often-I wouldn't.