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  1. Starting your nursing career after you graduate from nursing school is a drastic, sometimes harsh, reality check when you enter the workforce. As a brand-new nurse, you no longer have your preceptor or clinical instructor to fall back on. You ar...
  2. I am a nurse with 5 years experience in medsurg tele on eves/nights. I had a very short attempt at case management within the same hospital, but it was not a good fit. I couldn't wrap my mind around all the insurance stuff, the constant communication...
  3. I’ve reached my 1 year mark as a Med/surg nurse in July of this year. I’m grateful for all that I’ve learned on my unit, but I’m growing bored now. Most nights are chill & unproductive with nothing to do. I’ve been applying for ICU/Stepdown jobs,...
  4. Favorite specialty? Why?

    Hi Everyone, I was asking this question because I am curious to see how you all discovered what your favorite specialty is and why. I am having a hard time with my own decisions of what specialties I like or would want to try. So, I am just looking t...
  5. Do you like working in one area/specialty a lot more than the others you have worked in? And what specialty do you think is best for new nursing graduates?
  6. Hello all, This is my first post here so bear with me. I am a current RN student and while my main focus right now is finishing the program I am nevertheless interested in finding out more about different specialties from nurses who have been th...
  7. With over 100 types of nursing careers to choose from, the sky's pretty much the limit-and yes, that includes being a flight nurse. One of the great things about nursing is that it can pave the way to so many career paths and possibilities. Maybe you...
  8. I have been in healthcare for 9 years. Some as a STNA, lpn and RN. I will soon have my BSN and am getting the itch to try something other than a SNF. I recently accepted a hospice job with great hours and pay. However, with all the resources on this ...
  9. Agency NursesAgency 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 basis. Agency Nu...
  10. Low Stress Specialties

    Hello, so I’m wondering what are some good low stress units within the hospital. I am starting school in the fall (getting into public health non-nursing related) so I would like something that would not make me feel emotionally and physically draine...
  11. There are many nurses who remain in one specialty until the day they put up their stethoscope and finally set sail on the ship of retirement. Good for them! For those who like to change things up whenever they feel the need to, nursing is a great car...
  12. I am applying to a nurse practitioner program and would like some advice on what specialties are like. I was a medical school student that left medical school because I realized that the demands of a doctor and quality of life was not something I wan...
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    1st Edition. Available in PDF and Doc format. Download one or both. 317 Pages There is a specialty for every Nurse. For many Nurses, specializing is not just a job … it is a life-long career. We realize choosing a Nursing specialty can be a ...

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  14. I am a nursing student and we are able to pick our clinical intensives for the upcoming semester. I have NO idea on what I would like to do! I know have an interest in pediatrics, so I have picked a GPU/peds pulmonary center combo. Now I ge...
  15. Should I Specialize?

    In nursing school, most students come into the field with an idea of what they want to do in nursing. Some of the favorites for students include OB, pediatrics, or emergency nursing. However, as it has always been, most hospital employers want to sta...
  16. I've been a med-surg nurse for 3 months now (first nursing job). I'm not happy and this job has made my already existing anxiety a lot worse. I always have 6 patients and I feel like I don't have enough time to complete all my documentation and get t...