By Jeanne M. Novotny PhD RN FAAN, Doris Lippman EdD APRN CS, Nicole Sanders BSN RN, Joyce J. Fitzpatrick PhD MBA RN FAAN
Few careers have the benefits that nursing deals: flexibility, room for progress, delight from aiding others. and there's a determined want for nurses--demand will exceed offer for it slow to return. This concise and convenient quantity profiles a hundred and one forms of nursing careers are profiled; each one encompasses a easy description, schooling requisites, talents wanted, repayment, comparable sites, companies. own tales from practising nurses spotlight the content material. scholars, these searching for a occupation switch, and RNs searching for new possibilities will discover a wealth of data right here. A pattern of attainable profession offerings: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner grownup Nurse Practitioner Case supervisor serious Care Nursing Diabetes Educator Disaster/Bioterrorism Nursing Emergency Room Nurse Geriatric Nurse Practitioner HIV/AIDS professional Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing an infection keep an eye on Nurse Medical-Surgical Nurse Nurse Midwife Oncology Nurse Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
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Educational requirements—RN preparation; MSN degree required. Most settings require 5 years of acute care experience. 3. Core competencies/skills needed: • Must have self-confidence and strong leadership skills • Excellent communication • Understand organizational structure • Technical competency involving use of complex equipment • Teaching skills • Clinical competency • Ability to work with interdisciplinary teams • Skills in staff evaluation 4. Compensation—Varies with place of employment and geographic location; range is $60,000 to $90,000.
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Educational requirements — RN preparation for generalists, with certification in psychiatric/mental health nursing. Advanced practice certification is available for family psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioners and clinical specialists in child and adolescent psychiatric/mental health nursing. Clinical Nurse Specialist 31 3. Core competencies/skills needed: • Ability to meet the child at his or her developmental level • Facilitate coordination and collaboration among agencies delivering care to children • Provide services to children and their families • Flexible, sensitive 4.
101 Careers in Nursing by Jeanne M. Novotny PhD RN FAAN, Doris Lippman EdD APRN CS, Nicole Sanders BSN RN, Joyce J. Fitzpatrick PhD MBA RN FAAN