Did You KnowNurses can be primary and specialty health care providers. Like a nurse practitioner, who serves as a key caregiver for patients in hospitals, schools, and private practices, with prescribing capabilities.
Did you knowNurses today publish scientific research, develop mobile medical applications, give TED Talks and drive healthcare policy.
Nurses never need to stop learning and growing, as healthcare is ever changing. There’s always an opportunity to study further and elevate your career.
Nursing doesn’t have to mean a 12-hour shift. Many roles let you work 9 to 5 or be your own boss and set your own hours.
With my expanded roles outside of the operating room, I cap my clinical day to 8-10 hours.”
I work 2–3 days a week in our women's health clinic, seeing primarily pregnant women. Those days are roughly 8-hour days and I'll see anywhere from 20–45 patients.”
Hospitals and medical offices? Of course. But also airplanes, schools, television studios, legal courts, racetracks, resorts, corporations, and more. The places you can work as a nurse are almost unlimited.
School NurseA School Nurse takes care of students from pre-K school to college, who get sick or injured in an academic setting.
Nurse Writer, Author, or HistorianA Nurse Writer, Author or Historian writes and contributes to educational materials, articles, historical books, even television or movie scripts about nursing.
Nurse AttorneyA Nurse Attorney represents medical professionals in court, or works to change policies within the healthcare system.
As the US population ages, there’s an ever-greater need for qualified nurses to provide the necessary care.