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Nursing

Explore the following careers in the field of Nursing:

  • Staff Nursing
  • Community and Public Health
  • Independent Practice
  • Government Service
  • Education
  • Nursing Research
  • Telehealth
  • International Health
  • Other Areas

General Information:

  • Nursing is the largest healthcare field. Three out of five nurses work in hospitals. Many nurses work part-time.
  • Nursing combines science and technology with the desire to help people. One must enjoy helping people of all types and backgrounds.
  • Nursing requires both physical stamina and emotional stability. Nurses must be able to follow orders and direct others.
  • Earn a master’s degree to prepare for advanced practice nursing including: clinical nurse specialist, nurse practitioner, nurse midwife, nurse anesthetist and administration. Earn a doctoral degree for research or teaching at a university.
  • All states regulate nursing by requiring licensure.

Prepared by the Career Planning staff of Career Services at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (2005) UTK is an EEO/AA Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA Employer.


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