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Few careers have the advantages that nursing offers: flexibility, room for growth, satisfaction from helping others. And there is a desperate need for nurses--demand will exceed supply for some time to come. This concise and handy volume profiles 101 different types of nursing careers are profiled; each includes a basic description, education requirements, skills needed, compensation, related web sites, and professional organizations. Personal stories from practicing nurses highlight the content. Students, those looking for a career change, and RNs looking for new opportunities will find a wealth of information here. A Sample of Possible Career Choices: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Adult Nurse Practitioner Case Manager Critical Care Nursing Diabetes Educator Disaster/Bioterrorism Nursing Emergency Room Nurse Geriatric Nurse Practitioner HIV/AIDS Specialist Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing Infection Control Nurse Medical-Surgical Nurse Nurse Midwife Oncology Nurse Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
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Dr. Jeanne Novotny is Dean and Professor at the Fairfield University School of Nursing located in Fairfield, Connecticut.
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