6 Exciting Careers in Nursing to Consider

If you’re thinking about training for a career in the nursing field, then you’re about to enter into a profession that not only almost always means job security, because of the constant demand for nurses, but also offers almost endless possibilities, because of the many different ways to specialize.

Not only can you choose what type of nurse you want to be, like Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Registered Nurse (RN), or Nurse Practitioner (NP), but there are so many ways to specialize, you’re pretty much guaranteed to find something that interests you.

Below you’ll find some videos that discuss a few of the many career options that are available in the nursing field.

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Careers in Nursing – A Look At The Various Options

As the population in the U.S. continues to age a demand for nurses is on the rise and is expected to continue increasing as the Affordable Care Act is implemented. A career field that once seemed narrow with only a few choices of either becoming an RN or LPN who works in a hospital or doctor’s office has exploded with career opportunities.

After you decide what type of nurse you want to be certified as, such as an LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse), RN (Registered Nurse), CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant), or NP (Nurse Practitioner), you can select a nursing career specialty that suits your interests. A sampling of specialties is listed below. Continue reading