Reach your career goals with the right nursing certification or degree program. Explore different steps you can take to further your education.
Entry-Level Nursing Careers
There are many degree paths available to students who wish to secure an entry-level nursing position. These include nursing assistant training programs, associate degree in nursing, and bachelor of science in nursing degrees. The following links can help you explore the next steps in your nursing career.
Advanced Practice Nursing
Becoming an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) requires at least a master of science in nursing degree. The links below detail what it takes to become an advanced practice registered nurse.
Specialized Nursing Careers
Nurses can also specialize in a specific nursing field, such as informatics, where they implement information technology to conduct research and review data. The links provided detail the different specialized nursing careers.
Comprehensive List of Nursing Certifications and Credentials 2021
October 21, 2021 | NurseJournal Staff
Nursing certifications can help you advance your knowledge and your career. See this comprehensive nursing certifications list to get started.
What Are the Pros and Cons of Joining a Nursing Union?
October 20, 2021 | NurseJournal Staff
Nurses' unions spark strong feelings. Learn about the pros and cons of nursing unions and what joining a nurses' union would mean for you.
Alternative Clinical Experience for Registered Nurses
October 20, 2021 | Maura Deering
Are you struggling to find opportunities for your clinical rotations? Find advice from nursing faculty about alternative clinical experiences.
Can Nurse Practitioners Prescribe Medication?
October 18, 2021 | NurseJournal Staff
Can nurse practitioners prescribe medication? The answer might seem like a simple "yes," but it can be more complicated. Read this guide to learn more.
Becoming a Nurse Practitioner vs. a Doctor: What Are the Differences?
October 14, 2021 | Daniel Bal
Nurse practitioners and doctors might have similar responsibilities, but the requirements to enter each career can vary significantly. Learn about their differences in this guide.
How to Become an IV Infusion Nurse
October 12, 2021 | Gayle Morris, RN, BSN, MSN
Have you considered becoming an IV infusion nurse? Check out the training, salary, and career advancement potential for this unique role.
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