Nursing: Career and Education Opportunities
Nurses are the "feet on the ground" professionals who make the health care system work. Assisting physicians at all levels of decision making and execution, they are often the interface between patients and their physicians.
Select a state from the map below to find education opportunities to begin your career in Nursing.
STATES WITH EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES IN Nursing
CAREERS WITHIN Nursing
Licensed Practical Nurses care for ill, injured, or disabled persons in hospitals, nursing homes, and similar institutions. Licensed Practical Nurses need to note the reactions and responses of others in both work and social situations. They also need to speak clearly and communicate with others.
Nurse Practitioners provide advanced nursing care and treatment to patients.
Physician Assistants provide healthcare services typically performed by a physician, under the supervision of a physician. Physician Assistants need to read and understand what has been read. They also need to evaluate and judge the efficacy of solutions.
Registered Nurses assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Registered Nurses need to note the reactions and responses of others in both work and social situations. They also need to note the reactions and responses of others in both work and social situations.