Students and Teachers

Nursing Specialties

College students and career seekers alike face many decisions before coosing a profession.  Nursing is a challenging profession that offers flexibility with education, training and specialty practice area.  Some nursing specialties are:

  • Medical-Surgical Nurse
  • Critical Care Nurse
  • Infection Control Nurse
  • Staff Development Nurse
  • Office Nurse
  • School Nurse
  • Home Health Nurse
  • Perioperative Nurse
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Occupational Health Nurse
  • Forensic Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Anesthetist

For more information about Nursing Specialties, please visit the following websites:

Johnson and Johnson, Discover Nursing.com
http://www.discovernursing.com/

Career-Opportunities.net - Different Types of Medical Nurses
http://www.career-opportunities.net/articles/view/different_types_medical_nurses

Nurse.org - Nursing Organization Links
http://www.nurse.org/orgs.shtml

NursingLicenseMap.com - Nursing Specialties
http://nursinglicensemap.com/advanced-practice-nursing/nursing-specialties/

NurseZone.com - Specialty Highlights
http://www.nursezone.com/Student-Nurses/specialty-spotlight.aspx

ChooseNursing.com - Exploring Career Options
http://www.choosenursing.com/options/index.html

 

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References
"Careers in Nursing" (2004). Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY