The dynamic nursing field now has over 200 sub-specialties, and is adding more daily. Which one will you choose? It’s not easy to decide on a niche to settle in for the long-term, especially when you factor in your evolving self and the breakneck pace of change in the health care landscape. But if done right, the promise of specialization is a nursing career with a healthy salary, plentiful job openings, and greater job satisfaction.
A career as a nurse is both smart and rewarding. Nurses provide essential care and make a real impact in the lives of patients. The satisfaction that nurses take from their work is greater than most professionals can claim. Plus, a career as a nurse promises expanding opportunities and competitive compensation no matter where you are located. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for registered nurses is expected to grow over twice the national average for all other careers during the next decade. Over here in this book, find out the pros and cons before making a lifelong decision to embark on your new path and journey of becoming a registered nurse.