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Title: 10 Great Reasons to Become a Nurse


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NURSING AN OVERVIEW
Nurses are healthcare professionals that help
individuals, families and
communities in obtaining an optimal quality of
life. Practicing in a diverse range of
specialties,
nurses often work in hospitals and clinics,
alongside physicians and therapists. An
indispensable part of healthcare, nursing is
quickly becoming one of the most in demand
professions.
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GROWING INDUSTRY
Nursing is considered to be one of the fastest
growing industries in the United States. Its
estimated that by 2018, over 500,000 new nursing
jobs will be created.
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, over 40
million Americans will now have access to
healthcare, making nurses an important part of a
well-staffed health care facility.
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SPECIALIZATIONS
The field of nursing offers over 100 specialties
for you to pursue. These specializations include
plastic surgery, travel, cardiac, legal, mental
health, obstetrical, geriatric, school, and many,
many more. Whatever your interests are, theres a
nursing specialty for you.
ADVANCEMENTS IN TECHNOLOGY
Advancements in technology are changing the roles
of nurses, especially in informatics/data and
other specialty fields. Nurse informaticians
integrate nursing with communication technologies
in order to promote health for communities around
the world.
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FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE
  • Nurses are afforded flexible schedules depending
    on their specialty and environment. Many nurses
    work in four 12-hour shifts and can work during
    the week or on weekends. This flexibility is
    especially beneficial for parents with children
    in school or nurses who choose to go back to
    school.

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SALARY GROWTH
  • Nursing graduates often have the highest
    entry-level salaries when compared to their
    peers. In 2012, the average salary for a
    Registered Nurse was 67,930.

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADVANCEMENTS
Depending on your interests, nursing offers many
opportunities for career advancements.
Career-driven nurses can continue their education
in specialty fields or perform in bigger roles as
time goes on.
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NURSES WORK IN MANY DIFFERENT SETTINGS
There is never a dull day for a nurse. Nurses
work in many different settings, like government
agencies, schools and hospitals. Each setting
brings with it its own particular group of
patients, doctors and daily responsibilities.
  • SKILLS ARE UNIVERSAL

Nursing skills are universal. Nurses can work
anywhere in the United States, from traditional
facilities to specialized locations.
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Emotionally Rewarding
One of the most well-respected occupations in the
world, nursing gives you the opportunity to make
a difference in someones life while nurturing
your own personal growth. A career in nursing is
something to be proud of, and the time is now to
begin a career as an indispensable part of the
healthcare system and your community.
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