Nursing Careers at a Glance

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Number of Degrees in Nursing

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  • Master's
  • Doctoral


Job Boards

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College Navigator did not have acceptance rate figures for all of the colleges on our list. We did not, however, want to penalize those colleges without data.

  1. ANA Nurse's Career Center Job Board

Professional Organizations

  1. Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses

    One of many specialty nursing organizations, the AMSN is dedicated to the needs of nurses who practice in the medical-surgical discipline. The professional organization includes more than 10,000 nurses who are committed to improving patient care, enciting professional …

  2. Academy of Neonatal Nurses

    The Academy of Neontal Nurses serves as a resource and educational center for health care professionals who work in newborn care.

  3. American Academy of Nursing

    Comprised of highly-educated, accomplished leaders in the nursing industry, the Academy works to advance health policy and practice through creating, synthesizing and sharing nursing knowledge.

  4. American Association of Heart Failure Nurses

    Not only for nurses, the AAHFN invites all healthcare professionals who are involved in heart failure patient care. The organization is dedicated to advancing education, clinical practice and research to achieve the highest standards of care.

  5. American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

    This professional organization serves as a resource for aspiring and professional CRNAs.

  6. American Association of Nurse Practitioners

    The AANP represents the interests of approximately 155,000 nurse practitioners across the nation. The organization is dedicated to leading NPs in transforming patient-centered health care.

  7. American College of Nurse Midwives

    Representing certified nurse-midwives and certified midwives, the ACNM sets the standard for midwifery education and practice in the United States.

  8. American Holistic Nurses

    A non-profit membership association for nurses and other holistic healthcare professionals. The organization's efforts resulted in holistic nursing as an official nursing specialty recognized by the ANA.

  9. American Nurses Association

    The ANA is a full-service professional organization dedicating to advancing the voice of the nation's nurses. The organization fosters high standards of practice and promotes the rights of nurses in the workplace.

  10. American Psychiatric Nurses Association

    The APNA is the largest professional membership organization for psychiatric mental health nursing. The group is dedicated to wellness promotion, prevention of mental health problems, and patient care.

  11. Association of periOperative Registered Nurses

    This non-profit membership association represents the interests of over 160,000 perioperative nurses. AORN supports its members through education, standards, and clinical practice resources.

  12. Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association

    The GAPNA provides continuing education and peer support for advanced practice nurses who work with older adults.

  13. National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

    The NAPNAP supports members through funding, education, and research opportunities. Its mission is to promote optimal health for children through leadership, practice, advocacy, education and research.

  14. National Black Nurses Association

    A non-profit organization that represents 150,000 nurses from the USA, Easter Caribbean, and Africa, the NBNA's goal is to investigate, define, and determine the heath care needs of African Americans. The organization provides continuing education programs throughout …

  15. Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health

    The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health is dedicated to providing quality health care to all women, both in primary and specialty care. The NPWH advances a holistic approach that includes the patient's physical, emotional, and spiritual …

Calendar of Events

  1. conference

    ANCC National Magnet Conference

    October 2-4, 2013: More than 7,500 nurses and nursing executives from top hospitals celebrate Magnet Recognition and gather to share evidence-based practices at the ANCC …

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    APNA 27th Annual Conference

    October 9-12, 2013: American Psychiatric Nurses Association conference includes continuing education specific to psychiatric nurses of all levels of expertise.

  3. conference

    40th Annual National Conference on Professional Nursing Education and Development

    October 17, 2013: You will discuss, gain insight into, and learn proven strategies to handle those little (and not so little) issues that we all wrestle with.

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    Advanced Practice Nursing Conference

    October 17-18, 2013: This year’s conference will focus on clinical topics specific to advanced nursing practice with tracks designed for clinical nurse specialists, adult …

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    American Academy of Nursing

    October 17-19, 2013: The annual meeting and conference will identify ways nurses are transforming health care and building a better care delivery system.

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    American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners Annual Conference

    November 8-11, 2013: Experts in the field will provide the latest CMMS policy updates plus share practical strategies to improve your practice and acceptance rates and achieve …

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    International Nursing Administration Research Conference

    November 13-16, 2013: Strengthen the implementation of innovation across the healthcare continuum.

Social Networks

  1. Nursing

  2. Nursing Jobs

  3. Nursing Education

  4. Registered Nurses

  5. Nursing Student Network

    A group for nursing students and fresh graduates to exchange information on career opportunities and other topics in healthcare.

  6. Nursing Professionals

    A networking group for nurses and those who are hoping to pursue a nursing career.

  7. Nursing Jobs

    This group is for nurses who are searching for jobs.

  8. Nursing Network

    Another networking group for professionals and other health care employees.

  9. The R.N. Network

    Designed for professional nurse in the United States of all levels, this network is a resource for careers, trends, and issues within the nursing community

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