Want job security? Try Nursing!

Did you know that by the year 2020, there will be an estimated shortage of 800,000 nurses?

The Health Care field is one of the best places to get a job and will likely stay that way for years to come. With a degree in nursing you can shape your career as you go. Just choose from one of over 100,000 positions!

Schedules, income, work environment and specialization are all areas that people evaluate when choosing a career. A nursing degree allows you to choose the area of practice that offers a schedule that fits your lifestyle. Sign-on bonuses of up to $14,000 are being offered, and some hospitals are advertising significant salary increases for key specialties, such as intensive care. The many areas where a nurse might practice vary greatly: schools, clinics, offices, and even military services. And finally, the nursing profession offers a wide variety of specialties. Here are a few examples of areas that you may choose from:

 Ambulatory care
 Burn care
 Developmental disabilities
 Emergency
 Geriatrics
 Home care
 Intensive care unit (cardiovascular, medical, neonatal and surgical)
 Medical telemetry
 Mother/baby care
 Oncology
 Operating room
 Pediatrics
 Psychiatric nursing
 Recovery
 Rehabilitation
 Renal (diabetes and dialysis)
 Research
 School nursing

If you want to know more contact Pam Hennessey or Brandi Long at 844.5665 or stop by 118 Miller Hall. Check out more at http://www.nursing.auburn.edu/.

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