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New Mexico State University

What Can I Do With a Major In Nursing?

Nursing is the study of the direct personal care, support, and condition monitoring of those who are sick, injured, handicapped, or elderly.

 

Areas of Focus

Ambulatory Care, Critical Care, Emergency, Trauma, Holistic, Home Health Care, Hospice, Infusion, Long-Term Care, Medical-Surgical, Occupational Health, Perioperative, Psychiatric, Rehabilitation, Transplant, Oncology, Gynecology, Respiratory, Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Practitioners

 

Career Titles

Acute Care 
Community Health 
Mental Health 
Admin. of Educational Programs 
Community/Mental Health 
Mental Health Ethnic Specialist 
Admin. of Nursing Services 
Correctional Health 
Midwife 
Adolescent Nurse Specialist
Critical Care 
Neonatal
Adult Health Care 
Delivery of Services-
Staff Development
Neurological 
Ambulatory Care 
Developmental
Disabilities
Nursing Health Policy 
Ambulatory Child Health 
Diabetes Nursing
Occupational Health 
Family Nursing 
Oncology 
School Health 
Anesthesia 
Gerontology 
Pediatric 
Cardiovascular 
Maternity Nursing
Physiological Nursing 
Hospital Administrator
Medical-Surgical 
Primary Ambulatory Care 
College/University faculty or Staff Development/Educator
Pulmonary 
Spinal Cord Injury Nurse Practitioner 
Psychiatric 
Rehabilitation 
Transcultural Nursing 
Psychosocial Nursing 
Respiratory 
Trauma
Public Health
Emergency Surgical Nurse
Nurse Researcher
Case Manager
Charge Nurse
Head Nurse
Nurse Supervisor
Nursing Team Leader
Vice President of Patient Services

 

Career Related Websites

Healthcare Employment Links

NationJob- Medical/Healthcare Job Openings

Career Builder

MonsterTRAK  

Healthcare Match  

NursingNet - online mentoring about careers and career issues  

Registered Nurse (career description from Occupational Outlook Handbook)

Nurse (career information from the Princeton Review)  

Nurseweek  

National League for Nursing  

National Student Nurses Association  

Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists 

American Psychiatric Nurses Association  

Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses  

Emergency Nurses Association  

Nursing Jobs