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One of the critical decisions you must make on your path to becoming a NP is picking your nurse practitioner specialty. Your nursing professional specialized choice will impact your future career, so it is crucial to select carefully. The major distinction between a registered nurse and a nurse practitioner is that latter has completed master’s degree and hence could write out scripts for medicines whereas registered nurse can not. Many healthcare facilities hire their very own fleet of practitioners as they are cheaper than medical doctors. Because of this reason, there is wonderful possibility for nurse practitioners in many healthcare

How to Become a Travel Nurse

How to Become a Travel Nurse It’s true—there is a job that enables you to travel the country in a high-paying position while also helping people—that of the travel nurse. Travel nurses work as temporary fill-ins for people on sick or maternity leave, or help out during local emergencies or nursing staff shortages. A nurse must be an RN to become a travel nurse and the job duties correspond with the area of a nurse’s specialty—essentially the same duties the nurse would have within a healthcare establishment closer to home. Working outside of the country is also an option, although

Nurses and Their Impact on Oncology Care

Nurse dedicates her life to oncology Tami O’Brien has seen people survive and she’s seen people die. She’s held patients’ hands and watched parents scream and cry as their worst nightmares come true. As the director of oncology at Northfield Hospitals and Clinics, the Waseca resident shared some of her stories with a smile on her face, and at one moment, tears in her eyes. Not once in the more than 20 years she’s worked with cancer patients has she wondered if she chose the right path. “I never have days where I question why I do what I do,”

How to Become a Certified Nurse Anesthetist

Advanced Practices Take Nursing Career to Next Level Nursing is among the occupations in the highest demand locally and nationally, and offers excellent opportunities for good pay and benefits, but requiring a high degree of skill. Some nurses, however, choose to raise their skill level even higher, pursuing careers as advanced-practice nurses. In Orange County, the occupation of registered nurse ranks 12th for projected job openings from 2010 through 2020, according to the California Employment Development Department. In the 10-year period, more than 7,200 job openings for RNs are projected, including 3,740 newly created jobs and 3,460 due to RNs

Top Healthcare Careers For 2016 – 2017

The top healthcare careers for 2013-2014 are:top healthcare careers 2012 - 2013

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1. Physician Assistant

As necessity on doctors goes high, the Physician Assistant is growing to be a good way for patients to have care on time. The physical assistant is schooled to provide diagnostic advice, a bit of prevention healthcare as well as cater for clinical testing outcomes.

2. Laboratory Technician

Lab Techs do all the tests needed by the doctors while treating patients.
For one to become a Lab Tech one needs a degree in biology and computer science. However one can find degree programs in Lab Technician schooling students in high level laboratory skills.

3. Occupation Therapist

Occupational Therapists deal with people who have gone through major accidents or injuries to get back their routine skills. They also help people to deal with stress and often get their work mixed with education, social work and mental health. One needs a Master’s degree to become an Occupational Therapist.

The Department of Labor (DOL) reports, “Wage and salary employment in the health care industry is projected to increase 27 percent through 2014, compared with 14 percent for all industries combined.”

Following are the professions ranked by CareerCast, which noted that healthcare job opportunities are lucrative, rewarding and exponentially growing.

  1. Dental Hygienist
  2. Audiologist
  3. Occupational Therapist
  4. Physical Therapist
  5. Optometrist
  6. Pharmacist
  7. Physician Assistant
  8. Speech-Language Pathologist

The CareerCast Jobs Rated report includes numerous health-care sector careers among its best jobs of 2012, with most ranking in the top 50.

More at Pacific degree programs among the “Best Health Care Jobs in 2012” – Pacific University

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