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Career Paths/Nursing Specialties

There are more than 100 specialties in nursing and a variety of work settings outside of hospitals. In fact, only about 50% of RNs in the U.S. work in hospitals. The other half work in settings such as ambulatory care, long-term care, home health, community health clinics, schools, the military, and research labs, just to name a few.

You can choose a specialty before, during or after nursing school, however, specialties often require additional training and education. To learn more about nursing career paths and what kind of nurse you might want to be, check out the following tools form Johnson & Johnson’s Discover Nursing campaign.

Explore Nursing Specialties – Learn more about the many nursing specialties and career opportunities out there today.

Find a Nursing Specialty – Take this five-minute quiz to find out what nursing specialty is right for you.

To explore more about nursing specialties, check out these links:

Nurse Practitioner Specialization and Sub-Specialization Tree from Nurse Practitioner Schools

Nursingworld.org Certifications

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