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Few professions have evolved as much as nursing has, or offer as much variety, opportunity for growth, and potential for great personal and professional satisfaction. 201 Careers in Nursing, the new edition significantly expanding, updating and revising 101 Careers in Nursing, is your guide to careers in nursing practice, education, research, and so much more.

Comprehensive in scope and for nurses at all levels, each career description includes educational requirements, core competencies, and required skills. Interviews with nurses working in a variety of roles and settings bring to life the breadth of opportunities available to nurses today. Important tips within the book will help when making your career choices, along with compensation range per degree, certification requirements, and earning potential for each career. 201 Careers in Nursing is an essential resource for nurses entering the profession, nurses considering a career change, and counselors facilitating career choices.

Key Features:

  • Includes 201 careers, each with career description, educational requirements, core competencies, and requisite skills
  • Reformatted for ease of use
  • Provides compensation range per degree, certification requirements, and earning potential for each career
  • Features interviews with nurses in different careers in academia and practice settings
  • Useful for students and nurses at all levels

Sample Careers:

  • Addictions Counselor
  • Military Nurse
  • Childbirth Educator
  • Clinical Research Nurse
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Medical-Surgical Nurse
  • Telehealth Nurse
  • Consultant
  • Cruise Ship/Resort Nurse
  • Disaster/Bioterrorism Nurse
  • Fraud and Abuse Investigator
  • Genetics Counselor
  • Health Policy Analyst/Lobbyist
  • Media Consultant


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826133823
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/17/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 585,506
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, is editor of Nursing Education Perspectives, the flagship journal for the National League for Nursing, and the Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. She served as Dean at Case Western from 1982 through 1997. She has received numerous honors and awards including the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award 18 times. Dr. Fitzpatrick is widely published in nursing and health care literature. She is a former senior editor for the Annual Review of Nursing Research and a well-published Springer author and editor.

Emerson E. Ea, DNP, APRN-BC, CEN, is Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing, NYU. He has published in peer-reviewed journals and has presented nationally and internationally at major nursing conferences. Dr. Ea received his DNP at Case Western Reserve University and has worked with Dr. Fitzpatrick as a mentee and now as a colleague.

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Table of Contents



Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Addictions Counselor

Administrator/ Manager

Photo and profile of Lorna Green

Adult Day Care Director

Adult Nurse Practitioner

Adult Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Photo and profile of Marianne Tarraza

Allergy/Immunology Nurse

Ambulatory Care Nurse

Anticoagulation Nurse




Photo and profile of Eleanor Sullivan

Bariatric Nurse

Bariatric Nurse Practitioner

Biofeedback Nurse

Breast Care Nurse

Burn Nurse

Burn Nurse Practitioner

Camp Nurse

Cardiac Catheterization Nurse

Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Nurse

Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Nurse Practitioner

Cardiothoracic Nurse Anesthetist

Cardiovascular Nurse

Case Manager

Chemotherapy Nurse

Child Adolescent Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist

Child Psychiatric Nurse

Childbirth Educator

Circulating Nurse

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Clinical Research Nurse

Community Health Nurse

Compliance Specialist Nurse


Continence Nurse

Coronary Care Nurse

Correctional Facility Nurse

Critical Care Nurse

Photo and profile of May Ling Luc

Critical Care Transport Nurse

Cruise Ship/ Resort Nurse

Dean of Nursing

Dermatology Nurse Practitioner

Dermatology Nurse

Developmental Disabilities Nurse Practitioner

Diabetes Educator

Dialysis/Apheresis Nurse

Disaster/Bioterrorism Nurse

Domestic Violence Nurse Examiner

Ear, Nose and Throat Nurse

Ear, Nose and Throat Nurse Practitioner

Photo and profile of Erin Ross




Electrophysiology Nurse

Emergency Room Nurse

Emergency Room Nurse Practitioner

Endocrinology Nurse

Endoscopy Nurse

Endoscopy Nurse Practitioner


Photo and profile of Jean Aertker

Epidemiology Nurse


Family Nurse Practitioner

Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

First Assist Nurse

Flight Nurse/ Critical Care Transport

Photo and profile of Christopher Manacci

Forensic Nurse

Fraud and Abuse Investigator

Gastroenterology Nurse

General Practice Nurse Anesthetist

Photo and profile of Christopher Rinehart

Genetics Counselor

Geriatric Nurse Practitioner

Geropsychiatric Nurse

Health Care Surveyor

Health and Safety Manager

Health Center Nurse

Health Coach

Health Policy Analyst

Healthcare Dispute Analyst



HIV/AIDS Specialist

Holistic Health Nurse

Home Health Care Nurse Practitioner

Home Health Nurse

Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse

Photo and profile of Maeve Davis

In Vitro Fertilization Nurse

Infection Control Nurse

Infectious Disease Nurse Practitioner

Informatics Specialist

Infusion Therapy Nurse

Intake Nurse

International Health Nurse

Interventional Radiology Nurse Practitioner


Labor and Delivery Nurse

Labor and Delivery Nurse Anesthetist

Lactation Counselor

Learning Disabilities Nurse

Legal Consultant



Long Term Care Administrator

Long Term Care Nurse

Massage Therapy Nurse

Media Consultant

Medical Records Auditor

Medical-Surgical Nurse

Military Nurse

Minimum Data Set Nurse

Missionary Nurse

Mother/Baby Nurse (PostPartum)

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Nurse

Neonatal Nurse

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Nephrology Nurse

Nephrology Nurse Practitioner

Neuroscience Nurse

Nurse Executive

Nurse Manager

Nurse Midwife

Nurse Psychotherapist

Nursing Supervisor

Nutrition Support Nurse

Occupational/Industrial Nurse

Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner

Office Nurse


Oncology Nurse

Oncology Nurse Practitioner

Photo and profile of Jill San Juan

Ophthalmic Nurse

Operating Room Nurse

Organ Donation Counselor

Orthopedic Nurse

Pain Management Nurse

Pain Management Nurse Practitioner

Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner

Parish Nurse

Patient Education Coordinator

Patient Review Instrument Nurse Assessor

Peace Corps Volunteer

Pediatric Cardiac Nurse Anesthetist

Pediatric Nurse

Pediatric Nurse Anesthetist

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Pediatric Oncology Nurse

Performance Improvement Director

Photo and profile of Jason Tan

Perianesthesia Nurse

Perioperative Nurse Practitioner

Perinatal Nurse

Pharmaceutical Representative

Pharmaceutical Research Nurse

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Nurse

Poison Information Nurse

Private Duty Nurse

Psychiatric Nurse

Public and Community Health Nurse

Public Policy Advisor

Pulmonary/Respiratory Nurse

Quality Assurance Nurse

Radiology Nurse

Rapid Response Nurse

Recovery Room Nurse


Rehabilitation Nurse

Reproductive Nurse

Research Coordinator


Photo and profile Mary Kerr

Respiratory Nurse Practitioner

Rheumatology Nurse

Risk-Management Nurse

Rural Health Nurse

School Nurse

Scrub Nurse

Simulation Laboratory Director

Photo and profile of Kelli Bryant

Space Nurse/Astronaut

Spinal Cord Injury Nurse

Staff Development Educator

Staff Nurse

Subacute/Transition Care Nurse

Telehealth Nurse

Telemetry Nurse

Telephonic Triage Nurse

Transcultural Nurse

Transplant Nurse

Trauma Nurse

Travel Nurse

Triage Nurse

Underwriter Nurse

University Provost/President

Urology Nurse

Utilization Review Nurse

Vaccination Nurse

Vascular Nurse

Veterinarian Nurse

Women's Health Nurse

Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

Wound Care/Ostomy Nurse

Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse Practitioner


Appendix A Certification guides

Appendix B Tables Regarding Salaries, Employment and Other Data

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