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Skills, knowledge needed for this field:

  • Possess attention for accurate detail; ability to distinguish differences between objects or behaviors
  • Continuous growth in knowledge of the information and techniques needed in the nursing field
  • Ability to identify complex problems, critically analyze alternative actions, and implement the best solution
  • Provide personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients

Develop your resume: 

  • Join Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing or Student Nurses Association
  • Acquire hands-on clinical experience in nursing procedures; participate in the Colombia Mission Trip
  • Participate in Research Poster Day, Health Fairs and the Baptist Nursing Fellowship
  • Pass the NCLEX exam for RN licensure
  • Obtain specialized training, if needed
Clinical Nurse Specialist Nurse Anesthetist
Informatics Nurse Specialist Nurse Educator
Legal Nurse Consultant Nurse Midwife
Nurse Administrator Nurse Practitioner
Registered Nurse Specialties:
Acute Care Neonatal
Ambulatory Care Neuroscience
Cardiovascular Occupational Health
Critical Care Oncology
Diabetes Management Orthopedic
Emergency, or Trauma Pediatric
Forensics Perianesthesia
Genetics Perioperative
Geriatric Psychiatric-Mental Health
Gynecology Radiology
Holistic Rehabilitation
Home Health Care Respiratory
Hospice and Palliative Care Transplant
Infection Control Travel
Infusion Urology
Baptist Health Systems North Mississippi Medical Center
Bay Medical Center Our Lady of the Lake
Blair E Batson Children's Hospital River Region Hospital
Cardiovascular Association St. Dominic Hospital
G.V. Montgomery VA Medical Center University of Mississippi Medical Center
Methodist Rehabilitation US Navy
Mississippi State Hospital Vanderbilt Children's Hospital

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