Advancing In Your Nursing Career

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As a Registered Nurse (RN), you’re a member of one of the most diverse and important professions in the world. RNs enter their careers through a long list of possible areas of nursing: Many begin in acute care facilities on maternity units, Emergency Departments, critical care, operating rooms, or working with psychiatric patients. Others enter into hospice care or become home health nurses, and the list goes on.

Regardless of where your career in nursing begins, the list of opportunities for growth, development and career advancement is always growing. The nursing profession offers a long list of practice areas, specialties, advanced practice, education and research and nursing management/executive positions, all of which are available to you as an RN.

To explore the wide range of opportunities in professional nursing, please visit the websites below:

Discover Nursing
Explore Health Careers

Please also visit our Becoming A Nurse page for other helpful links to information about nursing programs that offer a variety of advanced degrees at colleges and universities in Kentucky.