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5 Exciting Nursing Specialties

5 Exciting Nursing Specialties

Jeff Morrow / Articlesbase

Help solve crimes by becoming a forensic nurse. If you hold your your RN certification you can begin a career in forensic nursing. Forensic nurses assist in criminal investigations of accidental death, sexual assault, homicide, and other criminal cases. Then, forensic nurses testify about their findings in court. When specializing in this field, you will spend the least amount of your time in patient contact.

You must hold a current RN certification, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Further course work or a degree in law enforcement or criminal justice will offer you an added edge for forensic nurse job openings. Specialized forensic nursing certifications are available online.

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    ednabellrn

    over 5 years ago

    6 comments

    Well, Val, adult psychiatric nursing is a very rewarding and career path! BUT, before embarking on a particular path - i would suggest that you acquire Med-Surg experience. Patients can go bad fast and if all you know is your particular specialty area . . .

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    valery23

    over 5 years ago

    10 comments

    I will graduate pretty soon with a A.D.N , I also have a B.S. in health services administration with a minor in health science. What career path does any suggest i follow? I am young, organized, initiator, high energy. I love the fast past environment... I also love learning new skills ( i get bored easily)

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