What Are Some Nontraditional Careers for Nursing Majors?


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Some nontraditional careers available for nursing majors includes occupational nurse, public health nurse, forensic nurse consultant, mental health nurse and dialysis nurse. Others include nurse educator, legal nurse consultant and academic nurse writer. Websites such as Minority Nurse and Nurse Journal provide information on nontraditional nursing career choices.

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What Are Some Nontraditional Careers for Nursing Majors?
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Nurses in nontraditional careers work in fields such as government, law enforcement, private care and education. Some nontraditional career choices only require a nurse be a registered nurse such as mental health nurse, public health nurse, and occupational nurse. Other career choices, such as nurse educator and forensic nurse consultant, may require additional degrees or certifications.

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