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Pre-Nursing

What is Nursing?

The American Nurses Association has defined nursing as "the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nursing

Related Career Titles
Acute CareAdmin. of Educational ProgramsAdmin. of Nursing Services
Adolescent Nurse SpecialistAdult Health CareAmbulatory Care
Ambulatory Child HealthFamily NursingAnesthesia
CardiovascularHospital AdministratorCollege/University faculty or Staff Development/Educator
PsychiatricPsychosocial NursingPublic Health
Community HealthCommunity/Mental HealthCorrectional Health
Critical CareDelivery of Services- Staff DevelopmentDevelopmental Disabilities
Diabetes NursingOncologyGerontology
Maternity NursingMedical-SurgicalPulmonary
RehabilitationRespiratoryEmergency Surgical Nurse
Mental HealthMental Health Ethnic SpecialistMidwife
NeonatalNeurologicalNursing Health Policy
Occupational HealthSchool HealthPediatric
Physiological NursingPrimary Ambulatory CareSpinal Cord Injury
Nurse PractitionerTranscultural NursingTrauma
Nurse Researcher  
Related Major Skills
Active ListeningTime Management Monitoring
Concern for OthersStress Tolerance
Critical ThinkingSocial Perceptiveness
DependabilityAdaptability/Flexibility
InitiativeAble to Instruct Others
IntegrityAttention to Detail
IndependenceOral/Written Expression and Comprehension

Job & Internship Search Links

www.nursingskills.com

Oys's Nursing Recruiters, http://www.i-recruit.com/drecruiters_type_nursing.htm 

Dmoz's Recruiters,http://dmoz.org/Business/Healthcare/Employment/Recruitment_and_Staffing/ 

AllHealthJobs, http://www.allhealthjobs.com 

Allied Health Careers, http://www.alliedhealthcareers.com 

AllNurses, http://allnurses.com 

American Association of Colleges of Nursing,http://aacn.campusrn.com/students/jobsearch.asp 

American Nurses Association,http://www.nursingworld.org/FunctionalMenuCategories/AboutANA.aspx 

National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses, http://www.nflpn.org/career.html 

National Student Nurses' Association,http://www.nsna.org/CareerCenter/UltimateAdventure.aspx

Honor Society for Nurses,http://www.nursingsociety.org/career/careeradvisor/Pages/cmap_advisors.aspx 

CampusRN, http://uncwil.campusrn.com/students/jobsearch.asp 

Careerbuilder, http://www.healthopps.com 

National Institute of Health http://www.nih.gov; For internships go tohttp://www.training.nih.gov 

DoctorDirectory, http://www.doctordirectory.com/doctordirectory/doctors/geostate.aspx 

Health Care Jobs Online, http://www.hcjobsonline.com 

HealthCareerWeb, http://www.healthcareerweb.com/browse-by-profession/Nursing

HealthcareRecruitment, http://www.healthcarerecruitment.com 

HealthJobsUSA, http://www.healthjobsusa.com 

HireNursing, http://www.hirenursing.com 

Hot Nurse Jobs, http://www.hotnursejobs.com/index21.html 

IE3 Global Internships , http://ie3global.ous.edu/ 

JobNursing,http://www.jobnursing.com 

MedCareers,

MedHunters, http://www.medhunters.com 

Medical Jobs/Healthcare Jobs, http://www.nationjob.com/medical 

Medical Staffing Network, http://www.msnnurse.com 

Medical Workers, http://www.medicalworkers.com 

MedJump, http://medjump.com/browse/Nursing.htm 

MedSearch, http://www.medsearchonline.com/ 

Medzilla, http://www.medzilla.com/findjobs.html 

Nurse Recruiter, http://www.nurse-recruiter.com 

NurseJobShop, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nurse-Job-Shop/143216772358664

NurseJobsRus, http://www.searchonejobs.com/ 

Nurses123, http://nurses123.com/ 

NursePath, http://www.nursepath.com/ 

NurseWeek, http://www.nurse.com/ 

Nursing Careers Allied Health, http://www.ncah.com 

Nursing Job Tips, http://www.nursingjobstips.com/

NursingJobs, http://www.nursingjobs.org 

Nursing-Jobs, http://www.nursing-jobs.us 

NursingJobsHelp, http://www.nursingjobshelp.com/ 

NursingNet, http://www.nursingnet.org/ 

Public Health Employment Connection, http://cfusion.sph.emory.edu/PHEC/phec.cfm 

R.N. Wanted, http://www.rnwanted.com 

UNC Health Care, http://www.unchealthcare.org/site/humanresources 

U.S. Dept of Health & Human Services, http://www.hhs.gov/careers/ and http://www.hhs.gov/careers/students.html 

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, http://www.aaohn.org/ 

Virtual Nurse, http://www.virtualnurse.com/ 

HealtheCareers.com, http://www.healthecareers.com/