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A nurse is an individual who has specific training and certification to care for the sick, infirm, or disabled. While you may be most familiar with hospital nursing, there are other areas nurses practice their profession, including:

  • home care,
  • private practice,
  • public health,
  • clinics,
  • offices,
  • hospices, and
  • other health-related industries.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be a need for approximately 1,001,000 registered nurses between 2006 and 2016!

We're Bringing Nursing Back Video Screen Capture "We're Bringing Nursing Back" was produced by Binghamton University Decker School of Nursing students who used the music to Justin Timberlake's "Sexyback" to create their video encouraging others to consider nursing as a career. Click the link to be directed to the video on

Two sites have information on nursing. We highlight the sites and the content we think you'll find useful as you explore your career options in this area of healthcare.

For a quick overview of what each site below offers, click the link.

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