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Nursing Library Resources, Yuma: Home

This guide is for nursing students especially those in NUR 225L, Fundamentals of Nursing Practice

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Introduction

Why go into Nursing as your profession?

Pros

  • Multiple factors are driving job growth and demand, so getting into the field is possible.
  • Job security is high in all states.
  • Becoming any kind of nurse opens the door to specializations and potential career advancement.

Cons

  • The global pandemic can make the profession more stressful.
  • Working with sick patients can mean risk of infection.
  • The rising costs of college or university education make the educational requirements more expensive with every passing year.
  • Hospital-based certification programs aren’t as widely available as they once were.

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