Career Development

Information About
Nursing and Nursing Education

What is Nursing?

http://www.aacn.nche.edu/media-relations/fact-sheets/nursing-fact-sheet

 
Why is it important to get a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree? 

http://www.aacn.nche.edu/media-relations/NursingWorkforce.pdf


What is the impact of nursing education on patient outcomes? 

http://www.aacn.nche.edu/media-relations/fact-sheets/impact-of-education

 
How do I transition into nursing if I already have a baccalaureate degree? 

http://www.aacn.nche.edu/publications/issue-bulletin-accelerated-programs


Why is a diverse nursing workforce important? 

http://www.aacn.nche.edu/media-relations/fact-sheets/enhancing-diversity

 
How are nursing education programs increasing the diversity of students? 

http://aacn.nche.edu/aacn-publications/issue-bulletin/effective-strategies

 
What is an advanced practice registered nurse? 

http://www.aacn.nche.edu/aacn-publications/white-papers/APRN-Clinical-Education.pdf

 
What is the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree? 

http://www.aacn.nche.edu/media-relations/fact-sheets/dnp

 
How can I learn more about national and state nursing organizations?

What is the job outlook for Registered Nurses in the United States?

Oakland University career resources:  

Career Services provides students and alumni comprehensive employment resources including advising, training and job development. Career Services can assist you to develop a resume/cover letter and prepare you for nursing employment interviews. Currently enrolled students can also sign up for access to Handshake, the online job/resume posting system, through Career Services. Career Services advisers are available to assist nursing students/graduates. Career Services Consultant, Carol Anne Ketelsen (ketelsen@oakland.edu) works with pre-nursing and nursing students seeking internship and career-related work experiences prior to graduation as well as graduates seeking full-time, professional employment.