Thursday, August 16, 2012

Nurses Utilize Training and Education Outside of Health Care Sector

With nursing shortages being reported nationwide and new nurse graduates having difficulty finding clinical positions, nurses are now turning to other industry to utilize their training and education in the workplace. Lyn Dowling, reporting for Florida Today, detailed how nurses are being entrepreneurs as consultants, trainers, risk auditors, etc. outside of the health care sector.

To read more about nurses working outside of health care, click here.


  1. It's very interesting how new fields of nursing have opened up over the years. With nurses becomeing more indendent in their profession they are taking more control of their lives and finding more flexablity in thier field. Consulting and training are just two of these fields that give nurses more free time and less pressure compared to the hospital atmosphere.

  2. Great post! I am a nurse and I'm going through a Healthcare Staffing Agency right now so hopefully I can find a job soon. So I love reading articles like this, thank you for sharing this with us!