Carson-Newman University is here to support and equip those who are feeling called to join the mission of health care. With 2020 being recognized as the “Year of the Nurse” by the World Health Organization, nurses are foundational to improving lives in their communities and beyond.
If you’re looking for information about nursing trends in 2020, you’ve come to the right place.
By 2026, nursing will have grown 15%. Apart from being in demand, nursing as a career offers many benefits including high pay, job satisfaction, and flexible shift options - especially for those with an an advanced nursing degree.
Nursing salaries are heavily influenced by local demand for nurses and can vary from region to region. Other factors that affect RN salaries include a nurse’s level of education, amount of experience and, to a lesser degree, area of specialization.
For active practitioners and nursing students alike, good health assessment skills are essential for a Family Nurse Practitioner.
Deciding to become a Family Nurse Practitioner is a rewarding career choice after having earned your Master of Science in Nursing. Those who find a career as a health care provider rewarding often feel a sense of duty in helping others, are able to put themselves in their patients’ shoes and have great reserves of dedication and compassion.