Some nurses choose to go abroad—traveling the world and taking care of patients in other countries, or aiding underserved nations where learned and experienced professional nurses are in high demand. Like all nurses, these men and women are passionate in their desire to help others and are champions of the nursing profession.
Things You'll Do:
- Care for patients all over the world
- Take medical histories
- Administer medications and treatments
- Educate patients on their health conditions
Your job characteristics:
Get YourNursing Diploma, Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Pass YourNational Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN)
You can start working as a Registered Nurse.
More about becoming an RN ›
Depending on where you want to travel, you’ll need to look into the requirements for practice in that country.
Visit the International Council of Nurses to find out more about practicing internationally ›
Become aInternational Nurse
If you’re a Registered Nurse in a country other than the US, but want to practice in the States, here are some things you’ll need to know.
More about practicing in the US ›
- Physician’s Office
- Outpatient clinics
What Else You
- Working with different patients in different cultures will expose you to more types of medical treatment and procedures, and help you communicate better with all kinds of patients.