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Military Nurse

RN Diploma, ASN or BSN

Military Nurses care for patients within the military, all over the globe. These nurses are no different from other nurses as they administer medication, treat wounds, and care for the sick. However, one of the more interesting things about being a Military Nurse is that your assignments can take you all over the world.

Things You'll Do:

  • Setup triage in warzones
  • Treat soldiers
  • Help patients all over the world

Your job characteristics:

  • Fast-paced
  • Multifaceted
  • Patient-facing

How You'll Get There
  • Get Your
    Nursing Diploma, Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Speak with a military recruiter. The different branches of the military will often offer to pay all or part of your education if you agree to serve as a Military Nurse for a certain number of years.
  • Pass Your
    National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN)
  • You can start working as a Registered Nurse.
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  • Enlist in an branch of the military, if you haven’t already.
  • Become a
    Military Nurse

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  • Where You
    Can Work

    • Ships at sea
    • Overseas war zones
    • Military base

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  • What Else You
    Can Expect

    • The military needs nurses trained in all specialties, so you can work in whichever specialty you choose, be it pediatrics, psychiatric, emergency trauma, critical care, neonatal, midwifery and more.

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