Thinking about becoming a nurse educator? It is a positive way the stay sharp and up to date with your nursing skills. You get the chance to educate the next generation of professional nurses. Lastly you do not teach all of the time so you have the chance to still work clinically. Nurse Patient Education is a chance for experienced, veteran nurses to donate their acquired skills to others. For more on the benefits of being a nurse patient educator, you might want to review the following article.
By Cathy Fant
From Nurse Together
Nurse Educator Can Be An Excellent Career Choice.
I have been a collegiate nurse educator for over 25 years and it has provided me with many challenges. I have had the opportunity to interact with a myriad of students, from the younger to the older adult, including students from this country and many other nations. My salary does not compare well with a nurse clinician, so for me the satisfaction of seeing my students succeed has been what is important to me. However, if someone is concerned about the pay, that person can work as a clinician when one is not teaching. As a rule, faculty do not teach 12 months a year, so there is time to keep up one’s “skills” and earn additional money. Some institutions may indeed require the nurse maintains clinical skills.
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With the flux of RNs in the United States, there is a real need for veteran nursing educators to educate the young nurses. If you are an experienced nurse and you are looking for a career change then perhaps you should look into this exciting field.
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