The healthcare field can be demanding but rewarding at the same time. There are many careers to choose from in the health care field; in fact, so many options exist that it may become overwhelming to choose which area to pursue.
If you have strong physical and mental endurance, outstanding communication skills, and are patient, caring, and empathetic, a career as a nurse practitioner may be a good fit for you.
A nurse practitioner is an advanced practice registered nurse, meaning that they are qualified to diagnose and treat certain medical conditions without a physician’s direct supervision. To become one, you will need a bachelors degree in nursing, a registered nursing license and a masters in nursing.