This major is a program that prepares registered nurses (RNs) to provide general care for adult patients.
Includes instruction in adult primary care, adult pathophysiology, clinical management of medication and treatments, patient assessment and education, patient referral, and planning adult health maintenance programs.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Major (use the College Search feature and enter "adult health" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Major?
This major/degree is a specialty area that prepares nurses to provide care and assistance to patients with acute and chronic physical illnesses, in a community or hospital setting.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Major
Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- American Nurses Association
- American Board of Nursing Specialties
- National Student Nurses Association
- Nurses Peer Support Network
- Association for Nursing Professional Development
- Travel Nursing
- National Association of School Nurses
Publications/Magazines in Adult Health Nurse/Nursing