101 Careers in Nursing

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1. Basic description—RN who works in any area of writing. This written material may be used in research, biomedical research, education, training, sales and marketing, and other medical mediums and communication forms. The work can be tedious and isolating. Writers need the ability at times to work with voluminous technical information. Authors or editors may write for medical and general interest publications, freelance, professional organizations, and medical trade journals.
2. Educational requirements—RN preparation; BSN or higher often required.
3. Core competencies/skills needed:
Good command of the English language
Ability to work alone
Ability to meet deadlines
Excellent writing skills
Health care-related knowledge
4. Compensation—Varies with the type of writing; range is considerable.
5. Employment opportunities—High
6. Related Web sites and professional organizations:
Registered Nurse Experts, Inc.: www.rnexperts.com
Tips to get published: www.medi-smart.com/authors.htm
American Medical Writers Association: www.amwa.org


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