(Solution) Nurs 6003N Discussion – Week 10 Examining Nursing Specialties

You have probably seen one or more of the many inspirational posters about decisions. A visual such as a forked road or a street sign is typically pictured, along with a quote designed to inspire.

Decisions are often not so easily inspired. Perhaps you discovered this when choosing a specialty within the MSN program. This decision is a critical part of your plan for success, and you no doubt want to get it right. This is yet another area where your network can help, as well as other sources of information that can help you make an informed choice.

To Prepare:

  • Reflect on your decision to pursue a specialty within the MSN program, including your professional and academic goals as they relate to your program/specialization.

By Day 3 of Week 10

Post an explanation of your choice of a nursing specialty within the program. Describe any difficulties you had (or are having) in making your choice, and the factors that drove/are driving your decision. Identify at least one professional organization affiliated with your chosen specialty and provide details on becoming a member.

By Day 6 of Week 10


With the rapid growth of the healthcare sector, it has become paramount for nurses to make decisions on which specialty to focus their efforts in (Norwick, 2016). My MSN specialty is a family nurse. It entails delivery of specialty care to patients across all diversities including gender, ages, diseases, and body systems. One key difficulty I faced in choosing my specialty was matching it with my personality and interests while at the same time ensuring I gain a competitive position and potential for a better salary in the job market. Generally, the job market is highly favorable for specialty nurses. As such, one must research, identify, and choose the field of specialization that is currently in demand (Joel, 2017). More so, one must choose a specialty that can secure licensure and job opportunities even outside the state of residence…..Please click the icon below to purchase full answer at only $5