Nursing (SIE)

Nursing is an applied science which has a unique body of knowledge that utilizes principles from the physical, biological, and behavioral sciences. The discipline focuses on assisting individuals, families, and communities in attaining and maintaining optimal health and functioning. Nursing is not only concerned about health and functioning but with quality of living and dying, lived experience, and universal lived experiences of health.

For more information about this major, please visit the following links from the FAU University Catalog.

Related Major Skills

Able to instruct others
Active listening
Attention to detail
Concern for others
Critical thinking
Oral/written comprehension
Social perceptiveness
Stress tolerance
Time management

Sample Work Settings

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
Armed Services
Blood Banks
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
Clinic Licensed Practical Nurse (CLINIC LPN)
Clinic Nurse
Clinical Nurse
College/University Faculty
Community Health Educator
Community Health Nurse
Community Hospitals
Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP)
Doctors' Offices
Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation
Emergency Room Nurse
Extended Care Facilities
Habilitation Training Specialist
Health Departments
Health Service Worker
Health Support Specialist
Home Health Aide
Home Health Care
Home Health Care Provider
Home Health Nurse
Homes Associations
Informatic Nurse Specialist
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Medical Centers
Military Bases
Nurse Aid
Nurse Anesthetist
Nurse Anesthetist
Nurse Case Manager
Nurse Midwife
Nurse Practitioner
Nursing Assistant
Nursing Technician
Nursing/Convalescent Homes
Office Nurse
Pediatric Licensed Practical Nurse (PEDIATRIC LPN)
Penal & Correctional Facilities
Personal Care Provider
Poison Control Centers
Private Duty Nurse
Private/Public School System
Psychiatric Aide
Psychiatric Nurse
Residential Counselor
Social Services Agencies
Specialty Hospitals
Triage Licensed Practical Nurse (TRIAGE LPN)
VISTA (AmeriCorps)
Veterans' Hospitals
Vision, Speech, Hearing Clinics
Visiting Nurses Association
Vocational Nurse
Vocational/Rehab Center

 Last Modified 7/12/18