Explore Nursing

No matter how you arrived at your decision to become a registered nurse – whether you have always known that you wanted to work in the field, whether you come from a long line of RNs or if becoming a registered nurse still a new idea - keeping an open mind about your career options will help enrich your experience as undergraduate nurse. There might be some areas of nursing that you weren’t aware of that might be a good fit for your interests. Take some time to learn about being a registered nurse in Canada through the Canadian Nurses Association website.

We also have listed additional resources below which may be useful to refer to as you investigate career options. NurseMentor does not recommend any specific resource and the following links are provided for informational purposes only.

Corrections Nursing

Critical Care Nursing (ICU or CCU)

Emergency Nursing

Flight Nursing

Home Care Nursing

International or Travel Nursing

Long-Term Care Nursing

Medical-surgical Nursing

Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing

Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse (NICU)

Northern or Rural Nursing

Oncology Nursing

Operating or Recovery Room Nursing

Palliative Care Nursing

Pediatric Nursing

Perinatal, Labour and Delivery Nursing

Public health, Community or Occupational Health Nursing

School Nursing