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NNBA Pre-Conference Workshop – Career Alternatives for Nurses® – Donna Cardillo, RN, MA, CSP®

10/03/2014 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

| $199.00

Career Alternatives for Nurses® 7 ANCC Contact Hours!

The nursing job market is shifting and evolving – permanently! Whether employed, self-employed, unemployed or even retired, there has never been a better or more vital time to explore alternative career options in nursing. Learn about legal nurse consulting, medical aesthetics, life care planning, clinical documentation specialist, fitness nursing, medical coding and billing, case management and much more.

If you are already working and looking for a change, out of work and wanting to get back in, are a new nurse looking for a non-traditional job opportunity, or just want to stay abreast of trends and opportunities in nursing, this seminar is for you. You will learn from one of the country’s most successful nurse entrepreneurs about new and emerging opportunities, transferable skills, sources of job openings and opportunities beyond the classified ads, how to stay marketable in a competitive job market and how you fit in.

All this plus 7 ANCC contact hours and a comprehensive 50-page manual loaded with contact information, specific companies to contact, web sites, phone numbers, sample forms and more.

“Join me and other like-minded nurses for the entire NNBA conference. I’ll be there all weekend so we’ll have plenty of time to network, chat, brainstorm and just enjoy!”

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Making Hotel Reservations

A dedicated website is available for attendees to book their hotel rooms online. Reservations can be made directly with the Embassy Suites Hotel Orlando – Lake Buena Vista South by using the following booking website.

Quotes from attendees:

“I received more information in one day than I ever knew existed in the whole six years that I have been in the medical field.”
Kescia Gray, RN, Los Angeles, CA

“This seminar provided information extensively beyond what I was expecting.
I had no idea of the vast opportunities available. Well worth the money.”
Patricia Mathias, RN Los Angeles, CA

“After attending your seminar, I realized that my dream of starting my own seminar business was within my grasp. Your knowledge, enthusiasm, and support stay with me, even today, as I continue to grow my business and live out my dream.”
Lori Radcliffe-Allen, RN, President, ‘Jest’ for Fitness Productions

“After attending this seminar, I was able to make a successful career change. I now work as a legal nurse consultant and am very happy. Thank you for opening my eyes to a new career.”
Cheryl Myers, Tinton Falls, NJ

“Thank you for restoring my belief that incredible opportunities are within my reach and that nothing is impossible! You are magnificent.”
Doreen E. Washington, Saddle Brook, NJ

Key course benefits:

• Gain practical information and resources for over 60 career options
• Examine “out of the box” career ideas
• Unveil creative and effective job-finding strategies
• Learn how to build and defend a successful resume
• Identify key growth industries for nurses

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Who should attend: registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, new graduate nurses, nursing students, and anyone interested in learning about career options for nurses.

You’ll also learn:

• To identify transferable/marketable skills
• How to find and get the job you want
• To create resumes that get results
• How to interview like a pro
• Where the nursing jobs will be in the future

Purpose: Provide nurses with practical information and resources on career options.


1. Define and describe at least 5 career options available to nurses
2. Define three sources of job openings
3. Describe three elements of an effective resume
4. List three steps to a successful interview
5. Identify two predicted growth industries for nurses

Attend this intensive one-day seminar and gain valuable information and resources on over 60 career opportunities available to all nurses both in and out of the hospital, such as:

• Faith Community Nursing
• Teaching/Training
• Forensic Nursing
• Speaking/Seminars
• Medical-Legal Consulting
• Sales & Marketing
• Holistic Nursing
• Business Ownership
• Pharmaceutical Industry
• Medical Writing
• Insurance Industry
• Occupational Health
• Nursing Informatics
• Research
• TV & Film Crew
• Fitness Industry
• Cruise Ship Work
• Outcomes Management

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Registration fee includes comprehensive 50+ page manual loaded with resources, company names, professional associations, addresses, phone numbers, web sites, and sample forms including resume, cover letter, and thank you letter that you can adopt for your own use.

Donna Cardillo, RN, CSP®, NNBA Member is The Inspiration Nurse and Career Guru for Nurses. “Dear Donna” columnist at Nurse.com, She is also “Expert” blogger at DoctorOz.com and the former “Healthcare Careers Expert” at monster.com. Donna’s sense of humor and animated style bring her presentations to life. She presents in a down to earth style that hits the mark with any audience. Her speaking style is consistently described as inspirational and dynamic. Donna has been characterized as motivational, down to earth, funny, approachable, upbeat, knowledgeable, professional, and a good role model.

Experience the energy and enthusiasm of a live presentation by Donna. She will ignite a fire under you and start you on a journey of exploration and discovery that will enable you to avail yourself of all that life has to offer. Donna is practicing what she preaches and is living her dream.

Donna is author of the books, The ULTIMATE Career Guide for Nurses, Your First Year as a Nurse, 2nd Ed. and A Daybook for Beginning Nurses.


Donna Cardillo, RN, MA, CSP®

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission On Accreditation.

Price $199.00 | Non-Member Price $249.00


8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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National Nurses in Business Association
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