For	
  Registered	
  Nurses,	
  this	
  
year	
  could	
  hold	
  significant	
  
challenges…	
  
	
  
Copyright	
  2014	
 ...
Challenges	
  
•  Mean	
  salaries	
  for	
  RNs	
  have	
  increased	
  by	
  only	
  1%	
  year	
  over	
  
year*	
  
• ...
Stalled	
  pay,	
  fewer	
  opportuniBes	
  
for	
  advancement,	
  and	
  job	
  
uncertainty	
  are	
  	
  
NOT	
  why	
...
Not	
  to	
  worry.	
  	
  
You	
  have	
  op:ons!	
  
	
  
	
  
Copyright	
  2014	
  by	
  Vickie	
  Milazzo	
  InsBtute....
You	
  Have	
  OpBons!	
  
As	
  an	
  RN	
  you	
  are:	
  
•  Used	
  to	
  working	
  in	
  a	
  demanding	
  environme...
A	
  fulfilling	
  career,	
  
though,	
  may	
  mean	
  
thinking	
  about	
  
alterna:ve	
  
paths…	
  
	
  
Copyright	
 ...
Top	
  5	
  AlternaBve	
  
Career	
  OpBons	
  
for	
  RNs	
  
	
  
Copyright	
  2014	
  by	
  Vickie	
  Milazzo	
  InsBtu...
Top	
  5	
  AlternaBve	
  Career	
  OpBons	
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  RNs	
  
#1:	
  Insurance	
  Nurse	
  
	
  
Copyright	
  2014	
  by	
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Insurance	
  Nurse	
  
Who	
  do	
  they	
  work	
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•  	
   	
  Insurance	
  nurses	
  work	
  for	
  large	
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Top	
  5	
  AlternaBve	
  Career	
  OpBons	
  for	
  RNs	
  
#2:	
  CerBfied	
  Legal	
  Nurse	
  ConsultantCM	
  
	
  
Cop...
CerBfied	
  Legal	
  Nurse	
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Who	
  do	
  they	
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  for?	
  
•  CerBfied	
  Legal	
  Nurse	
  Consul...
Top	
  5	
  AlternaBve	
  Career	
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  for	
  RNs	
  
#3:	
  UBlizaBon	
  Review	
  Nurse	
  
	
  
Copyright	
  201...
UBlizaBon	
  Review	
  Nurse	
  
Who	
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•  UBlizaBon	
  review	
  (UR)	
  nurses	
  work	
 ...
Top	
  5	
  AlternaBve	
  Career	
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  for	
  RNs	
  
#4:	
  PharmaceuBcal	
  Associate	
  
	
  
Copyright	
  2014	...
PharmaceuBcal	
  Associate	
  
Who	
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•  A	
  pharmaceuBcal	
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Top	
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  AlternaBve	
  Career	
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  RNs	
  
#5:	
  Medical	
  Supply	
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Equipment	
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...
Medical	
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Who	
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  they	
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•  Numerous	
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Summary	
  of	
  Your	
  OpBons	
  
1.  Insurance	
  Nurse	
  
2.  CerBfied	
  Legal	
  Nurse	
  ConsultantCM	
  
3.  UBliz...
Vickie	
  Milazzo	
  
As	
  the	
  founder	
  of	
  Vickie	
  Milazzo	
  Ins:tute,	
  	
  	
  	
  	
  	
  
I	
  pioneered	...
FOR	
  MORE	
  INFORMATION,	
  
VISIT	
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Are you exhausted from 12-hour shifts and frustrated with low pay? Having been a registered nurse myself, I know how you feel. I also know that RNs aren't afraid of a challenge or a little hard work. That's why I've put together a list of the Top 5 Alternative Career Options for Registered Nurses. I've mentored thousands of RNs who have gone on to successful new nursing careers with more money, more free time, and more satisfaction. I know it's possible because I've done it myself. I hope you take a few moments and learn more about the exciting career opportunities available to you using the nursing expertise you've worked so hard to build. And remember, We Are Nurses and We Can Do Anything!®

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Top 5 Alternative Career Options for Registered Nurses

  1. 1. For  Registered  Nurses,  this   year  could  hold  significant   challenges…     Copyright  2014  by  Vickie  Milazzo  InsBtute.  All  rights  reserved.  
  2. 2. Challenges   •  Mean  salaries  for  RNs  have  increased  by  only  1%  year  over   year*   •  Due  to  the  recession,  fewer  baby-­‐boomer  age  nurses  are   reBring   •  ImplementaBon  of  the  Affordable  Care  Act  holds   uncertainty  for  all  healthcare  professionals       *  hNp://www.legalnurse.com/legal-­‐nurse-­‐consulBng-­‐blog/2013/11/whats-­‐the-­‐state-­‐of-­‐nursing-­‐salaries-­‐dismal     Copyright  2014  by  Vickie  Milazzo  InsBtute.  All  rights  reserved.  
  3. 3. Stalled  pay,  fewer  opportuniBes   for  advancement,  and  job   uncertainty  are     NOT  why  you  became    an  RN!     Copyright  2014  by  Vickie  Milazzo  InsBtute.  All  rights  reserved.  
  4. 4. Not  to  worry.     You  have  op:ons!       Copyright  2014  by  Vickie  Milazzo  InsBtute.  All  rights  reserved.  
  5. 5. You  Have  OpBons!   As  an  RN  you  are:   •  Used  to  working  in  a  demanding  environment   •  Able  to  digest  significant  amounts  of  informaBon   •  Adept  at  making  difficult  decisions  quickly  and  effecBvely     •  Have  extensive  background  in  the  complex  area  of   healthcare     All  of  these  are  in-­‐demand  skills.     Copyright  2014  by  Vickie  Milazzo  InsBtute.  All  rights  reserved.  
  6. 6. A  fulfilling  career,   though,  may  mean   thinking  about   alterna:ve   paths…     Copyright  2014  by  Vickie  Milazzo  InsBtute.  All  rights  reserved.  
  7. 7. Top  5  AlternaBve   Career  OpBons   for  RNs     Copyright  2014  by  Vickie  Milazzo  InsBtute.  All  rights  reserved.  
  8. 8. Top  5  AlternaBve  Career  OpBons  for  RNs   #1:  Insurance  Nurse     Copyright  2014  by  Vickie  Milazzo  InsBtute.  All  rights  reserved.  
  9. 9. Insurance  Nurse   Who  do  they  work  for?   •     Insurance  nurses  work  for  large  insurance  companies.   What  do  they  do?   •  Insurance  nurses  play  a  criBcal  role  in  medical  and  disability   management,  workers  compensaBon,  and  even  medical  bill  review  as   part  of  insurance  companies.     •  Insurance  nurses  use  their  clinical  assessment  skills  to  evaluate   illnesses  and  injuries  and  establish  treatment  plans  for  employees  to   help  them  return  to  work  in  a  safe  and  Bmely  manner.       Copyright  2014  by  Vickie  Milazzo  InsBtute.  All  rights  reserved.  
  10. 10. Top  5  AlternaBve  Career  OpBons  for  RNs   #2:  CerBfied  Legal  Nurse  ConsultantCM     Copyright  2014  by  Vickie  Milazzo  InsBtute.  All  rights  reserved.  
  11. 11. CerBfied  Legal  Nurse  ConsultantCM   Who  do  they  work  for?   •  CerBfied  Legal  Nurse  ConsultantsCM  (CLNC®  consultants)  work  independently   or  in-­‐house  at  law  firms,  insurance  companies  or  corporaBons.   What  do  they  do?   •  A  CerBfied  Legal  Nurse  ConsultantCM  is  a  registered  nurse  who  uses  exisBng   experBse  as  a  healthcare  professional  plus  specialized  CLNC®  training  to   consult  on  medical-­‐related  cases  with  lawyers  and  insurance  companies,   among  others.     •  A  CLNC®  consultant  provides  invaluable  experBse  to  aNorneys  by  reviewing   medical  records  and  translaBng  the  terminology  and  subtleBes  of  the   healthcare  system.         Copyright  2014  by  Vickie  Milazzo  InsBtute.  All  rights  reserved.  
  12. 12. Top  5  AlternaBve  Career  OpBons  for  RNs   #3:  UBlizaBon  Review  Nurse     Copyright  2014  by  Vickie  Milazzo  InsBtute.  All  rights  reserved.  
  13. 13. UBlizaBon  Review  Nurse   Who  do  they  work  for?   •  UBlizaBon  review  (UR)  nurses  work  with  insurance  companies  and  healthcare   faciliBes.   What  do  they  do?   •  UR  nurses  act  as  consultants  to  help  improve  the  quality  of  care  and  cost-­‐ efficiency  of  healthcare  services  at  hospitals  and  other  medical  faciliBes.     •  UR  nurses  use  their  extensive  clinical  experience  and  familiarity  with  hospital   procedures  to  help  ensure  an  organizaBon  is  providing  quality  care  to  all   paBents  while  helping  to  eliminate  unnecessary  procedures  and  ineffecBve   treatments.     Copyright  2014  by  Vickie  Milazzo  InsBtute.  All  rights  reserved.  
  14. 14. Top  5  AlternaBve  Career  OpBons  for  RNs   #4:  PharmaceuBcal  Associate     Copyright  2014  by  Vickie  Milazzo  InsBtute.  All  rights  reserved.  
  15. 15. PharmaceuBcal  Associate   Who  do  they  work  for?   •  A  pharmaceuBcal  associate  can  work  for  any  of  the  major   pharmaceuBcal  companies  in  several  different  areas.   What  do  they  do?   •  An  RN  can  fill  several  roles  in  a  pharmaceuBcal  company   including  sales,  training,  clinical  research,  medical  science   liaison,  safety  monitor,  regulatory  compliance  or  in  call  centers   as  medical  informaBon  specialists  for  both  consumer  and   medical  professionals.           Copyright  2014  by  Vickie  Milazzo  InsBtute.  All  rights  reserved.  
  16. 16. Top  5  AlternaBve  Career  OpBons  for  RNs   #5:  Medical  Supply  &   Equipment  Sales  Rep     Copyright  2014  by  Vickie  Milazzo  InsBtute.  All  rights  reserved.  
  17. 17. Medical  Supply  &  Equipment  Sales  Rep   Who  do  they  work  for?   •  Numerous  medical  supply  and  equipment  companies  that  sell   to  hospitals  and    medical  faciliBes.   What  do  they  do?   •  The  most  common  role  would  be  as  a  sales  associate.   •  However,  RNs  can  also  work  in  producBon,  research,  tesBng   and  training  areas  of  medical  supply  and  equipment  companies.     Copyright  2014  by  Vickie  Milazzo  InsBtute.  All  rights  reserved.  
  18. 18. Summary  of  Your  OpBons   1.  Insurance  Nurse   2.  CerBfied  Legal  Nurse  ConsultantCM   3.  UBlizaBon  Review  Nurse   4.  PharmaceuBcal  Associate   5.  Medical  Supply  &  Equipment     Sales  Rep   Consider  what’s  best  for  you,   and  then  go  for  it!     Copyright  2014  by  Vickie  Milazzo  InsBtute.  All  rights  reserved.  
  19. 19. Vickie  Milazzo   As  the  founder  of  Vickie  Milazzo  Ins:tute,             I  pioneered  the  field  of  legal  nurse  consulBng   in  1982.  Grueling  hours,  over-­‐stressed   workloads  and  liNle  appreciaBon  (and  pay)   were  not  what  I  wanted  for  the  rest  of  my   nursing  career.     By  crea:ng  an  alterna:ve  path  for  nurses  to   experience  fulfilling  careers,  thousands  of   RNs  have  been  able  to  reinvent  themselves   and  to  experience  more  control  of  their   schedules,  less  stress  and  greater  financial   rewards.     Copyright  2014  by  Vickie  Milazzo  InsBtute.  All  rights  reserved.  
  20. 20. FOR  MORE  INFORMATION,   VISIT  US  ONLINE:     LegalNurse.com  

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