This nursing career plan illustrates various nursing specializations. Nurses are involved in all aspects of healthcare, from immediate treatment to case management and diagnosis. While you may prefer a specialty before beginning clinical work, many nurses find the right specialty through on-the-job training. Because nursing has a career ladder based on licensing, certification, post-secondary education, and clinical experience, your career goals must align with your educational purposes. Nurses work in various settings, such as hospitals, private care facilities, schools, combat zones, and more, as illustrated in this nursing career plan diagram. Go ahead and start using EdrawMax to create career plans for your future.