Which nursing degree is right for you?

Nursing specialties include physical therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, occupational health, rehabilitation, and rehabilitation medicine.

These disciplines are also commonly referred to as physical therapists.

Some people, like a nursing assistant or an RN, also practice nursing.

In general, the more education you have, the better you will be able to do your job as a nursing home resident.

The National Association of Registered Nurses (NAN) also provides a comprehensive list of nursing specializations and their requirements, which can be found at www.nursINGroup.org.

You can also find a list of all nursing programs and resources by clicking here.

The nursing school you want to study in will determine what specialties you will need.

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The most common nursing specialities are physical therapy (PT), occupational therapy (OT), physiotherapy (PT-OH), rehabilitation (OR), rehabilitation medicine (RPM), and rehabilitation nursing (RPN).

For more information about nursing, visit our Nursing Specialties page.

For nursing students who want to pursue more than one specialty, you can choose to specialize in one of the following: Physical therapy, OT, PT-OH, rehabilitation (OT-OH) and rehabilitation (PT) (physical therapy)