Why Choose Nursing as a Second Career


About this Course 
Nurses come to the profession from various backgrounds. The expertise a person brings to the nursing profession is not always recognized and celebrated. This course will highlight the value of additional vocational experiences to the professional role of the nurse.   

Listen, Learn, and Earn CE Hours with this podcast course. Available on AppleSpotify, and other podcast apps. 

Learning Outcomes 
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • List some of the reasons why some pursue nursing as a 2nd career choice.
  • Discuss some of the transferable skills from other professions that are applicable to nursing.
  • Examine the paths available to obtain a nursing degree as a 2nd career choice.
  • Describe some advantages and disadvantages of becoming a nurse later in life.

About the Host 
Leana McGuire, BS, RN

  • Extensive expertise with leadership development and executive coaching 
  • Best selling author
  • TEDx Speaker
  • Expertise in content development, visual performance, speaking and podcast hosting. 

How to Receive Credit

  • Listen to the entire podcast which requires a 1-hour commitment of time.
  • At the end of the course, answer the Yes/No Affirmation question to indicate that you have completed the educational activity.
  • Specific to Florida: A mandatory Final Examination with a passing score of 70% or higher is required. Exam questions link content to the course Learning Objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory course evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest*  
Planners, faculty, and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies. 

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement 
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners. 
The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.  
©2022: All Rights Reserved. Materials may not be reproduced without the expressed written permission or consent of Colibri Healthcare, LLC. The materials presented in this course are meant to provide the consumer with general information on the topics covered. The information provided was prepared by professionals with practical knowledge of the areas covered. It is not meant to provide medical, legal, or professional advice. Colibri Healthcare, LLC recommends that you consult a medical, legal, or professional services expert licensed in your state. Colibri Healthcare, LLC has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all content provided in this course is accurate and up to date at the time of printing but does not represent or warrant that it will apply to your situation nor circumstances and assumes no liability from reliance on these materials. Quotes are collected from customer feedback surveys. The models are intended to be representative and not actual customers.  

Accreditations and Approvals 
Colibri Healthcare, LLC is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  

Course ID: 74614