This book is the perfect guide for nurses at all levels to uncover the tools needed to build their careers in nursing. It includes practical tips for achieving career goals in nursing. Topics include: continuing education, formal academic education, certifi cation, mentoring, nursing specialty professional organization membership, networking, and credentialing. Each chapter discusses a particular career tool and contains two parts. Part 1, for the individual nurse, contains the practical tips for an individual nurse to use the particular career tool described in the chapter. Part 2, for the organizational leader, includes specific ways that nursing leaders can embed the specific career tool into their organization’s systems and structures. So whether you are a hospital staff nurse, a nurse educator, a nurse manager, or a senior nursing executive, this book will provide you with the tools you need for developing a career in nursing.