Carmen Kosicek Is Contributing Author For Nursing Publications

Friday, January 25, 2013
Chattanoogan Carmen Kosicek, RN, MSN, is now a contributing author at the largest publisher of State Board of Nursing journals in the United States, Publishing Concepts Inc.
Chattanoogan Carmen Kosicek, RN, MSN, is now a contributing author at the largest publisher of State Board of Nursing journals in the United States, Publishing Concepts Inc.

Chattanoogan Carmen Kosicek, RN, MSN, is now a contributing author at the largest publisher of State Board of Nursing journals in the United States, Publishing Concepts Inc.  

Ms. Kosicek’s articles now span 21 states, reaching a quarterly audience of 2.1 million nurses, students, faculty and hospital officials in circulating publications as well as online sites such as StuNurse.com, and ThinkNurse.com.  

Additionally, Ms. Kosicek will have articles featured in the Tennessee Nursing Extra.  This journal reaches a quarterly audience of over 150,000 nurses, students, educators and healthcare professionals of every degree and discipline across the state, including but not limited to LPNs, RNs, nurse executives, advanced practice nurses, DNPs and PhDs, nurse educators and preceptors.  Furthermore, her articles will be on her website, www.CarmenKosicek.com.

Ms. Kosicek’s infusion of nursing, business and healthcare economics has lead her to this national platform.  

She holds an Associate of Applied Science in Nuclear Medicine, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, post-graduate certificate as an Advanced Practice Nurse in Nurse-Midwifery and additional post-graduate certificate studies in healthcare economics and disease management.  She additionally studied under the Division of Insurance to further enhance her knowledge base.  

Her nursing and business inspirational insights come from firsthand experiences.  Her diversified healthcare career has spanned nuclear medicine technology, women’s health staff nursing, hospital department nursing management, advanced practice nurse-midwife, pharmaceutical sales, maximum security prison nursing, hospice nursing, community health nursing, and collegiate teaching as an adjunct professor in nursing at both the private and for-profit sectors.  Presently, she is the director of Research and Development in Nursing & Health Professions for one of the largest post-secondary educational companies in North America.  

Her first published book, Nurses, Jobs and Money — A Guide to Advancing Your Nursing Career and Salary, is available in a print and e-book versions in bookstores nationally where she shares many of her insights for not only nursing students, but veteran nurses as well. 

Ms. Kosicek offers keynote speaking, career coaching, mentoring programs, and continuing education workshops all centered on helping other nurses and healthcare workers to advance in their career aspirations.  To learn more, visit www.CarmenKosicek.com.



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