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Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Nurse Guide

Part One What Is a PACU Nurse? A post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) nurse cares for patients who have gone under anesthesia. They are responsible for observing and treating a patient …

Career Guide: Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA)

Interested in learning more about becoming an RNFA? Find out what a Registered Nurse First Assistant is, what their duties are, how much they make, and how to become one …

4 Steps to Becoming a Postpartum Nurse

If you love babies and want to spend time caring for them and new mothers, becoming a postpartum nurse may be the perfect fit for you! Postpartum nurses care for …

3 Steps to Becoming a Rehabilitation Nurse

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, BA, RN, CBC Rehabilitation nurses work with patients suffering from acute and chronic illnesses, injuries, and disabilities. A rehabilitation nurse’s main objective is to help patients …

How to Become a Charge Nurse

If you’re considering becoming a charge nurse, your interest in nursing extends beyond patient care — you also want to be a leader within your field. Charge nurses oversee specific …

How to Become an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Nurse

ICU nurses are highly trained Registered Nurses that work with patients who have life-threatening illnesses or conditions. They provide specialized experience, knowledge, and skills that patients need in order to …

How to Become a Telehealth Nurse in 2021

By: Kathleen Gaines, MSN, BA, RN, CBC Telehealth nursing utilizes technology, specifically video conferencing, to deliver nursing care to remote locations that may not otherwise have access to medical care. …

4 Steps to Becoming a Telephone Triage Nurse

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, BA, RN, CBC Considering making the switch to a work from home position? Telephone Triage Nursing could be the right move for you. With the flexibility …

How to Become a Critical Care Nurse

Critical care nurses work with patients who are facing life-threatening or potentially life-threatening issues. These vulnerable patients are generally found in hospital intensive care units and step-down units, trauma units …

How to Become an Infection Control Nurse

Though people tend to think of healthcare practitioners as people who treat and cure disease, Infection Control Nurses work to identify, prevent and control diseases before they can occur or …

4 Steps to Becoming a Labor and Delivery Nurse

Labor and delivery (L&D) nurses are unique among the different types of nurses because they have a very specific job: to help deliver healthy babies and get moms through the …

How to Become a Legal Nurse Consultant

If you enjoy medical problem-solving, researching and analyzing information, and working with others, then legal nurse consulting may be for you. Read on to learn about the salary, job description, …

How to Become an Emergency Room (ER) Nurse

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, RN, CBC According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2018 there were 130 million emergency room visits in the United States. 16.2 …

How to Become an Aesthetic/Cosmetic Nurse

Medically reviewed by Chaunie Brusie, BSN, RN on September 14, 2021 Nurses make a difference in people’s lives in many different ways, and that’s just as true for an aesthetic …

Hospice Nurse Career Guide

Though many think of hospice nursing as a difficult or even depressing job, those who have chosen it as their career speak in glowing terms of how much they love …

How to Become a Home Health Nurse

Home Health Nursing provides the opportunity to work independently as part of a wider care team, serving a wide range of patients with different medical needs. Home health nursing requires …

How to Become a Dialysis Nurse

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, BA, RN, CBC According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 15% (37 million people) are estimated to have Chronic Kidney Disease. Dialysis …

4 Steps to Becoming a Correctional Nurse | Salary & Requirements

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, BA, RN, CBC Correctional nurses oversee the medical needs of inmates in prisons, detention centers, and group homes. They are responsible for overseeing all care and …

4 Steps to Becoming a Geriatric Nurse

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, BA, RN CBC Geriatric nurses, or gerontological nurses, are registered nurses that specialize in care for the elderly. These admirable healthcare workers bring comfort and care …

How to Become a Registered Nurse (RN)

For anyone who wants a career in healthcare with a lucrative salary, job security, and a variety of career advancement paths, becoming a registered nurse (RN) is a great choice. …

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