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How to Become an Oncology Nurse

Oncology nurses care for people of all ages who are diagnosed with cancer. Oncology is a challenging field in which nurses support patients, families, and caregivers through the stress of …

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 …

How to Become a Trauma Nurse

Part One What Is a Trauma Nurse? Trauma nurses care for people with critical, often life-threatening injuries. These injuries include auto accidents, blunt or sharp trauma such as falls or …

How to Become a Crisis Nurse

A crisis nurse is a nurse that responds to natural disasters or healthcare emergencies and staffs hard-hit areas. Think New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, New Jersey during Hurricane Sandy, and …

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 …

Pediatric Nurse Career Guide

Becoming a nurse is truly taking on a career in caring, perhaps even more so for those who decide to specialize in pediatrics. These admirable nurses provide care to children …

How to Become a Psychiatric Nurse

It takes a special form of caring to be a psychiatric (psych), nurse. People with mental health issues rely on psych nurses to manage their complex physical and emotional needs. …

3 Steps to Becoming a Neonatal (NICU) Nurse

It takes a special person to become a nurse, but that's even more true for those who go on to become Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) nurses. These dedicated professionals …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse Career Guide

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, BA, RN, CBC Cardiac cath lab nurses specialize in working with patients undergoing cardiac procedures in a catheterization lab. During cardiac catheterizations, these specially trained nurses …

How to Become a Travel Nurse

By Kathleen Colduvell RN, BSN, BA, CBC With more and more nurses wanting to travel the country and still work in a profession they love, travel nursing has become increasingly …

How to Become an Aesthetic/Cosmetic Nurse

Nurses make a difference in people’s lives in many different ways, and that’s just as true for an aesthetic or cosmetic nurse. In this career path, you’d be helping people …

How to Become an RN Case Manager

An RN Case Manager, also known as a care coordinator, specializes in the organization and collaboration of patient care and treatment by all members of the care team. Often, patients …

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 …

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 …

Registered Nurse Career Guide

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. …

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 …

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