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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 Clinical Nurse Specialist

Updated 7/22/2021 A clinical nurse specialist (CNS) is a type of Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) that's completed a graduate-level education and clinical training. Like nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists …

How to Become a School Nurse

By Kathleen Colduvell RN, BSN, BA, CBC A school nurse works with school-aged children in a school setting. School nurses have a variety of responsibilities and are a vital part …

How to Become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Pediatric Nurse Practitioners are Advanced Practice Registered Nurses whose sole focus lies in treating children from infancy through the time they become adults. They provide care and education to parents …

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 …

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 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. …

6 Steps to Becoming a Forensic Nurse | Salary & Programs

Do you love crime dramas? Would you like to be part of an investigative team which helps victims get justice? For nurses with an interest in criminal justice and caring …

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 …

6 Steps to Becoming a Military Nurse | Salary & Programs

The United States Army Nurse Corps was established in 1901, and since then nurses have played a pivotal role throughout history as caretakers for the heroic men and women who …

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 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 a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Updated 6/27/2021 By: Kathleen Gaines, MSN, BA, RN, CBC Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners also known as Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners (PMHNPs) are Advanced Practice Registered Nurses that specialize in the …

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 a Certified Nurse Midwife

One of the most fulfilling and lucrative nursing specialties to consider pursuing is that of a Certified Nurse-Midwife. If you're someone with a strong interest in women's gynecological health, prenatal …

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 an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Many nurses have a longterm career goal of becoming a nurse practitioner, but what kind of nurse practitioner to become is a decision every nurse has to make. In this …

How to Become an Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner

By: Kathleen Gaines, MSN, BA, RN, CBC For many nurses, becoming a nurse practitioner is the ultimate career goal. But with so many different speciality options, deciding what kind of …

How to Become an Occupational Health Nurse

By: Kathleen Gaines, MSN, BA, RN, CBC Occupational Health Nurses, also known as employee health nurses, recognize and prevent health effects from hazardous exposures and treat worker’s injuries and illnesses. …

7 Steps to Becoming a Director of Nursing

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, BA, RN, CBC Looking for a nursing career that’s not at the bedside? Becoming a Director of Nursing could be the right path for you! Nursing …

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