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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 …

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 …

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 Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

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 mental health …

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 …

How Much Do CRNAs Make?

If you're considering becoming a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, salary likely has something do with your choice. Nurse anesthetist salaries are higher than any other type of nursing specialty! But …

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 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 …

School Nurse Career Guide

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 …

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 …

Nurse Practitioner Salary: How Much Do NPs Make?

In addition to being professionally and emotionally gratifying, becoming a nurse practitioner provides the security of knowing you’ve chosen a career that has tremendous job security and is also financially …

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 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

If you’re a Registered Nurse (RN) looking for more autonomy working with patients in an operating room, intensive care unit, or surgical facility, then becoming a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist …

How to Become a Family Nurse Practitioner

Nurses who are eager to move on to an advanced degree and treat the full range of patient populations, from infants to the elderly, are ideal candidates to become Family …

Dermatology Nurse Career Guide

In addition to the aesthetic benefits of good skin, the field of dermatology is incredibly important to a patient's overall health because the skin is the largest organ in the …

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 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 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 …

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 …

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