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How to Become a Neonatal Nurse

Updated 7/22/2021 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) nursing is a specialty of nursing that deals with the care of sick or premature babies, as well as babies dealing with birth …

How to Become a Dermatology Nurse

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 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 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 Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

By: Kathleen Gaines, MSN, BA, RN, CBC A Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse that specializes in the comprehensive care of women throughout their lives. …

How to Become an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP)

By: Kathleen Gaines, MSN, BA, RN, CBC An Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse that specializes in the care of adults from adolescence through old age. They …

Critical Care Transport Nurse Career & Salary Guide

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, RN, CBC Critical Care Transport Nurses work to safely and quickly transport patients requiring life-saving medical intervention. Their job is to effectively assess patients and determine …

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 …

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 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. …

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 …

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 …

Certified Wound Care Nursing Career Guide

Wound care nurses (WOC nurses) bring their skills and techniques together to heal patients both physically and mentally. Nurses who decide to become certified in wound care are entering an …

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) Career Guide

Nurse Practitioners deliver advanced care to a variety of patients in clinical settings. According to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), NPs work “autonomously and in collaboration with healthcare …

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 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 …

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 …

How to Become a Respiratory Nurse

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, BA, RN, CBC Respiratory nurses, also called pulmonary nurses, care for patients suffering from acute and/or chronic respiratory illnesses. Respiratory nurses can focus on a specific …

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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