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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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 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 …

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 …

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 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 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. …

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 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 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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