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How to Become a Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Updated 6/23/2021 Nurse Practitioners earn a higher salary, have more responsibility and more career opportunities than many other types of nurses. This guide will cover what a nurse practitioner does, …

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 …

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 …

How to Become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Updated 6/23/2021 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 …

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 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 Emergency Nurse Practitioner

Though it is hard to imagine, just sixty years ago emergency rooms only existed to provide care for true emergencies and were staffed by doctors and nurses who were willing …

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 a Clinical Nurse Leader

The role of a Clinical Nurse Leader is a relatively new one for the nursing profession. It was developed in 2003 as part of a collaborative effort between the American …

5 Steps to Becoming an Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner | Salary & Requirements

Updated 6/28/2021 Considering a career as an Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner? You’re not alone! The generous salary, regular hours and comparably less stress than many other nursing specialties make it a …

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 …

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 …

6 Steps to Becoming an Oncology Nurse Practitioner

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, BA, RN, CBC The American Cancer Society estimates in 2021 there will be 1.9 million new cancer cases diagnosed and 608,570 cancer deaths in the United …

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 …

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 Chief Nursing Officer

By: Kathleen Gaines, MSN, BA, RN, CBC A Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) is a top-level, nonclinical, administrative position within a healthcare system. While CNOs no longer work at the bedside, …

How to Become a Research Nurse

By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, BA, RN, CBC Research Nurses, also referred to as Clinical Nurse Researchers or Nurse Researchers, develop and implement studies to investigate and provide information on new …

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 …

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 …

How Much Do CRNAs Make?

Medically reviewed by Chaunie Brusie, BSN, RN on September 14, 2021 If you're considering becoming a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, salary likely has something do with your choice. Nurse anesthetist …

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