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How to Become an Emergency Nurse Practitioner

Medically reviewed by Kathleen Gaines, MSN, RN, BA, CBC Though it is hard to imagine, just sixty years ago emergency rooms only existed to provide care for true emergencies and …

Kathleen Gaines By: Kathleen Gaines
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How to Become a Chief Nursing Officer

A Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) is a top-level, nonclinical, administrative position within a healthcare system. While CNOs no longer work at the bedside, those interested in management but still looking …

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How to Become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Medically Reviewed by Kathleen Gaines MSN, RN, BA, CBC Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (PNPs) are Advanced Practice Registered Nurses whose sole focus lies in treating children from infancy through the time …

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How to Become a Clinical Nurse Specialist

Medically Reviewed by Kathleen Gaines MSN, RN, BA, CBC A clinical nurse specialist (CNS) is a type of Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) that's completed a graduate-level education and clinical …

Kathleen Gaines By: Kathleen Gaines
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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 …

Kathleen Gaines By: Kathleen Gaines
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How to Become a Cardiac Nurse Practitioner

Coronary heart disease accounted for approximately 13% of deaths in the US in 2018, causing 365,744 deaths, according to the American Heart Association. Approximately every 39 seconds, an American will …

Kathleen Gaines By: Kathleen Gaines
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6 Steps to Becoming an Oncology Nurse Practitioner

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 States. Oncology nurse practitioners have the very …

Terri Heimann Oppenheimer By: Terri Heimann Oppenheimer
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How to Become a Nurse Administrator

Part One What is a Nurse Administrator? Taking the lessons and experience gleaned from years of clinical practice and combining them with management and operational skills: That’s a nurse administrator …

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How to Become a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)

Medically reviewed by Kathleen Gaines, MSN, RN, BA, CBC Part One What is a Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM)? A Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) is a type of advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) …

Terri Heimann Oppenheimer By: Terri Heimann Oppenheimer
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How to Become a Family Nurse Practitioner

Medically reviewed by Kathleen Gaines, MSN, RN, BA, CBC Nurses who are eager to move on to an advanced degree and treat the full range of patient populations, from infants …

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