Many of you will be graduating this semester, and you may have the opportunity to work on either a med-surg unit or a progressive care unit. Having worked in both of these areas, I thought I’d share some of the differences that you can expect. So what are some of the practical differences between med-surg […]
Different Types of Nursing Specialities
Different types of nursing specialties: One of the exciting things about nursing is the enormous amount of career diversity within the profession. There are so many specialties and certifications a nurse can choose from, that he or she can almost certainly find the perfect job fit. Some of the more exciting career specialties include forensic nursing, emergency room nursing, labor and delivery, neonatal, wound care, and much more. To learn more about some of these individual nurse specialties, just browse our database below. Also, make sure to sign up for our newsletter for more exciting news, tips, and information.
OB nurses work in a variety of settings and provide specialized care to individuals. However, many people are confused about OB nursing. In this article, you’ll learn the basics of OB nursing, some common areas in which they work, OB nurse salary information, and some of the like and dislikes of the profession. What does […]
I am considering a job as a charge nurse in a LTC facility, all my experience over the last 18 yrs has been in acute care. Any recommendations, if I am hired to ease the transition?
In the near future, to become a CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist) you will have to obtain a doctorate degree, hence, master degree programs will no longer be offered. In addition, there is much confusion on the two types of doctorate degrees, DNAP and DNP, that are offered to become a CRNA. In this article, […]
Hey all, I’m 26, and definitely love working in a faster paced environment, unfortunately on the other spectrums fast paced specialties butt heads. Any advice on a fast paced specialty like the ER, but with a less emotional impact, such as wound care. To summarize, I want to be moving but don’t believe I can […]
Becoming a travel nurse offers the unique opportunity to care for others while traveling all across the country. Travel nurses are in high demand in various places in the world. It takes special individuals to become a travel nurses. Those with the highest level of skill in nursing qualify for these type of nursing jobs. […]
Are you thinking about becoming a wound care nurse? Wound care nursing is an excellent career field to enter as a nurse. This article will discuss the job overview of a wound care nurse, job setting, educational requirements, salary, and like & dislikes. What is a Wound Care Nurse? This is a specialty of nursing […]
Are you thinking about becoming an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner after you obtain your registered nurse degree? This is an excellent career field and offers many opportunities for growth. In this article, I want to share with you about what an ACNP does on the job, salary, educational requirements, and the likes & dislikes of […]
Cardiac nurses work with patients with heart issues. A growing number of patients in the United States are dealing with various heart conditions. Thanks to the services provided by cardiac nurses, these individuals can receive the care that they need to restore their heart health. Nursing programs offer rigorous coursework and supervised clinical experiences so […]
What is a Neonatal Nurse? What is the nursing salary for a Neonatal Nurse and how do you become a Neonatal Nurse? How do you find a nursing job to become a neonatal nurse? These questions are very common question many nursing students have about the neonatal nursing field. This article will address all of these questions. Your decision […]
Nursing is an awesome career path that offers so many options. There is a specialty for just about any human being in the world, regardless of your personality or preferences. One of the questions nursing students often ask is this: “What do I have to do to become specialized in a certain area of nursing?” […]
Before I became a nurse, I always wondered what “a day in the life of a nurse” was like, what a 12 hour shift was like, and what type of things I would be doing on the job daily. In this article, I want to share with you how a typical day would be for […]
I am currently an ASN nursing student. I plan to further my education towards becoming a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Is it best to attend an RN-MSN program (with an associates degree) or get a Bachelor’s degree prior to pursuing a Doctorate in nursing? For example, Vanderbilt University accepts nurses with an associates degree into their […]
Hi my name is Jackia Branch, and I want to know the steps of becoming a cardiology nurse. Do you have to get a Master in this field, can you work in physical offices? Thanks in advance!
hi.. my name is Tsering. I have completed my Masters in Nursing(medical surgical) from India. I have passed my NCLEX and I am a registered nurse. I want to become a nurse practitioner here. But I don’t know the process to be followed. I tried asking the CA BON, but they gave vague answers. So […]
Thank you for the videos you posted on YouTube. They were very informative. I hold a bachelors degree in business administration/management, but I am looking to make the transition into nursing, preferably forensic nursing. What steps do you recommend in me taking to become a forensic nurse? -Damany This question was asked in the nursing forum section.
I have been a medical assistant for 6 years now. I am interested in going back to school for nursing. I am undecided if I should go for LPN and then RN ASN and then RN BSN. My main goal is go until I become a NP. I am currently working in a medical office, […]
Wound care nurses are a relatively new position in the medical field. For the past 30 years, many certified wound care nurses have helped patients maintain excellent wound care. Thousands of dedicated nurses assume the role of wound care nurses. There is a great need for certified persons to fill the many positions available in […]
What is Nursing Informatics? The role of a nurse has evolved significantly since the beginning. At one point in history, a nurse was only expected to provide specialized care to patients in need, but now the field of nursing has crossed over the lines of technology. Technology can be used in many ways to improve […]
Emergency room nurses are very important to the daily operations of hospitals around the world. They are the friendly faces that greet patients during their hospital visits. They provide specific plans of care for patients related to the prescribed injuries. New ER nursing jobs are created each day for certified, qualified nurses. The shortage of certified emergency […]
Oncology nurses are a relatively new breed of nurses. Before 1950, the only option for cancer patients was surgery. Since that time, the role of nurses has evolved greatly; they are no longer limited to inpatient care for cancer patients. Developments in medical science created radiation therapy and chemotherapy as alternative treatments options. Nurses gained […]
A school nurse is very important to the daily operation of a school. Emergency and non-emergency situations occur that require the attention of a trained professional in the field of nursing. A school nurse has the luxury of performing his or her daily duties in a warm, relaxed environment. The assistance of a school nurse […]
Critical care nursing is a relatively new concept. Advancements in medical technology have made medical care more complex. To provide the best care possible, critical care nurses are provided for the neediest patients. When it comes to medical emergencies, critical care nurses are the people that patients want to see. Critical care nursing is all about […]
Many nursing students wonder how to become a Pediatric Nurse. For those who want to work with children in the healthcare setting, a position as a pediatric nurse can be a very rewarding career. In addition, there is a high demand for pediatric nurse jobs. A pediatric nurse must take into consideration the current developmental […]
Trauma nurses are available to patients during their state of emergency. A trauma nurse must be prepared to handle a variety of medical issues in order save the lives of their patients so that they can continue with their normal lives once their treatment is completed. Careers in nursing have come a long way in the past […]
Home health nursing plays an important role in the healthcare field. This form of nursing offers a high level of independence and dignity to patients and their family members. Over 7 million people in the U.S. require the services of a home health nurse due to a permanent disability, acute illness, terminal illness, or long-term […]
The field of nursing offers many wonderful opportunities for professionals who want to become nurses. Becoming a nurse provides nursing professionals with the chance to work with many people of all ages and genders. Those who are passionate about working with children choose to become Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (PNPs). The specialized area of nursing holds […]
How to become a labor and delivery nurse. Many parents dream of the day that their children are born. The idea of giving birth may be less stressful with experienced nursing personnel to assist with the process. Labor and delivery nurses make the process of childbirth as smooth and stress free as possible for the […]
A NICU nurse provides vital care for babies until they reach 28 days old. When tiny infants are fighting for their lives, they need the services of skilled nurses that specialize in neonatal care. With various germs, viruses, and bacteria waiting to attack the immune systems of these young patients, it is so important that […]
Not all nurses get to experience the joy of caring for babies. Those who want to enjoy the opportunity to care for newborn infants turn to a career as Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (NNPs). These individuals provide specialized care to newborn infants until they restore their health. What Is a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner? Neonatal Nurse Practitioners are Advanced […]