Become a Nurse

Nursing is an exciting profession filled with nearly limitless opportunities and possibilities. The content including in the Become a Nurse category will explore the field of nursing including explorations of specialties, career potential, and other aspects that make nursing such an appealing career.

Different Types of Nurse Practitioners – Nurse Practitioner Specialties

Different Types of Nurse Practitioners - Nurse Practitioner Specialties

Nurse Practitioners (NPs) are advanced practice nurses that are registered and considered as mid-level practitioners. In 20 states NPs have full practice authority, which means that they don’t have to be supervised by a doctor. In the other states, NPs would still have more authority in comparison to RNs, however, they would need to have a medical doctor sign in some cases of patient care decisions. In this post, we will look at the types of nurse practitioners and nurse practitioner specialties.

What Does a Cardiac Nurse Do?

What Does a Cardiac Nurse Do?

We know that a cardiac nurse works with heart patients, but what do they do, exactly? Let’s take a closer look at this job to see if it is right for you. Cardiac Nurse Jobs A “heart nurse” goes by many different job titles. Each of them has their own specialties. Let’s look at each of …

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How to Get a Job in Nursing Informatics

How to Get a Job in Nursing Informatics

What is Nursing Informatics? And is this job right for you? Learn how to get a job in Nursing Informatics and everything else you ever wanted to know about this new field.

What is a CNA: Certified Nursing Assistant

What is a CNA: Certified Nursing Assistant

Becoming a CNA: Certified Nursing Assistant takes less time than a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN). Let’s look at what a CNA is and whether it is the job for you.

What is the Average Nurse Practitioner Salary

What is the Average Nurse Practitioner Salary

Nurse practitioners are an integral part of the healthcare system. They are autonomous practitioners who are able to diagnose, prescribe medications, and order diagnostic tests. If you are thinking about pursuing a career as a nurse practitioner one of the burning questions you might have is what kind of salary can you expect?

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