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How to Become an Oncology Nurse

Learn about the unique and specialized knowledge needed to be an oncology nurse Oncology nursing is a specialized field within nursing that focuses on providing care to patients diagnosed with cancer. Oncology nurses play a vital role in the comprehensive care of cancer patients throughout their treatment journey, from diagnosis to survivorship or end-of-life care. […]

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How to Become a Palliative Care Nurse

Learn how palliative care nurses blend the scientific, mental and spiritual dimensions in “whole” patient care. Mental health disorders affect millions of people, and the prevalence of these conditions is expected to increase in the coming years. The COVID-19 pandemic further highlighted the need for mental health services, with many people experiencing increased levels of […]

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How to Become a Rehabilitation Nurse

Learn how to specialize as a Rehabilitation Nurse, including the education, skills, and certifications you’ll need In March of 2021, Comedian Tracy Morgan presented the “Tracy Morgan Award for Excellence in Rehabilitation Nursing” to nurse Patricia Bosompem, RN, CRRN. Patricia was one of the nurses at the JFK Johnson Brain Trauma Unit who cared for […]

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How to Become a Surgical Nurse

Learn how to specialize as a Surgical Nurse, including the education and certifications you’ll need The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) reports that Medical-Surgical Nursing is the single largest nursing specialty in the U.S. The specialized nurses in this expansive field work in various healthcare settings, including hospitals and outpatient centers, to care for patients […]

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How to Become a Wound Care Nurse

Learn how to specialize as a Wound Care Nurse, including the education and certifications you’ll need Did you know that 1 in every 38 adults is affected by a chronic wound every year in the United States? Chronic wounds, such as lacerations or diabetic foot ulcers, can be painful and limit social activities, mobility, and […]

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How to Become a Travel Nurse

Learn how to specialize as a Travel Nurse, including the education and certifications required Nothing underscored the need for Travel Nurses more than the Covid-19 pandemic. In areas of the country where the most cases overwhelmed hospitals, doctors, and other healthcare staff, Travel Nurses were a saving grace—they’re the nurses who fill temporary assignments based […]