Registered Nurse Training: Can You Say Job Security?

The next video in this series that I want to share with you is pretty important for anyone thinking about training to be a Registered Nurse. The video goes into some depth regarding the various paths that are open to you as you pursue your license. Unlike many licensed fields, RNs can have pretty varied backgrounds and educations, and this video does a good job of spelling out the options quickly and succinctly.
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Nephrology Nursing Continuing Education: Keeping Skills Up to Date

As is the case with many professions in the medical field, continuing education is an integral part of being a Nephrology Nurse, as ongoing learning is required in order to stay certified. But first, individuals must meet one of three certification levels before they can even begin working as this type of nurse, which is a specialization that treats patients who either have or at risk for kidney disease.

Certified Dialysis Nurses are Registered Nurses who have done at least 2,000 hours of Nephrology Care as well as 60 hours of continuing education in areas such as dialysis training. Nurses who hold bachelor’s or master’s degrees can begin working in this field, once they meet additional requirements, set forth by the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission. And finally, RNs who have at least a nursing masters degree and are able to meet other advanced requirements can become Certified Nephrology Nurse Practitioners.
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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Schools in Texas

Once one has entered the field of nursing and joined the ranks of Registered Nurses across America, there are an abundance of specialized fields they can enter. One of these specialties is the career field of Nurse Anesthetist, which, through hard work and perseverance, can be achieved at any one of the 5 certified schools in Texas.

Anyone who decides to enter this specialization is already more than familiar with the arduous process that is required to become a Registered Nurse. To become an Anesthetist is certainly more of the same, requiring a strong commitment to education and a stalwart work ethic. At the end of this journey, though, the prospective Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) candidate will enjoy a rewarding career administering anesthesia in their hospital of choice. We will try to assemble a clear picture of what this journey looks like by detailing the programs of two schools in Texas.

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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Programs

For any individuals who are considering a career as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, there is a lot to think about. From location to tuition, advancing your career to get your Masters will take research and time to find the right fit, location and price.

Before you can even consider applying to a school you must have a year of Acute Care Nursing experience. You must also have satisfactory undergraduate grades and an adequate GRE score. If you can check off both those boxes you are ready to begin your search.
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Certified Diabetes Educator Training for RNs

By choosing to get trained and work as a Certified Diabetes Educator, a Registered Nurse, or medical professional ensures that the millions of Americans who suffer from diabetes have some sort of guiding light. These instructors provide crucial relief and comfort to diabetes patients coast to coast, giving them the necessary techniques to cope with their conditions. It doesn’t seem like much of a stretch to say this is an extremely valuable commodity to folks with diabetes who feel like they simply cannot manage it on their own.

To receive this professional title is no simple process however. First and foremost, one must undergo the arduous process of working in the health care field in a position like Registered Nurse, or any other medical profession and serve in their particular field for a minimum of 2 years. From there, they have to begin specializing in fields related to diabetes – nutrition is perhaps the most obvious example. In order to take the examination for official certification you must have at least a master’s degree level education as well.
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