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In the realm of advanced practice nursing, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are pivotal. They blend high-level expertise with compassionate care to administer anesthesia across varied healthcare settings. If you're a CRNA or an aspiring one, knowing the array of specialties available to you can open doors to fulfilling career paths tailored to your interests and skills. Learn More about   How to Become a Nurse...
The role of a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) is one of the most respected and well-compensated positions in the field of nursing. CRNAs play a critical role in the success of a variety of medical procedures by ensuring patients undergo safe anesthesia. If you're looking to take your nursing career to the next level, here's a detailed guide on how to become a Nurse Anesthetist in the United States.   Step 1: Earn a...
Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) stand at the forefront of the nursing field, wielding a combination of high-level skills and critical decision-making abilities that are well-compensated. This guide explores the rewarding salary potential and growth prospects for those in the nurse anesthetist specialty. High Starting Salaries for New Nurse Anesthetists The journey to becoming a nurse anesthetist starts off with promising financial rewards....
Creating a travel nurse resume is essential for getting the job assignments that you really want. But actually putting together the resume is a challenge in itself. Here are some of the tips to keep in mind when writing a travel nurse resume. These tips can also apply to other types of nurse resumes too. Introduce Yourself Recruiters and hiring managers are looking to fill various roles. But at the same time, they want to get to know...
Nurses deciding on what position to take can be influenced by many factors. The place, the pay, and the responsibilities associated with the position are three of the top ones. Happiness is another factor that can make a difference in job satisfaction overall. Here are the top five happiest states for nurses to live in. Determining the Rankings To determine the rankings for the happiest states to live in, several factors were...
The number of licensed nurse practitioners in the United States is rising. This is due is in part to the shortage of physicians. By 2032, it’s estimated that the US will be short 122,000 doctors, including many primary care doctors. This means that nurse practitioners may be called on to help fill the gap. Here is an overview of how to become a nurse practitioner. What is a Nurse Practitioner? A nurse practitioner is considered an...
Public health nurses work in diverse parts of public health. Some work in education, assessment, and evaluation of public health, prevention, activism, or advocacy. Nurses in this field care for whole populations of patients compared to taking care of individual patients. This post provides an overview of what a public health nurse is, how to become one, and what nurses in public health do. What is a Public Health Nurse? Public health...
Nurse navigators are relatively new in the field of health care. But they are becoming an essential part of the patient care experience. This article defines what a nurse navigator is, the requirements for becoming one, and what nurse navigators do. What is a Nurse Navigator? Nurse navigators may also be called care coordinators, case managers, or patient advocates. They help meet a patient’s needs throughout the course of their...
Nurses are needed in every city across the country. But what are some of the cities that stand out the most for work or what they have to offer residents? This post continues our Best Cities to Live in for Nursing series by focusing on the Mid-Atlantic. Here are five cities to consider working in as a nurse. Washington D.C. Washington D.C, is an interesting place to work for nurses because it has so many sights to see and is...
Travel nurses are in demand now due to the ongoing pandemic. Recently, we highlighted which states consistently request travel nurses, how nurses can work in different states, and the pay travel nurses receive as a result of the demand. This is a time to succeed for travel nurses. But before accepting a travel assignment, consider what to look out for when you sign a travel nurse crisis contract. What is a Crisis Contract? A crisis...
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DPN) degree was first introduced in 2004. Its primary focus is to offer a doctorate level of clinical preparedness. But what does it really offer a nurse over other advanced degrees such as the Master of Science in Nursing? Here’s an overview of what a DNP offers, why nurses get one, and the benefits of going for a DPN. What does a Doctor of Nursing Practice Offer? Nurses who are interested in...
Nurses are needed nationwide. But some cities are better to live in than others when it comes to working as a nurse for various reasons. Here is a look at five cities in the northeast to live in as a nurse. Boston, Massachusetts Boston is one of the top cities for nurses to live in thanks to all the well-known hospitals located there. The hourly salary for a nurse ranges from $28 to $56 on average. Boston is also home to many sites...