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Entry Level and Advanced Nursing Certifications

Once you obtain your degree as a registered nurse and you continue your education in nursing you will come to a point where you may choose to go down one specific path and specialize in one area of nursing. Below are some certifications you may begin to obtain as soon as you become a registered nurse and others you may obtain as you continue your education in nursing

Nurse Practitioner Certifications

  • Adult Care
  • Psychiatric Mental Health
  • Family NP
  • Gerontological
  • School Nursing
  • Acute Care
  • Primary Care

Clinical Nurse Specialist Certifications

  • Adult Health
  • Adult Gerontology
  • Adult Psychiatric / Mental Health
  • Child/Adolescent Psychiatric / Mental Health
  • Home Health
  • Pediatric
  • Public and Community Health

Speciality Nurse Certifications

  • Ambulatory Care Nursing
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Cardiac Vascular Nursing
  • Certified Vascular Nurse
  • Forensic Nursing
  • Home Health Nursing
  • Advanced Nurse Executive
  • School Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Perinatal Nursing

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Hold a bachelors or masters in nursing?

Do you already hold a bachelors degree in nursing and want to purse your masters degree? How about getting certified as a family nurse practitioner or neonatal nurse practitioner? Continue to advance your career in nursing and look at becoming a legal nurse consultant.

May 2013 Nursing Salaries
Nurse Assistant$26k/year
Licensed Vocational/Practicing$46k/year
Registered Nurse$69/year
Nurse Anesthetists$158k/year
Nurse Practitioner$95k/year
Nurse Midwife$92/year
Advanced Nursing Certifications
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