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Plastic Surgery Nurses

These days plastic surgeries have increased. Many individuals undergo different kinds of plastic surgeries. All the nurses who provide care and support to patients undergoing plastic surgeries, before and after the surgeries, are known as plastic surgery nurses. They provide extreme care to the patients keeping reports, readings and procedures under checked. As they work with surgeons so they have to be very professional, serious and focused towards their job and duties. These nurses provide complete assistance to patients and their attendants during the surgeries. They also guide them and educate them about the surgery and also cater to their questions. Plastic surgery nurses perform great deal of duties and this is the reason why they are much needed in the professional fields.

• Education Criteria for a Plastic Surgery Nurse:

Like all other nurses a plastic surgery nurse must also pass either associate (ADN) or Bachelors of Science in nursing (BSN). After that it is essential for her to get the License for practicing as a registered nurse by completing “NCL EX RN” i.e. Nursing Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses. Usually there are not many courses related to plastic nursing hence it is advised to complete a few courses and practice in the field to get exposure and experience. Nurses can also get certification from American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses (ASPSN) or other reputed body. This way they can work in hospitals and clinics easily.

• How Much Usually A Plastic Surgery Nurse Earns?

The field of plastic surgery is much focused. Nurses work side by side with the surgeons and are needed to pay complete attention to even the minutest thing. According to a research a plastic surgery nurse usually earn 55,000/- to 60,000/- US dollars. The salary mostly depends upon the size of the organization or hospital, experience and qualification of the nurse along with the achievements and recommendations.

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