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Urologic Nurse

Nurses who deal in urology are called urologic nurses. Urologic nurses take care of the diseases related to the urinary system faced by patients. The job descriptions of these nurses are detailed and very descriptive. They are mainly responsible for the problems faced by patients that can include bladder incontinence, male infertility, oncology, pediatrics and kidney stones etc. Urologic nurses must have good communication skills so as to make patients comfortable with them. These nurses also perform diagnostic tests. Most of the individuals who suffer from urological diseases usually need more comfort and ease from their doctors and nurses due to the high hesitation and reluctance factor.

• Required Level of Education for UROLOGIC NURSE

There are so many nurses who are working currently and there are numerous who are studying this specialized field. If any candidate is interested in becoming a Urologic nurse then the very first step is to get a nursing diploma, that is, Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). After that one must pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCL EX RN). Most of the individuals start their career as registered nurses. But a urologic nurse can also enhance the career by becoming a Certified Urologic Registered Nurse (CURN).

• Salaries and Career Prospects for UROLOGIC NURSE

Those individuals who have strong inclination towards urology should enter this field. These nurses must have strong knowledge about urinary system along with the reproductive system. With the passage of time there will be an intense need for these nurses to take care of the patients who are suffering from such diseases. According to a survey that was conducted in 2009 the median yearly salary of urologic nurses may range from $46,000 to $52,000/-. The salaries vary on the basis of level of expertise, education and hospitals.

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