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Nurse practitioners (NP) are advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) who are educated and trained to provide health promotion and maintenance through the diagnosis and treatment of acute illness and chronic condition. According to the International Council of Nurses, an NP/advanced practice registered nurse is "a registered nurse who has acquired the expert knowledge base, complex decision-making skills and clinical competencies for expanded practice, the characteristics of which are shaped by the context and/or country in which s/he is credentialed to practice. A master's degree is recommended for entry level
- Track 1-1Legal nursing and practitioner
- Track 1-2Pediatric nursing
- Track 1-3Mental health and psychiatry nursing
- Track 1-4Cardiovascular nursing
- Track 1-5Women health and midwifery nursing
- Track 1-6Cancer and oncology nursing
- Track 1-7Surgery Nursing
A Nurse Educator is a nurse who teaches and prepares licensed practical nurses (LPN) and registered nurses (RN) for entry into practice positions. They can also teach in various patient care settings to provide continuing education to licensed nursing staff. Nurse Educators teach in graduate programs at Master’s and doctoral level which prepare advanced practice nurses, nurse educators, nurse administrators, nurse researchers, and leaders in complex healthcare and educational organizations.
- Track 2-1Clinical practice
- Track 2-2Nursing leadership
- Track 2-3Nursing care and physiotherapy
- Track 2-4Nursing care and physiotherapy
- Track 2-5Registered Nursing (RN)
A professional in midwifery is known as a midwife. Midwifery, also known as obstetrics, is the health science and the health profession that deals with pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period (including care of the new-born), besides sexual and reproductive health of women throughout their lives. Midwifery-led continuity of care is where one or more midwives have the primary responsibility for the continuity of care for childbearing women, with a multidisciplinary network of consultation and referral with other health care providers. The actual duties of the midwife in antiquity consisted mainly of assisting in the birthing process, although they may also have helped with other medical problems relating to women when needed.
- Track 3-1Health in pregnancy
- Track 3-2Perinatal and reproductive health
- Track 3-3Pregnancy nutrition
- Track 3-4Sexual and reproductive healthcare
- Track 3-5Maternal mental health
- Track 3-6Autoimmune diseases in women
A pediatric nurse is a nursing field which mainly works in the field of pediatrics. Pediatric nursing help provide health/medical care for young children from when they are first born until they are teenagers. People seem to think children are just small adults, this could not be more wrong especially when it comes to the changes in their bodies and health. Because children’s bodies are still growing and developing they need different things than an adult body does. A healthy mind, a healthy body and proper health care is very important in children.
- Track 4-1Critical care pediatric nursing
- Track 4-2Pediatric respiratory care
- Track 4-3Pediatric home nursing
- Track 4-4Cancer nursing
- Track 4-5Pediatric dental nursing
- Track 4-6Intensive care nursing
- Track 4-7Pediatric nursing plans
Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) is a relatively new nursing role that was developed in the United States to prepare highly skilled nurses focused on the improvement of quality and safety outcomes for patients or patient populations. The CNL is a registered nurse, with a Master of Science in Nursing who has completed advanced nursing coursework, including classes in pathophysiology, clinical assessment, finance management, epidemiology, healthcare systems leadership, clinical informatics, and pharmacology. CNLs are healthcare systems specialists that oversee patient care coordination, assess health risks, develop quality improvement strategies, facilitate team communication, and implement evidence-based solutions at the unit (microsystem) level.
- Track 5-1Clinical nursing education
- Track 5-2Promoting clinical outcomes
- Track 5-3Clinical nursing research
- Track 5-4Ethics for health professionals
- Track 5-5Skills and techniques in clinical nursing
- Track 5-6Health program planning and evaluation
Critical care nursing is the field of nursing with a focus on the utmost care of the critically ill or unstable patients following extensive injury, surgery or life threatening diseases. Critical care nurses can be found working in a wide variety of environments and specialties, such as general intensive care units, medical intensive care units, surgical intensive care units, trauma intensive care units, coronary care units, cardiothoracic intensive care units, burns unit, pediatrics and some trauma center emergency departments.
- Track 6-1Emergency trends in technology
- Track 6-2Pain and sedation management
- Track 6-3Primary critical care nursing
- Track 6-4Pediatric critical care
Cardiovascular nursing, also called perinatal nursing, is a nursing specialty that works with patients who are attempting to become pregnant, are currently pregnant, or have recently delivered. Cardiovascular nurses help provide prenatal care and testing, care of patients experiencing pregnancy complications, care during labor and delivery, and care of patients following delivery. Obstetrical nurses work closely with obstetricians, midwives, and nurse practitioners. They also provide supervision of patient care technicians and surgical technologists.
- Track 7-1Diabetes
- Track 7-2Cardiac surgery nursing
- Track 7-3Cardiac diagnosis nursing
- Track 7-4Cardiovascular diseases and clinical trails
- Track 7-5Tobacco and alcohol consumption
- Track 7-6Medical rehabilitation of cardiovascular disease
- Track 7-7Over weight and obstetrics cardiology
Travel nursing is a nursing assignment concept that developed in response to the nursing shortage. This industry supplies nurses who travel to work in temporary nursing positions, mostly in hospitals. While travel nursing traditionally refers specifically to the nursing profession, it can also be used as a blanket term to refer to a variety of travel healthcare positions, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology and even doctors and dentists.
- Track 8-1Travel nursing companies
- Track 8-2International travel nurse
- Track 8-3Professional association of nurse travelers
- Track 8-4Nurse licensure compact
A tumor or intracranial neoplasm occurs when abnormal cells form within the brain. There are two main types of tumors: malignant or cancerous tumors and benign tumors. Cancerous tumors can be divided into primary tumors that start within the part, and secondary tumors that have spread from somewhere else, known as brain metastasis tumors. All types of tumors may produce symptoms that vary depending on the part of the brain involved. These symptoms may include headaches, seizures, problem with vision, vomiting, and mental changes.
- Track 9-1Head and neck cancers
- Track 9-2Melanoma
- Track 9-3Colo-Rectal cancer
- Track 9-4Brain tumor
- Track 9-5Lung cancer
- Track 9-6Hematologic oncology
- Track 9-7Gastrointestinal cancers
- Track 9-8Chemotherapy in cancer pain
Nursing management consists of the performance of the leadership functions of governance and decision-making within organizations employing nurses. It includes processes common to all management like planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling. It is common for registered nurses to seek additional education to earn a Master of Science in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice to prepare for leadership roles within nursing. Management positions increasingly require candidates to hold an advanced degree in nursing.
- Track 10-1Health policy study
- Track 10-2Master of science in nursing
- Track 10-3Quality and safety of nursing care
- Track 10-4Latest advancements in surgery
- Track 10-5Critical care gastroenterology
- Track 10-6Personal qualities of nurse
- Track 10-7Human resource management
A nursing home, convalescent home, skilled nursing facility (SNF), care home, rest home or intermediate care provides a type of residential care. It is a place of residence for people who require continual nursing care and have significant difficulty coping with the required activities of daily living. Nursing aides and skilled nurses are usually available 24 hours a day. Residents include the elderly and younger adults with physical or mental disabilities. Residents in a skilled nursing facility may also receive physical, occupational, and other rehabilitative therapies following an accident or illness. Some nursing homes assist people with special needs, such as Alzheimer patients.
- Track 11-1Licensed Practical Nursing(LPN
- Track 11-2Gastroenterology nursing
- Track 11-3Oncology nursing
- Track 11-4Maternity nursing
- Track 11-5Cardiac nursing
- Track 11-6Health care nursing
Registered Dental Nurses (RDNs) work as part of a dental team in a variety of clinical and non-clinical settings. The term Registered Dental Nurse (RDN) has a defined meaning within the United Kingdom. From 30 July 2008, all qualified Dental Nurses in the UK must be registered with the GDC General Dental Council to continue working legally. They must also hold the NEBDN National Diploma or another recognised qualification
- Track 12-1General dental council
- Track 12-2Oral & maxillofacial surgery
- Track 12-3Orthodontics & prosthodontics
- Track 12-4Leadership needs in dental nurses
- Track 12-5Forensic dentistry or odontology
Veterinary nursing is a natural choice for those with their minds set on working with animals. Veterinary nurses are vital to the running of a successful veterinary practice, and are responsible for working with veterinary surgeons to provide care and treatment to a variety of different animals such as dogs, cats and rabbits. Being a vet nurse can be challenging; the role sometimes involves long and unsociable hours, however the sense of purpose that comes from nursing an ill animal back to health, and the long-lasting friendships fostered whilst working as part of a close knit team, make becoming a veterinary nurse a worthwhile ambition.
- Track 13-1Veterinary critical care
- Track 13-2Pulmonary and critical care medicine
- Track 13-3Principles of veterinary nursing emergency
- Track 13-4Monitoring during anesthesia
- Track 13-5Registered veterinary nurses
- Track 13-6Infection control in veterinary nursing
Psychiatry is the medical specialty that diagnoses and treats mental disorders, usually those requiring medication. Psychiatry is now a highly visible activity, lack of care in the community, compulsion, suicide, drug and alcohol abuse are few motivations. Starting with the identification of the major mental illnesses and how they are considered distinction from normality. Flourishing of psychoanalysis and its later transformation into more accessible psychotherapies gave a chance for better understanding. Modern psychiatry too brings with it new controversies such as the medicalization of normal life, the power of the drug companies and the use of psychiatry as an agent of social control.
- Track 14-1Psychological and family issues
- Track 14-2Comprehensive psychiatry
- Track 14-3Perinatal psychiatry
- Track 14-4Emergency psychiatry
- Track 14-5Transcultural psychiatry
- Track 14-6Orthomolecular psychiatry
- Track 14-7Holistic psychiatry
- Track 14-8Integrative psychiatry
Diabetes nurses care for patients that suffer from diabetes, a condition that affects the body's ability to produce or absorb enough insulin. This includes assisting patients in monitoring their blood sugar and medications, helping to minimize diabetic nerve damage, conducting nutritional therapy, dealing with psychosocial issues and behavioral management.
- Track 15-1Genetics and Diabetes
- Track 15-2Diabetes and Surgery
- Track 15-3Clinical Trials in Diabetes
- Track 15-4Diabetes Science and Technology
- Track 15-5Diabetes: Research
- Track 15-6Diabetes Management
Health care is the maintenance or improvement of health via the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings. Healthcare is delivered by health professionals (providers or practitioners) in allied health professions, chiropractic, physicians, physician associates, dentistry, midwifery, nursing, medicine, optometry, pharmacy, psychology, and other health professions. It includes the work done in providing primary care, secondary care, and tertiary care, as well as in public health.
- Track 16-1Primary healthcare
- Track 16-2Mental health practitioners
- Track 16-3Healthcare and technology
- Track 16-4Healthcare education
- Track 16-5Healthcare and social issues
- Track 16-6Health insurance
- Track 16-7Health administrator
Disaster nursing refers to management and response of nurses during disasters. There are manmade disasters like wars, industrial accidents, natural disasters like earthquake, hurricane and the response of the nurses plays a vital role during disasters. The disaster nursing includes prevention, preparedness, and response and recovery phases. It requires coordination of different departments to avoid and manage disasters.
Nurses in dermatology provide patients with care and education concerning the treatment of wounds, injuries, diseases and conditions of the skin. These nurses can screen for skin cancer, assist with dermatological surgery, teach, conduct research and perform such procedures as biopsies, mesotherapy, microdermabrasion and chemical peels. The field of dermatology is incredibly vast, as skin is an organ, just like the heart or kidneys and the number of diseases and disorders are just as numerous as with other organs of the body
- Track 18-1Medical Dermatology
- Track 18-2Surgical Dermatology
- Track 18-3Psoriasis
- Track 18-4Skin Cancer
- Track 18-5Cosmetic Dermatology
- Track 18-6Research in Dermatology
Wound care nurses, sometimes referred to as wound, ostomy, and continence (WOC) nurses, specialize in wound management, the monitoring and treatment of wounds due to injury, disease or medical treatments. Their work promotes the safe and rapid healing of a wide variety of wounds, from chronic bed sores or ulcers to abscesses, feeding tube sites and recent surgical openings. The majority of wound care nurses work in hospitals, nursing homes or travel to patients' homes as home health workers.
- Track 19-1Wound Care and Nursing
- Track 19-2Wound Care and Infection Control
- Track 19-3Wound Care and Treatment
- Track 19-4Wound Care and Dressing
- Track 19-5Wound Care and Diabetes
- Track 19-6Wound Care and Ulcers
- Track 19-7Wound Care and Nutrition
- Track 19-8Rheumatology
All nurses work with patients from the communities surrounding the health care facility. This means that in essence, all nurses deal with public health. However, public health nurses work more specifically in this area, striving to improve the health of the public and educate the community on health issues that are prevalent in the area. Many public health nurses work with specific populations, such as young children living in poverty
- Track 20-1Public Health and Nursing
- Track 20-2Public Health and Medicine
- Track 20-3Public Health and Epidemiology
- Track 20-4Public Health and Disease Prevention
- Track 20-5Public Health and Food safety
- Track 20-6Public Health and Genetics
- Track 20-7Public Health and Obesity
Gynecology/obstetrics nurses are also known as OB/GYN nurses, and are specially trained to provide nursing care for women during pregnancy, labor and childbirth, as well as provide nursing care for women with health problems of or related to their reproductive system. OB/GYN nursing is a broad field, so nurses often further specialize in a specific area, such as perinatal nursing or labor & delivery nursing at hospitals and birthing centers or in gynecology nursing in a physician's office.
- Track 21-1Gynecologic Infectious Diseases
- Track 21-2Gynecologic Oncology
- Track 21-3Urogynecology
- Track 21-4Reproductive Medicine
- Track 21-5Ultrasound and Genetics
Gerontology nurses are specially trained to work with elderly patients. They have experience meeting the health care needs of older adults, who are at greater risk of injuries and diseases such as osteoporosis, Alzheimer's and cancer. Gerontology nurses focus on preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in the elderly, and educate older adults and their families on how to cope with certain medical conditions that develop later in life.
- Track 22-1Gerontology
- Track 22-2Gerontology and Aging
- Track 22-3Gerontology and Geriatrics
- Track 22-4Gerontology and Palliative Care
- Track 22-5Geriatrics and Geriatric Medicine
Telemedicine (also referred to as "telehealth" or "e-health") allows health care professionals to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients in remote locations using telecommunications technology. Telemedicine allows patients in remote locations to access medical expertise quickly, efficiently and without travel. Telemedicine provides more efficient use of limited expert resources who can "see" patients in multiple locations wherever they are needed without leaving their facility.
- Track 23-1Emergency medicine
- Track 23-2E- health: cyber medicine
- Track 23-3Telemedicine and telerehabilitation
- Track 23-4Clinical applications of telemedicine
- Track 23-5Data computing in healthcare