Should a school nurse be a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse?

Answer Every state requires that school nurses hold a registered nursing (RN) license. Depending on the state, additional certification may be required. The National Board for Certification of School Nurs... Read More »

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What is the difference between a family nurse practitioner and an advanced practice nurse?

The educational path for a nurse practitioner requires the study of a specialization, causing the career to fit under the umbrella of the term "advanced practicing nurse." Yet, all advanced practic... Read More »

What does a midwife nurse do?

A Midwife helps the mother, before, during and after childbirth.

What does an MMTP nurse mean?

MMTP stands for "methadone maintenance treatment program." Therefore, an MMTP nurse is a nurse who works in this type treatment program. Methadone is a narcotic drug similar to morphine and is ofte... Read More »

What does a certified nurse assistant do?

A certified nurse assistant or CNA works in nursing homes or other health care settings to give patients the best possible care. A CNA works directly under the supervision of an LPN (licensed pract... Read More »