Otorhinolaryngology Nursing, also called “Head and Neck” Nursing involves caring for patients with chronic illness, disease, or small disorders related to the head. They examine skin, necks, ears, noses, oral cavities, and cranial nerves. There is even an organization for networking and locating continued education courses, it is aptly named The Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Nurses (SOHN).
Things You'll Do:
- Diagnose patients
- Provide support for patients undergoing medical and surgical procedures
- Assist with radiation treatments
Your job characteristics:
Get YourNurse Diploma, Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX)
You can start working as a Registered Nurse.
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Work for three years as a Registered Nurse.
Pass YourCertification exam for Otorhinolaryngology
Become aCertified Otorhinolaryngology Nurse (CORLN)
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- You’ll assist with treatments such as chemotherapy and nutrition, and administer medication.