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Reproductive Nurse


Reproductive Nurses counsel and treat families, couples, and individuals for fertility, conception, and other areas of reproduction. They also work with women going through menopause, teaching them about symptoms and treatment options. For Reproductive Nurses, good communication skills are a must—not only because of the sensitivity of their work, but they also serve as liaisons between surgeons, researchers, other nurses, and patients’ families. As a Reproductive Nurse, you’ll be on the front lines of medical advances like stem cell research.

Things You'll Do:

  • Treat patients for fertility
  • Help women going through menopause
  • Counsel patients and their families
  • Work with researchers on the latest reproductive technologies

Your job characteristics:

  • Multifaceted
  • Structured
  • Patient-facing
  • Research-oriented

How You'll Get There
  • Get Your
    Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Pass Your
    National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN)
  • You can start working as a Registered Nurse, getting experience in reproductive nursing.
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  • Get Your
    Get your Reproductive nursing certification in obstetrics, neonatal, or gynecology through the National Certification Corporation
  • Become a
    Certified Reproductive Nurse

More About this Specialty
  • Where You
    Can Work

    • Gynecologists’ offices
    • Reproductive clinics
    • Egg donor centers

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  • How Much You
    Can Make

      an average salary of

      $63K - $85K

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  • What Else You
    Can Expect

    • Your certification exam is made up of multiple choice questions covering topics related to reproduction, obstetrics and gynecology. Getting certified isn’t required, but it can improve your job prospects, as well as salary.

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