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Urologic Nurse

RN Diploma, ASN or BSN

A Urologic Nurse treats patients with diseases related to the urinary system. These nurses perform urinary health exams and diagnose problems like bladder incontinence. In addition to standard examinations and care, an important part of this job is patient guidance, education, and helping with preventive care.

Things You'll Do:

  • Treat kidney/renal stones
  • Interpret diagnostic studies
  • Administer medications

Your job characteristics:

  • Structured
  • Patient-facing

How You'll Get There
  • Get Your
    Nursing Diploma, 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.
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  • Work as a Registered Nurse for a year in urologic nursing.
  • Become a
    Certified Urologic Registered Nurse (CURN)

More About this Specialty
  • Where You
    Can Work

    • Hospitals
    • Outpatient care clinics
    • Physician’s offices

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  • What Else You
    Can Expect

    • Join professional organizations like the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA) for information on the latest developments in your field.

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