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How to Become a Certified Nurse Midwife

Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary This career guide offers a deeper look into one of the highest paid nursing jobs in the United States, the Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM). (Click here to see our full list of best paying nursing jobs). While the number of nursing specializations are many, Certified Nurse […]

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How to Become a General Nurse Practitioner

Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary A career in nursing can be both personally and financially rewarding. Although financial compensation may not be the most important factor when choosing a nursing specialty, you should at least be familiar with a few of the highest paid nursing categories before making your decision. Whether […]

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How to Become a Gerontological Nurse Practitioner

Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary Before choosing the type of nurse you’d like to become, you should consider the patients you are most likely to treat. Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioners (AGNPs) work with a wide range of the aging population. They are also one of the highest paid nurses in the […]

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How to Become an Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner

Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary An Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner (ONP) is one of the highest paid nurses in the United States. They rank high on our list of prominent nursing careers for their specialization in musculoskeletal issues. Orthopedic Nurses assist physicians before, during, and after orthopedic surgeries. Typically, their patients suffer […]

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How to Become a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary A Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, or Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), is arguably one of the highest paid nurses in the U.S. Aspiring nurses who are interested in mental health could find this specialization incredibly rewarding. (See our full list to learn more about the highest paid […]

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How to Become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary It goes without saying that nurses provide their communities with an invaluable service. Not only do they champion the health of their patients, but they often shape a great deal of our healthcare experience. In their role as comforters, caretakers, and medical specialists, nurses perform a […]