Guide to Advanced Practice Registered Nursing

guide-to-advanced-practice-registered-nursing-710x300Registered nurses who wish to become APRNs have a wealth of specializations from which to choose, including family nursing, acute care nursing, pediatric nursing, geriatric nursing, psychiatric mental health nursing, and women’s health nursing. To help RNs learn what specializations would best suit their career interests and goals, OnlineFNPPrograms.com has created this comprehensive Guide to APRN Careers.

Our well-researched Guide features detailed articles covering all of the major nurse practitioner specializations currently available, from adult-gerontology acute care nursing to pediatric primary care nursing. Each of our articles includes candid interviews with nurse practitioners in multiple specializations who work in a wide variety of medical settings. Our goal with this Guide is to give RNs and graduate nursing students a broad and detailed picture of the professional possibilities that an MSN may afford them. We continually add more research and interviews to our Guides to keep our content fresh and relevant.

Guide to Advanced Practice Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nursing

Our Guide to Advanced Practice Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nursing describes where AGACNPs work, the types of patient conditions they treat, and their daily and long-term responsibilities on the job.

Guide to Advanced Practice Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nursing

Our Guide to Advanced Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nursing provides in-depth descriptions of the medical settings that employ AGPCNPs, their daily responsibilities on the job, and the impact of their work on the health of adults across the lifespan.

Guide to Advanced Practice Family Nursing

Our Guide to Advanced Practice Family Nursing gives a detailed look at the essential responsibilities and common work environments of family nurse practitioners, and also describes the challenges and rewards of the profession.

Guide to Advanced Practice Neonatal Nursing

Our Guide to Advanced Practice Neonatal Nursing describes in detail the work environment, daily responsibilities, and incredible impact that neonatal nurse practitioners have on one of our most vulnerable populations.

Guide to Advanced Practice Pediatric Acute Care Nursing

Our Guide to Advanced Pediatric Acute Care Nursing explains the typical work settings that employ PACNPs, describes PACNPs’ core responsibilities, and discusses the challenges and rewards of the profession.

Guide to Advanced Practice Pediatric Primary Care Nursing

Our Guide to Advanced Pediatric Primary Care Nursing provides detailed insight into pediatric primary care nurse practitioners’ core responsibilities, the settings that typically employ them, and the impactful nature of their daily work.

Guide to Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Our Guide to Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing provides detailed insight into what PMHNPs do, the settings that typically employ them, and the impact they have on individuals, families, and communities.

Guide to Advanced Practice Women’s Health Nursing

Our Guide to Advanced Practice Women’s Health Nursing explains how WHNPs support the health of girls and women, describes the typical work settings for WHNPs, and also discusses the rewards and challenges of the profession.

Guide to Certified Nurse Midwifery

Our Guide to Certified Nurse Midwifery describes the work that Certified Nurse Midwives do to ensure the safe delivery of infants and to support women’s reproductive health across the lifespan, and also outlines the rewards and challenges of this profession.

Guide to Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesia

Our Guide to Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesia describes how CRNAs support patients undergoing surgery to ensure a safe and pain-free procedure. It also explains the required academic preparation to become a CRNA and the rewards and challenges of the profession.