Neuroscience Nurse

A Neuroscience Nurse helps patients who experience brain and nervous system disorders, such as Alzheimer’s, strokes, and brain injuries, recover from or learn to manage their condition.
Required education
ADN or BSN
Attributes
Patient-facing
Structured
Your patience and skills will enable you to help people through recovery and rehabilitation, which can be a long effort when brain trauma is involved.
What you’ll do
What you’ll do

Assessment

You’ll perform neurological and physical exams.

Assistance

You’ll help patients regain their mobility.

Documentation

You’ll keep your patient health records up to date.

Treatment

You’ll help patients with head injuries from accidents, aneurysms, strokes, and post-surgical wounds.

Where you’ll work
  • Elder care facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Rehabilitation facilities
How to become a Neuroscience Nurse

02

Pass the NCLEX-RN .

03

Work as a Registered Nurse, gaining at least two years’ experience in Neuroscience or Stroke Care.

04

Get your Neuroscience or Stroke Care Certification from the American Board of Neuroscience Nurses.

05

You’re ready to work as a Neuroscience Nurse

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