You’ll work with your patients’ healthcare team, including therapists and doctors.
You’ll teach people how important it is to exercise and avoid activities that increase risk, like smoking.
You’ll perform tests, manage patients’ medications and other treatments, and administer oxygen therapy.
Assisted living facilities
Home care agencies
Long-term care centers
Military or government facilities
There’s no specific certification for a Pulmonary Nurse.
You can earn a Critical Care certification through the American Association of Critical Care Nurses or a credential in Certified Pulmonary Function Technology through the National Board for Respiratory Care.
You’re ready to work as a Pulmonary Care Nurse.