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Reproductive Nurse

A Reproductive or Fertility Nurse treats and advises couples and individuals on matters of fertility, conception, and reproduction.
Required education
ADN or BSN
Attributes
Patient-facing
Work hands-on, directly with patients.
Research-oriented
Analyze data and discover new ways to help patients.
Structured
Follow a routine that allows you to anticipate and prepare for every situation.
Varied
Take on different tasks, patients, and situations every day.
Your skills will include compassion, sympathy, and patience, as you’ll be helping people with extremely sensitive and emotional issues.
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What you’ll do

Collaboration

You’ll be a liaison between patients, families, doctors, and specialists.

Counsel

You’ll counsel patients and their families on fertility.

Education

You’ll teach patients about all different aspects of reproductive health, IVF treatments, finding egg donors, and home fertility treatments.

Research

You’ll stay up to date with the latest advances in reproductive technology.

Treatment

You’ll treat patients for fertility and help women going through menopause.

Where you'll work
  • Counseling programs
  • Egg donor centers
  • Hospitals
  • Obstetrics and gynecological offices
  • Reproductive clinics
How to become a Reproductive Nurse

02

Pass the NCLEX-RN and work as a Registered Nurse.

03

Get certified in Neonatal, Obstetrics or Gynecology Nursing through the National Certification Corporation.

04

You’re ready to work as a Reproductive Nurse.

Join an Organization
Become a member of a Reproductive Nurse organization to find career opportunities, learn from your colleagues, and support the profession.
A Clinical Nurse Leader’s role is also research-oriented.
A Pediatric Nurse Practitioner is another type of family nurse.
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