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Urology Nurse

A Urology Nurse cares for patients with diseases related to the urinary system, such as bladder infections and kidney stones.
Required education
ADN or BSN
Attributes
Patient-facing
Work hands-on, directly with patients.
Structured
Follow a routine that allows you to anticipate and prepare for every situation.
You’ll spend a lot of time guiding patients and teaching them about preventive care.
Nursing bag, medication, and signs cartoon graphic
What you’ll do

Education

You’ll teach patients about proper hygiene, avoiding sexually transmitted diseases and home care for affected areas of the body.

Interpretation

You’ll interpret the results of medical diagnoses.

Treatment

You’ll administer medications and assist with catheterization.

Where you’ll work
  • Doctors’ offices
  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient care centers
How to become a Urology Nurse

02

Pass the NCLEX-RN.

03

Work as a Registered Nurse for two years, gaining 800 hours’ experience in Urology Nursing.

04

Pass the Certified Urology Registered Nurse exam

through the Certification Board for Urology Nurses and Associates.

05

You’re ready to work as a Urology Nurse.

Join an Organization
Become a member of a Urology Nurse organization to find career opportunities, learn from your colleagues, and support the profession.
A Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse’s role is also patient-facing.
A Supplemental Nurse is another type of community nurse.
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