A Cardiac Care Nurse cares for patients with heart diseases or conditions, from coronary artery disease to heart failure and recovery from bypass surgery.
Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse
A Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse works with patients who have catheters inserted into the heart for cardiac conditions or defects.
Case Management Nurse
A Case Management Nurse creates and coordinates long-term care plans for patients to help them be as healthy as possible.
Certified Nurse Midwife
A Certified Nurse Midwife is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse who is specialized in women’s reproductive health and childbirth.
Clinical Nurse Leader
A Clinical Nurse Leader creates and coordinates long-term care plans for patients and the medical teams they work with.
Clinical Nurse Specialist
A Clinical Nurse Specialist has advanced knowledge and hands-on expertise in a chosen specialty.
Critical Care Nurse
A Critical Care or ICU Nurse takes care of patients who are in a critical condition or recovering from a serious medical condition.
A Dermatology Nurse treats and cares for patients who have skin diseases and conditions, or undergo cosmetic surgery.
Developmental Disability Nurse
A Developmental Disability or Special Needs Nurse takes care of patients with intellectual or developmental disabilities, such as Down Syndrome and Autism.
A Diabetes Nurse looks after patients with diabetes, a disease that stops the body from producing or absorbing enough insulin.
An Emergency Nurse takes care of patients in a wide range of situations, from fevers, to minor injuries and major trauma.
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) at a Glance
As a career rooted in long-term, and sometimes multigenerational patient relationships, Family Nurse Practitioners are among the most compassionate and intimately connected providers in all of healthcare. FNPs are the people you’ll likely see most throughout your medical life, and are leaned on by both patients and doctors to provide individualized healthcare insights, and support. If you enjoy working with patients every day, and building meaningful relationships, becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner may prove to be an extremely rewarding career.
A Forensic Nurse cares for patients who have been the victims of sexual abuse, violence and assault.
A Gastroenterology or Endoscopy Nurse works with patients who have illnesses or disorders related to the digestive system or gastrointestinal tract.
A Genetics Nurse works with people who either have, or are at risk for hereditary diseases such as Alzheimer’s and cancer.
A Geriatric Nurse assists doctors in taking care of the mental and physical health of older patients who are at greater risk of injuries and diseases.
Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
A Gerontological Nurse Practitioner is a multi-disciplined primary healthcare provider who helps patients manage the physical, mental, and social effects of aging.
Health Policy Nurse (HPN) at a Glance
As a Health Policy Nurse (HPN), your role is to aid in the research, creation and enforcement of health policies. Whether it’s new legislation surrounding healthcare accessibility, protective laws for patients and doctors, or communicating with government officials about societal health needs, HPNs are heavily relied upon advocates within the world of healthcare.
Down to their core, nurses carry a fundamental respect for human dignity and an intuition for patient needs. That's why they're natural innovators. If you'd like to learn more about nurse-led innovation, here's where you can get started.
In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Adrianna Nava, president of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN), shares how this organization is working to address the needs of current and future Hispanic nurses and the communities they represent.
A former bedside nurse, USCF Health's Pat Patton’s data-backed, listen-first, feedback-driven approach to creating a supportive environment where nurses stay and thrive is working—and presents a blueprint for health systems everywhere.
The future of nursing starts in the classroom. At Johnson & Johnson, we’re proud to amplify nurse-led programs and practices that find innovative ways to prepare, strengthen and empower the next generation of nurses. Below, read more about four best-in-class pilot programs investing in nursing education, funded by the American Nurses Foundation, so new nursing graduates are ready to practice.