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NURSING SPECIALITIES KEY :

• Minimum Education required
Certification credential
• Certifications required
• Possible employment
• Reference / Resources
• Experience needed
Professional Organization
Substance Abuse Nurse Both a mental and physical disorder , substance abuse requires that nurses treat and educate patients with drugs , alcohol and other substance addictions .
• ASN / ADN or BSN
• Certified Addictions Registered Nurse
• 2,000 hours of addictions-related nursing experience and 30 CE hours
CARN
• Hospital psychiatric units , inpatient or outpatient treatment / rehabilitation centers ; mental health clinics
• International Nurses Society on Addictions ( www . intnsa . org )
Transcultural Nurse Provide culturally sensitive care to patients in foreign countries or at home — serving as a bridge between various cultural groups — through basic nursing care , communication , education .
• RN , ASN / ADN , or BSN
• Transcultural Nurse certification exam
• 2,400 hours of transcultural nursing practice
CTN-B ; CTN-A ( basic and advanced )
• Hospitals , clinics , outpatient facilities
• Transcultural Nursing Society ( www . tcns . org )
• Resources : “ Transcultural Nursing : A Presentable and Unpresentable Experience in Cambodia ” By S . Favazza ( Vol 59 , No 1 – January 2012 ). Read at http :// bitly / 2kc3scO
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