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NURSING SPECIALITIES KEY :

• Minimum Education required
Certification credential
• Certifications required
• Possible employment
• Reference / Resources
• Experience needed
Professional Organization
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
Transplant Nurse Transplant Nurses help patients donate and receive organs . They prepare living donors ( and their families ) for transplant procedures . Transplant Nurses also care for patients who receive organs from deceased donors . Transplant Nurses assist the medical team during surgery and work in post-operative care , monitoring patients for complications like organ rejection .
• ASN / ADN , BSN ( BSN Preferred )
• Transcultural Nurse certification exam
• Pass National Council Licensure Examination ( NCLEX-RN ). Get a few years of experience in crit ical care , intensive care , or medicalsurgical nursing before applying to take your certification exam for transplant nursing .
CCTC , CCTN
• Hospitals ( acute care settings ), Ambulatory care centers
• International Transplant Nurses Society ( www . itns . org )
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