Urology Nursing

Learn How to Become a Urology Nurse

Urology nurses care for patients with urinary tract problems such as urinary tract infections, kidney stones, cancers, prostatitis, or other specific conditions. Urology nurses perform initial evaluations of symptoms, assist doctors with diagnostic and treatment procedures, and provide expert patient education and counseling services. Many urology nurses are trained to provide checkups and care for certain common conditions without having to consult with physicians first.


Preparation Path

  • Earn your BSN
  • Pass your NCLEX
  • Begin work as an RN
  • Work as a urological nurse for at least one year
  • Become a certified urological registered nurse

Annual Salary Range
$59,500 – 108,500


Typical Tasks

  • Identifying and treating kidney/renal stones or other urological conditions
  • Interpreting diagnostic studies
  • Administering medications
  • Advising/educating patients

Employment Settings

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Private practices

Certification

RN, Certified Urological Registered Nurse (CURN)


Education Requirements

LPN/BSN


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