is SCRN required and necessary

  1. 0 Hi, I work in stroke unit, and recently they mentioned stroke certified registered nurse exam, do you all take exam? is it hard? how does it help with your stroke patient care? anyway we have yearly continue education about stroke patients, I don't see why we need extra exams.
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  3. Visit  wangli73 profile page

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    Joined Oct '13; Posts: 1.

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  4. Visit  sherbear01 profile page
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    It is not a requirement on a stroke unit.
  5. Visit  Jnurs4 profile page
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    Quote from wangli73
    Hi, I work in stroke unit, and recently they mentioned stroke certified registered nurse exam, do you all take exam? is it hard? how does it help with your stroke patient care?

    I'm wondering the same thing too.

    Has anyone (who works with stroke patients) taken this test? Has it helped you better care for patients (in addition to better understanding pathophysiology and care)?
    Last edit by Jnurs4 on Nov 16, '14 : Reason: Typo
  6. Visit  neuroRN14 profile page
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    To be clear I have not taken the exam but do work in a Stroke Unit. My department/manager feels like the Neuroscience Specialty Exam is a better choice so I plan to take that.

    The nurses I work with that have taken either (and some have taken both) do tell me that it improves their understanding of the pathophysiology but otherwise it doesn't change much.


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