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Best Practices in IVF Nursing: The IVF nurse—An untapped resource for recruiting and retaining patients

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In vitro fertilization (IVF) nurses play a vital role in caring for fertility patients. Predictably, as the complexity of assisted reproductive technology (ART) services has increased, so has the IVF nurse’s scope of practice and educational requirements.

Their multidimensional responsibilities depend on the knowledge and integration of various fields, including endocrinology, gynecology, obstetrics, embryology, genetics, ethics, psychology, research, information technology, urology, and oncology.

But how do IVF nurses gain a command of so many specialty areas?

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