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Most challenging specialties in nursing
Most challenging specialties in nursing
Most challenging specialties in nursing
Most challenging specialties in nursing
Most challenging specialties in nursing
Most challenging specialties in nursing
Most challenging specialties in nursing
Most challenging specialties in nursing
Most challenging specialties in nursing
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Most challenging specialties in nursing

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This is the slide show of the article and infographic posted at http://www.pulseuniform.com/nursing/specialist-nurses.asp

This is the slide show of the article and infographic posted at http://www.pulseuniform.com/nursing/specialist-nurses.asp

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  • 1. Top 8 Most Challenging (and High Paying) Specialties in Nursing
  • 2. 1. Forensic Nursing <ul><li>A specialty in nursing that prepares the practitioner to serve unique and critical roles to the healthcare and judicial system. </li></ul>* Salary Source: http://www.simplyhired.com/a/salary/search/q-forensic+Nurse Forensic nurses do their job out of a hospital and they work with sexual assault patient, domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, death investigation, elder mistreatment, corrections, emergency services, mental health and public health. Salary*: $78,000 per annum Work Schedule: On call or per case basis
  • 3. 2. Critical Care Nursing <ul><li>The field of nursing that focuses more on the utmost care of the critically ill or unstable patients. </li></ul>*Salary Source: http://www.simplyhired.com/a/salary/search/q-Critical+Care+Nurse emergency departments, intensive care units Salary*: $72,329 per annum Work Schedule: Minimum of 8 hours and maximum of 12 hours a day (depending on the demands of a healthcare facility or client)
  • 4. 3. Neurosurgical Nursing <ul><li>A specialty within the field of medical-surgical nursing that focuses providing utmost care to patients with nervous system dysfunctions due to an accident. </li></ul>*Salary Source: http://www.simplyhired.com/a/salary/search/q-Neurosurgical+Nurse traditional hospital setting, ambulatory care units, long-term care facilities, home health care, outpatient surgical centers Salary*: $80,000 per annum Work Schedule: Minimum of 8 hours and maximum of 12 hours a day (depending on the demands of a healthcare facility or client)
  • 5. 4. Palliative Care/Hospice Nursing <ul><li>A specialized field in healthcare area that focuses on relieving and preventing the suffering of terminally ill patients and their families. </li></ul>*Salary Source: http://www.simplyhired.com/a/salary/search/q-Hospice+Nurse hospitals, nursing homes, hospices Salary*: $65,000 per annum Work Schedule: Minimum of 8 hours and maximum of 12 hours a day (depending on the demands of a healthcare facility or client)
  • 6. 5. Pediatric Nursing <ul><li>A branch of nursing that deals with the care of infants, children, and teens. It includes the clinical and psychological aspects of nursing care. </li></ul>*Salary Source: http://www.simplyhired.com/a/salary/search/q-Pediatric+Nurse hospitals, public and private pediatric clinics, residential setting Salary*: $77,000 per annum Work Schedule: Minimum of 8 hours and maximum of 12 hours a day
  • 7. 6. Pulmonary Care/Respiratory Nurse <ul><li>A specialty in nursing that prepares the practitioner to provide care to patients with respiratory problems. </li></ul>*Salary Source: http://www.simplyhired.com/a/salary/search/q-Respiratory+Nurse hospitals, patient’s homes, nursing care facilities Salary*: $42,000 per annum Work Schedule: Minimum of 8 hours and maximum of 12 hours a day (depending on the demands of a healthcare facility or client)
  • 8. 7. Geriatric Nurse <ul><li>The field of nursing that focuses on caring older adults or aged individuals. </li></ul>*Salary Source: http://www.simplyhired.com/a/salary/search/q-geriatric+Nurse nursing homes, home health care services, hospice facilities, retirement homes, residential setting Salary*: $70,000 per annum Work Schedule: Minimum of 8 hours and maximum of 12 hours a day (depending on the demands of a healthcare facility or client)
  • 9. 8. Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse <ul><li>A branch of nursing that cares for people who are experiencing acute mental distress or have an enduring mental health condition. </li></ul>*Salary Source: http://www.simplyhired.com/a/salary/search/q-psychiatric+Nurse mental health care, rehabilitation and long-term facilities, residential setting Salary*: $37,500 per annum Work Schedule: Minimum of 8 hours and maximum of 12 hours a day (depending on the demands of a healthcare facility or client)
  • 10. Sources: <ul><li>http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos083.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.simplyhired.com/a/salary/search </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_nursing_specialties </li></ul>Brought to you by:

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