Most challenging specialties in nursing

3,351 views
3,294 views

Published on

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

Published in: Health & Medicine
0 Comments
2 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
3,351
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2,300
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
10
Comments
0
Likes
2
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Most challenging specialties in nursing

  1. 1. Top 8 Most Challenging (and High Paying) Specialties in Nursing
  2. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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:

×