A Guide to Nursing Specialties - page 3

It takes a special person to choose to become a nurse. Nurses are caring and dedicated people who take care of patients in many different ways. Those who select this field as a potential career... Read More

  1. Visit  RNGriffin profile page
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    Quote from StudentNurseCJV
    U gotta word it out
    CTU - Cardio-Thoracic Unit
    PACU is critical care too right?
    I wouldn't describe PACU as being critical care, although individuals have the possibility of going critical. PACU is more of a OR/Peri-Operative specialty.
    CTU- Still not technically deemed a ICU.
  2. Visit  Meriwhen profile page
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    A correction: you can become board certified (RN-BC) in psych-mental health nursing. Ask me how I know

    In addition, there are other psych certifications that can be obtained depending on what area inside of psych that you want to specialize in.
  3. Visit  StudentNurseCJV profile page
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    Quote from griffinchet
    I wouldn't describe PACU as being critical care, although individuals have the possibility of going critical. PACU is more of a OR/Peri-Operative specialty. CTU- Still not technically deemed a ICU.
    Right. They are more so OR/Peri-Op.
  4. Visit  Barley profile page
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    This diagram seems like a good draft, but I'm supsicious of anything that uses wikipedia as a reference. Also, I dislike the use of a christian symbol for hospice nurse, since we're nurses for all patients, not just christian patients.
    Zombi RN and elkpark like this.
  5. Visit  JustBeachyNurse profile page
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    Seems there are quite a few specialties missing from this infographic and some missing information. I think I've seen a better one from a non-for-profit public school....
  6. Visit  xoemmylouox profile page
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    It's a decent start, but it is missing a lot.
  7. Visit  elkpark profile page
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    The information posted about psychiatric nursing is inaccurate (additional education (beyond RN licensure) is not "required"), and rehabilitation nursing certification has nothing to do with psych nursing.
  8. Visit  IHeartNursing321 profile page
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    Very nice! This is what I love about nursing...there's so much you can do!
  9. Visit  sucess2012 profile page
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    Very informative
  10. Visit  Bluebell. profile page
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    That is a very nice visual. Thanks for posting!


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