A Guide to Nursing Specialties

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  2. 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 have a plethora of opportunities available to them. In fact, there are more than 20 different types of specialties that a nurse can choose from. Take a look at some of the most popular ones.
    Last edit by Joe V on Nov 19, '13
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  3. 23 Comments

  4. by   Faint
    Thanks, very informative
  5. by   NaKcl
    Thank you.
  6. by   pco8
    Very nice chart! Thank you for sharing.
  7. by   Novo
    Some of those don't seem popular at all. Where's Emergency Nursing?
  8. by   amygarside
    This is very informative and eye catching guide. Anyone who would like to take nursing as a career should have this kind of guide.
  9. by   babyNP.
    No peds? or my love of NICU?
  10. by   Aniroc
    What a great visual aid for those choosing a specialty. Still doesn't make it easier to choose which pathway though!
  11. by   NutmeggeRN
    Hmmm....would love to have seen School Nursing, but a great infographic that I wil share with my guidance department for our College/Career day next week.
    Thx!
  12. by   nurseprnRN
    No OB, peds, case management, ortho, infection control, psych....?

    I thought we weren't supposed to post advertising? CTU is a for-profit place.
  13. by   NurseCJV
    Soo many specialties and sub specialties! Critical care in itself has so much more sub specialties. Can someone list off all the ICUs?
  14. by   babyNP.
    Quote from StudentNurseCJV
    Soo many specialties and sub specialties! Critical care in itself has so much more sub specialties. Can someone list off all the ICUs?
    Let me have a go:

    PICU, PCICU, NICU

    MICU, SICU, CVICU, Neuro ICU, BICU, TICU

    am I missing any?
  15. by   NurseCJV
    U gotta word it out
    CTU - Cardio-Thoracic Unit
    PACU is critical care too right?

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