Jobs for Registered Nurses will increase 15% by 2026.
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Specialties in demand
If you want to advance in your career, consider learning a sought-after specialty.
- Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) at a GlanceAs a career rooted in long-term, and sometimes multigenerational patient relationships, Family Nurse Practitioners are among the most compassionate and intimately connected providers in all of healthcare. FNPs are the people you’ll likely see most throughout your medical life, and are leaned on by both patients and doctors to provide individualized healthcare insights, and support. If you enjoy working with patients every day, and building meaningful relationships, becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner may prove to be an extremely rewarding career.
- Nurse ExecutiveA Nurse Executive holds a top position within a healthcare organization, making sure its goals and mission are carried out in day-to-day operations.
- Patient Blood Management NurseA Patient Blood Management Nurse takes care of patients who may need a transfusion due to injury-related blood loss or another blood ailment.
- Trauma Nurse at a GlanceTrauma Nurses specialize in treating and diagnosing traumatic injuries or illnesses that put their patient’s bodies and lives at immediate risk of physical duress. The word “trauma” refers to a disturbing or distressing experience. Because of the unpredictable and often critical nature of these cases, Trauma Nurses must have innately high-functioning processing skills in consistently challenging and chaotic situations. In addition to being able to emotionally and clinically handle each case, Trauma Nurses need to be proficient multitaskers, communicating with their colleagues as they work to stabilize their patient. If you’re looking for a fast-paced career in medicine where you’ll learn to assess and treat a wide variety of highly critical cases, then Trauma Nursing might be just the right path for you.
- School NurseA School Nurse takes care of students from pre-K school to college, who get sick or injured in an academic setting.
- Poison Information SpecialistA Poison Information Specialist is a further specialized Toxicology Nurse, trained to help people who have accidently ingested poison or are looking for information on poison.