Various type of nurses for various specialties
That is the reason why when you need a nurse, it is important to understand your needs and chose accordingly within the specialties that will best suit your need .
Let’s go through some of the nurses types and their qualifications :
a) Hospital nurse
This category falls under general nursing. It is rather broad as it covers many areas and many skills but let’s assume that typically a nurse without specific skills would fall under this category.
b) Freelance nurse or agency nurse
Independent nurses are often tie up to an agency or work as freelance. These nurses are highly skilled and know how to take initiatives. They are their own bosses and are not afraid to work on their own for long hours.
c) Wound nurse
Wound management is rather complex and nurses falling under this category are driven by their passion for dressing wounds. Further training is absolutely required to manage wounds properly and close them faster.
These nurses are specialized in drawing bloods and veins problems.
e) Orthopedic nurse
Rehabilitations of all kinds and movement recovery are their forte.
Obstetrics and woman health. Further training for a few more year is mandatory in this field to be able to deliver babies.
g) Ambulatory care nurse
This category is broad but most nurses working in doctors’ private practices are doing ambulatory procedures.
h) Intensive care unit nurse
Highly skilled and further trained for at least a year or two, such nurses are fast, with excellent analytic skills. They know generally well how to prioritize their tasks.
i) Emergency nurse
These nurses have rather the same skills as intensive care unit nurses.
j) Geriatric nurse
In this field a tue passion for elderly people is key. Patience and dedication is challenged a step further than in other categories of nursing .
Nursing specialities are numerous. In fact the list is rather long. Here are other category you might want to consider :
k) Gastroenteroly nurse
l) Case coordinator or case management nurse
m) Triage nurse
n) Military nurse
o) Nurse practitioner
p) Oncology nurse
q) Pediatric nurse
r) Research nurse
s) Psychology nurse
The most important is to remember to employ the right nurse for the right job. Ask your doctor if you need more information. If you have any further questions you may also send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org