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Emergency Nurse—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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Emergency nurses provide highly skilled direct patient care to those who need emergency treatment for an illness or injury. Emergency nurses incorporate all the specialties of nursing. They care for infant, pediatric, adult, and elderly patients with a broad spectrum of medical needs. There are nearly 1.6 million registered nurses working in hospitals, including ER nurses.

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Some Postsecondary Training

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Hands On

Helpful

Problem-Solving

Career Ladder
Nurse Manager

Experienced Emergency Nurse

Emergency Nurse

Staff Nurse

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