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Emergency Nurses

Employment Prospects


Many emergency nurses work in hospital emergency rooms or emergency-care centers. They are also employed by managed-care facilities, long-term-care facilities, government agencies, camps, corporations, businesses, correctional institutions, poison control centers, the military, and other health care institutions. Other employment settings include emergency medical services/prehospital transport, flight nursing in helicopters/airplanes, and telephone triage. There are about 3.1 million registered nurses working in hospitals, including ER nurses.

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