Nursing Specialties

Whether you’re a nursing student trying to choose a speciality or an RN looking to advance your career and earn a higher salary, there are plenty of exciting nursing specialties to choose from.

In this post, we’ve compiled a list of every nursing speciality we could think of. Read on to discover all of the opportunities and hopefully find one that interests you.

1. Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

An Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) is a nurse that has obtained their MSN (Master’s of Science in Nursing).

These types of nurses, because of their advanced education and training, can:

  • Diagnose patients
  • Order lab tests
  • Prescribe medications (depending on the state)

There are four types of APRNs:

  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurse Anesthetists
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Nurse Midwives

We’ll talk more about these types of Advanced Practice RNs below.

2. Ambulatory Care Nurse

Ambulatory Care Nurses mostly treat patients experiencing mild medical conditions in outpatient centers. They often care for multiple patients in a short period of time.

Some duties Ambulatory Care Nurses may perform include:

  • .Taking care of wounds
  • Administering medication
  • Ordering tests

Most of these nurses obtain their BSN (Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing) prior to working as this type of nurse. However, some only have an Associate’s Degree.

The average annual salary for an ambulatory care nurse is $76,100.

2. Bariatric Nurse

A Certified Bariatric Nurse cares for patients undergoing or recovering from bariatric surgery. This is a type of surgery performed to help obese patients lose weight.

Their responsibilities typically include:

  • Educating patients on healthy dietary and lifestyle choices
  • Monitoring patients’ progress post-surgery
  • Providing counseling to patients

To become a Certified Bariatric Nurse, you need to be a licensed RN and pass the CBN exam.

The average annual salary for a Bariatric Nurse in the US is $115,589.

3. Camp Nurse

A Camp Nurse, as the name suggests, care for patients in a camp setting. While they typically treat kids and teens, they also need to be prepared to take care of adults working at the camp.

There duties typically include:

  • Ensuring camps are healthy enough to participate in activities
  • Treating any injuries or illnesses that campers may develop
  • Making sure disabled and chronically ill children are safe

As long as you’re a licensed RN, you can work as a Camp Nurse.

The average annual salary for a Camp Nurse is $64,038

4. Cardiac Care Nurse

A Cardiac Care Nurse treats patients suffering from heart diseases and conditions. This includes patients suffering or recovering from:

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Angioplasty
  • Bypass surgery

These nurses work closely with cardiologists and their duties can include:

  • Monitoring patients’ hearts
  • Administering medication
  • Assisting with defibrillation
To become certified as a Cardiac Care Nurse via the Cardiac-Vascular Nursing Certification, you’ll need a lot of RN experience and 30 hours of continuing education in cardiac-vascular nursing.
The average annual salary for a Cardiac Care Nurse is $83,438.

5. Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse

Cardiac Cath Lab Nurses care for patients undergoing procedures in a catheterization lab. Catheterizations involves the insertion of a small tube into through a blood vessel into the heart to diagnose and treat heart conditions.

These conditions include clogged arteries and irregular heartbeats.

Some typical duties of these nurses include:

  • Assisting with diagnostic procedures
  • Administering medication
  • Monitoring patients’ vital signs

The certification for a Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse is the same as a Cardiac Care Nurse.

The average annual salary for a Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse is $82,002.

Nurse Case Manager (Care Coordinator)

A Nurse Case Manager, or Care Coordinator, is an RN that organizes patient care for all members of the care team.

A patient will often need care from healthcare professionals in various specialties and departments. The Nurse Care Manager ensures they are all working as a cohesive team to treat the patient.

They have a lot of responsibilities, but some of them may include:

  • Overseeing the discharge process
  • Implementing a tracking system to coordinate patient care
  • Overseeing the discharge process

To become a Certified Nurse Case Manager, you’ll need to be an RN and pass the certification exam.

The average annual salary for a Nurse Case Manager is $81,256.

Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL)

A Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) attempts to improve patient outcomes by using data and research to make changes to the care environment.

By looking at the big picture and communicating between everyone involved in care, they:

  • Reduce lengths of stay and readmission rates
  • Improve patient safety
  • Lower staff turnover

You will need to obtain your MSN (Master’s of Science in Nursing) with a CNL specialization in order to become a Clinical Nurse Leader.

The average annual salary for a Clinical Nurse Leader is $93,819.

Clinical Nurse Specialist

A Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is a type of APRN that provides direct care to patients. However, unlike Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists often act as educators and specialists. They act as experts to deliver the best patient outcomes possible.

Typically, they will specialize in a specific field or type of patient, such as:

  • Pediatrics
  • Geriatrics
  • Emergency care
  • Oncology

To become a Clinical Nurse Specialist, you will need to obtain your MSN with a CNS specialization.

The average annual salary for a Clinical Nurse Specialist is $111,982.

Community Health Nurse

Community Health Nurses fill gaps in the health system to provide care to underserved populations. These populations include:

  • Low-income families
  • Immigrants
  • People with disabilities

Many Community Health Nurse positions require you to have a BSN. 

The average annual salary for a Community Health Nurse is $64,401.

Complementary Health/Holistic Nurse

A Complementary Health Nurse, or Holistic Nurse, treats patients as a whole rather than treating any particular symptom. They employ a “mind-body-spirit-emotion” approach to nursing and often use alternative medicine alongside Western medicine.

Their practice may include:

  • Dietary guidance
  • Breathing techniques
  • Meditation instruction

Complementary Health Nurses are board-certified RNs and can get a certification in this specialization.

The average annual salary for a Holistic Nurse is about $74,040.

Correctional Facility Nurse

A Correctional Facility Nurse provides care to inmates. Their responsibilities may include:

  • Treating acute illness or injury
  • Performing psychiatric evaluations
  • Assessing the health of new inmates

The only education required to become this type of nurse is an ADN or BSN.

The average annual salary for a Correctional Facility Nurse is $69,110.

Critical Care/ICU Nurse (CCN)

A Critical Care Nurse (CCN) provides direct care to patients with a critical injury or illness. They have to think and act fast to make life-saving medical interventions.

CCNs often have light patient loads, because the patients require constant attention and monitoring. They work in a variety of settings, including but not limited to:

  • Intensive Care Units (ICUs)
  • Coronary Care Units
  • Burn Units

Critical Care Nurses are RNs and have the ability to become a Certified Critical Care Nurse in a number of specializations.

The average annual salary for a Critical Care Nurse is $79,800.

Dermatology Nurse

A Dermatology Nurse treats patients dealing with skin conditions. This type of RN can also find work in day spas and cosmetic dermatology offices.

The duties for a Dermatology Nurse vary greatly on work setting, but could include:

  • Assistance with tattoo removal and chemical peels
  • Caring for wounds or burns
  • Treating acne

An RN can become a Dermatology Nurse Certified (DNC) after completing an examination.

The average salary for a Dermatology Nurse is $80,862.

Developmental Disability Nurse

A Developmental Disability Nurse cares for people with disabilities like:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Down syndrome
  • Cerebral palsy

After working with patients with developmental disabilities for two years, an Registered Nurse or LPN can take the DDNA exam to become certified in this speciality.

The average annual salary for a Developmental Disability Nurse is $52,603.

Diabetes Nurse

A Diabetes Nurse helps patients with Diabetes manage their condition. Their responsibilities include:

  • Educating patients about how to manage their condition
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Prescribing insulin

Most Diabetes Nurses are Family Nurse Practitioners. This means you’ll need your MSN before you can become certified in this nursing speciality.

The average annual salary for a Diabetes Nurse is $91,197.

16. Domestic Violence Nurse

A Domestic Violence Nurse cares for patients who have been victims of domestic violence. 

A background in nursing forensics is strongly encouraged if you want to work in this specialty. Many eventually earn their Certification in Forensic Nursing (CFN).

The average annual salary for a Domestic Violence Nurse is $51,979.

Emergency Room (ER) Nurse

Emergency Room Nurses are RNs that care for patients in an emergency room setting. Patients are typically suffering from severe injury or illness, so ER Nurses need to think and act quickly.

There are additional specialities within ER Nursing, including but not limited to:

  • Trauma
  • Stroke
  • Cardiac

An RN can get certified as an Emergency Nurse.

The average annual salary for an ER Nurse is about $79,260.

Family Nurse Practitioner

Family Nurse Practitioners provide care for patients of all ages.

They are often primary care providers for families, and may work with patients throughout their entire lives.

To become an FNP, you need to get your MSN or DNP in a Family Nurse Practitioner degree program. You can then become certified for clinical or non-clinical pathways.

The average annual salary for an FNP is $115,310.

Flight Nurse

A flight nurse cares for patients as they are transported via helicopter or airplane. These patients are typically critically ill or injured and require care as they go to trauma centers.

A flight nurse is similar to an ER Nurse, only they have more limited space and resources.

An RN can become a Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN) if they meet certain requirements.

The average annual salary for a Flight Nurse is $89,410.

Forensic Nurse

A Forensic Nurse provides care to patients who have been victims of  violent crime, abuse, and neglect.

They also gather evidence to be used later by law enforcement. Some nurses may even provide testimony in court or consult with legal authorities.

While some Forensic Nurses practice as RNs, others get advanced degrees.

The average annual salary for a Forensic Nurse is $83,086

22. Gastroenterology Nurse

A Gastroenterology Nurse cares for patients suffering from conditions related to the digestive system or gastrointestinal tract.

Some of these nurses’ duties may include:

  • Diet counseling to help patients manage symptoms
  • Assisting with procedure like colonoscopies
  • Helping patients manage pain

RNs have the option to become a Certified Gastroenterology Registered Nurse (CGRN).

The average annual salary for a Gastroenterology Nurse is $106,624.

Genetics Nurse

A Genetics Nurse cares for patients that have or are at risk of developing conditions with a genetics component. This could include conditions like:

  • Cancer
  • Heart disease
  • Alzheimer’s

They provide direct patient care, and counsel patients on the best ways to manage their condition or diseases they may be at risk for.

Given the complexity of the topic, most Genetics Nurses have at least a BSN. However, many hold advanced degrees.

The average annual salary for a Genetics Nurse is $74,440.

Geriatric Nurse

A Geriatric Nurse provides care to elderly patient populations. These patients typical have long-term, chronic conditions.

Work settings may include:

  • Hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Home health care

This type of RN can obtain a Gerontological Nursing Certification.

The average annual salary for a Geriatric Nurse is $73,668.

Gerontological Nurse Practitioner

Gerontological Nurse Practitioners provide care for older adults and those reaching the end of their lives.

Their duties can include:

  • Assisting with daily living
  • Administering medications
  • Monitoring health vitals

You will need to obtain your MSN in an Gerontological Nurse Practitioner degree program to work in this nursing speciality. You can also get an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certification.

The average salary for an Adult-Gerontology NP is $99,298. However, salaries can range from $85,626 to $115,681.

Gynecology/Obstetrics (OB/GYN) Nurse

Gynecology/Obstetrics Nurses provide care related to female reproductive health.

Some of their duties may include:

  • Assisting with routine examinations, like pap smears
  • Administering vaccines, like the HPV vaccine to prevent cervical cancer
  • Providing guidance to woman on prenatal care

RNs can obtain additional certification in areas related to women’s health. They can also earn an MSN or DNP to advance their careers even further.

The average annual salary for an OB/GYN Nurse is $72,025.

Health Policy Nurse

Health Policy Nurses are involved in creating and advocating for public health policies with the aim of improving the nursing profession. They play a critical role in helping policymakers in government decide on healthcare laws.

This is a more research-oriented, non-clinical role. 

While RNs with a BSN are allowed to work as Health Policy Nurses, it’s highly recommended that you obtain your MSN. From there you can get additional certification, or even go for a DNP.

The average annual salary for a Health Policy Nurse is $79,178.

Hematology Nurse

A Hematology Nursecare for patients with blood conditions, such as hemophilia or or leukemia.

This role involves both working with patients directly and perform research to improve outcomes for patients everywhere.

An RN can become a Certified Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nurse or Oncology Certified Nurse.

The average annual salary for a Hematology Nurse is $79,320.

Home Health Care Nurse

Home Health Care Nurses provide care to patients in the patients’ own homes. They provide a key role for patients who need medical supervision but don’t require hospitalization.

Some of their duties may include:

  • Assisting patients with basic hygiene
  • Advising on pain management
  • Administering medication

Anyone from an LVN to an RN can work as a Home Health Nurse. Some even get an MSN so they can become an CNS or APRN with expertise in home health settings.

The average annual salary for a Home Health Care Nurse is $94,992.

30. Hospice Nurse

A Hospice Nurse cares for patients in the last stage of their lives. Instead of trying to cure the patient, nurses make their terminally ill patients as comfortable as possible in their final days.

There are a free different licenses RNs can obtain related to hospice and palliative care. Those with an MSN or DNP can also become Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurses.

The average annual salary for a Hospice Nurse is $79,183.

Independent Nurse Contractor

An Independent Nurse Contractor are non-salaried employees like like temporary nurses or per diem nurses.

As a contractor, you get to work when and where you want, allowing you to gain experience in a number of different clinical environments.

Any RN can work as an Independent Nurse contractor, though you’ll probably want to gain some experience in a healthcare facility first.

The average annual salary for an Independent Nurse Contractor is $76,105.

Infection Control Nurse

Infection Control Nurses create and implement procedures to prevent the spread of infectious diseases in healthcare facilities.

They ensure best sanitation practices are followed to ensure patients’ safety. The need for these nurses has never been more important than it is now.

While you may be able to work in this speciality with an ADN, a BSN is typically preferred. RNs can also get certified in Infection Prevention and Control.

The average annual salary for an Infection Control Nurse is $84,582.

Informatics Nurse

Informatics Nurses work with IT professionals to ensure Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems and other healthcare technology work correctly.

Some responsibilities of these nurses include:

  • Helping develop easy-to-use EHR systems
  • Implementing other technology, like home care management systems
  • Coordinating the transition from paper to digital records

To become an Informatics Nurse, you should earn an MSN with a specialization in Nursing Informatics. You can also earn your Informatics Nursing Certification.

The average annual salary for an Informatics Nurse is $102,230.

Infusion Nurse

An Infusion Nurse administer medication and fluids via an IV line, ventral line, or venous access port.

This type of nurse performs:

  • Blood transfusions
  • Antibiotic infusions
  • Vitamin infusions

An RN can become a Certified Registered Nurse Infusion.

The average annual salary for an Infusion Nurse is $78,231.

International Nurse

An International Nurse cares for patients in other countries where the skills are needed.

It’s a great opportunity to travel the world and explore new cultures. 

Any RN can work as an International Nurse as long as they meet the requirements set forth by the country they want to travel to.

Salaries can range greatly depending on the country and assignment, but ZipRecruiter estimates the average annual salary for an International Nurse to be $71,548.

Labor and Delivery Nurse

Labor and Delivery Nurses get to witness childbirth, save lives, and care for both new babies and new mothers.

Some of their duties may include:

  • Taking vital signs and performing assessments on mother and baby
  • Monitoring contractions
  • Coaching patients through delivery
  • Assisting with cesarian sections or other surgical procedure

RNs can choose to get certified in Inpatient Obstetric Nursing. Others choose to advance their education and become Women’s Health Nurse Practitioners or Certified Nurse Midwives.

The average annual salary for a Labor and Delivery Nurse is $76,400. 

Lactation Consultant

Lactation Consultants help new mothers understand best breastfeeding and breast pump practices.

Some of their duties may include:

  • Designing breastfeeding programs
  • Teaching classes on breastfeeding
  • Helping patients cope with postpartum depression

After gaining experience as an RN in a Labor and Delivery or Neonatal nursing setting, you can obtain your Lactation Consultant Board Certification.

The average annual salary for a Lactation Consultant is $87,274.

Business in Nursing – You can earn a business in nursing degree, which will provide you with the understanding of the business and entrepreneurial side of health care and nursing.

Ethics in Nursing – This is a branch of ethics that shares many things in common with various aspects of medical ethics, where ethical issues of patient care are debated and resolved.

  1. Legal Nurse Consultant – A registered nurse who uses expertise as a health care provider and has specialized training to consult on medical-related legal cases.

  2. Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) – You have completed a program in nursing and are licensed to provide basic care under the supervision of a physician or registered nurse.

  3. Long-Term Care Nursing – These nurses care for patients who have a disability or illness and are in need of extended care. Their patients often live in long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, or nursing homes.

  4. Managed Care Nursing – As a Managed Care Nurse, you will often work with elderly and poor individuals who rely on programs like Medicare or Medicaid.

  5. Medical-Surgical Nursing – These nurses assist patients who are schedule for surgery, or who’ve recently come out of surgery (but not during surgery).

  6. Military and Uniformed Service Nursing – You would care for patients within the Military. Your assignments could take you all over the globe.

  7. Missionary Nursing – You would provide physical and spiritual care to people in other countries that need health care. These nurses treat illnesses and diseases while sharing religion.

  8. Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing – You care for premature and critically ill newborns in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of a hospital. These babies are born needing immediate medical attention,

  9. Nephrology Nursing – Nephrology Nurses help patients with kidney disease or abnormal kidney function. They work in one of the most diverse collections of environments in nursing.

  10. Neuroscience Nursing – You assist patients in with brain and nervous system disorders. Some duties include monitoring neurological exams.

  11. Nurse Anesthetist – This is a is a nurse who specializes in the administration of anesthesia. These nurses have to be Board Certified in Anesthesia.

  12. Nurse Attorney – Nurse Attorneys have earned both their nursing and law degrees, so they can represent medical professionals in court, or work to change health care policies.

  13. Nurse Educator – This is a nurse who teaches and prepares licensed practical nurses and registered nurses for entry into practice positions.

  14. Nurse Legislator – Nurse legislators work on making changes to existing laws or passing new legislation based on nursing industry needs.

  15. Nurse Life Care Planning – These nurses help patients who have suffered catastrophic injuries and illnesses, advocate for them, and plan out their care.

  16. Nurse Midwife – These are advanced practice registered nurses who provide counseling and care during pre-conception, pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period.

  17. Nurse Practitioner – Nurse practitioners manage acute and chronic medical conditions through comprehensive history taking, physical exam, and the ordering of diagnostic tests and treatments.

  18. Nurse Researcher – These scientists design studies, analyze data, and report their results for use in improvement of the field of nursing.

  19. Nursing Advocacy – They help patients understand their diagnosis and make the best decisions about their health. They act as liaison between doctors and patients.

  20. Nursing Entrepreneur – They use their nursing education and business background to start ventures within the healthcare industry.

  21. Nursing Executive and Nursing CEO – In this job, you have the opportunity to shape health care policies at your organization or facility, and help your nursing staff provide the best patient care possible.

  22. Nursing Manager and Nursing Administration – These nurses are mainly responsible for recruitment and retention of the nursing staff and their management.

  23. Nursing Quality Improvement – The nurses in this field focus on improving the quality of hospitals, long-term care facilities, and other medical care facilities.

  24. Nursing Writer, Author, or Historian – These nurses write textbooks, articles, and books about important figures in nursing. They can also consult and write scripts for television shows and movies about nurses.

  25. Occupational Health Nurse – Using their specialized experience and education, these registered nurses recognize and prevent health effects from hazardous exposures and treat workers’ injuries/illnesses.

  26. Oncology Nursing (Cancer Nursing) – They provides care for cancer patients. These nurses also monitor physical conditions, prescribe medication, and administer chemotherapy and other treatments.

  27. Operating Room Nursing (Perioperative Nursing) – OR nurses are the ones who are actually in the operating room during surgery, doing different tasks to either directly or indirectly assist in performing the actual operation.

  28. Ophthalmic Nursing – Nurses in this concentration care for people with eye disorders. They are essential during operations, assisting the surgical team and functioning as circulating or scrub nurses.

  29. Orthopedic Nursing – this kind of nurse takes care of people with musculoskeletal diseases and disorders like arthritis, fractures, broken bones, joint replacements, genetic malformations and osteoporosis.

  30. Otorhinolaryngology Nursing (Head and Neck Nursing) – This involves caring for patients with chronic illness, disease, or small disorders related to the head

  31. Overseas, Development, Volunteer, Missionary or Refugee Nursing – These nurses provide physical and spiritual care to people in other countries. Their work often includes raising awareness and money for medical supplies, clean water, schools and medical facilities.

  32. Pain Management Nursing – Pain Management Nurses assess the source of pain, and work with other nurses and doctors to coordinate treatment.

  33. Parish Nursing – This is a practice specialty that focuses on the intentional care of the spirit, and prevention and minimization of illness within the context of a community of faith.

  34. Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing – This is a medical subspecialty dealing with physical growth development in childhood, diabetes and other endocrine disorders.

  35. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner – They work with patients from infancy to young adulthood, diagnosing illness, conducting exams, and prescribing medication.

  36. Pediatric Nurse – These nurses specialize in pediatrics and devote their knowledge and skills to caring for children from infancy through the late teen years.

  37. Perianesthesia Nursing (Recovery Room Nursing) – This is a nursing specialty practice area concerned with providing nursing care to patients undergoing or recovering from anesthesia.

  38. Perinatal Nursing – They teach mothers-to-be about prenatal health, and what they’ll experience while carrying a baby.

  39. Plastic Surgery Nursing – They help patients undergoing plastic surgery or recovering from procedures. They work directly with surgeons in the operating room where procedures take place.

  40. Poison Information Specialist – They treat patients who have ingested poison, and work with schools and businesses on poison prevention and treatment. They are highly specialized Toxicology Nurses.

  41. Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner – They do many of the same things a psychiatrist does, including diagnosing mental illness and prescribing medication.

  42. Psychiatric Nursing – They treat patients who suffer from a variety of mental health conditions such as Bipolar disorder and Depression.

  43. Public Health Nurse– They work with whole communities. Public health nurses are able to educate people about health issues, improve community health and safety, and increase access to care.

  44. Pulmonary Care Nursing (Respiratory Nursing) – These nurses work with patients with breathing problems. These lung-related issues can include asthma, tuberculosis emphysema, cystic fibrosis, and lung cancer.

  45. Radiology Nursing – Radiology nurses start or check peripheral i.v.s, assess infusaports, administer medications, monitor vital signs, and help patients with their personal needs

  46. Registered Nurse (RN) -They care for the sick and injured in hospitals and other health care facilities, physicians’ offices, private homes, public health agencies, schools, camps, and industry

  47. Rehabilitation Nursing – You would work with patients with long-term physical disabilities, or chronic illnesses, ultimately helping the patient achieve as independent a lifestyle as possible.

  48. Reproductive Nursing – They counsel and treat families, couples, and individuals for fertility, conception, and other areas of reproduction

  49. Rheumatology Nursing – You would help people with rheumatic diseases like lupus, fibromyalgia, and rheumatoid arthritis. Duties would include monitoring blood work, and managing medication.

  50. School Nursing – This job would be to help students who get sick during school hours. You would administer basic medical aid.

  51. Sub-Acute Nursing – This nursing specialty would require treating patients in need of 24 hour supervision in hospitals or long term care facilities.

  52. Substance Abuse Nursing – This is a specialty where nurses are trained in pain management of people in substance abuse treatment centers. They may also counsel patients.

  53. Supplemental/Agency Nursing – This is a freelance position where you work at hospitals or long term care facilities when their staffing is low.

  54. Surgical Nursing – You would work in a surgical environment such as an OR, providing care to surgical patients before, during, and after surgery.

  55. Telemetry Nursing – They monitor patient’s vital signs with an electrocardiogram or other life sign-measuring device, and generally provide care to patients with heart failure, and other acute diagnoses.

  56. Telephone Triage Nursing – These nurses are trained to ask patients specific questions in order to asses the situation, and refer them to the proper healthcare provider rather than a clinic or emergency room.

  57. Toxicology Nursing – You would care for and treat people that have swallowed poisons, have been bitten by snakes or stung by bees.

  58. Transcultural Nursing – Based in anthropology and nursing, It is a specific cognitive specialty in nursing that focuses on global cultures and comparative cultural caring.

  59. Transplant Nursing – They help patients who donate or receive organs. The also care for patients after transplantation, and monitor post operative care for complications.

  60. Trauma Nursing – Trauma nurses generally work in Emergency Rooms, or other chaotic environment and provide care for urgent situations.

  61. Travel Nursing – These are nurses who travel to fill nursing positions wherever there are shortages. They mainly work in hospitals.

  62. Triage Nursing – These nurses sort patients into groups based on their need for medical attention. They can work in ER’s, on battlefields and in situations of disaster.

  63. Urologic Nursing – They treat patients with urinary health conditions and perform urinary health exams and diagnose problems like bladder incontinence.

  64. Vocational/Licensed Practical Nurse – These nurses provide routine patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Physician.

  65. Wound & Ostomy Nursing – These nurses cares for patients with wounds caused by medical treatments, diseases, or injuries. They also provide post-surgery treatment and care for patients with ostomies.