Trauma Nursing Aspect 1
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Trauma Nurse Career Information - Salary, education requirements & job description

Trauma Nurse - A trauma nurse is the title given to nurses who work in emergency wards and other locations in hospitals where they deal with heavy situations. Trauma nur...
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Alexandra Armstrong's comment, March 23, 2013 8:47 PM
Trauma nursing is a demanding career, this explains why they are paid at a higher rate than other nursing specialties. Trauma nurses are commonly paid anywhere from $60,000 to $70,000 a year. This all depends on where you work, how long they have been there and other details that affect pay rates. Additional bonuses and benefits come along with the job also. Working hours for trauma nurses are sometimes very strict and hard to change.
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Trauma Nurse - Job Description, Education and Career Overview | University of Mary

Being a trauma nurse means serving on the front lines of emergency medicine and making quick decisions that can save lives. Find out about the education you’ll need and the salary you could earn when you become a trauma nurse.
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Alexandra Armstrong's comment, March 21, 2013 10:21 AM
Between 2010 and 2020 there is an expected twenty six percent growth for nursing careers. The growth is mostly going to be within outpatient centers and private physicians’ offices. Hospital and emergency rooms are not expected to grow much, so the job outlook for trauma nursing isn’t that great compared to other specialties.
Alexandra Armstrong's comment, March 21, 2013 10:21 AM
A trauma nurse has chances to go further with their jobs, an example would be going more into management instead of hands on work. Trauma nurses who enjoy the fast-paced environment in the ER can advance by taking on more roles or moving to a busier part of the hospital. Or, if a trauma nurse decides they don’t like the fast paced environment they could use their knowledge and experience in a different nursing specialty. Trauma nurses gain a lot of knowledge and experience that can be used in other nursing careers.
Alexandra Armstrong's comment, March 21, 2013 10:21 AM
Like all other nursing careers, basic nursing training is required. Start out by getting some kind of a degree in nursing to become a registered nurse. Having your bachelor’s degree allows you to move up to different specialties. Those who have their associate’s degree are more likely to stay within general nursing and not specialize. Experience is needed before starting as a trauma nurse. While you are working as a registered nurse, you can take trauma-nursing courses to prepare you for a career in trauma nursing.
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What is a Trauma Nurse?

What is a Trauma Nurse? | Trauma Nursing Aspect 1 | Scoop.it
A trauma nurse is a nurse specially trained for emergency care. Trauma nurses often work in emergency rooms, and must be able to...
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Alexandra Armstrong's comment, March 21, 2013 3:37 PM
Working in the trauma unit can be very oppressive for some. Trauma nurses must confront very injured patients along with their families. It is the nurses job to determine the priority of the patient's treatments based on the severity of their condition. An example would be when a severely injured man comes in with a broken leg, even though his leg looks horrible the main focus might be his airway rather than his leg. A good nurse must be able to ignore how bad his leg looks and keep attention to the patients vital signs so he is stable and the doctor is able to provide the additional care that is essential.