What is a Critical Care Nurse?

As you look into nursing specialties, you may be interested in learning more about the role of a critical care nurse. Critical care nursing could be an important emphasis to explore, particularly if you think you want to nurse in a hospital setting. According to the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, about 37 percent of all nurses who work in hospitals are considered critical care nurses. That means they work with patients who are deemed critically or acutely ill. The Role of a CCN While quality nursing care is important for all patients, it is especially important for patients who … Continue reading What is a Critical Care Nurse?