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Trauma Nurse

Those nurses who specialize in emergency care are known as Trauma nurses. Trauma nurses must know how to work under pressure as it is a very demanding career. These nurses have to identify severe problems of the patients who suffer from traumatic cases. There are many times when a Trauma nurse has to go through from stressful situation. She must know how to handle a traumatic condition. There are many examples which can be seen where patients and their attendants lose control and face emotional imbalance, in such conditions it is very essential for a trauma nurse to keep things under control and stabilize the situation with her experience and expertise.

• Required Level of Education for Trauma Nurse:

The demand of Trauma nurses is very high. They even get lucrative salary packages. For becoming a trauma nurse, an individual first needs to get an Associate or Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. After that he needs to clear the National Council Licensure Examination (NCL EX-RN). It is also beneficial to get an emergency nursing certification from the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN) so as to practice as a professional trauma nurse. Even after that there are better options to excel in one’s career.

• Salaries and Career Prospects for Trauma Nurse:

As mentioned above that the demand of trauma nurses is increasing at a faster pace. They can easily get opportunities at transport companies, hospitals, universities, army and other such places. Moreover these nurses are also very important in battlefields. Trauma nurses are entitled to earn good salaries and remuneration packages. According to a survey a trauma nurse earns almost $55,000 to $66,000/- per year. In future as the demand will rise the salary will also rise.

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