BROOKFIELD, Wis., Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ninety-seven percent of critical care nurses indicated they would recommend their specialty to other nurses, according to a study by Nurse.com, the premier healthcare brand of OnCourse Learning. The company is a leading provider of workforce solutions and education for the healthcare, real estate and financial services industries.
The constant learning environment and the ability to make a difference in severely ill patient's lives were among the top reasons nurses said they would recommend the specialty.
"Our nurse audience from various critical care settings provided insights into many aspects of their professional lives, from job satisfaction to the most important skills needed in critical care," said Nurse.com Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive Eileen Williamson, MSN, RN. "All of the data is provided in an infographic, which is clear and easy to read."
Nurses wanting to determine whether critical care nursing would be a good fit for them can view the Nurse.com Critical Care Nursing Profile infographic.
"When asked to rank the top traits/skills used by critical care nurses, observation was No. 1, followed by adaptability and decisiveness, according to our study results," Williamson said.
The downloadable infographic also includes information on the types of facilities where most critical care nurses work, the pros and cons of working in critical care, a list of work traits that stand out to peers, and the top reasons nurses choose critical care.
Nurse.com is the largest print and digital magazine dedicated to registered nurses, providing news, employment opportunities, and continuing education programming through the publication and its complementary digital products including blogs, e-books and social media outlets. To learn more, visit Nurse.com.
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