Are registered nurses and critical care nurses the same?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

 A registered nurse is a nurse who has obtained either a 2 year ASN degree, 3 year (diploma) or a 4 year BSN degree. A registered nurse can obtain additional training and specialize in a particular area of nursing such as critical care. A critical care nurse is a registered nurse who cares for patients who are very ill and require special attention.

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