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10 Hottest Nursing Specialties for 2010

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Psychiatric Nurse

Psychiatric Nurses provide care and consultation to patients suffering from psychiatric and mental health disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, psychosis, depression or dementia. Psychiatric Nurses generally receive additional training (more than just an BSN / ADN) to learn about psychological therapies and how to deal with challenging behavior.

Average Annual Salary for 2010
$61,000

Educational Requirements
RN license with Associate’s Degree or BSN

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Related Organizations

American Psychiatric Nurses Association

Australian and New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses

Canadian Federation of Mental Health Nurses

Mental Health Nurses Association (UK)


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