What are some of the most popular nursing careers?


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The most popular nursing careers include acute care nurse practitioner, adult nurse practitioner, advanced clinician nurse, advanced practice nurse and ambulatory nurse. The demand for nurses in general has been rising due to the aging of the U.S. population.

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Other popular nursing specialties include ambulatory surgery manager, ambulatory surgery RN and anesthesiology CRNA, which has a salary range of $91,000 to $167,000 a year.

The rising demand for nurses is connected to the trend of hospitals moving more toward more outpatient, long-term and home care solutions to cut costs. These money-saving solutions are creating demand for a wide variety of nursing jobs.

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