Emergency nursing care for patients who are in immediate need of medical attention to avoid long-term disability or death. Emergency nurses care for people who are unable to get primary medical care and unable to reach emergency departments for help. Emergency nurses are skilled in caring conditions such as a stroke, heart attack or major trauma, Acute alcohol and/or drug intoxication, psychiatric and behavioural problems.
Emergency nurse are skilled at quick, accurate physical examination and primary recognition of life-threatening conditions. It is a challenge task for Emergency nurse to perform all work quickly and correctly in an ever-changing environment. Functions specific to emergency nursing are:
Ambulatory care or outpatient care facilities treat only patients who do not require an overnight stay in a hospital. Interaction and treating patients is the important aspect of ambulatory care nursing. They should be able to clearly communicate their message while maintaining a friendly conduct and a good dose of compassion and understanding to build a relationship and rapport with their patients.