Urgent care: A growing healthcare landscape
Nurses beginning a career in urgent care will experience a lively, dynamic, and fast-paced care environment. RNs call upon their critical thinking skills and experience to assess patients in every age group and with a great range of health disorders. Multitasking, focusing on detail, and meticulous record-keeping skills are needed for urgent care RNs to deliver the quality of care and efficiency demanded.
This article explores the events, issues, and trends that guided this new model of care into its niche and discusses how nurses fit into this particular healthcare landscape.