Types of Nursing Specialties

If you have a BSN, you can practice nursing in any number of ways.

By Body System

Cardiac Nurse

Cardiac Nurse

Cardiovascular system care

Works In:
  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
Gastroenterology Nurse

Gastroenterology Nurse

Digestive system care

Works In:
  • Hospitals
  • Private Practices
  • Surgery Centers
Endocrine Nurse

Endocrine Nurse

Endocrine system care

Works In:
  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Private Practices
Urology Nurse

Urology Nurse

Urinary system care

Works In:
  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient Centers
  • Private Practices

By Location

Camp Nurse

Camp Nurse

Cares for campers and counselors

Works In:
  • Camp Sites
  • Retreats
School Nurse

School Nurse

Cares for students of all ages

Works In:
  • Schools
  • Universities
Rural Nurse

Rural Nurse

Cares for patients in isolated areas

Works In:
  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Mobile Health Centers
Travel Nurse

Travel Nurse

Cares for patients all over the country

Works In:
  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient Centers

By Cause

Hospice Nurse

Hospice Nurse

Cares for patients at the end of their lives

Works In:
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Patient Homes
Domestic Violence Nurse

Domestic Violence Nurse

Cares for victims of physical and emotional abuse

Works In:
  • Community Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Public Health Offices
Forensic Nurse

Forensic Nurse

Cares for victims of violence and assault

Works In:
  • Hospitals
  • Labs
  • Law Courts
Legal Nurse Consultant

Legal Nurse Consultant

Serves as a medical expert in legal cases

Works In:
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance Companies
  • Outpatient Centers