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Learn About the Difference Between Primary Care Nursing and Acute Care Nursing

Mar 18, 2020 10:24:05 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Acute Care, Primary Care


Nursing is an immense discipline in healthcare. Due to these numbers, there are many types of nurses, as well as specialties available for practice. Acute care nursing and primary care nursing are often confused with each other but are, in reality, very different. Acute care nurses focus on patients with complex, critical and chronic illnesses. Primary care nurses, on the other hand, emphasize health promotion, disease prevention and treat minor acute and chronic health problems.

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