The Path to Becoming a Sub-acute Nurse
More intensive than long-term care, and less intensive than acute care, sub-acute nurses provide goal-oriented treatment for patients with AIDS, brain injuries, infections such as bacterial endocarditis, wound care, hospice, ventilator care and more. As a Sub-acute nurse, you’ll treat patients in need of 24-hour supervision in sub-acute units of a hospital or in a long-term care facility. You can treat patients of all ages; however, the majority will be elderly.
$50,000 - $70,000
Annual Salary Range
Nursing Diploma, ASN, or BSN