A recent study suggests that many nursing jobs in Delaware will be needed and available in the near future, as many nurses will be retiring or plan to leave the profession in the next 10 years. The state is working to combat this potentially serious nursing shortage by developing an aggressive nursing scholarship program and targeting more nursing faculty to teach incoming students. Recruitment of more males and minorities is also a focus to improve nurses. numbers and add diverse care in Delaware.s hospitals.
Cardiac catheterization lab nurses (or cath lab nurses) are highly specialized cardiac care nurses that perform pre- and post-procedural care for patients that undergo specific cardiovascular procedures, including (but not limited to) cardiac catheterization, pacemakers, angioplasties and valvuloplasties. Because these cardiac care procedures are so cutting edge, cath lab nurses must consistently keep up on the latest technological advancements, through such resources as the Cath Lab Digest. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts excellent, overall job growth for registered nurses, at 22%. Because of their specialization and talent, cath lab nurses should expect a higher-than-average salary, compared to other registered nurses.