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.
Flight-transport nurses are emergency-trauma nurses that treat patients during air and/or ground transport before they reach a medical facility or while transferring critically ill patients between facilities. The Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN) credential is available through the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN) and is accredited by the American Board of Nursing Specialties (ABNS). To become a CFRN, a registered nurse must have a current license; flight nurse experience is recommended but not required. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects excellent, overall job growth for registered nurses. According to PayScale, the flight nurse salary range is $58,340-$80,654.