SPECIALTY

CRITICAL CARE NURSE

OPTIMAL CARE FOR THE SERIOUSY ILL

46NX

When Airmen or their families are suffering from severe medical conditions or injuries, it’s imperative they get comprehensive care. Responsible for executing complex, intensive nursing care, Critical Care Nurses provide the immediate treatment needed in severe situations. An important position wherever they’re located, the quick and expert actions of these skilled nurses can make the difference when it comes to saving a person’s life.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    Bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing from a school accredited by the NLN or CCNE
  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • Knowledge of principles and practices of nursing is mandatory
    • Minimum of 12 months full-time nursing practice
    • Encouraged to use six of those months practicing the Critical Care Nurse specialty
    • Completion of 5.5-week Commissioned Officer training course
    • Must be between the ages of 18 and 47

TRAINING & EDUCATION

How do we transform you from the civilian sector to a leader and an Officer in the Air Force? From education to continued training, your Air Force path is here.

  • COMMISSIONED OFFICER TRAINING

    5.5 weeks

  • MILITARY TRAINING LOCATION

    Maxwell AFB AL

TAKE A BREAK

Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.

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