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How many hours do nurses work in a week?

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September 10, 2007 6:04AM

Varies by institution. Some RN's work 3 12's, then have 2 days off - others work 4 10's then have 2 days off. RN's continually rotate days off in that manner - rarely will only but the topmost RN have every weekend off. It all works out to at least 40 hours per week eventually.