Summary: A Career As A Registered Nurse

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Registered nurses provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions. They also provide advice and emotional support to patient's and their families. But most registered nurses duties and titles often depend on the environment they work in with patients. Most duties typically for a registered nurse consist of: • Recording patients medicines histories and symptoms • Administering patients medicines and treatments • Observe patients and record observations • Consult with doctors and other healthcare professionals, Registered nurses usually take one three educational paths: a bachelor’s of science degree(BSN), an associates degree in nursing (ADN), or diploma from an approved nursing program. An every registered nurse must be licensed. A bachelor’s degree or higher are often necessary for administrative positions, research, consulting and teaching. Generally, licensed graduates of any three types of education programs (bachelor’s, associate’s, or diploma) qualify for entry-level positions as a staff nurse. Many registered nurses work in hospitals, physicians’ offices, home health care services and nursing care facilities. Others work in correctional facilities, school,…show more content…
And they focus on the following area specific health conditions. Some nurses have jobs in which they do not work directly with patients, but they must still have registered nurse license. For example, they may work as nurse educators, healthcare consultants, public policy advisors, researches, hospital administrations, salespeople for pharmaceutical and medical supply companies, or as medical writers and editors. Registered nurses may work to promote general health, by educating the public on warning signs and symptoms of disease. They may also run general health screening or immunization clinics, blood drives, or other outreach

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