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CTE Internship Career Investigation Presentation

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sarah thao

on 2 October 2012

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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Description of a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Pediatric Nurse Practitioners work with infants, kids, and young adulthood, providing services such as keeping health records, conducting routine check-ups, diagnosing common pediatric illnesses, injuries, chronic conditions, and behavioral problems, and counseling their patients and the patients' family members.
They also do child examinations, and at times they do minor surgical procedures for example stitches. Why I chose this Career? At first i wasn't really sure what i wanted to be i knew i wanted to become a nurse i just didn't know what kind.
Then one day i was playing at the park with my 2 niece's and my nephew someone came and told me that i would be a really good PNP because i was playing with the kdis and making them laugh. So after i got home i was looking up on it and right there and then that's what i wanted to become. I chose the career of PNP because i love working with kids and as a PNP you may get to see kids all day and just seeing how happy they are. Educational Requirements, Years of School & Internships
and Helpful Courses

Some classes you should take to become an NP is for sure a lot of Science's and Math classes.
Anatomy, Physiology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Microbiology
They must also take and pass the National Council Licensure Examination.
You must graduate High School then after should go to school for 6-8 years.
A 4-year degree program in a nursing-related field. There are programs designed to train registered nurses at many colleges and universities, and these programs
Should take challenging high school courses in science, math, and English. Tech Schools, Colleges or Universities Their are many Colleges and University to becoming a NP. Some of the Universities are Oshkosh, Pennsylvania, Yale, Duke Universities and many more. Credentials or Special Licensure Complete the education and training requirements.
All nurse must complete a National Council Licensure.
Earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Must further their education by taking a diploma- or ADN-BSN bridge program.
NP's are licensed by the Board of Nursing for the state they are in. Working Conditions •Usually work more than 40 hours per week.
•Generally work a set schedule.
•May be "on call," which means available to work on short notice to handle emergencies. Task's and Responsibilities Take detailed medical histories and perform physical exams.
Provide diagnoses and recommend treatment plans.
Treat common medical conditions, illnesses, and injuries.
Prescribe limited medications.
Counsel patients and families. Salary Range A nurse practitioner’s salary is based on the type of job they are doing. The highest paid nurse practitioner will earn a salary of approximately $106,000 and the lowest, mostly a certification for pharmacy technician getting $29,000. Characteristics for a Nurse Practitioner They must have the ability to learn fast.
People who love kids and working with families.
The ability to lead
Kind, caring, nice, and many more
Bibliography Here are some sites i got my information on
- http://education-portal.com/pediatric_nurse_practitioner.html
- http://www1.salary.com/Nurse-Practitioner-Salary.html
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