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Career Investigation - Registered Nurse

Looking to be a Registered Nurse in Ontario, check out this prezi for some great quick information on a booming career!

Sarthak Shah

on 29 May 2013

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Come lets take a journey and explore the career...
P.S there's a surprise waiting for you at the end! Career Investigation ISU
on Registered Nurse's Are You Ready!
3....2....1....Goooo! Nature Of The Work Epicness.... How To Survive? Guide to Survival... Timing & Process! What to watch out for ! Choices & Future This Career is Booming! Show me the Graphs & Money! Some interesting stuff ehh.... Will it Fit into my Life... Don't worry your almost finished.... You Are Ready To Meet Your Nurse Date For Tonight! Registered Nurse
(RN) Made Just For Mr.Mark Zochowski Thanks for Exploring
My Career Investigation
ISU :) By Sarthak Shah “Nurses may not be angels but they are the next best thing.”
~ Anonymous My Future Plans The reason this career interests me to a great degree is that my future plans are to becoming a nurse. Addition to that its great letting you know that I have been accepted to Ryerson BScN Program and will be attending it the commencing September 2013. Therefore it would be privilege for me to share from my experience and knowledge why this field interests me! What is a Registered Nurse (RN)? Registered nurses (R.N.s) are licensed professionals by the country that work to promote health, prevent disease, and help patients cope with illness. Job Description Nurses provide top of the line patient care, and carefully observe and assess the patient based on the needs with other medical professionals, primarily the physician. Work Environment Hospitals
Nursing Homes
Ships Military
Wellness Centers
Public Health Offices
Home Health Care Agencies Hiring Process Working Conditions Most RN work in well-lit, comfortable healthcare facilities and home health and public health nurses travel to meet patients at other sites.
Majority of the day is spent walking, bending, stretching, and standing. Therefore they are vulnerable to back injuries because they must often lift and move patients.
The work of a RN may put them in close contact with potentially harmful hazardous substances and diseases. Therefore, registered nurses must follow strict, standardized guidelines to guard against such dangers! Hours of Work Patients in hospitals and nursing care facilities need round-the-clock care, nurses in these settings usually work in rotating shifts, covering all 24 hours.
Some may work nights, weekends, and holidays. Also on call.
Nurses who work in other places that do not provide 24-hour care are more likely to work regular business hours.
In 2010, about 20 percent of registered nurses worked part time. Qualifications RN Nurses have to personal characteristics such as being compassionate, caring and empathetic to be successful in the field.
Completion of a compatible nursing program
Need to pass the following exam, Canadian Registered Nurse Examination (CRNE) to attain provincial licenses to work in their respected provinces. Education & Training Education required is completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program in Canada
Employers look out for students with maximum clinical and practical hours in a suitable setting
Duration of Nursing program in Ontario ranges from 2-4 years
Avg Tuition for these programs range from $6000-$7000 yearly, not including other costs such as books & other student services Possible Destinations Universities & Collaborative Programs with joint Colleges
For example Ryerson University offers the 4 year program at the Main Site
While both George Brown & Centennial College Offers a program collaborated with Ryerson University, usually comprises of 2 years at college and 2 years at the university
At the end BcSn Degree is given Whats the Difference? Even though both are at respective locations and admission averages may differ based on competition, you still end up with the same exact degree! Outlook in Canada Over the 2008-2010 period, employment growth in this occupation was strong and the unemployment rate remained virtually unchanged and very low.
In the coming years from 2011-2020 there are going to be approx. 128,671 job opening for registered nurses in Canada Based on projections and considering the recent labour shortage, it is expected that there will continue to be excess demand in this occupation over the 2011-2020 period. Salary Average Salary According to Stats Canada in Ontario is $36.40 Per Hour, which rounds up to approx. $65,000-$70,000 Annually! Enough to Support A Family? Mercer carried out an extensive cost of living survey for overseas workers in 2012. The survey revealed that Toronto (61st) has the highest cost of living in Canada, followed by Vancouver (63rd), Montreal (87th), Calgary (92nd) and Ottawa (115th). Annual Income of Nurse = More then enough for a comfortable lifestyle in Ontario! Pros & Cons Meet the Professional! Surprise! You Rock Sir!
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