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Transcript of Registered Nurse
Diagnostic medical sonographers; ultrasound, sonogram
EMTs and Paramedics; care for the sick ot injured in emergency medical settings, or respond to emergency calls, transporting patients.
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses; provide nursing care, they work under the direction of registered nurse and doctors.
Physician Assistant; trained to examine patients and diagnosing It's part of the Health science department
Is the use of healthcare that helps patience and includes all medical science
A high leveled nurse, who takes care of patients, telling them what to do with their health Three different pathways:
Diploma from an approved nursing program
They must also have a nursing license Depends on what type of degrees
Between $40,000 - $100,000
In 2012 The average amount was $66,650
May increase or decrease. Similar Job within Registered Nurse What are we going to talk about? What Registered Nurse do
How to become a registered nurse
Mentor What do they do? Overall Registered Nurse have to provide and help patients care
Educate patients and the public about various health conditions
provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members. Duties:
Record patients' medical histories and symptoms
Give patients medicine and treatments, set up plans for patients' care or contribute to existing plans
Observe patients and record the observations
Consult with doctors and other healthcare professionals
Operate and monitor medical equipment
Help perform diagnostic tests and analyze results
Teach patients and their patients and their families how to manage their illnesses or injuries
Explain what to do at home after treatment. Hospital Nurse
Home nurse A specific health condition; a nurse who manages with diabetes and helps the patients or an oncology nurse who helps with cancer patients
A specific part of the body; such as a dermatology nurse working with patients who have skin problems.
A specific group of people; such as geriatric nurse who works with elder people, or a pediatric nurse, working with teens and kids.
A specific workplace; such as an emergency nurse that works in a hospital or a school nurse (elem. jr high. high.) rather than in a hospital or doctor's office.
Some registered nurses combine one or more of these specialties; like a pediatric oncology nurse who works with children and teens who have cancer. Most registered nurses work in well-lit, comfortable healthcare facilities. Home health and public health nurses travel to patients' homes, schools, community centers, and other sites.
Some registered nurses work in correctional facilities, schools, summer camps, and nurses often work with the military. Some move frequently, traveling in the United States and throughout the world to help care for patients in places where there are not enough health care workers. Registered nurses may spend a lot of time
Lifting and Moving
If have contact with disease
must follow a strict guideline Work Schedule:
Because 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. They may work nights, weekends, and holidays. They may also be on call.
Nurses who work in offices, schools, and 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. Courses Needed:
other social and behavioral sciences, as well as in liberal arts.
BSN programs typically take four years to complete; ADN and diploma programs usually take two to three years to complete. All programs also include supervised clinical experience in hospital departments such as
pediatrics, psychiatry, maternity, and surgery.
A number of programs include
clinical experience in extended and long-term care facilities, public health departments, home health agencies, or ambulatory (walk-in) clinics. Bachelor's degree programs usually include:
more training in the physical and social sciences
critical thinking, which is becoming more important as nursing practice becomes more complex.
They also offer more clinical experience in nonhospital settings
A bachelor's degree or higher is often necessary for administrative positions, research, consulting, and teaching. Many registered nurses with an associate's work up to a Bachelor's degree
There are also master’s degree programs in nursing Important Skills:
Speaking skills National Council Licensure Examination
A nursing exam; MUST TAKE
Depends on what state Some nurses have jobs in which they don't work directly with patients, but they must still have an active registered nurse license.
For example they may work as, nurse educators, healthcare consultants, public policy adviser, researchers, hospital administrators, salespeople for pharmaceutical,medical supply companies
RN sometimes work to promote general health by educating the public on warning signs and symptoms of disease. They might also run general health screenings to immunization clinics, blood drives, or other outreach programs.
Most RN work as part o a team with physicians and other healthcare specialists. Explained everything what a Registered Nurse
What it takes to be a Registered Nurse
Mentor What I learned: Time Management
Doing Five years from now Interview: What do you like most about your job? Interactions with patients.
How long have you been a Registered Nurse? 1981
Would you recommend this job to anyone? No because it would take a person who is really dedicated, have the knowledge and the personal traits, in order to work the aspects of the job.
How do you make your patients feel special or caring? Doing a ton of educating
What do you like most or least about your field? A lot of change over and different nurses
What are some of the biggest challenges facing nursing today? Staffing because they are coming in young and have less experience.
What is the nurse to patient ratio? 2:1 or 1:1 depends on the risks
How many hours of shift? 12
Do you have any suggestion of this process, any advice? Be careful on your decision because it's stressful.
Is there any new educations to become this particular of field? advance education online.