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Career Write Up

  1. 1. Career write up<br />
  2. 2. Sources: http://www.degrees.info/online/nursing/registered-nurse.html?_ADC_SOURCE=y_datapop<br />Job title: Registered Nursing<br />
  3. 3. Nature of work<br />Treat patients<br />Record symptoms and medical history<br />Perform diagnostic tests<br />Administer treatment under the supervision of the physician<br />
  4. 4. Working conditions<br />High stress<br />High energy<br />High patience <br />High pressure<br />
  5. 5. Employment<br />General Hospitals<br />Nursing homes<br />Rest homes<br />Private care<br />Drs. Offices<br />Specialty Hospitals<br />
  6. 6. Training, Qualifications, and Advancement<br />Requires a two year associate degree in nursing<br />Also, Nursing programs that offer four year courses of study culminating in a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree<br />Hospital diploma a program that lasts about three years<br />
  7. 7. Job Outlook<br />In 2004, 2.4 million people were employed as registered nurses<br />Nearly 60% of this group worked in hospitals<br />Employment of registered nurses are expected to grow<br />Registered nurses are predicted to create the second largest number of new jobs among all occupations<br />
  8. 8. Earnings<br />Less than $37,300 to a high of more than $74,760<br />Highest wages paid by employment services, $63,170<br />Hospital, $53,450<br />
  9. 9. Related Occupations<br />Forensic Nursing<br />Geriatric Nursing<br />Home Health Nursing<br />Legal Nursing<br />Medical Surgical Nursing<br />Occupational Health Nursing<br />Pediatric Nursing<br />Midwifery<br />Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing<br />Public Health Nursing<br />

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