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Nursing speech

  1. 1. „This is nursing‟  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URl KV0ewrhM
  2. 2. Nursing, a career of compassion Cory Lacrouts, RN
  3. 3. Main Points  What is nursing?  The characteristics of nurses  Job outlook
  4. 4. What is Nursing?  Culture of caring  Advocates for patients , families, and communities  “Hands-on health professionals who provide focused and highly personalized care”
  5. 5. What are the requirements?  Entry-level nurses require three year degree  Bachelor‟s degree ◦ Better job prospects ◦ Four year degree  Advanced training ◦ Nurse practitioners ◦ Nursing research
  6. 6. Nursing Characteristics
  7. 7. Caring  Nurses care for the sick, the elderly, and the dying  Empathy  Rapport  Nurses see patients at their most vulnerable
  8. 8. Helpful  Nurses as educators  Customer service ◦ The single most important thing professional nurses display is “exceptional customer service skills.”
  9. 9. Dedication
  10. 10. Dedication  Nurses must be as dedicated to their jobs as they are to their families  Nurses are obligated to work towards the promotion of health and to preserve life in the face of natural and man-made disasters
  11. 11. Job Outlook  Expected to grow 26% from 2010- 2020 ◦ Faster than any other occupation  Job opportunities for the future are expected to be excellent ◦ Hospitals ◦ Schools ◦ Home
  12. 12. Conclusion  We defined what nursing is and what is required to become a nurse  We defined the major characteristics of nurses  We looked at the job outlook for nurses and the potential for growth in the future

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