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Nurse Skills

Nurse Skills , Ljsse Erasmus+ program

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Nurse Skills

  1. 1. NURSE Escola Secundária Pinheiro e Rosa Faro, Portugal Student: Inês Gonçalves
  2. 2. What it is? ● A nurse is a professional prepared to work in all areas of healthcare. ● Nurses play significant roles in hospitals, clinics and private practices. ● They have to communicate between patients and doctors, caring for patients, administering medicine and supervising nurses aides.
  3. 3. How is a day in the life of a nurse? ● Administering medications; ● Managing intravenous (IV) lines; ● Caring for patients; ● Observing and recording patients conditions; ● Communicating with doctors; ● Providing emotional support to patients and their families; ● Advising patients on how to self-administer medication and physical therapy; ● Educating patients and the public on disease management, nutritional plans and medical conditions.
  4. 4. Qualifications ● The educational path for becoming a nurse vary depending on the type of nurse that you become, but all nurses must be licensed. ● To become a nurse you need a university degree ( four years study).
  5. 5. Skills ● Professionalism Nurses should always exhibit professionalism in front of patients, but also with colleagues as well, to show respect, attitude, integrity, responsibility, and discipline; ● Attention to Detail You also need to pay attention to details because not only ensures that you’ll avoid a medical mistake, but it also helps you give great patient care;
  6. 6. ● Critical Thinking Nurses must be problem-solvers, you need to identify problems and find solutions effectively; ● Compassion and kindness You need to be considerate, sympathetic, non-judgmental, and should have the ability to provide comfort to the patient both emotionally and mentally; ● Communication You need to be able to interact with patients, other healthcare professionals and family members, you also should be a good listener, and the conversation has to be soft and polite.
  7. 7. THE END