By: Joel Santos


Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.

Education Needed/ What school (list 1) offers that major?

Registered nurses usually take one of three education paths: a bachelor's degree in nursing, an associate’s degree in nursing, or a diploma from an approved nursing program. Registered nurses must also become licensed by passing a national licensing examination.
Dominican University offers that chance.

Skills Required/Job Outlook&Growth

Critical-thinking skills,Compassion,Detail oriented,Emotional stability Organizational skills,Patience,Speaking skills. Employment of registered nurses is expected to grow 26 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Growth will occur primarily because of technological advancements, permitting a greater number of health problems to be treated; an increased emphasis on preventive care

Advancement Opportunities or Related Jobs

Physicians assistant, licensed nurse, dental hygienist