Registered Nurse

What do people in this occupation do?

-Record patients' medical histories & symptoms

-Give medicines & treatment

-Set up care plans

-Do tests & analyse results

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Working Conditions?

-Often in offices, hospitals, & home health care services.


Physical Demands

-You need to be able to lift things

-Be on your feet for long periods of time


What are people required to know?

-They needs the courses of nursing, anatomy, physiology, microbiology, chemistry, nutrition, and psychology.



Preparation

-Clinical experience

-Job shadowing

-Take classes

Licensing & Certification

-All must have nursing license

-Must graduate from an approved program

Wages

-Yearly the average is 64,690 when you first start


How many people are employed in Nursing?

-In the United States: 3,449,300 people

-In Minnesota: 77,950 people



Advantages & Disadvantages

Advantages: Pays decently, you will most likely get a job right after finishing college, nurses are always needed, and you can get hours.


Disadvantages: Long hours and you're on your feet a lot.