Where can I go?
Choosing different career pathways in nursing
The profession I have chosen is nursing, nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life. Potential Employment: currently nurses are in high demand, its one of the few careers where if your a nurse in one country, you can be a nurse anywhere else in the world. Its for that reason why nursing is a very demanding and rewarding career.
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Main Duties & Examples
This picture shows where chicken pox commonly appears on infants ( the skin ) and shows the 3 stages, which consists of a hard crust, red spot and a blister.
This pictures explains the signs,symptoms and places you should look at when you suspect your infant may be under the weather
An immunized baby is a happy baby !
Essential Skills & Work Environment
Educational requirements differ by type of nurse.
Becoming a practical nurse requires a year-long training program .Typical courses include anatomy, first aid, nutrition and physiology.In order to become a registered nurse you need an Associate Degree in Nursing. Completing this degree program allows graduates to take the licensing examination to become RNs. Common courses include anatomy, nutrition, adult care and medicine practices.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree programs allow nursing students to learn about providing care and obtaining work experience in medical settings. Common courses include human development and healthcare, nursing theory, chemistry and infant care.
Advanced practice nurses include nurse-midwives, nurse anesthetists, clinical nurse specialists and nurse practitioners. Courses in graduate nursing degree programs vary because they are usually focused on the area of concentration.