Registered Nurse

By Daisy Perez

Description of Career

A nurse looks at a patients needs, problems and make care plans. They also maintain medical records, and may advise the patient on how to maintain their health.

Daily Tasks and Responsibility

  • Make sure all the patients needs and problems are taken care of
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs
  • Conduct specified laboratory tests
  • Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments
  • Monitor all aspects of the patient like diet and physical activity
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Education and Training

Students need to take anatomy, physiology,microbiology

chemistry,nutrition, psychology and other relevant courses.

Usually takes around 4 years to complete

Preferred Job Skills

  • social perceptiveness
  • active listening
  • service orientation
  • oral expression

Job Outlook

Its predicted that there will be a 19% growth of employment and the demand will increase also.


$65,470 per year
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Work Environment

You work In a hospital.

Some disadvantages are that there are some health risks because so many people are sick in a hospital which means you could catch something they have and the shifts may be longer.