Registered Nurse

By: Catherine Swope

What is a Registered Nurse?

A registered Nurse is someone that comes in to your hospital room, medical room, or health center before the doctor talks to you or examines you.

What do they do?

They check you blood pressure, your heart beat, your height and weight, and if your sick they ask you questions about when you started to see signs and symptoms. Sometimes they even get you ready for surgery or give you shots.

Advantages and Disadvantages


  • You are helping gather new information.
  • You can help a patient with info about if they are sick.
  • You also there helping people get better.


  • There is a risk getting sick.
  • Someone can pass on your watch.


$5,660 monthly

$62,450 per year