Nurses must pass a national licensing exam to become a nurse. What does a nurse do? Nurses provide care to people who are sick an injured. Their salaries are high compared to other professions. To be a nurse you should have empathy towards patients, be detailed oriented in assessing patients and charting, have good communication skills, employ a lot of physical endurance because nurses spend long periods of times on their feet, be emotionally stable because sometimes things nurses see can impact their feelings but they must stay strong, they must have patience cause it is easy to become frustrated with patients, the very most important thing is ... ... middle of paper ... ...themselves rto other family or friends they have not met yet.
One benefit in becoming nurse is having the ability to advance into a high position such as a pediatric nurse practitioner, nurse anesthetist, and many other positions. Depending on your specialty, a nurse’s wage could range from 65,000 to 98,000 yearly depending on the levels of education. Nursing is a profession filled with limited professional and personal rewards, and one of the most flexible professions. The Occupational Handbook, states these “levels of pay for different categories”. For instance, Nurses who work for the Government compensate at 72,100, Hospitals, state, local and private pay up to 69,510, home health care services 63,840, Offices of physicians 60,820, Nursing and residential care facilities 60,370.
The Art of Caring Avery Hall Emporia State University The Art of Caring Caring is the biggest aspect in the nursing field. Aspiring nurses choose to become nurses because they want to care for people in ways that most professions cannot do. Without caring nursing would not be the field it is today. The culture of caring involves intervening programs that help to build caring behaviors among nurses. As nurses become stressed and become down on their life it has shown that caring for oneself before others is key in caring for patients.
The nursing profession has greatly evolved and is well respected in the medical field. To become a Registered Nurse a high degree of knowledge is needed because nurses provide necessary, lifesaving medical skills as well as therapeutic treatments to their patients. Nurses develop relationships with their patients to foster overall well-being while meeting the patients’ health demands. I would like my future occupation to be a Registered Nurse because helping and caring for others is a rewarding career. Nurses are well educated and have various career paths, and nursing provides a fast paced, challenging profession.
“The median annual wage for registered nurses was $68,450 in May 2016” (“Registered Nurses”). The median pay per hour is 32.91 dollars. “The lowest 10 percent earned less than $47,120, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $102,990” (“Registered Nurses”). Nurses can be on call, ready to head into work whenever paged. Most nurses that work full time work 35-45 hours a week, plus overtime.
Nurses are the backbone of the health care industry thus creating better polices for this profession will help ease the workload and high demand. A nurse’s main concern is always to insure quality care and the safety of their patients. Under the new health care reform several new measures have been set into place to ease the transition and improve the quality of care for all patients. One program is designed to fund scholarships and loan programs to offset the high costs of education. Nursing shortages and the high turnover has become a serious epidemic.
Florence Nightingale once said, “Let us never consider ourselves finished nurses... we must be learning all our lives.” Nursing is one of the broadest careers in the world. People with this job need several special qualities in order to become a nurse, such as sympathy and empathy. Registered Nurses, specifically, need to be able to lead and direct other people in high-stress situations. This career is vital to society for a few reasons. Nurses provide medical care to patients and educate family members about diseases.
My purpose for this paper is to break the silence on nursing stereotypes and to explain the real roles of the nurse. May people have experienced some form of nursing care in their lives. This is because a nurse is very important in the healthcare world. As a nurse you can work in schools, hospitals, clinics, jails, etc. The demand for nursing is high because a nurse is the functional unit for the delivery of healthcare at the patient level.
Registered Nursing Saying that you are a registered nurse is a broad statement. Registered nursing is a job that has many aspects. Registered nurses work in many different settings and they carry out many different routines. As a registered nurse you could be exposed to many different opportunities. My goal is to be a registered nurse but, I need to learn a lot.
When people think of nurses they think of the basic stereotypes portrayed in movies and T.V shows and how all they do is “deliver shots” or “give shots” but in reality nurses do way much more than that. Nurses are in all the most helpful men and women in a hospital, office, school, etc. and without them the workplace would be completely lost because not only is there registered nurses but there are many types of nurses in the medical field. Doctors, surgeons, and other medical specialists admire and value the work, time, and effort of what nurses do for them. The educational requirements for becoming a registered nurse usually can be done in three ways but depending on the one you choose to take also depends on how advanced you want to get