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Why Nursing?
« on: September 08, 2008, 09:53:38 PM »
One thing you should know before entering the nursing profession or for that friend of yours, who decided to become a Red Cross nurse after testing her life choices at least twice, is that Nursing has its hazards. Especially in hospitals, nursing care facilities, and clinics, where nurses may care for individuals with infectious diseases. Being able to care for a patient and at the same time acquiring a firm base of scientific knowledge are indispensable elements of a nursing career.

Individuals considering nursing should carefully weigh the advantages and disadvantages of enrolling in a BSN program, because, if they do, their advancement opportunities usually are broader. This can decrease the amount of mandatory overtime that nurses are required to work. In addition, the number of older people, who are much more likely than younger people to need nursing care, is projected to grow rapidly. For example, employment is expected to grow more slowly in hospitals which comprise health cares largest industry than in most other health care industries. In addition, the financial pressure on hospitals to discharge patients as soon as possible should produce more admissions to nursing care facilities.

In this continually changing environment, it is important to study the trends in nursing jobs in order to determine a successful career path. Emergency, or trauma, nurses work in hospital emergency departments and treat patients with life-threatening conditions caused by accidents, heart attacks, and strokes.

With the help and support of more experienced nurses, nurses participate in the nursing process from the beginning. Their nursing expertise and experience on a health care team equip them to manage ambulatory, acute, home-based, and chronic care.

For one to become a nurse education and a nursing license are deemed as necessary to be able to care for others without hazarding their health. But, according to data, the health care has received a major setback due to the diminishing number of registered nurses these days. The dip in nursing career has given birth to temporary and contract nursing. Each and every nursing school actually offers the needed clinical training which is needed so that local communities will be ensured that whatever nursing education and training one gets from these nursing schools they will be trained equally on all the basic levels. Once the Nursing degree is completed, supervised clinical experience is provided in hospital departments such as pediatrics, psychiatry, maternity, and surgery, helping nurses become better care agents.

There really are a lot of career opportunities that are just waiting to be tapped by simply attending a reputable nursing school. The most common specialties can be divided into roughly four categories by work setting or type of treatment; disease, ailment, or condition; organ or body system type; or population. But the most important ingredient in creating a nursing experience that will assist the public apart from the individual is to obtain that quality of being determined to serve others and help them attain their medical goals. This is not something one can be taught in any type of environment; either you got it, or you do not. It is that simple.


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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


 

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