Presentation on theme: "Neonatal Nurse Mandi Nosker. Nature of work Care for newborn babies who are healthy or born with defects. Work in a delivery room, nursery or NICU. Transfer."— Presentation transcript:
Nature of work Care for newborn babies who are healthy or born with defects. Work in a delivery room, nursery or NICU. Transfer babies to other hospitals. You have to like working with mothers, babies, and families. Work environment is in hospitals.
Education and Training Must be a registered nurse (RN). Some nursing programs have an elective course in neonatal nursing. Entry requirements depend on institution. In high school take as much math and science classes. Most people have to work in neonatal clinic for at least one year.
Job Outlook Growing faster than average through 2014. Great demand in the future. Very good, especially if you have masters degree or higher. Lots of positions available due to downsizing in previous years. Cutbacks decrease in number of nurses choosing advanced practice in education.
Earnings Salary is determined by many factors. Starting around $48,000 with no experience.
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Nature of work Fill prescriptions with the proper amounts of medication to give to patients Tell patients how and when to take a prescribed medicine Work in pharmacies, including the ones at a grocery store and drug store. Work in hospitals and clinic Tell patients the potential side effects they may experience from taking the medicine
Education and training most programs make you take the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT). Pharm.D. programs usually take 4 years to finish Must pass 2 exams to get a license All Doctor of Pharmacy programs require you take postsecondary courses such as chemistry, biology, and anatomy You will have to do supervised work experiences in hospitals and retail pharmacies.
Job Outlook Expected to increase 25% from 2010 to 2020 Faster than average for all occupations Scientific advances will lead to new drug products Demand is likely to increase for pharmacists in physicians offices More pharmacists are needed to teach patients on how to take medicine safely
Earnings The average salary is $111,570 It is determined by many factors
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