Presentation on theme: "Registered Nurse By Letisa Foster. Nature Of Work Provide care for patients Give patients medicines and treatments Teach patient to manage their illness."— Presentation transcript:
Nature Of Work Provide care for patients Give patients medicines and treatments Teach patient to manage their illness and injury's Explain what to do at home after a treatment Help perform diagnostic test Set up plans for patients Consult with doctors and other professionals
Training or Education In all nursing education programs, students take courses in nursing, anatomy, physiology, microbiology, chemistry, nutrition, psychology and other social and behavioral sciences, as well as in liberal arts. BSN programs typically take four years to complete; ADN and diploma programs usually take two to three years to complete.
Employment Employment of registered nurses is expected to grow 26 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations.
Earnings and Wages The median annual wage of registered nurses was $64,690 in May 2010. The median wage is the wage at which half of the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $44,190 and the top 10 percent earned more than $95,130.
Job Outlook Overall, job opportunities for registered nurses are expected to be excellent. Employers in some parts of the country and in some employment settings report difficulty in attracting and keeping enough registered nurses.