Registered nurse

Training, Qualifications and Advancement

Should take courses in anatomy, physiology, microbiology, chemistry, nutrition, psychology. BSN typically take 4 years to complete, Adn usually takes 2 to 3 years to complete. Must be responsible and detail oriented because they must make sure that patients get the correct treatments and medicines at the right time.

Employment

Because patients in hospitals and nursing care facilities need round-the-clock care, nurses in these settings usually work in shifts, covering all 24 hours. They may work nights, weekends, and holidays. They also may be on call.

Job Outlook

Employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 16 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupation.Growth will occur for a number of reasons growing rates of chronic conditions, such as diabetes and obesity

Projection data

Hospital: 61%

Nursing:7%

Physicians:7%

Healthcare:6%

Government:6%

Earnings

67,490 annual wage

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