Essay about Nursing Field

1345 Words Nov 15th, 2010 6 Pages
Christina Leach
Term paper
November 9, 2010
English 8
Credit Recovery

I. Introduction

A. Why I have chosen this career?
1. Interested in this field
2. The helping of others

II. The job

A. Requirements
1. Schooling
2. Volunteer hours

B. Expectations 1. Practice

III. Different fields & pay rates

A. Kinds of nurses
B. There requirements (what extra classes they may need to take)
C. The pay rates for different fields of nursing.

Becoming a nurse or helping people has always been something I’ve enjoyed most, this is why I’ve chosen nursing as an interest in my life. The thing that made me interested in this field, I would have to say: the parts of making someone
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A certified nurse work duties may include the following: taking vital signs, helping with some medical procedures, assisting patients while walking or using the rest room, tidying patients rooms, answering call lights, making beds, delivering messages, mentoring patient and reporting changes in the patients mood or the different way they may act, collecting samples for setting, providing patient hygiene, feeding or dressing the patients and also record the patients in and out put. They may work in different kinds of facilities like hospitals, out patient facilities, long term care facilities, and clinics and in home care. One of the other types of nurses I would like to talk about is LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse). An LPN are the certified healthcare providers who are responsible for providing basic patient care, working under the supervision of the physicians and registered nurses. Both provide services in all kinds of health care facilities such as private and public hospitals, offices of doctors, small healthcare settings and many other places like this. Something else that they are required to do is carry out their job duties under the supervision of either an RN or a certified doctor. An LPN has to collect information from the patients to admit them; regarding medical records, medical insurance details and any other pretreatments formalities. A LPN is the one

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