Registered Nurse Career Paper

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I chose the career of a Registered Nurse also know as (RN’s), because Nurses are an integral component of the health care system, and it is important that we recognize the over 2.7 million registered nurses for the significant work that they do. The way for me to recognize their work is going into that career. I think it’s a wonderful job and also because I enjoy helping others. The career of Registered Nursing is an important and interesting job because it takes care of sick people. The research will describe the career of Registered Nurse, what is required to become a successful health care nurse, and the impact this career has on a society. The history of Registered Nurse career is very meaningful. In 1873, a nursing school was found …show more content…
The gender does not matter. But for sure the most common gender that goes into this career are females. There is not a specific age to become an RN, the minimum age is 18 years old and the maximum of 55 years old. Of course, it depends on when they finish all college courses and training. The personality should be compassionate, patient, calm, emotionally strong, energetic and hardworking. But the most important thing is liking to helping and teaching others. They should be able to listen carefully, and be able to have a highly communication skill. Also, they should be able to stand and walk for a long period of time. They should be in great conditions as in health, physical and mental. RN’s should be empathetic, they have to be able to accept death and suffering situations without allowing it to affect them personally. They must also have experience or training, which in some places as hospitals and clinics offer to the students that are trying to work in this career. Also, they should earn an associate's degree in nursing from a community college. A bachelor’s degree helps nurses advancement in the field and prepares them for administrative positions. (Sheen, …show more content…
High school students should take classes in biology, chemistry, math and speech. After high school, prospective RN’s can follow one of three different educational paths. Generally the requirement of postsecondary education is about 2- 4 years. There are three basic kinds of training programs that you may choose from to become an RN's. The three kinds of training programs are associate’s degree, diploma, and bachelor’s degree. At the conclusion of each program for training, you become a graduate nurse, but not, however, a registered nurse. To obtain the RN’s designation, you must pass a licensing examination required in all states. Many RN’s earn an associate’s degree or a diploma in nursing. A bachelor’s degree in nursing is required for supervisory or administrative positions, for jobs in public health agencies. A master’s degree is usually necessary to prepare for a nursing specialty or to teach. Nurses can pursue postgraduate training that allows them to specialize in certain areas, such as emergency room, operating room, premature nursery, or psychiatric nursing. This training is sometimes offered through hospital on-the-job training programs. Most hospitals train and supervise volunteers. Certification requirement includes successful completion of a written exam and postgraduate training in the area of specialization. Nurses may be licensed by more than one state. In some states,

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