They offer insight to the current happenings of the professions, keep nurses up to date on new practices, and educate nurses on a multitude of subjects. Although these writings play a large part in this profession, it is not typically the type of writing a nurse would do day-to-day. According to Purdue Owl nurses generally do three types of writing while on the job (Tompkins, E. Tompkins, and Angeli). And they are charting, writing reports, and communication to doctors and patients. While in the field a nurses primary writing tasks are charting, careplans, and narratives (C. Tompkins, E. Tompkins, and …show more content…
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