The Pros And Cons Of Becoming A Registered Nurse

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In order to understand what is involved with becoming a registered nurse, there are many questions that I can answer through research on the internet and other print material. First, I need to know more about the job outlook for registered nursing. I don’t know much about the projected growth rate. Next, I need to learn about what classes I would have to take through the program. Once I know about the classes, I need to figure out the cost of the classes and supplies. I also need to find out what important qualities I would need to have gain success in registered nursing. Before I started my research I already knew a little bit about being a registered nurse. I had known that you had to go to school for almost four years to receive your degree. Registered nurses normally work in hospitals, physician’s offices, home health care service, and nursing care …show more content…
Being a RN requires you to have a lot of knowledge. Registered nurses are the largest healthcare occupation. RN may work in hospitals, physician 's’ offices, home health care service, and nursing care facilities. I found out that a RN earns an average median wage of $32.04 per hour. The average hours that a RN will be working is up to 35 to 40 hours. That’s because patients in hospitals and nursing care places need round-the-clock care. The nurses may work nights, weekends, and holidays. They could also be on call. The yearly wage of a RN can average up to $66,640. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $45,880, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $98,880. Registered Nurses have one of the expected growth. The projected growth rate is 16% that’s much more than many other jobs. The growth rate is constantly growing because of Chronic Conditions, such as Diabetes and Obesity. More nurses will be needed to care for these patients in offices of physicians, clinics, and other ambulatory care

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