OVERVIEW OF A CAREER IN HEALTHCARE & MEDICAL


WORKING IN HEALTHCARE & MEDICAL

What is a Nurse?

Registered nurses (RNs) monitor and coordinate patient care, provide counseling and emotional support to patients and family members, and care for patients. As a licensed practical nurse, most registered nurses work in nursing homes, nursing schools, hospitals or nursing homes. 

The duties and titles of registered nurses often depend on where they work and who they work for, or whether they combine one or more practice areas. For example:

  • A paediatric oncology nurse works with children and adolescents with cancer.

  • An addiction nurse cares for patients who need help in overcoming addiction to alcohol, drugs or other substances.

  • A nurse in intensive care treats serious diseases such as heart disease, diabetes or cancer, which require very close monitoring and treatment. 

  • A cardiovascular nurse cares for people who have undergone heart surgery 

  • A genetic nurse advises on early detection of genetic disorders as well as screening and testing for other genetic disorders.

  • A neonatal nurse takes care of newborns,

  • A rehabilitation nurse cares for patients with temporary or permanent disabilities 

  • A nephrology nurse for patients with kidney problems caused by kidne...


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