A CNM is a certified nurse midwife. They are responsible for providing medical care to women before, during and after their pregnancy. A certified nurse midwife also specializes in women's health issues from adolescence (puberty) to menopause. To become a CNM, they have to go to a four-year college, have a RN license, complete a midwife education program, and obtain a licence for it. In addition to the appropriate training, nurse midwives should have critical thinking skills, interpersonal skills, communication skills, an attention to detail, resourcefulness, and compassion. A CNM can work in hospitals, private practices, and even birthing centers. For example, Baby and Co. is a birthing center in Cary (and other locations), and they take low
One of the highest and most important management positions in a healthcare organization is the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). They are responsible for many different tasks that keep the organization afloat and running. One of their responsibilities is to coordinate and oversee the nursing department and all of its daily operations. In order to do this, they are in charge of ensuring that the daily operations run in the organization comply with all regulations and standards. CNOs also develop and implement new objectives, policies and procedures. Other responsibilities include providing guidance to nursing staff, acting as a resource to fellow colleagues, recruiting, hiring, retention of staff, handling disciplinary actions, preparing/overseeing
The Nurse Practitioner Nurse practitioners are advanced practice registered nurses who have received special courses and training. They usually work closely with doctors and can perform many high-level primary care tasks. They often specialize in specific types of practice such as pediatrics, psychiatry, or obstetrics. Some establish private practices; however, most work in doctors' offices, hospitals, or neighborhood health centers. Their duties often include taking detailed medical histories and performing complete physical exams, providing diagnoses and recommending treatment plans, treating common medical conditions, illnesses, and injuries, prescribing limited medications, and counseling patients and families. They also care
Registered Nurse (RN) The Salary of an RN is about $36.94 per hour, but the work schedule of a nurse is crazy. Nurses never really get a break especially floor nurses. I have talked to quite a few nurses and they have said that since you don’t truly get a break you tend to gain weight do to constantly eating/snacking. The education needed to be a Registered Nurse would be a Bachelor Degree which is a four year process. To be a Registered Nurse or RN you will need no training. On the job you will administer basic health care which is a temporary health coverage program for low-income, uninsured United States citizens or permanent legal residents of Contra Costa County. As an RN you will being giving patients intravenous medications. An intravenous
According to the Texas, Nurse Practitioner can be well defined as a registered nurse who has advanced education and clinical training in a specialty area. They provide as a primary healthcare provider from children to the elderly population patients. They can address both acute and chronic disease conditions in the patients. Texas is more thorough and complete than the other states according to my own individual research. Board Rule 221 requires that one identifies the advanced practice role and population focus area for which you have been licensed as an advanced practice registered nurse by the Texas Board of Nursing.
There are different types of technology that is used by medical assistants which also depends on which type of office one is working in. If it is an administrative medical assistant they will use the computer, a fax machine, printer, the telephone if they are mainly in the office. If it is a clinical medical assistant then they will be more than likely working in a medical setting. In the process of checking a patient’s blood pressure they will use an electronic blood pressure monitor if a manual one is not at their disposal. Another piece of equipment that a medical assistant may use would be a high frequency ultrasound machine. They will also use electrocardiograph equipment to check a patient’s heartbeat pattern. Clinical medical assistants
CNA mid year report The Certified Nursing Assistant program started this year with a new instructor, Karla Garrison RN BSN. Karla was previously one of the state board of nursing examiners and tested our students last year. After being impressed with our students and our program as well as the opportunity to make a difference Karla joined our team. Under her leadership we have transferred to a new curriculum and new text books that are more focused on meeting the Arizona state board exam requirements.
Medical assistants is a medical support professional that performs a variety of tasks to assist physicians in providing patient care, while ensuring that clinics run smoothly. Medical assistants are responsible for performing both clinical and administrative duties. On the clinical side, medical assistance is needed for patient care, maintaining medical records, taking blood, checking blood pressure, and checking any vital signs from patient when updating medical history. On the administrative side, medical assistants are responsible for answering telephones, scheduling appointments, filing medical records and charts, billing, and medical insurance. There are several other important tasks that a medical assistant must perform such as prepare
The apparel requirements for a medical assistant are scrubs and closed toed shoes. “The majority of medical assistant positions require you to wear scrubs” (Career Gear). Scrubs are loose fitting, the top is short sleeved and the pants have drawstrings to adjust at the waist. Scrubs are required in this field because they are comfortable and are professional looking. Wearing scrubs as a uniform helps patients identify you at the workplace and can help employees feel equal to one another. “The most important aspects of footwear for medical assistants are comfort and safety” (Career Gear). Medical assistants are usually on their feet all day so it is important for them to wear comfortable shoes to avoid future back and plantar issues. Safety
Nurse Assistant Training - Rodney Lemay Career of a Certified Nursing Assistant: Often working directly under a nurse, the Certified Nursing Assistant or CNA, is a versatile job that varies from state to state. However, one thing that always stays true is that CNA’s play an important role to the patient as
When I leave Finch-Henry Job Corps Center with everything I came to Finch-Henry for, I plan on taking up a career in Nursing Assistant. Before I start to tell why I am pursuing this career, I am going to inform you on the career of Nursing Assistant. A Certified Nurse Assistant is a discipline who works under supervision of a licensed practical. They help patients by supporting personal hygiene and daily living needs.
Physician assistants A Physician assistant is also known as a PA, which means practice medicine on a team, under the supervision of physicians and or surgeons. They are formally educated to examine patients, diagnose injuries and illnesses, and provide treatment, as well as write prescriptions for their patients.
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing has identified nine essentials that are incorporated into master’s nursing programs to help direct the practice of advanced practice nurses (APN’s). Essential II outlines how an APN can utilize organizational and systems leadership to promote safer and more cost effective care. By incorporating effective leadership skills, APN’s can help transform healthcare and make quality improvements for the patient, the institution, and the community. According to the American Association of College of Nursing (2011), an effective leader assumes and applies “the skills of communication, collaboration, negotiation, delegation, and coordination” (p. 11). APN’s must be able to establish and maintain a healthy
Advanced Nursing Practice & The ACA: Influencing healthcare outcomes Nursing, as the largest health care profession in the United States, plays a tremendous role in health promotion and delivery of care. From the 2.7 million employed registered nurses to the current Deputy Surgeon General of the United States, nursing infiltrates all aspects of healthcare (Bureau of Statistics, 2015). Therefore, as a profession, nursing must understand the intricacies of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and within its framework develop strategies to “advance nursing, health, and healthcare through education, clinical practice and research,” (Young et al, 2017). This paper aims to review portions of the ACA as it pertains to nursing, and offer an example of nurse practitioner innovation in practice.
CRNA Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Tracey Ballard February 10, 2015 Professor Campbell Health & Professions 2150 Chicago State University 1. Name of career and overview of profession -Include duties, responsibilities, work environment, and places of employment Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. The first organized program in nurse anesthesia education was offered in 1909. As of Nov. 1, 2014, there were 114 accredited nurse anesthesia programs in the United States utilizing more than 2,500 active clinical sites; 32 nurse anesthesia programs are approved to award doctoral degrees for entry into practice. (http://www.aana.com/)