I Am Researching About Registered Nursing

1454 WordsMar 8, 20156 Pages
I am researching about registered nursing (RN). I decided to research this career because when my grandfather was in the hospital we were surrounded by registered nurses and they seemed to have a lot of fun and have a really interesting career. I hope to learn about how to become a registered nurse, how much schooling is required, and all of the training that is required in order to have a great career in registered nursing. Career Information Registered nurses educate their patients and the public about various health conditions, provide and coordinate patient care, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their families. They work to promote health, help patients cope with illness, and prevent disease. They are advocates and health educators for their patients, their families, and the community. In order to be a registered nurse, you have to have many personality traits such as emotional stability, speaking skills, physical stamina, critical-thinking skills, compassion, and organizational skills. The average salary for a RN is $65,470 per year and $31.48 per hour. Between the years 2012 and 2022 the job outlook is going to be 19% which is faster than average. Some related positions are EMTs and paramedics, dental hygienist, and physician assistants. There are three different paths to become a registered nurse: a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree, Associate Degree in Nursing, or a Nursing Diploma or Certificate. One of the many entry-levels for this
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