Recommendation Report On The Best Nursing Career

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MEMORANDUM
Date: April 14, 2015
To: donna.fairholm@humber.ca
From: inder85.jeet@yahoo.ca
Subject: RECOMMENDATION REPORT ON THE BEST NURSING CAREER FOR HEALTH AND SCIENCE GRADUATES
INTRODUCTION
As per your request, I am submitting this report that focuses on how graduating students in this program can determine which career/job option would be best suited for them. I have concluded my report based on the comparison of four main criteria, which include the requirements, salary, security and working condition. I was able to collect the data for my report through online research as well as research from textbooks and library. I have also included an action plan for students so that they can easily work to choose between the various job
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Also, Nursing schools are not being promoted enough. All of these reasons result in a shortage of nursing in the medical and health care industry of Canada. However, there are several types of nurses and it would be useful to consider three nursing careers to compare and contrast the best possible career option for nursing students.
CAREERS
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES (LPNs).
Duties:
• Giving patients the medications that have been prescribed to them
• Taking vital signs of the patients, such as weight, height, temperature and blood pressure
• Looking after patients’ injuries in terms of tending to wounds
• Injecting medications/vaccinations
• Taking medical history
• Taking blood samples for testing
• Managing IVs for hospital patients
• Providing various types of support functions to doctors, such as: o Scheduling appointments o Billing patients o Working with insurance companies (Whittingham, 2012).
EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
To become a licensed practical nurse (LPN), the first step is to complete a state-approved training program. Such programs are available at various technical schools, hospitals and community colleges. LPN programs are usually one-year long and the students graduate with a diploma. The main curriculum is about getting practical experience in clinical settings. Some of the courses that might be included would be basic nursing, infection control, medical terminology, pharmacology, etc. Once this diploma has been completed, the LPN must get a
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