The Career Of A Registered Nurse

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Registered Nurse “Constant attention by a good nurse may be just as important as a major operation by a surgeon.” There was a girl who had always wanted to become one of importance, education, and also a contributor in her community. She feels that this occupation will assist her in living comfortably, providing for her family, and will be something she will enjoy doing. The career of a Registered Nurse is a challenging and important career, because of the importance one holds within a community. The research will describe the career of a Registered Nurse, what is required to become a successful, and the impact this career has on society. The career of a Registered Nurse has changed since the beginning in 1905. Before the year of 1905 Nurses weren’t required any specific training or schooling. In 1905 the Board of Registered Nurses was given permission to set standards, administer exams, administer educational programs, issue official nursing certificates and revoke certificates as well. Today, before becoming a Registered Nurse, you must earn a diploma, an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), or a Bachelor Degree in Science of Nursing (BSN) (2008 National) The General Duty of most Registered Nurses’ is to do whatever they can, in their power, to help every patient they come across on a daily basis in a comfortable, appropriate, manner. On the more specific end of a RNs’ duty, a Registered Nurse is expected to and responsible for: performing physical exams and health

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