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In the years 2014 there is expected to be an explosion in the field of nursing. The baby boomer generation will start to retire opening opportunities up as registered nurses but there are several other types of nursing jobs.The hospitals are fiercely trying to compete to get registered nurses.Over the next 10 to 20 years there is expected to be a growth.This article is going to tell you about just a few of them.
The largest percent of health care workers in the United States is made up by registered nurses. The registered nurse is typically the first contact that the patient and their families will have. They are also the primary contact between the patient and the health care world. That is both at the bedside and the settings that are outpatient. A registered nurse will perform evaluations of the patient and track their vitals. The registered nurse will also perform any medical procedures such as IVs and administering medicine to the patient. They are very important to a doctor because they know the status of a patient.
A nurse aide or assistant will perform their duties under the medical staff or nurses supervision. Their duties include answering patient requests, message delivery, and serving meals. They are also there to help the patients eat, shower, and dress themselves. They may also perform vitals, skin care, and assist in cleaning the patients room. A nursing aide can be important to the nursing staff in reporting any changes in a patients behavior indicating failing health.