As we celebrate Nurses Week 2018, here are some fast facts about the exciting field of nursing.
Common Job Titles:
- Registered Nurse
- Home Care Nurse
- Nurse/Staff Nurse
- Critical Care Nurse
- Float Nurse
- School Nurse
What Does a Nurse Do?
Here are just a few of the tasks a registered nurse might complete during a shift.
- Perform physical exams
- Take patient medical history
- Administer medication, wound care, and other personalized interventions
- Monitor patients
- Educate individuals and families
- Manage medical records
- Consult with other healthcare providers
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, registered nurse employment will growby 19% by 2022. Indeed.com says the current salary range for registered nurses is $43,000-$81,000 (source).
Did you know…?
Labouré College is celebrating its 125th year of nursing education! #125YearsofCare