By: Karla

Nurse
RN

A registered nurse or RN is a very important job. They can help can with many different things.

-Treating medical emergencies such as car accidents, strokes, heart attacks, and Burns

-Give you your medication and treatments

-Consult you with other health care doctor

-give emotional support to patient and family

Most nurses work in hospitals and clinics but others work in nursing homes, schools, and patients houses.

To become a nurse you need a Associate Degree in Nursing(ADN)

Job Responsibilities

-Treat medical emergencies such as

*car accidents

*strokes

*heart attacks

*Burns

-Give you your medication and treatments

-give physical exams

-Give emotional support to patient and family

-Consult you with other health care doctors

Equipment used

This helps check your blood pressure.

Is an important medical instrument that lets you listen to someones heartbeats and breathing.

Nursing Degree

Undergraduate

To be a nurse you will need a

Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)

which is a two year degree offered by community college and hospital based schools.

Or a

Bachelor of science in nursing (BS/BSN)

A four year degree offered at colleges and universities.

Interesting Fact

January 27th is school nurse day.

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