Careers in Nursing, 2nd Edition by Terence J. Sacks

By Terence J. Sacks

Professional suggestions on exploring and selecting a qualified occupation excellent for college-bound scholars or a person puzzling over creating a profession swap, this sequence deals info had to discover and select a occupation after which slender it all the way down to a role that matches them. each one e-book info the obligations, schooling and coaching required, and employment outlooks for dozens of pleasurable careers within the box.

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Also, you may have to come in for a personal interview. If you are applying to several schools, it would pay to try to group the interviews together as much as possible. For example, try to group interviews with schools on the West Coast close together; this will minimize travel between schools and unnecessary trips back and forth to visit different schools. Even if a personal interview is not required, it is a good idea to visit the school so you can check out the facilities for yourself and get a better idea of the training program.

Changes in the delivery of health care— specifically downsizing (reducing staff ), restructuring (merging into huge health care delivery conglomerates), and the use of unlicensed personnel— have been substantial and far-reaching . . all in the name of helping to curb runaway health care costs. A survey of patient care delivery that appeared in the November 1996 issue of the American Journal of Nursing contains a lengthy list of findings that were very serious. Taken individually the survey results were serious enough, but taken as a whole they present a disturbing, even shocking, exposé of some major trends.

They are members of the health care team and see to the implementation of the doctor’s orders, both as to medications and other treatments. However, despite the fact that they report to the attending physician, nurses are not puppets. Mistakes happen, and if the physician writes an order for the wrong medication or the dosage is incorrect, a nurse should know enough about medications and their uses to catch the mistake. Nurses are a part of the health care team, which includes lab technicians, nutritionists, and therapists involved in occupational, physical, pulmonary, and speech therapy, among others.

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