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Career as Nurse

Career as Nurse

Skills Required

  • Compassion
  • Communication
  • Ethics
  • Critical Thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Confidence
  • Adaptability
  • Stamina
  • Commitment to development

To view details of B.Sc Nursing Course click here.

To view details of GNM Course click here.

Nursing forms the largest group of professionals who work in the health sector. Their job involves giving bedside care to convalescing patients, attending to newborns, to assisting physicians during examination and operation of patients.

JOB PROFILE

Hospital nurses constitute by far the largest group. Their responsibilities are:

  • Assisting physicians during examination and operation of patients
  • Bedside care of convalescing patients
  • They record temperature and pulse rate
  • Administer medication orally and hypodermically injections
  • Change dressings
  • Assist patient in personal care
  • Maintain patients treatment record, temperature, respiration, pulse rate, nourishment, progress etc
  • Nurses observe patient s condition closely and report the progress to the physicians
  • They prepare patients for examination or operation and help to maintain a healthy and hygienic environment
  • They have to ensure that cleanliness is maintained in the wards to check the spread of communicable diseases
  • Senior nurses are designated as Matron or Nursing Superintendent and they are responsible for supervision of the work of nurses and related administrative

School nurses

  • Supervise student s clinic
  • Attend to injuries and any sudden illness amongst children.
  • Take first aid classes, health and hygiene lectures for senior students

Nurses in industry

  • Render preventive health care services such as vaccinations etc
  • Offer remedial  nursing care
  • Educate the industry employees on precautionary health  related issues under the directions of the Industrial Physician
  • Administers first aid under emergencies
  • Senior nurses designated as Matron or Nursing Superintendent are responsible for supervision of the work of nurses and related administrative duties

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Earnings  

₹ 72,000  to ₹  6 Lakhs per annum
(Salary data sourced from PayScale.com) 

  • Hospitals, Nursing Homes , Multi-specialist  Clinics
  • Other work arrangements are as private duty nurses, as resident nurses for private patients, in nursing homes, extended health care facilities, daycare centres, public health agencies or in hospitals
  • Specialist nurses work in hospitals which render specialist medical services
  • Nursing aides/attendants work in hospitals, nursing homes and extended care facilities
  • Work in emergency care


 HOW DO I GET THERE?

PATH 1 :  

Std XII Selection Graduation Goal
Stream: Science: PCB Only Entrance Test** or Merit in XII B.Sc Nursing (4 Years) Nurse

PATH 2 :  

Std XII Diploma Degree Goal
Stream: Any GNM 3.5 Years Post Basic B.Sc Nursing (2 Years) Nurse

PATH 3 :

Std XII Professional Course Goal
Stream: Any Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery (ANM)/ Health Worker Nurse

To view details of B.Sc Nursing course click here.

To view details of GNM Course click here.


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