Career questions tagged nurseThe role of a nurse is a core role within a hospital as well as other medical institutions. A nurse will care for patients, ensure doctors are prepared, and communicate with families. There are over 100 different roles for a Nurse. For more information, please... Read more Show less
What is it like to be a forensic nurse What were the college classes like? ?
I'm interested in becoming a forensic nurse so I can help people and for my own personal reasons, yet I see people who are in med schools and the workload seems to be too much. Though I will say I'm good with organization and managing stress, I worry it may be too much. If I do take this path, what would I be in for?
Can you apply to a school for a BSN right after high school?
I'm a Junior in high school and I was doing some research on registered nurses. I am interested in becoming a nurse but I wanted to know if you can go straight to a school to become a nurse after graduating high school. Also, do you have to get your associate's in nursing first to get a BSN?
What do you think is the best way to become a nurse midwife ? Should I become a labor and delivery nurse and than go back to school and become a midwife ?
I’m a senior in high school, and need help with the best route to become a nurse midwife but i’m confused and overwhelmed about the process and what you think is the best practical way to get to my end goal.
How has your career path evolved since becoming a Registered Nurse, and what advice do you have for someone starting in this field to navigate and excel in their nursing career?
I'm currently enrolled in trade school, pursuing a career in healthcare to become a Registered Nurse. I am particularly interested in gaining insights from experienced Registered Nurses to better understand the nuances of the profession.
I am wondering if I start off being a midwife, is there a way I can switch in middle to a nurse midwife? Also, how much years off school total is it to be a midwife, and a nurse midwife? What is the difference between them? Thanks!
I am in 10th grade, and I am interested in the field of labor and delivery. I find women to be amazing and I would love to be part of the process, to bring more babies into this world! I am interested in Biology and anatomy and physiology.
What is the hardest thing about being a labor and delivery nurse or or any nurse in general.
Ive always had this career in the back of my head but never really thought about it until I started reasearching more about it. I have always liked the idea with working with babies even tho that is not what nurses do all the time but just the idea of being around them sometimes sounds like the ideal job. Helping mothers too who are in labor or just helping people in general.
Are new grad nurses prepared to know how to work in their environment?
Im a senior in high school and want to go into nursing. Today, for the first time, with no previous experiences, I shadowed an ICU nurse. It was a cool experience but scary with how much knowledge of machines, technology and charting you have to know how to work? I was truly wondering if any nurses out there can reassure how they feel about that when they were a new grad? Does nursing school truly prepare you for the experience of what to do and how to not bye lost? It just seemed like A LOT!
Is it true that Psych NP's aren't really recognized in Canada?
I am a canadian high school student going into nursing, and I really would like to become a psych nurse practitioner and felt I resonated with this career path. However I have come to the realization that Canada , or ontario at least doesnt really recoognize psych nps as a specialty, and only offers primary care, adult and peds np's. Is this in all provinces? Just want some insight from any canadain NP's.
As a high school pre-nursing student, how do I know if becoming a nurse is the right career for me?
I have been a pre nursing student since I was 15 years old (almost 3 years). While I love learning new things in the healthcare field, I sometimes wonder if I'm taking all these college classes for nothing.
Is it better for me to enroll in a 4 to 8 week CNA program, or a 32 to 34 week PCT program which can prepare me for becoming a PICU nurse.? Or Is it a better decision to go to EMT taring to prepare me for my PICU nurse career.? I am really stressing about the licenses and classes I must take in order to become a PICU nurse, I need someone to please lay it out step by step please. If I want to start off as a CNA nurse can I work with Pediatric, and adolescent patients, or do I need to work with adult patients. What is an HS.
I finished High school and I do have a diploma, and graduated with a 3.63 GPA. I do believe the CNA program requires one to take an exam with about 70 multiple choice and reading questions, is this true.
As a high school student what nursing schools are best to apply to?
As a high school student, what nursing schools are the best to apply to? How to apply to nursing school’s professionally in order to get in to the program?