S: Pediatric Registered Nurse A. Stanley
BC: Bureau of Labor statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, occupational outlook handbook, 2010-11 edition, registered nurses, on the Internet at http://www.blsgov/oco/ocos083.htm(visited April 1, 2011) | Bureau of Labor statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, occupational outlook handbook, 2010-11 edition, registered nurses, on the Internet at http://www.blsgov/oco/ocos083.htm(visited March 22, 2011) | Pictures provided by www.yahoo.com/images | """""''Pediatric RN,'' Virginia Career view. 2011 Virginia department of education. Monday March 27, 2011
FC: Pediatric Registered Nurse Created by: LaShealia Snowden
1: Pediatric Registered Nurse
3: Nature of the Work -treats patients and educates both patients and the public about various medical conditions -provide advice and emotional support to patients' family members -record patients' medical histories and symptoms -help perform diagnostic tests and analyze results -operate medical machinery, administer treatment and medications -help with patient follow up and rehabilitation -some provide direction to licensed practical nurses and nursing aids, regarding patient care
4: Education 3 educational paths: Bachelor's of science, an associates degree in nursing, and a diploma | Training -must pass written exams as required by the Board of Nursing | other qualifications -caring, sympathetic, responsible, and detail oriented -should enjoy learning because career-long learning is distinct reality
7: Advancement -management -can advance from assistant unit manager or head nurse to more senior-level administrative roles of assistant director, director, vice president, or chief of nursing -all four types of advance practice nurses require at least a master's degree -advanced practice nurses may prescribe medicine but the authority to prescribe varies by state
8: Job Outlook -overall job opportunities for registered nurses are expected to be excellent -Employment of registered nurses is expected to grow much faster than the average career
10: Salary Medium annual wages of RNs were $62,450 in may 2008. Middle % earned between $51,640 & $76,570. The lowest 10% earned less than $92,240.
11: Benefits -many employers offer flexible work schedules, child care, educational benefits, and bonuses -about 21% of Registered Nurses are union members or covered by union contract.
12: Positive Contributions to Society -helping the public, mainly children -when they are working with kids, they are being kind to them -when they are working with kids, they are being kind to them -show sensitivity to children