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Nursing
     

Nursing

by Ferguson
 

Nursing is an exciting-yet demanding-career field that offers a variety of diverse career paths and employment settings. Nurses are a vital link between patients and other medical professionals, and they often act as patient advocates and spokespersons. Simply put, the health care industry could not exist without nurses. Because of the rapidly growing elderly

Overview

Nursing is an exciting-yet demanding-career field that offers a variety of diverse career paths and employment settings. Nurses are a vital link between patients and other medical professionals, and they often act as patient advocates and spokespersons. Simply put, the health care industry could not exist without nurses. Because of the rapidly growing elderly population and continued advances in medical technology in this country, registered nurses should have good career opportunities in the coming years. Careers in Focus: Nursing, Fourth Edition profiles 25 careers in this field. Job profiles include:
• Clinical nurse specialists
• Critical care nurses
• Forensic nurses
• Health advocates
• Legal nurse consultants
• Neonatal nurses
• Nurse assistants
• Oncological nurses
• Psychiatric nurses
• Transplant coordinators. Specifications Black-and-white photographs. Index. Resources. Interviews.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816080342
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/01/2011
Series:
Careers in Focus Series
Pages:
219
Sales rank:
1,247,527
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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