Have you ever been laid up in a hospital and pushed that little button by the side of your bed for assistance? Chances are, an RN came rushing in to adjust your bed, provide some comfort and nourishment, or administer a basic medical procedure. RNs are responsible for treating and educating patients while also providing guidance and support to patients’ family members.
Outlook for Registered Nurses
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics National Employment Matrix, State Occupational Projections
More specifically, here are some of the most common tasks performed by RNs:
◆ Monitor a plan of care and administer medications ...