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Nurses help prevent disease and injury and care for the sick and injured, but within these parameters, there are no limits to what the job can entail.
Another variety of nurse is the private duty nurse, who has only one patient in his or her charge and works in the patient’s home or in the hospital.
Nursing programs place a large amount of emphasis on science and math for obvious reasons, but liberal arts courses are also helpful, since nurses spend much of their time educating patients and staff.
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 Registered nurses
Registered nurses are projected to create the second largest number of new jobs among all occupations; job opportunities in most specialties and employment settings are expected to be excellent, with some employers reporting difficulty in attracting and retaining enough RNs.
Holistic nurses provide care such as acupuncture, massage and aroma therapy, and biofeedback, which are meant to treat patients’ mental and spiritual health in addition to their physical health.
Nurses may be licensed in more than one State, either by examination or by the endorsement of a license issued by another State.
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  Nurse at AllExperts
Nurses and nursing auxiliaries are required to wear "distinguishing devices" consisting of pins and colored epaulettes to identify them as licensed professionals.
Nurses need to re-register every year from 1st January 2006 (formerly every three years) and are required to have demonstrated that they have kept up-to-date by undertaking at least 35 hours of professional development within the last 3 years and 750 hours of nursing practice within 5 years.
Nurses from other countries are required to be proficient in English and have their educational credentials evaluated by an association known as the Council of Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools prior to being permitted to take the U.S. licensing''' exam.
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  Nurse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nurses may also be involved in medical and nursing research and perform a wide range of non-clinical functions necessary to the delivery of health care.
Nurses and nursing auxiliaries are required to wear "distinguishing devices" consisting of pins and colored epaulettes to identify them as licensed professionals.
Nurses from other countries are required to be proficient in English and have their educational credentials evaluated by an association known as the Council of Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools prior to being permitted to take the U.S. licensing exam.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nurse   (5028 words)

 Nurse SHARK - Enchanted Learning Software
The nurse shark is a large, sluggish, bottom-dwelling shark that is generally harmless unless provoked.
Nurse sharks live in warm waters and are shallow-water sharks (going from the surface to 230 feet = 70 m deep).
Nurse sharks are found in the western Atlantic Ocean and the eastern Pacific Ocean.
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 Occupational Hazard Datasheets - Nurse, general (institutional)
A general nurse is a healthcare worker who is registered as a professional nurse and assists medical doctors in their tasks, deals with emergencies in their absence, and provides professional nursing care for the sick, injured, physically and mentally disabled, and others in need of such care.
General nurses may be exposed to infectious diseases due to direct contact with patients.
Because a general nurse is called to handle problems that can't be solved by other ward workers, the stress caused by work in emergency situations may be enhanced by frequent exposure.
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 Nurse.org - Washington State
AENP, the Association of Eastside Nurse Practitioners, established in 1990, is a non-profit professional organization supporting nurse practitioners who live and/or work on the eastside of King County.
Nurse Practitioner Group of Spokane is dedicated to fostering high professional standards and strengthening the commitment to the ideals and purposes of the profession of Nurse Practitioners.
We strive to identify and promote opportunities to market the nurse practitioner role at local, state and nationwide levels and promote educational and mentoring opportunities for nurse practitioner students in the Inland Northwest.
www.nurse.org /wa-index.shtml   (468 words)

 Head Nurse
I became a nurse because of the nurses who took care of my mother when she was dying at that same cancer center.
I also hope all these bureaucrats who have decided nurses are not necessary to patient care and have cut reimbursements to the bone have their day of reckoning.
And it is a great way to practice nursing, because a hospice nurse DOES have the time to stay with people and talk to them and love them, while doing a really great job of easing suffering and giving dignity and grace.
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 ADVANCE for Nurse Practitioners | Editorial   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Today's nurse practitioners are more educated and perform more procedures than at any time in their 40-year history.
Our data show that nurse practitioners are earning more than ever, and that their salaries compare favorably with those of other professionals who have master's degrees (Table 3).
A doctoral degree can add more than $6,500 annually to the salary of a master's-prepared nurse practitioner ($81,440 for the doctorate; $74,777 for the master's degree) and almost $10,500 to the salary of an NP with a bachelor's degree ($70,961) (Table 5).
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 Travel Nursing Jobs with Access Nurses, your Travel Nurse Agency
Access Nurses is a leading nurse staffing agency, servicing healthcare facilities in all 50 states.
Access Nurses is committed to help you find the best travel nursing jobs, per diem nursing jobs and permanent nursing jobs across the USA.
From staff nurse to nursing executive, we can help you plan your nursing career and help you reach the next level in your career goals.
www.accessnurses.com   (226 words)

 Nurse Betty - Rotten Tomatoes
Nurse Betty's script is delightfully imaginative, while both the direction and ensemble performances are excellent.
Newton follows up her critically acclaimed roles in "Crash" and "The Pursuit of Happyness" by starring as the object of Eddie Murphy's affections in "Norbit." Click here to find out what critics are saying about the romantic comedy, and her performance in it.
Nurse Betty doesn’t have the narrative credibility of the average soap.
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 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Nurse Practitioner (NP) profession
A nurse practitioner (NP) is a nurse with a graduate degree in advanced practice nursing.
National certification is offered through various nursing organizations (such as the American Nurses' Association, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, and others), most of which require completion of an approved master's-level NP program prior to taking the certification exam.
The exams tend to be offered in specialty areas such as family nurse practitioner, pediatric nurse practitioner, school nurse practitioner, adult nurse practitioner, women's health care nurse practitioner, and geriatric nurse practitioner.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/001934.htm   (539 words)

 Nurse Betty (2000)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In a 30 second TV spot for "Nurse Betty", the blood on Betty's nurse dress from helping the young man in the ambulance was dyed blue per MPAA guidelines.
The reason it reappears here is not entirely clear, but the resemblance of the wonderfully naive Nurse Betty to the on- and off-screen Doris Day (who also had a hit recording of "Ca Sera, Sera,") goes beyond the strawberry blond hair to a kind of irrepressible innocence.
In Nurse Betty, however, the Doris Day world of white picket fences and monogamy is given a contemporary spin.
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 Technorati Tag: nurse
Nurse - ME Begin a career in nursing - find an accredited school in ME nursing.
Want to Be a Nurse Request free info from accredited online universities (US residents only).
Nurse from Only Tease parties with her stewardess and maid friends.
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 Nurses Search Firms Information | Business.com
Demand for legal nurse consultants is at all time high in your area.
Nationwide placement of Nurse Managers, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Director of Nurses, Nurse Educators, Nurse Administrators, Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Case Managers, QA Nurses, and Nurse Supervisors through their main office in Muncie, Indian...
Recruiting center providing a nurse resume database, employment opportunities in hospitals in all 50 states and classified jobs for registered nurses, practioners and the LPN.
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 5e. The Nurse [Beyond Books - Shakespeare]
The Nurse is not a medical professional and her role differs from that of a modern nurse.
Because she is a servant and of the lower class, she is portrayed as a bawdy and humorous character.
Though she is essentially a good person and extremely devoted to Juliet, the Nurse tends to babble inappropriately, and her language is frequently laden with sexual innuendo.
www.beyondbooks.com /sha91/5e.asp   (1281 words)

 Internet Resources for Nurse Practitioner Students / UCSF School of Nursing / University of California, San Francisco
Amy Rosenbaum-Welsh came to UCSF through the Master's Entry Program in Nursing in 1993.
At graduation, she received the Outstanding Master of Science Student Award at the 1996 School of Nursing Commencement ceremony.
Amy is now a dual-certified family and pediatric nurse practitioner at a community clinic (and its satellite school-based teen health center) in San Diego, CA.
nurseweb.ucsf.edu /www/arwwebpg.htm   (232 words)

 Nurse ... staff immunization clinics. Legal nurse ...
Nurse Transport is here to assist your medical transportation needs by air,sea or land.
Free registered nurse job listings throughout the USA for experienced nurses and new graduates currently located in the United States and Canada only.
Nurse Practitioners (AENP) AENP, the Association of Eastside Nurse Practitioners, established in 1990, is...
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 Nurse.com - Nursing News, Careers, Education, Forums and more!
Nursing Spectrum and NurseWeek are honored to now present you to the entire nursing community as the 2007 Nurses of the Year.
In the News: Are Hospitals Conspiring to Fix Nurses' Wages?
Community / Nurse to Nurse / Forum / Blog / Photo Gallery / RN Community Calendar / Guest Chat
www.nurseweek.com   (600 words)

 Nurse who drugged co-workers loses licence
A nurse who admitted she sedated her co-workers at a hospital in northwestern Alberta has had her nursing licence revoked.
Her lawyer had argued Bowes should not go to jail because she was suffering from an undiagnosed bipolar disorder.
Bowes was arrested in February after police investigated a series of mysterious druggings involving nurses at the hospital that dated back to spring 2004.
www.cbc.ca /canada/edmonton/story/2006/12/14/nurse-licence.html   (1185 words)

 All About Military Nurses in Vietnam
"During a nurse’s year long tour of duty, she would be called upon to perform functions beyond what she had learned in nursing school, working on war wounds foreign to peacetime training, with urgent heavy patient loads.
"Army Nurse Diane M. Lindsay went to Vietnam in April 1969 and was assigned to the 95th Evacuation Hospital where her heroic actions earned her the Soldier's Medal for heroism.
The number of military nurses serving in Vietnam rose steadily after 1966 to a peak of 900 in 1969.
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He nursed a grudge against me all the rest of his life.
to nurse a plate of food on one's lap.
to act as nurse; tend the sick or infirm.
www.infoplease.com /dictionary/nurse   (206 words)

 Medical Nurse Degrees   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you are interested in nursing as a career and looking at medical nursing degrees then here (courtesy of the Bureau of Labor) are three facts to interest you.
The three main qualifications for those seeking to become registered nurses are a bachelor's degree, an associate degree, or a diploma.
Modern nursing is still a caring profession, but it is a highly-skilled one which reflects the advanced state of present-day medicine.
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 Nurse Paralegal Degrees   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you are already a registered nurse and would like an opportunity to extend your skills into a new field then looking at nurse paralegal degrees or certificates could be the first step in an exciting change to your career.
We live in a society where lawsuits are all too common, and there are good career openings for nurses who can offer combined medical and legal knowledge to advise lawyers engaged in, for instance, personal injury work.
A typical course would provide an introduction to law, to familiarize you with the basics of the legal system, and then move on to the study of civil law and procedure, the management of a law practice, doing research in legal cases, and administrative law.
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 Nurse.com - Homepage
The March abduction of a baby girl from Covenant Lakeside Hospital in Lubbock, Texas, reminded nurses and mothers-to-be that despite precautions, such as electronic monitoring equipment, they must never let down their guard.
Reflective narrative is the telling or writing of stories to assist nurses in understanding themselves and their practice.
Writing narratives is a way for nurses to share their stories, enhance their self-awareness, and provide a higher quality of nursing care.
www.nurse.com /NurseContent   (327 words)

 Definition of nurse - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
Etymology: Middle English norice, norce, nurse, from Anglo-French nurice, from Late Latin nutricia, from Latin, feminine of nutricius nourishing -- more at
Learn more about "nurse" and related topics at Britannica.com
Find more about "nurse" instantly with Live Search
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 Medical Uniforms | Physician Uniform Providers | Business.com
Catalog of fabrics, styles and sizes of medical, hospital and clinical uniforms and nurses scrubs.
Products are sold to nursing homes, hospitals and home...
Nurse scrubs, medical uniforms, labcoats, Littmann stethoscopes, Calzuro clogs, and medical accessories.
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