Geetnajli Nursing career

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Careers in Nursing:

Careers in Nursing

What is a Registered Nurse (RN)?:

What is a Registered Nurse (RN)? RNs are professionals licensed by the state in which they work. RNs function as active members of the health care team. RNs provide and manage care for individuals who are ill and their families.

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What is an RN? continued… RNs also work with healthy individuals and families to educate them about wellness and disease prevention. RNs work with patients of all ages promoting physical, mental and social well-being.

What is an RN? continued…:

What is an RN? continued… RNs use observation and assessment skills to support nursing diagnoses: Ex: Alteration in Skin Integrity related to bedrest Ex: Potential for Infection related to surgical wound

What is an RN? continued…:

What is an RN? continued… These nursing diagnoses help us to create a plan of care for our patients: Ex: Turn and reposition patient every two hours Ex: Change surgical dressing prn (as needed)

Where do nurses work? The possibilities are endless!!:

Where do nurses work? The possibilities are endless!! Hospitals Clinics/Offices Nursing Homes Hospice Schools Cruise Ships Military Helicopters Industries Wellness Centers Public Health Offices Home Health Care Agencies

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WORK-BASED SETTING HOSPITAL COMMUNITY EDUCATION

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CAREER PATHWAY IN NURSING Diploma in Nursing Staff Nurse (Registered) 3 years basic training Specialized Nursing Midwifery, Paediatric, Renal Nursing, Critical Nursing, OT, Community Bachelor in Nursing Masters in Nursing PhD in Nursing 3 – 5 years 5 years & above Unit Manager Nurse Educator Specialized Nurse Nurse Manager Director of Nursing

What kinds of career opportunities are available?:

What kinds of career opportunities are available? There are a multitude of specialties to choose from including: Medical/Surgical - Care for a variety of ill or injured patients and patients who have undergone surgery. Critical Care - Care for critically ill or injured patients of all ages.

Career opportunities continued…:

Career opportunities continued… Labor and Delivery - Care for mothers and babies before, during, and after delivery. Pediatrics - Care for ill or injured children. Cardiac Care - Care for patients with issues involving their hearts. Geriatrics - Care for elderly ill or injured patients.

Career opportunities continued…:

Career opportunities continued… Neurology - Care for patients with illnesses or injuries involving the nervous system. Dermatology - Care for patients with skin conditions. Orthopedic - Care for patients with illnesses or injuries to muscles and bones. Same Day Surgery/Post Anesthesia Care Unit Recovery Room - Care for patients immediately before or after surgery.

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O.R. - Care for patients in the operating room during surgical procedures. These are just a few of the many possibilities you could choose from after completing a nursing program. Career opportunities continued…

Advanced education adds options::

Advanced education adds options: Clinical Nurse Specialist - Provides care to patients with complex illnesses or injuries and often responsible for the continuing education of staff nurses. Nurse Practitioner - Diagnoses and treats a wide variety of patients. Research - Involved with research studies to increase the knowledge base of the nursing profession.

Advanced education continued…:

Advanced education continued… Nurse Midwives - Care for women during pregnancy and deliver their babies. Nursing Professor - Teaches nursing students in nursing schools. Nurse Anesthetist - Provides anesthesia to patients during surgical and non-surgical procedures.

What’s all this talk about a nursing shortage?:

What’s all this talk about a nursing shortage? There is currently a shortage of nurses worldwide, which is the result of several factors: Aging nursing population - many nurses are retiring. Post World War II “baby boomer” generation is aging and requiring more medical care.

Nursing shortage – more factors::

Nursing shortage – more factors: Entry level BSN enrollment in 1999 was down 4.6% according to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. The Bureau of Labor and Statistics predicts jobs for RNs will grow 23% by 2008 and that one-half of the RN workforce will reach retirement age by 2017.

What does all this mean for the future of nursing?:

What does all this mean for the future of nursing? The future has never been brighter for a career in nursing. Salaries are expected to increase due to the nursing shortage. Future nurses can expect a high degree of job security. A variety of nursing positions will be readily available to future nursing school graduates.

Future of nursing continued…:

Future of nursing continued… Employers are becoming more flexible in scheduling options—nurses often work any combination of 8, 10, or 12 hour shift on days, nights and weekends. Many facilities utilize some form of self-scheduling, allowing you to choose (within unit guidelines) what shifts you work and select your days off. There are endless possibilities for future nurses both male and female.

How do I know if nursing is right for me?:

How do I know if nursing is right for me? Although there is a nursing shortage and nurses are in great demand, nursing is not right for everyone…

Qualities to be a good nurse::

Qualities to be a good nurse: Do you enjoy health and science classes and do reasonably well in math? Do you have an interest in learning about the human body and how it works?

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Qualities continued… Do you have a sense of compassion and desire to help others? Do you like to teach people and share information with others? Are you able to work well with others and do you enjoy being around other people? Do you possess good decision making & problem solving skills?

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Qualities continued… Do you desire variety in career opportunities? Do you enjoy learning and analyzing things? Are you dependable and do you have good oral and written communication skills?

What can I do now to prepare for a career in nursing?:

What can I do now to prepare for a career in nursing? Work hard to get good grades. Study science and math courses. Consider nursing camp if you’re in middle school. Consider writing an e-mentor and reading profiles of nurses from the Nursing Career Website. Consider job shadowing.

What type of education will I need to become a nurse? :

What type of education will I need to become a nurse? Bachlor in Science in Nursing (B.Sc.-Nursing) Usually a four year program at a Geetanjali Medical College & Hospital, Udaipur (Rajasthan). After completing the program, graduates can apply for state licensure as an RN.

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Education continued… Associate Degree in Nursing (GNM) Usually a two year program at a community / technical college. After completion of the program, graduates can apply for state licensure as an RN.

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Education continued… Masters of Science in Nursing (M.Sc.-Nursing) Usually a two year program offered to graduates of a Bachelor program. These programs are usually intensely focused on a specialty area of study. Graduates of Masters programs often function as Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Midwives, Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Researchers or Nurse Administrators.

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CAREER PATHWAY IN GEETANJALI GROUP DIPLOMA IN NURSING STAFF NURSE POST BASIC PROGRAMMES 1. Midwifery (1yr) 2. Critical Care Nursing (6 mths) 3. Health Services Management (6 mths) 4. Operating Department Practice (2 yrs) 5. Paediatric (6 mths) 6. Renal Nursing (6 mths) BACHELOR IN NURSING NURSE LECTURER UNIT MANAGER MASTER IN NURSING PRINCIPAL NURSE MANAGER PhD CORPORATE NURSING MANAGER HOSPITAL SETTING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

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WHY MUST CHOOSE GEETANJALI NURSING COLLEGE A very established college – since 2007 100% track record in the Nursing Board Final Examination The 1 st private nursing college having Masters in Nursing Largest hospital - clinical experience Good teaching/ learning support programmes ( eg. English class, IT class, motivation workshop, physical endurance activities, grooming session)

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PUTERI NURSING COLLEGE - Learning Facilities Auditorium Lecture halls/ classrooms/ discussion rooms Skills Lab Computer Lab Library

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GEETANJALI NURSING COLLEGE - Support Facilities Hostels Cafeteria Recreational area Student Co-op

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GEETANJALI NURSING COLLEGE - Co Curricular Activities INTERNAL Choir/ Drama Aerobic Student Body Sports Nurses’ Day, etc.

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EXTERNAL Community services Blood donation campaign Inter-college activities Walkathon/ Jogathon GEETANJALI NURSING COLLEGE - Co Curricular Activities

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FULL SPONSORSHIPS - by GEETANJALI Hospitals To serve 4 years upon completion

More Information:

More Information To further explore these career options, visit our College GEETANJALI COLLEGE OF NURSING GEETANJALI MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL NEAR EKLINGPURA CHOURAHA, MANWA KHERA, UDAIPUR (RAJASTHAN) www.geetanjalimedicity.com

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