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Registered Nurse
Where would the medical field be if it didn’t have nurses in it? The doctors would be even more over worked and would be so behind. The elderly would have to depend solely on their families to take care of them and wouldn’t receive the care that they need because the family couldn’t provide it. The hospitals and doctors’ offices would be so short handed and so busy that hardly anyone would get helped. Registered Nurses are the backbone of the health care; they get the patients ready to see the doctor by taking simple things like height, weight, temperature, and blood pressure. RNs also ask you a few questions about how your feeling and the symptoms you’re experiencing so that the doctor can properly diagnose you and can still move from patient to patient quickly and efficiently. RNs have many of responsibilities and duties, difficult working conditions, and long hours; many years of education, training, and then continuing education to stay up to date on all new procedures; and a great expectation of future job. Although RNs have a difficult job it is worth it to be able to know that they have made a difference in someone’s life.

Registered Nurses help make everything in the medical field run smoother and more efficiently; they provide assistance to doctors and to patients and are willing to help when someone is in need. Rhonda Williams has been a nurse for 17 years and according to her,”You need to learn how to deal with difficult people and how to maintain your cool while dealing with them so that they feel comfortable and won’t be so hard to work with, it will make everything so much easier for everyone.” Nurses, no matter what their specialty, all have the same duties to perform; to record patients’ medical history and symptoms, help perform diagnostic tests and analyze results, operate medical machinery, administer treatments and medications, and help with patient follow-up and rehabilitation, also being there for a patient and their...
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