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Neonatal nursing
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Neonatal nurses work either within specialist neonatal units (within maternity or children's hospitals) or in the community.Neonatal nurses care for new-born babies who are premature or born sick. There are a vast number of conditions that can affect a new-born baby and require treatment from specialists within the multidisciplinary healthcare team.Premature babies have particular problems such as respiratory difficulties that can be life threatening if no...

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Mental health nursing
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Mental health nursing is often complex, demanding and very rewarding. As many as one in three people are thought to suffer some form of mental health problem. However, dealing with the human mind and behaviour is not an exact science.
Therapeutic relationships
Mental ill health is often brought on by a crisis in life such as depression after the death of a partner. However, depression is just one of the the range of conditions that come under the he...

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Children's nursing
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Child development
Nursing a child is not just a question of caring for a miniature adult. You have to understand how a healthy child develops towards adulthood and know how to minimise the impact of illness or hospital admission on the child. This involves working in partnership with the parents, or whoever looks after the child at home.Another factor that complicates treatment of the younger child is that of communication. While adults can express what t...

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Employment Prospects
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Registered nursing is one of the 10 occupations projected to have the largest numbers of new jobs. Job opportunities are expected to be very good. Thousands of job openings also will result from the need to replace experienced nurses who leave the occupation, especially as the median age of the registered nurse population continues to rise.
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Nurses with registration
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Registered nurses (RNs) work to promote health, prevent disease, and help patients cope with illness. They are advocates and health educators for patients, families, and communities.
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Adult nurses
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Adult nurses are based in a hospital or in the community and work at the centre of a multi professional team that includes doctors, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, radiographers and healthcare assistants.
 
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Practical Nursing
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With the practical nursing track, you can earn an Associate’s degree or a diploma. The program usually takes one year to complete. Graduates must pass their National Council Licensure Exam for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) after graduation to become a licensed practical nurse (LPN).
 
LPN Duties: According to the Rasmussen College 2012 Healthcare Job Outlook eBook, LPNs are responsible for some administration duties, taking vitals, fee...

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Training Nurses
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There seems to be a misunderstanding here about how university trained nurses spend their time – do they realize that fifty per cent of those three years is spent in a clinical setting dealing directly with patients, not in a library or lecture hall?
Not Supportive
 Nor has the government supported the Francis recommendation of action on staffing levels, which seems to me key to the kind of burnout.
 
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Nurse Blaming
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It was clear from the Francis Inquiry that, within the Mid Staffordshire Trust, nurses failed and neglected patients. There is - of course - no excuse for such cruelty, but to really understand what went on, these acts must be seen not in terms of individual failings but within the context the final report describes, of a hospital trust putting ‘corporate self interest and cost control ahead of patient safety.’
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