NURSE PRACTITIONER, IN-DEPTH: You Have To Be Able To Take Care Of Yourself, Too
About this video
Diane, a Nurse Practitioner who works for a Cardiologist, describes what she loves most about her job, its challenges, and her work-life balance. It's the interaction with patients that's the most rewarding and also the most challenging.
Degree: Science - Nursing
Job Title: Nurse Practitioner/Director of Education & Research
Job Summary: Registered Nurses
Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.
Minimal. Most training comes from coursework, which usually includes work in a clinical setting.
$45,000 - $95,000
Projected Job Growth
20 to 30 percent
Full-time, Irregular, Long hours
Hospital / Clinic, Indoor, Military
Detail oriented, Empathy, Organizational skills, Patience, Problem solving skills, Verbal communication skills
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