Think in Practical Way. Nursing.

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Think in Practical way

Nursing is an exciting and challenging field to study. Nursing uses a scientific

process to plan care for people in acute illnesses and teach them how to stay healthy or

cope with their illness. Nurses basically the helper of the doctors. They assist the doctors

by giving medicine, treatments, tests, injections, or draw blood as directed by the physician.

They also observe patients for mental, physical, social and or emotional changes and record

changes. There are several field of jobs that a registered nurse can go through. Nurse

teachers in a community or university colleges and registered nurses who work in a hospital

are two of the examples in the field of nursing job.

University and college teachers of nursing provide advanced instruction to students

in the field of nursing. first, to be an instuctor, a person must be a registered nurse with at

least have a bachelor's degree.

In today's society, teachers usually have a master's degree.

Second, their working hours varies according to teaching load. They usually don't have a

stable working hours. Working hours really depends on their experiences, seniority, and

performance. Their job is a contract basis only. Teachers' contracts run between nine to

twelve months in a year. Third, according to EUREKA, average community college

instructor pay is $3,166 per month and ranges from $2,577 to $3,990 per month. Full

professors and those with many years of experience may earn from $3,833 to $5,463 per

month. The top pay may exceed $6,932 per month. Finally, EUREKA also says that

California employment by 2005 are 76,330 university and college are projected to be

employed with 33,850 openings. Pay varies with size, geographic location, and type of


Registered nurses are the typical nurses that you see in a medical environment or

hospital. First, associate degree is the minimal step to be a registered nurse. The second

variance, they are usually assigned a day, evening, or night shift. Generally, they work

twelve hours a day three days a week. We all know when we exceed eight hours of work,

we get paid one and a half. Most of the nurses today, they have double jobs. In that case,

their salary are doubled. The third difference between teachers is their salary. According to

EUREKA, the entry pay ranges from as low as $823 to $4,330 per month. Pay for

experienced nurses may range from $1,200 to over $5,565 per month. Top pay can range

from $1,470 to over $6,080 per month. The salary really depends on experiences,

education, geographic location and size and type of employer. Finally, EUREKA also says

that 222,430 registered nurses are projected to be employed by 2005 with 45,220 opening

in California.

The most important of the categories above is the job outlook for the future. Based

on EUREKA, I would prepare to choose registered nurses who work in a medical

environment because they have higher chances to get a job in the future compared to

teaching. When it comes to education requirements, teaching has a long process of time

than regular nurses. When we are talking about financial matter, teaching could be better

in some ways. Teaching has a higher salary than a regular nurse. It is also not stressfull

than a nurse who works in a medical field. But what about double job, can a full time

teacher handle another job? I don't think so (intensional). In this situation, the nurses who

prepare to work in a hospital have a big advantage from teaching when it comes to money