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Nurses are often the face of healthcare. They register patients, prep them for surgery, care for them in the hospital, and assist doctors in their tasks. With a gentle bedside manner, a must in this profession, male and female nurses can work within a private physician's practice, within a hospital, medical center, or clinic. Registered nurses (RNs) are graduate trained nurses who have passed the state registration exam and who have obtained a license to practice nursing. They may work with the sick or disabled, or they may work in an operating room setting, for example. Some are involved in pediatrics, while others work in the maternity department. Still others assist those in retirement and the elderly, and are on staff at senior centers and nursing homes. Likewise, most schools have nurses on site to provide care for students on a daily basis. From emergency rooms to fertility clinics, licensed and registered nurses are an integral part of the healthcare system. Often thought of as the backbone of hospitals, nursing homes, and private practices, these care givers often are the friendly face that patients encounter first in their experience. Although they don't necessarily have the expertise of doctors who have gone through medical school, nurses and nurse practitioners are the ones patients interact with the most. Up until the 19th century, nursing was not thought of as a reputable profession. Many women who became nurses were from the lower class, with people feeling that nursing was not a legitimate career choice. Then in the late 1800s, Florence Nightingale came along and helped to shape our modern nursing profession. Today, nursing schools, colleges, and universities offer day and night programs for men and women to obtain their degree and become licensed nurses and nurse practitioners in the medical field.
American Nursing Association
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Our association offers membership to registered nurses and nursing students throughout the country. Become a member today and gain access to the widest national network of professional nurses.
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Preferred HealthStaff Inc.
201 East Main St, Fairfield, PA 17320
Preferred HealthStaff Fairfield is the trusted source for in-home care services in Franklin, Latimore, Littlestown, Waynesboro, and in communities throughout the Fairfield area. We are a family owned
(717) 642-8500
In Your Home Care
19 S Hanover St Ste 108, Carlisle, PA 17013
In Your Home Care provides non-medical caregiver/ homemaker services to seniors recovering from surgery, illness, Alzheimer's, dementia, prone to falling, or having limited mobility.
(717) 243-5080
Linken Home Care
400 Penn Center Blvd, #100, Pittsburgh, PA 15235
We assist people with activities of daily living that support a safe healthy and independent lifestyle in their home, the hospital, nursing home, assisted living facility and adult day care center.
(412) 816-0113
Clear-Care Nursing Service
9457 Lincoln Hwy, Bedford, PA 15522
(814) 623-1400
Donahoe Manor
136 Donahue Manor Rd, Bedford, PA 15522
(814) 623-9075
Jill Linton CNM
602 E Pitt St, Bedford, PA 15522
(814) 623-9712
Jill Linton Certified Nurse Midwife
195 Memorial Dr, Everett, PA 15537
(814) 623-9712
Church of The Brethren Home
3028 Circle Dr, Windber, PA 15963
(814) 467-0201
Cumberland Convenant House
214 Paca St Ste B, Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 722-6681
Karen Menser CRNP
1050 W Industrial Blvd Ste 17, Cumberland, MD 21502
(240) 964-8760
Connie Morris CRNP
217 Glenn St, Cumberland, MD 21502
(240) 362-7004
Faye Martin CRNP
1050 W Industrial Blvd Ste 17, Cumberland, MD 21502
(240) 964-9200
Karen Menser CRNP
12502 Willowbrook Rd, Cumberland, MD 21502
(240) 964-8760
Kimberly Maynard CRNP
621 Kelly Rd, Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 722-3270
Stephanie Robbins CRNP
621 Kelly Rd, Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 722-3270

Degreed nurses are important to have in order to assist doctors and medical practitioners in clinics, hospitals, on home visits. A nurse has had to obtain a degree giving him or her proper credentials in order to do their job. Nurses will generally specialize in a certain area, some will start working in nursing homes or assisted living facilities, while others will work in clinics for a wide range of patients. Patients in retirement may have the option of staying at home and having a nurse visit them to perform certain health procedures. Private Nurses can cost a lot of money for their services, but they can be very helpful in numerous ways. If you want to find a nursed for an elderly family member, many RN's are available for home visits to help those that are retired, sick, and need help with their health care. A nurse, who is an assistant to the physician, will perform tests and check your vitals when going in for a general check up with a doctor. They can also help answer some questions you may have. Nurses will supply patients with information they require for their illness and can give techniques on how to treat different ailments. Nursing centers in hospitals will usually have various nurses on staff throughout the day and night to help the patients when the doctor is not on site. If you are planning a hospital visit the type of attention the nurses give the patients may help decide what hospital you want to go to. You can do research on various hospitals about their medical practitioners and the nurses they have on staff. You will be taken care of by the RNs more than your doctor, so feeling comfortable with them is important when in the hospital. Doctor assistants will practice different treatments with patients, and should always help patients in a professional manner.
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