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Careers Nursing. Information Provided By: Georgia Statewide Area Health Education Center (AHEC) http://www.sowega-ahec.org/index PowerPoint Presentation By: Juliane Monko & Dr. Frank Flanders CTAE Resource Network, June 2009 Based On PowerPoint Ideas From:

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Careers nursing

Careers Nursing

Information Provided By:

Georgia Statewide Area Health Education Center (AHEC)

http://www.sowega-ahec.org/index

PowerPoint Presentation By:

Juliane Monko & Dr. Frank Flanders

CTAE Resource Network, June 2009

Based On PowerPoint Ideas From:

Penny Howard, RN, Healthcare Science Instructor


A h e c

  • There are six centers in the Georgia AHEC Network, and each serves a multi-county region. 

  • The AHEC mission is to meet the health needs of Georgia by improving the supply, distribution and quality of healthcare providers.

  • AHECs offer enrichment programs, camps, learning tools, student counseling, volunteer and mentoring activity coordination, and access to other educational resources.

  • Contact your regional AHEC for more information. 

AHEC


Objectives
Objectives serves a multi-county region. 

  • Students will be able to describe health careers in the field of Nursing.

  • Students will be able to plan a healthcare career path in Nursing.


Careers in nursing

Careers in Nursing serves a multi-county region. 

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Licensed Practical Nurse

Nurse Anesthetist

Nurse-Midwife

Nurse Practitioner

Nursing Assistant

Registered Nurse


Clinical nurse specialist
Clinical Nurse Specialist serves a multi-county region. 


Clinical nurse specialist1
Clinical Nurse Specialist serves a multi-county region. 

  • Clinical nurse specialists are advanced practice registered nurses who function in one of a number of nursing's areas of specialization.

  • They may provide direct care to patients, teach in a variety of health care settings, and work as researchers, consultants, or nurse managers. 


Clinical nurse specialist2
Clinical Nurse Specialist serves a multi-county region. 

Work Environment

Salary

  • Community agencies

  • Healthcare systems

  • Hospitals

  • Industry

  • Nursing homes

  • Private homes

  • Private practice settings

  • Public health departments

  • Research centers

  • School

  • Average Starting Salary $68,619

    • Figures according to 2006 data. To see updated figures, visit the SOWEGA-AHEC website at:http://www.sowega-ahec.org/index


Clinical nurse specialist academic requirements
Clinical Nurse Specialist serves a multi-county region.  Academic Requirements

  • In order to enter a clinical nurse specialist program one must be prepared as a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree and hold a current nursing license. Programs last one to two years and lead to a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN).


Licensed practical nurse
Licensed Practical Nurse serves a multi-county region. 


Licensed practical nurse1
Licensed Practical Nurse serves a multi-county region. 

  • Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) provide basic bedside care and may also give injections and medications.

  • They change dressings, evaluate patient needs, implement care plans, and supervise nursing assistants.

  • In an office setting they make appointments and keep patient records.


Licensed practical nurse2
Licensed Practical Nurse serves a multi-county region. 

Work Environment

Salary

  • Community health clinics

  • Hospitals

  • Long-term care facilities

  • Mental health institutions

  • Nursing homes

  • Physicians' offices

  • Private homes

  • Public health departments

  • Visiting nurse associations

  • Average Starting Salary $27,914

    • Figures according to 2006 data. To see updated figures, visit the SOWEGA-AHEC website at:http://www.sowega-ahec.org/index


Licensed practical nurse academic requirements
Licensed Practical Nurse serves a multi-county region.  Academic Requirements

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.  Completion of an accredited practical nursing program usually takes between 12 and 18 months.


Nurse anesthetist
Nurse Anesthetist serves a multi-county region. 


Nurse anesthetist1
Nurse Anesthetist serves a multi-county region. 

  • Anesthesia is the use of drugs, gases, and nerve blocks to provide a partial or total loss of pain during surgery

  • During surgery, nurse anesthetists administer anesthetic drugs, monitor the patient's vital signs and adjust the doses of anesthetics and other medications to assure optimal patient safety and comfort. 


Nurse anesthetist2
Nurse Anesthetist serves a multi-county region. 

Work Environment

Salary

  • Dental offices

  • Hospitals

  • Military

  • Outpatient surgical centers

  • Pain clinics

  • Average Starting Salary $116,147

    • Figures according to 2006 data. To see updated figures, visit the SOWEGA-AHEC website at:http://www.sowega-ahec.org/index


Nurse anesthetist academic requirements
Nurse Anesthetist serves a multi-county region.  Academic Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree, a current nursing license, and a minimum of one year's experience as a registered nurse in an acute care area are required.

  • Nurse anesthesia programs last from 24 to 36 months, depending upon the institution and the type of degree offered.  All nurse anesthesia programs are at the graduate level.


Nurse midwife
Nurse-Midwife serves a multi-county region. 


Nurse midwife1
Nurse-Midwife serves a multi-county region. 

  • Nurse-midwives provide care for healthy women before, during, and after childbirth.

  • They assist in labor and delivery, help in newborn care, and counsel mothers on infant growth and future pregnancies


Nurse midwife2
Nurse-Midwife serves a multi-county region. 

Work Environment

Salary

  • Birthing centers

  • Clinics

  • Health maintenance organizations

  • Hospitals

  • Physicians' offices

  • Public health departments

  • Average Starting Salary $67,045

    • Figures according to 2006 data. To see updated figures, visit the SOWEGA-AHEC website at:http://www.sowega-ahec.org/index


Nurse midwife academic requirements
Nurse-Midwife serves a multi-county region.  Academic Requirements

  • A college preparatory diploma is recommended. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a current nursing license, and experience in a related field are usually required to enter a master's level program in nurse-midwifery. 

  • Some schools offer bachelor's degree programs so that nurses with diplomas or associate degrees may gain the extra credits required to enter a master's program.  


Nurse practitioner
Nurse Practitioner serves a multi-county region. 


Nurse practitioner1
Nurse Practitioner serves a multi-county region. 

  • Nurse practitioners (NPs) are registered nurses who have advanced educational preparation that qualifies them to assess health conditions, identify and diagnose problems and develop plans to improve healthcare outcomes.

  • NPs conduct health screenings and physical exams, prescribe tests and medications, and educate patients about their conditions and the need for preventive activities.


Nurse practitioner2
Nurse Practitioner serves a multi-county region. 

Work Environment

Salary

  • Academic institutions

  • Clinics

  • Community health centers

  • Health maintenance organizations

  • Home health agencies

  • Hospitals

  • Migrant health clinics

  • Military

  • Physicians' offices

  • Public health departments

  • Rural health clinics

  • Schools

  • Average Starting Salary $66,446

    • Figures according to 2006 data. To see updated figures, visit the SOWEGA-AHEC website at:http://www.sowega-ahec.org/index


Nurse practitioner academic requirements
Nurse Practitioner serves a multi-county region.  Academic Requirements

  • To enter a nurse practitioner program in Georgia, one must be a registered nurse and hold a current nursing license. 

  • Programs last from one to two years and grant either a post MSN certificate or a master's degree.


Nursing assistant
Nursing Assistant serves a multi-county region. 


Nursing assistant1
Nursing Assistant serves a multi-county region. 

  • Working under the supervision of a registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, or physician, they answer patient call lights, serve meals, and check blood pressure, temperature, pulse and breathing.

  • They have a great deal of patient contact and are important in developing patient relationships.

  • They assist with medications, change linens, and teach family members to care for the patient during recovery. 


Nursing assistant2
Nursing Assistant serves a multi-county region. 

Work Environment

Salary

  • Home health agencies

  • Hospitals

  • Mental health institutions

  • Nursing homes

  • Physicians' offices

  • Private homes

  • Average Starting Salary $18,408

    • Figures according to 2006 data. To see updated figures, visit the SOWEGA-AHEC website at:http://www.sowega-ahec.org/index


Nursing assistant academic requirements
Nursing Assistant serves a multi-county region.  Academic Requirements

  • A high school diploma is usually required.  Training is available at many technical schools.  It may be offered by employers and usually consists of at least 90 hours of lectures, demonstrations, and supervised practice.


Registered nurse
Registered Nurse serves a multi-county region. 


Registered nurse1
Registered Nurse serves a multi-county region. 

  • Registered nurses (RNs) care for patients by providing both treatment and education.

  • They interpret and respond to patient symptoms, reactions and progress. 

  • RNs also teach patients and families about proper health care, assist in patient rehabilitation, and provide emotional and physical support to promote recovery and well-being. 


Registered nurse2
Registered Nurse serves a multi-county region. 

Work Environment

Salary

  • Colleges and universities

  • Community health clinics

  • Hospitals

  • Industry

  • Public health departments

  • Mental health institutions

  • Migrant centers

  • Military

  • Nursing homes

  • Physicians’ offices 

  • Prisons

  • Private homes

  • Public schools

  • Rehabilitation centers

  • Average Starting Salary $49,504

    • Figures according to 2006 data. To see updated figures, visit the SOWEGA-AHEC website at:http://www.sowega-ahec.org/index


Registered nurse academic requirements
Registered Nurse serves a multi-county region.  Academic Requirements

  • A college preparatory diploma is recommended. Students must complete an accredited nursing program, including any one of the following:

    • Associate Degree in Nursing (A.D.N.), Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.),  or Associate of Science in Nursing (A.S.N.). Offered primarily by community colleges; these are two-year programs.

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.). Offered by colleges and universities, this is usually a four-year program.


Registered nurse academic requirements1
Registered Nurse serves a multi-county region.  Academic Requirements

  • Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) or Master’s in Nursing (M.N.). Offered by colleges and universities, a master’s generally requires one or two years of additional training after obtaining a B.S.N.

  • Doctor of Nursing (D.N.Sc., D.N.S., D.S.N.), Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.or Dr.N.P.) or Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.). Offered by universities, a doctorate requires numerous years of additional education and research experience.


Summary
Summary serves a multi-county region. 

There are a variety of careers available in Nursing. Educational requirements vary by career and career level. Students interested in these careers should use the information provided here as a basis for a career plan. The student should also research the career further to complete a career plan.

Careers available in Nursing include:

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Licensed Practical Nurse

Nurse Anesthetist

Nurse-Midwife

Nurse Practitioner

Nursing Assistant

Registered Nurse


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