Registered nurses (RNs) require a large base of knowledge to assess, plan and intervene to promote health, prevent disease and help patients cope with illness. The RN manages teams in hospitals and clinics. When providing direct patient care, nurses observe, assess and record symptoms, reactions and progress, which provides the basis for care planning and intervention. They are health educators and advocates for patients, families and communities.
Bachelor's Degree (Bachelor of Science in Nursing BSN) + License
$90,097.20/year or $43.15/hour
Cal State Long Beach, Glendale Community College, LA Trade Tech College, Mount St Mary's College, UCLA
Local: California Board of Registered Nursing
National: American Nurses Association
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