• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Job description - adult nursing

Extracts from this document...


´╗┐Adult Nursing Ault nursing is a rewarding carer; this is where you get to look after other people who are under your care. As an adult nurse you will come across a lot of challenges whether with your patients not willing to take correct actions to get better or you not wanting to get alone with your co-workers. The career into adult nurse is a demanding and emotionally draining. When you are an adult nurse, you?re meant to have good communicative skills this in order to understand the service users who are talking to you. ...read more.


You will need to have good interpersonal skills where you will communicate better with everyone who you provide the service to. Nurse will need to have a good knowledge of acute and chronic disease. The nurses will need to have an excellent knowledge of the primary care trust. You may come across varies types of challenges when you are a nurse such as not being able to get along with other members of staff known as ? Co-worker Conflict?. ...read more.


Another challenge that you may come to face is injuries when you are providing care to your service user this could be abuse from elderly with dementia to people who has got pain. As a nurse you are expected to inform your service user how to manage their chronic condition that they might have. You will have access the patients? health and how they are doing. Ordering and carrying out a diagnostic test to find out what is wrong with them and giving out medication while they are in the hospital (under your care). But the medication is prescribed by the doctor at most cases. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Healthcare section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Healthcare essays

  1. Foundations of nephrology nursing.

    Nurses tend to be at the forefront of patient education. Treatment of renal insufficiency is invasive and unpleasant. The condition and its treatment can effect the patient's social and family life and their ability to work. Patients have reported that they do not mind who gives them the information that

  2. Hypothermia - description and experiment

    The adipose tissue is located beneath the skin, but it is also found around internal organs, which includes the skin, it accumulates in the deepest level, the subcutaneous layer, providing insulation from heat and cold. It also provides protective padding around organs and it also functions as a reserve of nutrients.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work