Registered nurse is a nurse who has attained nursing school, holds a nursing degree and is registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
As a registered nurse you are required to perform many different tasks to keep the patients healthy, such as:
• Managing patient records, taking medical histories, and recording medications, treatments, and symptoms
• Administering treatments or medications
• Operating medical equipment and monitoring the results
• Helping patients understand their care plan, and collaborating with doctors to develop plans that patients are comfortable with.
How many years does it take to become a registered nurse?
It takes three years for a nurse to earn a nursing degree, although you are not a registered nurse, until you register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
How can I be a RN?
First of all you need to earn your nursing degree in one of the following specialisms: Adult, Children, Mental health and Learning Disability. In addition, nurses could also take their education to a postgraduate level and study for an MSN or even a PHD or DNP degree.
How much does a registered nurse make a year?
The median annual salary of a registered nurse is 23,664£. Depending on the experience a registered nurse earns an annual salary of £18,273 – £33,839.