What is a nursing career?
A nursing career is a job where people help take care of sick and injured people. Nurses help doctors and make sure patients are comfortable and have everything they need to get better.
How do nurses help sick people?
Nurses help sick people in many ways. They give them medicine to make them feel better, they take their temperature and other vital signs, they help them eat and drink, and they make sure they are clean and comfortable.
Why do nurses wear special clothes?
Nurses wear special clothes called uniforms or scrubs because it helps them stay clean and identify them as nurses. The uniforms have pockets to carry things they need to help their patients, like pens and stethoscopes.
What skills do you need to be a nurse?
To be a nurse, you need to be caring and compassionate. You also need to be good at talking to people and listening to them. Nurses also need to be good at math and science, so they can give the right amount of medicine and understand how the body works.
Where do nurses work?
Nurses work in many different places. Some work in hospitals, taking care of patients who are very sick or injured. Others work in doctors' offices, helping with check-ups and giving shots. Some nurses even work in people's homes, taking care of them there.
How long do you have to go to school to become a nurse?
To become a nurse, you have to go to school for a few years. Some people become nurses by going to school for 2 years, while others go for 4 years. You also have to pass a special test called the nursing exam to become a licensed nurse.