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Monday, 25 August 2014

How to Become a Nurse

Nursing has become the most flourishing and booming career in recent years. The growing industry of hospitals and medical services offering an ample of jobs to freshers.Nursing career offers a wide range of opportunities in India and abroad. Nursing is the best career option for those who aspire to serve the needy in health related problems. Nurses form a bridge between the doctor and patient.  Earlier nursing was only related to girls but now boys are also choosing nursing as a career. Nursing has a wide range of variety in the course structure.

Courses offered:

There are various courses which deal with nursing such as :

  • 1. Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSc)
  • 2. Master of Science in nursing   (MSc)
  • 3. Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery (ANM)
  • 4. General Nursing Midwifery  (GNM)
  • 5. Hospital Nursing
  • 6. Military Nursing
  • 7. Pediatric Nursing
  • 8. Orthopedic Nursing
  • 9. Psychiatric Nursing

Some more courses are also there in which diploma or specialization is provided by various colleges. Such as:

  • 1. Nursing Education and Administration
  • 2. Critical Care Nursing
  • 3. Practitioner in Midwifery
  • 4. Emergency and Disaster Nursing
  • 5. Psychiatric Nursing

Degree in nursing programs:

Diploma Courses: After passing 10th one can apply for diploma in nursing. Many colleges provide diploma courses for 1year or six months. Interested candidates can also go for specialization in respective fields, Such as medical care, mental care nursing etc.

Bsc Nursing: After passing 12th with having physics, chemistry and biology as major subjects one can pursue career in nursing by opting for BSc Nursing .The time period for Bsc nursing is 3 to 4 years.

Msc Nursing: Teaching is regarded as one of the best career .One can go in the teaching line by doing Msc nursing to enhance their knowledge and groom the fresher students. Post graduation in nursing consists of minimum two years.

PhD in Nursing: If one is interested in becoming a doctorate in nursing then he/she can apply for PhD in nursing after post graduation .It may be full time or part time.
Hospital Trainings:

Nursing is a more practical term rather than just a theory. So nursing students are sent to hospitals for training and exposure to the field as their course work.  They enrich themselves with the technical knowledge and learn to work in the hospital environment. A good nurse must learn about the work culture of hospital during the training period. Nurses are provided specialization about respected fields such as cardiac care nurse, emergency nurse, and home health care nurse. Hospital trainings give nursing students the experience of work in the specific field. They get to know how to coordinate between a doctor and patient .They also learns the technical aspects of medical science. 

Job opportunities:

Hospital industry is one of the emerging industries in the present global scenario. Private and government hospitals, army hospitals, nursing homes and other medical care industries are offering a lot of exposure for the nurses to make good career and money. A fresher can start his/her career by earning 7000 to 15000 per month .With the broadening in the experience the salary package may raise up to 60 thousand per month. More skilled nurses can also find good career options in foreign countries.

Personal skills required for nurses:

After getting a degree in above mentioned courses students can get a job in hospitals as nurses and attendants. Students who are aspired to be a nurse must hold the following personal skills:

They must be kind hearted and devote their self in helping the patients.
Nurses have to work in day and night shifts .So they must encourage themselves to ready for situations.
Nurses have to deal with different kind of patients. So they must learn to remain calm and handle the situation.

A nurse must remain positive and should not spread the negative vibes to the patients.
A nurse must take care of his/her health as they have to remain with patients suffered with various communicable diseases.

Undoubtly, nursing career is the most fascinating for the younger minds. With the establishment of new hospitals and more technical advancement there is a high demand of nurses and medical attendants. After getting degree in nursing, students are hired according to their skills and potential by good medical institutions. So the aspirants are welcomed in this field to groom their career and make good wealth.

From where to do nursing:  When its about career then students usually look for a institution with best infrastructure, best education and best placement records. If you are looking for such institution in colourful state Punjab then Swift Group of Colleges is the real picture of your dream institution for nursing .  

Swift Institute of Nursing is situated at Ghaggar Sarai, Seven Km from Gagan Chowk, Rajpura towards Ambala Side. This proposed Institute is being introduced by the Swift Fundamental Research & Education Society (SFRES). The institute offers Diploma in General Nursing Midwifery (G.N.M.) and degree in nursing (B.Sc. Nursing), B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic) & M.Sc. Nursing.

This institution is touching heights in proving best education and best placement records .The institution is having well qualified faculty and provide all infrastructure .This institution has training and placement collaboration with one of the best hospitals.