a prefix attached to words
(derived from cybernetics)
to denote topics associated
to computers and/or internet.
a person educated and trained
to care for the sick or disabled,
especially under the supervision
of a physician
A long time ago, in a Hospital far far away, two Nurses |
shared a common interest in computing and the internet....
unknowingly, they became the CyberNurses.
If you have an interest in becoming a Nurse we can point you in a direction or two.
If you have already taken the plunge, this website may provide
you with links and information that you will find useful.
- There will be an estimated shortage of 800,000 Nurses by the year 2020.
- The nursing shortage will intensify as baby boomers grow older and the need for health care expands.
- Nursing was top-rated profession for honesty and ethics (2008 Gallup Poll)
- Nursing is the largest single profession in the health care industry today.
- Unlike other courses that will require the student to get a degree in 4 years, nurses can graduate and find work after 2 years. These programs area namely an Associate Degree in Nursing or AND as well as the Hospital Diploma.
- The current salary range for registered nurses is $22 to $55 per hour.
- Registered nurses can work in a variety of settings. These include hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, schools, industrial settings, doctor's offices, home health care and outpatient care centers.
- According to the Department of Labor, nursing is a fast growing career that isn't expected to slow down. Around 59 percent of the 2.5 million nursing jobs in the United States are found in hospitals. For a 10-year period ending in 2016, over half a million new nursing jobs are expected to be created.
- Registered Nurses treat and educate patients about various medical conditions, and provide support to patients' family members.
Registered Nurses document patients' medical histories and symptoms, help perform diagnostic tests and analyze results, operate medical machinery,
administer treatments and medications, and assist with the planning of patient follow-up and rehabilitation. The Registered Nurse advocates for the patient.