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Resource:What Nurses Do (American Nurses Association)
DescriptionRegistered Nurses

Responsibilities:

- Perform physical exams and health histories
- Provide health promotion, counseling and education
- Administer medications, wound care, and numerous other personalized interventions
- Interpret patient information and make critical decisions about needed actions Coordinate care, in collaboration with a wide array of healthcare professionals
- Direct and supervise care delivered by other healthcare personnel like LPNs and nurse aides
- Conduct research in support of improved practice and patient outcomes

And of course, the non official duties including:
- Receptionist
- Secretary
- Personal Carer
- Emotional Support
- and more...
URL http://www.nursingworld.org/EspeciallyForYou/What-is-Nursing/Tools-You-Need/RNsAPNs.html