Registered nurses work with a variety of health care specialists to assist them in providing patients with effective medical care and intervention, and to help alleviate the health care specialist’s workload.
Some of the specialists registered nurses may work with include doctors, physicians, paramedics, attorneys, law enforcement agencies, school districts, health care centers, community centers and the government.
Registered nurses provide trained medical expertise and care to individuals who are discomforted by an injury or illness and use their training to help patient’s recovery from their condition.
In many cases RN’s provide patients (and the patient’s family) with emotional support, information and education about the condition of their ailment to help the individual attain maximum health.
Registered nurses also document their patients medical symptoms and recovery process, administer medications, dress wounds, aid patients in a variety treatments, assist patients with rehabilitation programs, keep and update medical records and work beside doctors, registered nurses and medical experts to provide them with the information they need to act in accordance with the needs of the patient.
The nursing field offers nurses an opportunity to meet and work with other healthcare related and non related professionals to provide patients with better health care, solve crimes related to physical abuse, murder and/or sexual assault and work with attorneys and lawyers to provide additional advice and expertise which can be used to help solve legal trials and bring illumination to the case.
Because the domain of registered nursing is so broad RN’s may choose to work in one or more specialized areas of nursing which may working as a legal nurse, a flight nurse, a travel nurse, a transplant nurse specialist, trauma care nursing, cardiac care nursing, holistics, anesthesiology, pediatric care, midwifery, emergency room nursing, geriatric care, general nursing, gastroenterology, case management, psychiatric care, forensic science and a plethora of other nurse related specialties.