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So, you want to be a nurse? A brief introduction to nursing
So, you want to be a nurse? A brief introduction to nursing

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8.4 Adult nursing

Adult nursing, which used to be known as general nursing, is the field of nursing the public see portrayed in the media the most. Whether you are watching a hospital drama or a tv programme showing nurses in the community, adult nurses work in a wide variety of settings. Hospitals, clinics, community, prisons, cruise ships, and large businesses are all places where you will find nurses caring for people with a variety of health needs. These needs can vary from minor ailments to chronic and lifelong conditions, as well as palliative care when someone is dying. Like all fields of nursing, adult nurses also focus on maintaining health and wellbeing and promoting health and healthy lifestyles

Watch Video 10 which shows a newly qualified registered nurse working with asylum seekers.

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