Tasks

  • planning, providing and evaluating nursing care for patients according to the practice and standards of modern nursing
  • coordinating the care of patients in consultation with other health professionals and members of health teams
  • developing and implementing care plans for the biological, social, and psychological treatment of patients in collaboration with other health professionals
  • planning and providing personal care, treatments and therapies including administering medications, and monitoring responses to treatment or care plan
  • cleaning wounds and applying surgical dressings and bandages
  • monitoring pain and discomfort experienced by patients and alleviating pain using a variety of therapies, including the use of pain-killing drugs
  • planning and participating in health education programmes, health promotion and nurse education activities in clinical and community settings
  • answering questions from patients and families and providing information about prevention of ill-health, treatment and care
  • supervising and coordinating the work of other nursing, health and personal care workers
  • conducting research on nursing practices and procedures and disseminating findings such as through scientific papers and reports

    Educational level

    • Unskilled
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