Choosing the nursing career is a great decision and in the coming years nursing will be a top field providing huge employment opportunities. If you are compassionate about working closely with people and offering them the required services, then acquire degree in nursing. The current ratio of women to men in the nursing field is 19:1. Nurses are hired in variety of settings of which 60% work in the hospitals, 8% are recruited by physician offices, 5% work in home health care,5% nurse offer nursing care facilities and 19% work in other related fields.
It’s a growing industry and it is estimated that by 2018 there would be 22% rise in the employment. Usually nurses perform different tasks and it is stated that more than 11% nurses work in administration department and 63% nurses offer direct patient care services.