Staff nurses generally manage and direct nursing care. They need a knowledge of medical terminology and strong communication and people skills. Staff nurses maintain confidentiality, can teach and instruct others, and will respond to emergency situations with tact.
A typical day in the life of a staff nurse might include: • Handling patient emergencies and administering medications • Assessing patients' physical and/or emotional needs • Teaching patients about medication uses, side effects, and dosages • Delivering direct patient care.
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