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Nursing: a Profession of Service With Dignity

Nursing: a Profession of Service With Dignity

Nursing is an in-demand profession in the healthcare sector. There are many job opportunities available after the completion of a nursing degree.

Asso. Prof. D. Priya
December, 13 2022

Nursing is an art and science, a heart and mind. The nursing profession lies in respect for human dignity and is based on their needs.

A career in nursing provides personal and professional fulfilment.

With a far time-honoured reputation for compassion and dedication, nursing is a well-respected profession, including a variety of sub-specialties and several duties ensuring accurate diagnoses.

Nursing includes health promotion, illness prevention, and the care of ill, disabled, and dying people.

The nursing profession is one of the most in demand all over the world. Different types of nursing courses are offered at undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctoral levels.

Job Opportunities

After completing Under Graduation, the students can enroll in post-graduation and later can take a Ph.D. in Nursing as well.

Nurse Practitioner courses and subspecialty courses are also available for students after UG completion.

After completing nursing, the following profiles will be available for nursing students:

  • Staff Nurses in Private, Central, and State Govt.
  • Nursing service Administrators
  • Ward In-charge
  • Nursing Supervisor
  • Deputy Nursing Superintendent
  • Industrial Nurse
  • Home Care Management
  • OPD Supervisor and In-charge
  • Department Supervisor
  • School Health Nurse
  • Teacher in Nursing
  • Nurse Researcher

Advantages of Nursing Career

Highly Respected Profession

Nurses care for the sick and ensure patients and their families understand their diagnosis and treatment.

Nurses provide all help to the patient and their family until the patient is discharged from the hospital.

When patients require any basic care or medicine, she/he is the ones whom they turn to. This shows patient's trust and respect for nurses more than other health professionals.

Job Demand, Security, and Stability

India requires around 4.3 million more nurses by 2024 to meet WHO norms.

Nurses are available for duty with schedule and location flexibility. There is work stability in the nursing profession.

The world needs millions more nurses. As far as human beings exist, there is a high level of universal demand for nurses.

Licensed Profession

After completing the course, nursing students can be registered with the State Nursing Council and Trained Nurses Association of India to practice all over the globe.

Registration can help them in professional security to practice anywhere.

Opportunity to work in other countries

Registered nurses are in high demand worldwide and can work in a wide variety of places.

Nurses can gain new cultural heights, learning new languages with the chance to perfect their skills with bigger earning potential.

Opportunities for advancement

A career in nursing provides many good opportunities. Nurses can specialize in various subfields which help in innovative approaches and new research that can be helpful on the recent trends of the field throughout their career.

Caring for others

The most joyful reward of one’s life is caring for and saving the life of a human being. Nurses can comfort patients who are in pain and in need.

Nurses concentrate on the preventive, promotive, and curative aspects of the patient.

Knowledge and Skills at hand throughout career

Nurses tend to have excellent skills and knowledge side by side. Continuous practice in hospitals and community setup helps in updating new technology.

Nurses need to update their knowledge and focus on learning newer technology for the betterment of the patient.

Expand your skyline with Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing

In Maharashtra, there are around 82 nursing colleges including Government and privately owned.

Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing is conducting two UG courses - B.Sc. Nursing and Post Basics B.Sc. Nursing.

The college offers programs like M.Sc. Nursing with 4 specialties, Ph.D. Nursing, and certification courses in Critical Care Nursing. These courses help students to complete their highest education on the same college campus.

The college has excellent infrastructure with skilled labs, lecture halls, and libraries with e-sources and its own multi-specialty hospital with 2011 beds to enhance clinical knowledge and skills.

The College has been approved by Maharashtra Nursing Council and Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi.

The college has been re-accredited by NAAC with an ‘A++’ Grade. The college is also certified with ISO 9001: 2015 and ISO 14001:2015.

This is the best college to prepare students to experience skill-based and knowledge-wise to work globally.

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