Registered Nurse OverviewEntry-Level EducationAssociates degreeWork Experience in a Related OccupationNoneOn-The-Job TrainingNoneNumber of Jobs, 20122,711,500Job Outlook, 2012-202219% (Faster than average)Employment Change, 2012-2022+526,800Registered Nurses (RNs) Provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members. RNs work in hospitals, physicians’ offices, home healthcare services and nursing care facilities, schools, or serve in the military.

For more detailed information on being a Registered Nurse and related careers, click the links below:Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Registered Nurses,