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Doctors Help People

Achoo-achoo! Cough-cough! Sniffle-sniffle! It's the cold and flu season, for sure! These people are sick. They are waiting to see the doctor.

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I Could Be a Nurse!

Nurses take care of people who are sick. They enjoy helping others. Best of all, nurses make people feel better and teach them how to stay healthy!

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Who Can Become a Nurse?

Boys and girls who are good at solving problems, excited about learning, and who enjoy helping others may want to become nurses. It is important for nurses to be good listeners. They must pay attention when patients tell them what is wrong. Nurses are important to the neighborhood. They…

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Meet a Nurse!

This is Mary Cordova. She is a nurse in a doctor’s office in Hanford, California. She knew when she was a little girl that she wanted to be a nurse.

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Where Can I Learn to Be a Nurse?

People who want to become nurses must take classes in special nursing programs. There are different programs available. The programs take different amounts of time to complete. Nurses also have to pass a test to get their nursing license. The state provides this license. The license gives…

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What Does a Nurse Need to Do the Job?

Mary uses many different instruments to help care for patients. One important instrument is a stethoscope. The stethoscope helps Mary listen to the sounds inside a person’s body. Everything makes a different sound. Your heart makes a lub-dub sound. Your stomach sometimes gurgles. It may…

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Where Does a Nurse Work?

Mary works in a doctor’s office. Other nurses work in hospitals, factories, or schools. Many nurses are in the military. Some nurses teach classes for students who are training to be nurses. Nurses may work in different places, but they are always helping people!

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Who Works With Nurses?

Mary works with doctors to give her patients the very best care. Nurses also work with physical therapists, nursing and medical students, and counselors. Nurses work closely with a patient’s family. Some nurses help family members care for the patient at home. These nurses are called home…

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When Do ER Nurses Help People?

Have you ever broken a bone? Someone probably took you to the Emergency Room, or ER. People go to the ER if they have had an accident or need medical help quickly. Nurses in the ER must be ready to assess and care for any medical emergency.

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I Want to Be a Nurse!

I think being a nurse would be a great way to be a neighborhood helper. Someday I may be the nurse who helps you feel better!

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