Nurses work closely with patients, their families and other health professionals. They are well known for their compassion and communication skills. As a nurse, you will encounter some people during the most difficult times of their lives and others during the most exciting times. This is a career that is both rewarding and versatile.
For more information about this field, visit the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation website.
The courses and employment opportunities available will depend on the level of qualification you complete. There are three qualification levels in nursing: