Nurses

Nurses

Enrolled nurses (who have registered for a minimum of 2 years of basic training courses) and Registered nurses (who have received a minimum of 3 years of basic training courses) have comprehensive medical knowledge. Apart from assisting users in personal hygiene care and daily life assistance (such as feeding, holding, going to the toilet, bathing, changing diapers), they could also process professional and emergency medical procedures (replacement and care of throat and ostomy pouch, wound care, kidney dialysis, injection of insulin, throat feeding, taking prescription drugs), which are suitable for people who may have an emergency medical condition such as heart disease patients.

Personal hygiene care includes going to the toilet, bathing, foaming, changing the diapers

Life assistance includes:

•Feeding ( simple reheating food, ordinary feeding, throat feeding)
•Supporting and holding ( assisting in turning around on the bed to prevent bedsores, assisting in transferring from the bed to a wheelchair or walker, supporting walking)
•Simple exercises and being exercised to prevent deterioration of limbs
•Perform simple prescription exercises
•Perform a small number of housework duties that patients cannot complete alone
•Accompanying out to see the doctor, walking or shopping

Medical care monitoring:

activity ability, nutritional intake, psychological and mental conditions, sleep quality and reporting abnormalities, as well as taking medical knowledge and quick response measures in emergency situations

Medical procedures:

•Kidney dialysis, peritoneal dialysis, wound care, replacing and caring of the throat and pockets, throat feeding
•Follow up after consultation, execute/approval/dispatch drugs
•Intramuscular, subcutaneous, arterial or intravenous injection and infusion of drugs
•Sputum, blood, dialysis (peritoneal dialysis)
•Plan and arrange daily health care procedures

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Qualifications

Registered nurse qualification certificate and a valid practising certificate issued by the Hong Kong Nursing Council