Nursing involves taking care of patients suffering from all sorts of physical and psychological maladies. Nurses constantly have to monitor the condition of these patients and administer prescribed medicines at regular intervals. They also assist doctors and help set up medical equipment in operation theatres and clinical laboratories. They also assist the doctors in telling the medical condition of patients.
Furthermore, nurses provide assistance to people who are unable to lead a normal life due to one reason or another. They assist patients who are recovering from illness. Other than these general activities, nurses can acquire specialization in a particular area such as cardiac care, intensive care, orthopaedics, paediatrics and so on. Nurses also have to keep abreast with the latest technological developments in the field of medicine.
Note: This information is being summarised from the information provided by institutes offering those courses.