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Your profession: General nurse (m/f) (German: Pflegefachfrau/-mann)

Professional activities

General nurses support and treat people who are ill or require care. The age of the patients does not matter. General nurses determine what care patients need. They care for patients, document patient data and implement measures prescribed by doctors.

Fields of work

Possible places or areas of employment for general nurses include the following:

  • hospitals
  • care homes
  • institutions providing short-term care
  • residential homes for people with disabilities
  • hospices
  • outpatient care services
The professional profiles are based on information from berufenet at the Federal Employment Agency and BIBB (Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training).