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Your profession: General nurse (m/f) (German: Gesundheits- und Krankenpfleger/in)

Professional activities

General nurses support and treat people who are ill or require care. They implement measures prescribed by doctors and assist with medical examinations and treatments.

Fields of work

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

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