When evaluating different careers to determine which profession is best for you, the profitability would most likely be a factor. Today, we would be contrasting Medical Lab Science VS Nursing Science. Which is more lucrative: Being a Medical Laboratory Scientist or a Nurse?
Medical Laboratory Scientists (MLS) interpret and analyze test results. They are vital healthcare detectives, uncovering and providing laboratory information from laboratory analyses to physicians and other healthcare providers. This information will assist the physician in patient diagnosis and treatment, as well as in disease monitoring or prevention. They’re the health care professionals behind the scenes of every Medical test patients take.
On the contrary, Nurses play an intermediatory role of communication between patients and doctors. Nurses respond to the needs of their patients, be it day or night. They provide medical and nursing care to patients in the hospital, at home or other settings suffering from one form of illness or another. Furthermore, they assess and plan nursing care requirements. Nurses support and advocate for patients. Nurses in Nigeria are registered and licensed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) to practice professionally.
Which is more lucrative? A career in Medical Lab Science VS Nursing Science?