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Identify, discuss, & document from literature your perspective on the 4 metaparadigms of nursing: patient, nurse, health, and environment. Define the concepts with reference to professional practice, & explain how they are employed in nursing practice
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...Nursing. METAPARADIGM OF NURSING. The term metaparidigm is the study of a discipline in broad perspectives in bid to describe its operation, guidelines and the code of ethics that rules the discipline. The metaparadigm of nursing basically provides outlines the underlying concepts and give a description on the general concept of the discipline. The concept from the profession drives it to the achievement and satisfaction of the goal and provides justice in order to foster of the human rights, uphold of equality and, promotion of public image. The outward principle of providing social justice is to enhance distribution of basic and essential resources of life... Metaparadigms of...
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Event Management
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...events as also arts & music related functions. It is not surprising to see the logo of a popular drink or a cigarette brand on a Formula one car. This is either because the beneficiary has received funds (from the cigarette brand) or support services (from the tire brand such as Bridgestone) (Steve Sleight, 1998). Today, the single largest media that continues to be the most prominent platform of sponsorship is the broadcasting domain... LITERATURE REVIEW In order to perform any for of research, it is extremely important that a thorough study of the relevant theory and literaturebe performed. In this regard, the current section will discuss some of the necessary theories by sourcing information from...
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Nursing
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...Nurses and did everything possible to ensure better services to the patients, especially to mental patients. At the time of Dix insanity was considered as a social crime rather than a disease and hence nobody came forward to the rescue of the insane patients. Insanity, craziness or madness... Dorothea Dix (I Tell What I Have Seen—The Reports of Asylum Reformer Dorothea Dix, p.623) Dorothea Lynde Dix was an American activist who worked for the wellbeing of the mentally disordered patients. She has conducted vigorous programs of lobbying in the American Congress for making the legislations suitable for the mentally retarded patients. During American Civil War, she served as Superintendent of Army Nurses...
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Tranitioning to registered nurse
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...nurse if they are comfortable with going home to create a discharge plan. Issue 2: Legal Issues in the Workforce Task 1 Another topic that was interesting during the discussion forum had to do with the legal and ethical issues and challenges facing a GRN in an aged care facility. The most dramatic, acute, and immediate stage for a GRN is an adaptation to her new professional role. This is related to cultural and reality shocks, transition theory, as well as change and growth and development theory (Bergeron & Grey, 2011). This transition could make a nurse feel discouraged, frustrated, and stressed. In order for a GRN to avoid some of the things, she should know when to talk to someone... ? Transitioning ...
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Nursing
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...Nursing Mentors earn respect and their status through their hard work and dedication to their profession A mentor has theresponsibility to assist his/her inexperienced colleagues giving apposite training and guidance. Since junior colleagues may not have enough understanding of clinical practices, mentors often have to take much efforts to train their juniors. Scholars point out that a mentor cannot effectively mold his junior colleagues’ career unless he/she is sincerely dedicated to his/her profession. A mentor is expected to be a wise and trusted teacher. In addition, a good mentor assumes the role of a role model, friend, and confidant. In total, the mentor...
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Nursing
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...nursing staff occurs, this puts a greater workload on the staff who do turn up, and so this leads to a downward spiral of stress on staff, and eventually even more absenteeism. Davey et al ( 2009) also considered this problem and concluded that :- Work environment factors that increase nurses job satisfaction, and reduce burnout and job stress need to be considered in managing staff nurse absenteeism. The authors mention factors such as” work attitudes (job satisfaction, organizational commitment and work/job involvement) and retention factors,” but admit... Absenteeism The problem of absenteeism among staff is a common difficulty, in health care situations as in other places,...
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Nursing
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...nursing (1998). This is because social perceptions and community morals form the foundations of ethics which play a major part in defining what is right and what is wrong (Tew, 2002). Euthanasia is not a traditional health problem. However, it is a major social issue which has connections with the definition of what is right and what is wrong in the society. As a social phenomenon, euthanasia intervenes in the work of nurses in two ways. First of all, the legal position of euthanasia will influence specific rules in medical ethics which will in turn define how a nurse... Ethical Analysis of Euthanasia of of Introduction This paper undertakes a critique into the concept of euthanasia or mercy killing....
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Nurse as Educator
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...nurses be prepared to carry out their role as educators competently and confidently, based on a solid understanding of the principles of teaching and learning. In today's healthcare arena, the unique holistic perspective of nursing practice mandates that nurses possess the knowledge and skills necessary to educate various audiences in a variety of settings with efficiency and effectiveness. FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING AS CARING The fundamental ideas related to person as caring and nursing as a discipline and profession that serves as the perspective grounding... T.S.Saraswathi Order No: 186654 Topic: Analysis of the Qualitative article: Perceptions of CARING in Online Baccalaureate Education. Nursing...
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Interview a nurse researcher
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...Nurse X humbly told the author that as a novice, she had to undergo a lot of trainings and professional developments in order to become an expert in the field of clinical research. Aside from the minimal qualifications of registered nurse preparations, basic life support certification, and recent acute care experiences, Nurse X underwent trainings related to the enhancement of core competencies in terms of research... Interviewing a Nurse Researcher The essay aims to address a two-fold objective to wit to interview anurse researcher; and (2) to further investigate the research process and explore the role of the nurse as researcher. Interviewing a Nurse Researcher The author managed to interview a clinic...
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Role of Nurse Educator and Community Nurse Educator
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...Nurse Educator and Community Nurse Educator Nurse Educator “Nurse educators blend a love of teaching and learning with both advanced clinical practice and leadership in a variety of settings and roles” (http://www.umassmed.edu). This is the core of the role of nurse educator. Nurse educators are registered nurses who have advanced education, including advanced clinical training in a health care specialty. This advanced education enables them to serve in several roles, which range from adjunct (part-time) clinical faculty to dean of a college of nursing. Having advanced clinical training, nurse educators combine their clinical abilities with responsibilities related to: designing curricula... Role of...
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Informatics Nurse Specialists
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...relates to nursing informatics... analysis, and system evaluation. Informatics nurse specialists use logic and reasoning to discover strengths and weaknesses of alternative answers, approaches, or conclusions regarding health issues (Ball, 2007). They understand the consequences of fresh information for both present and future decision-making and problem-solving. They need to have a proper understanding of complex sentences and paragraphs in job related documents. With regard to system analysis, informatics nurse specialists can determine the way a system should work and how changes in the operations, conditions, and surroundings will...
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Event Sponsorship
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...relation with the public (More business, 2007). The growth of sponsorship could be attributed to increase in small and medium-sized businesses in the country. The increase in institutions that are willing to sponsor event call for change on how event sponsorship is managed. Unlike the earlier trend where companies prefer to sponsor sporting and festival events, today there is willingness to sponsor other events such as walk for public awareness. Corporate responsibility to the public is observed to be the main drive for sponsorship. Issues such as environmental conservation are very important to the public... Event management has developed to be a major trade. Due to the size, scope and complexity of...
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Nurse Admissions Essay
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...event occurred in my life, which has influenced my life greatly. My mother had to undergo a total hip replacement surgery. It was a very anxious and tense period for my family and me. We had a lot of questions and concerns regarding the surgery, and it was the nursing staff that addressed all these issues in a competent and compassionate manner. I was very impressed by their knowledge, professionalism, and compassion. It was this experience... , which greatly influenced me to pursue a career as a nurse. Since I feel that my career as a paralegal is stagnating, I wish to fulfill my dream to become a nurse. My reasons for choosing...
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Nursing Education Standards
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...Nursing Association (2012). Professional Standards. Retrieved February 22, 2012 from http://www.nursingworld.org/nursingstandards Croke E. M (2003). Nurses, Negligence and Malpractice: An analysis based on more than 250 cases against nurses. AJN Vol. 103, No. 9. Available at http://www.nursingcenter.com/pdf.asp?AID=423284 Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. (2003). Sentinel Event Glossary of Terms. Available from http://www.jcaho.org/accredited+organizations/laboratory+services/sentinel+events/glossary.htm. National League for Nursing... ?Nursing Education Standards Nursing education is an important program that is channeled towards the general improvement of healthcare...
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Nursing
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...nurses around the country. The author also needed to consider possible improvement of hospital management and allocation of duties among nurses. Professional ethics among nurses is also a possible factor that leads to poor membership into professional organizations. Thus, the article needs to explore the suitability of professional ethics and policies among nurses. Application I consider the article an effective evaluation tool for membership of professional organizations. The article is also an essential rationale for decision making among nurses, in relation to membership of professional...
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Change Project/Nurse Retention
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...nursing staff include increased pressure to accomplish work, the need to work overtime, and stress related illness. It has been found out that most of them would opt to leave the field due to field related... ? Change Project/Nurse Retention Contents 0 Introduction Currently the U.S. is experiencing shortage ofregistered nurses (RNs) owing to the fact that the nursing colleges and universities are struggling meet the enrollment requirement to meet the rising demand for nursing care. The problem is projected to get worse with the ageing of the baby boomers generation and rising need for health care. At the national level the parties concerned are busy working to raise awareness of the looming crisis,...
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Hospitality Event
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...events are likely to worsen the UK’s environmental as well as energy crisis issues. Since majority of the event management teams focus on short term financial objectives, they do not pay enough attention to proper waste management. Therefore, it is advisable for the UK government to effectively intervene in hospitality events in order to control illegal waste dumping activities and thereby promote environmental sustainability. References Centre for Policy Dialogue., 2009. Environment related trade barriers and the WTO, CPD Occasional Paper Series 77, pp.1-17, [Online] Available at: [Accessed 22 April 2012]. Deimling, TSV, Held, H... Hospitality Event Introduction...
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Nursing
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...nursing article under review is Pseudomonas aeruginosa Pili Bind to AsialoGM1 Increased on the Surface of Cystic Fibrosis Epithelial Cells, by Lisa Saiman and Alice Prince. The title of the article is fairly clear; Saiman and Alice ( 1993)the author introduces the term cystic fibrosis Tran’s membrane conductance regulator in the introduction of the text (p.1875), and therefore giving less meaning to the term cystic fibrosis epithelial cells on the title (. To remove confusion on the expectation of the reader concerning the title and the introductory part, the author could have used the later in developing his title, since it is the basis of the articles introduction. There the term cystic... ? The...
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Difference Between Nurse Leaders and Nurse Managers
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...nurse leaders and nurse managers despite the fact that many people fail to identify the same indeed. Whereas nursing management has the fundamental role in determining the operations of a nursing institution such as recruitment of new nurses, their retention, and well-being (Wesstphal, 2012). Ideally, such a role involves the management of the whole organization. A nursing leader on his part has the role of influencing changes in an organization, especially in a particular unit or area of specialization, towards obtaining the desired results. In clinical settings, there exist different examples of nursing leaders and managers... in their manner of operation. Nursing managers...
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Nurse Practioner
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...Nurse Practitioner graduates have not only the essential skills, knowledge but also the abilities which equip them for independent clinical practice.There are a total of 9 core competencies all of which are gained through patient care experiences that focus on independent and interprofessional practice. There is also a key role played by analytic skills which help evaluate and provide evidence based patient centric care; furthermore advanced knowledge facilitates operations being performed in the health care delivery system. The 9 core competencies that a NP graduate must possess are; the scientific foundation competencies which revolves around an integration of research, theory and practice... ...
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Nursing
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...Nursing research involves an intellectual process of interpreting outcomes. This process includes the examination of evidence, determination of findings, formulation of conclusions, and exploration of the significance of the findings. The Burns and Grove text has explained much about nursing research especially chapters twenty-four and twenty-five. This paper answers four questions about nursing research based on the Burns and Grove text. Keywords: research, nursing, statistics Interpreting Research Outcomes and Disseminating Research Findings Introduction According to Burns and Grove (2009), nursing research entails an active... Interpreting Research Outcomes and Disseminating Research Findings Nursing...
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Nursing
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...nursing theories in supporting the implementation of an evidence based nursing intervention? One nursing theory, the nursing practice theory can be incorporated in supporting the implementation of evidence based nursing intervention in a number of ways. The theory of interpersonal relations by Hildegard Peplau is a good example of a nursing... ? Nursing Question One: What are some of the difficulties with narrowing a problem ment? A problem ment is a concise andclear description of all issues that are going to be addressed by a problem solving team or an individual researcher in a feasibility report or in a proposal before attempting to solve the problem. It simply describes or defines the active...
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Nursing
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...nurses and their impact on public health. Public health and public health nurses being the significant body in ensuring the welfare of the community and ensures that protection guaranteed. Promotion and improving the community’s welfare in terms of living conditions, sanitation and food supply, becomes the concern of these bodies. The article is significant in that it brings awareness to the community about their rights and the precautions to be taken, to curb problems affecting them for healthy and peaceful co-existence in the society. The article did bring out the role of public health department in the health... Community Policy Community Policy Summary The article analyzes the role of public health...
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Nursing
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...Nursing School Curricula? To What Extent can Standardized Tests be used in Measuring Competitiveness of Nursing School Curricula? While most courses have similar missions and visions for their students, it may be hard to evaluate if every school are able to give the same quality education for students. In courses that need their students to be highly-competent and fully-prepared at the start of the profession, standardized tests such as the Health Education Systems Inc. Admission Assessment, or HESI A2, the National Council Licensure Examinations for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN), and the National Nursing Registration... To What Extent can Standardized Tests be used in Measuring the Competitiveness of...
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Chronic fatigue syndrome, mitochondrial dysregulation and oxidative stress
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...related to chronic fatigue syndrome in the sense that, it may be a causative agent. Lack of enough energy that the body needs is what makes one feel tired hence fatigued (Lalsh, 1993). Therefore, those having chronic fatigue syndrome are likely to have mitochondrial dysfunction. Oxidative stress... Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease or disorder characterized by frequent exhaustion that cannot be solved with resting (Englebienne & Meirleir, 2002). It cannot be described by any underlying health condition. Its cases can be worse during mental and physical activity. Researchers have established that chronic fatigue syndrome is caused by a collection of...
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Mandating Nurse-Patient Ratio
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...Nurse-Patient Ratio The global health care systems are faced with limited resources and increased demand for health services. The base of seeking support is related to the following proof: Nursing organizations have, for a long time, reported the shortage of the personnel required in the provision of the high quality care (Aiken, Xue, Clarke & Sloane, 2007). The recent large scale research on nursing shortage indicates that the current nurse patient ratio is 1:4. The increase in the work load resulted into the increased probability of fatality among patients i.e. 14 per cent within 30 days of admission (Mark, 2009). Addition of one patient among nurses’ workload leads to a seven... Mandating...
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Event management
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...Event Operations Management Introduction Events are part of our daily lives as well as our culture. Some of these events in our daily lives are; National Day Parade, Singapore Arts Festival, Standard Chartered Marathon, Asians Youth Games among others. These events are important to the stakeholders like participants or the sponsors through creating a smooth plan and execution from the start to the end. These events all involve entertainment, photo opportunities and the logistics involved in relation the kind of the event held. Companies involved with usually gets a module defining the principles and the practices relating to planning, managing and staging of events emphasizing the kind... Role of Event...
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Event management
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...event operations management Introduction Events are part of our daily lives as well as our culture. Some of these events in our daily lives are; National Day Parade, Singapore Arts Festival, Standard Chartered Marathon, Asians Youth Games among others. These events are important to the stakeholders like participants or the sponsors through creating a smooth plan and execution from the start to the end. These events all involve entertainment, photo opportunities and the logistics involved in relation the kind of the event held. Companies involved with usually gets a module defining the principles and the practices relating to planning, managing and staging of events emphasizing the kind... Role of event...
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Nursing
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...related with health, interactive exhibits, a myriad of family activities, the zone for fitness and fun for the kids, different stages and forms of entertainment, safety and injury provision, sports, travel and leisure, personal care, healthy home displays, outdoor for recreation. Each and every age group has something to smile about the convention. This year it will provide a real opportunity to expand opportunities... which are related to the promotional of fitness and health services across the Maryland state. It will also provide the consumers with relevant health information and various resources on the websites. It will also provide a real experience in terms of showing...
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1968 event
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...Event: April 5, 1968: Martin Luther King is slain in Memphis The event: April 4, 1968 the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., known as the advocate for social equality, non-violence and racial brotherhood was fatally shot by a gunman at night. The event was reported in the New York Times by Earl Caldwell on 5th April, 1968 (The New York Times 1968). Dr. King was shot dead in the southern American city of Memphis, Tennessee where he was protesting against the low wages and poor working conditions of sanitation workers (BBC 1968). Dr. King was standing on the second-floor balcony of the Lorriane Motel when the snipers bullet hit him in the neck. Immediately after the incident, he was rushed... ...
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The Dynamic Nurse-Patient Relationship
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...nursing in relation to her theory of dynamic nurse-patient relationship, and expanded them to involve the distinctive role of nursing in patient care. She examined the aspects that reinforced or hampered the incorporation of mental health doctrine in the curriculum of basic nursing. She developed the dynamic nurse-patient relationship model to provide nursing practitioners a model of efficient nursing practice. She investigated nursing patient care on medical-surgical settings, not individuals with psychiatric disorders in psychiatric facilities (Orlando, 1961). She recognized three aspects of nursing practice: the uniqueness and creation... The Dynamic Nurse-Patient Relationship Abstract Nursing practi...
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Nursing
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...Nurses and did everything possible to ensure better services to the patients, especially to mental patients. At the time of Dix insanity was considered as a social crime rather than a disease and hence nobody came forward to the rescue of the insane patients. Insanity, craziness or madness... is a pattern of behaviors which makes people a danger to themselves and others. “Dorothea Dix played an instrumental role in the founding or expansion of more than 30 hospitals for the treatment of the mentally ill” (I Tell What I Have Seen—The Reports of Asylum Reformer Dorothea Dix, p.624). This paper briefly analyses the history of Dorothea Lynde Dix and her contributions to the society as a social...
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The Dynamic Nurse-Patient Relationship
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...nursing in relation to her theory of dynamic nurse-patient relationship, and expanded them to involve the distinctive role of nursing in patient care. She examined the aspects that reinforced or hampered the incorporation of mental health doctrine in the curriculum of basic nursing. She developed the dynamic nurse-patient relationship model to provide nursing practitioners a model of efficient nursing practice. She investigated nursing patient care on medical-surgical settings, not individuals with psychiatric disorders in psychiatric facilities (Orlando, 1961). She recognized three aspects of nursing practice: the uniqueness and creation... ?The Dynamic Nurse-Patient Relationship Essay Nursing practice...
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Nursing
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...Nursing Nursing The Stufflebeam’ s CIPP model is a better choice for the to use in evaluating its programs, personnel,products, students, institutions and systems. This is because the model is consistent with a wide range of program evaluations and its focus is best when the programs are long term and require sustainable improvements (Stufflebeam, 2000). Another evaluation model that can work well is a test blueprint because it is able to evaluate all the course objectives. 2. The model’s components include the context, input, process, and product evaluation. The data to use in the model for each component will comprise of the course taken by the student...
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Current event
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...Event Marks and Spencer is one of the most reputed international companies specializing on outfits; recently, the company introduced a scheme meant for the motivation of their staffs. The scheme for the recognition of the employees is dubbed ‘Spotlight’ and is intended to help in recognizing the retail staffs that works exceptional in their delivery of services (Paterson, 2013). Among other thing introduced are the charity volunteer days and the launching of the wellbeing website. The reward of the scheme is such that it is progressive in manner based on instant bronze, silver, and gold cards representing the prizes. In addition, there are also ipods, wine selection, and watches... HR Event Marks and...
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Register Nurse interview
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...Nurse Interview Affiliation: Communication is a fundamental factor in the day to day formal and informal interactions and relations among people. In the professional setting, communication takes diverse and dynamic aspects depending on the purpose it is designed to serve. The registered nurse (RN) I interviewed asserted that interpersonal communication informs her day to day interactions and relations with the patients/clients. Verbal and non-verbal exchange of information, feelings, and meaning constitutes the interpersonal communication process (Baxter & Braithwaite, 2008; Griffin, 2012). According to the RN, the use of interpersonal communication in the nursing practice takes... into...
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Nursing
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...Nursing Careers) used a disproportionate stratified sampling scheme where the significance of the effects... different sampling methods, on the same population, to be able to compare which provides less margin of error. The precision of the two sampling techniques can be evaluated and the results of the surveys may be compared using the student’s t-test or F-test to determine whether both sampling techniques are similar or not (fao.org). Works Cited “6 Basic Statistical Tools”. fao.org. fao. n.d. Web. 04 Oct 2011. Donelan, Karen, Buerhaus, Peter, Desroches, Catherine, Dittus, Robert and Dutwin, David. Public Perceptions of Nursing Careers: The Influence of the Media and...
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Event Management
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...events management process (EMP). Table of Contents Introduction 3 Event Impacts 3 Significance of Culture and Time in Mega Events 7 Event Stakeholder Management 8 Event Management Process 9 Conclusion 12 References 13 Introduction Event management is fundamentally described as the appliance of a significant tool i.e. project management towards the generation and advancement of various types of festivals, conferences as well as events. The study related to event management comprises different valuable aspects that include determining the...
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Nursing
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...event or death. The person is in shock and wishes that this is only a dream or a passing wind. In the Bible, Job lost all his wealth when he was tested by the devil. In one single day, he lost his ten children, thousands of household animals including sheep, oxen, donkeys and camels. After receiving the news, Job fell down and worshiped God... ?Grief in Times of a Loss Until recently, people with terminal illnesses did not receive enough care in their deathbeds. It was during this time thatElizabeth Kubler-Ross emerged with new attitude and approaches to the problem inspired by lack of clear guidelines in the medical field that addressed death and dying. She was unhappy about the poor treatment given to...
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Event Analysis
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...event of September 11 attacks in relation to the influence it exerted on America’s foreign policy and international relations. The paper also discusses myriad ways by which US had to transform its international relations and alter foreign policy decisions according to the theories of international politics. On the morning of September 11, four commercial US airlines were hijacked by some 19 hijackers who were believed to be associated with Al-Qaeda and two of those hijacked jets were... The impact of September 11 attacks on the US foreign policy September 11 attacks unmistakably form such a phenomenally drastic international political event that totally changed not only America itself but the whole...
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Impact of Fatigue Associated with Long Hours as it Relates to Patient Safety
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...Fatigue Associated with Long Hours as it Relates to Patient Safety Grade (March 10th, Impactof Fatigue Associated with Long Hours as it Relates to Patient Safety Fatigue, which is also confused with sleepiness, refers to the state of the body where the body is overwhelmed by tiredness, exhaustion and lack of adequate energy in the body resulting from long hours of work, while lack of sleep can also be a contributing factor (Shen, Barbera & Shapiro, 2006). Fatigue derives where the conditions of extended period of working exists, coupled with the performance of very demanding tasks both physically and mentally, as well as the deprivation of adequate sleep. The consequence is that the body... Impact of...
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Nursing
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...Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems (7th ed). St. Louis: Mosby. Smeltzer, S.C. & Bare, B.G. (2006). Brunner and Suddarths textbook of medical-surgical nursing (10th ed). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.... Case Study Type II diabetes mellitus is not usually managed with insulin because the pancreas still has the capa to produce enough amounts of thesubstance to prevent the breakdown of fat and accompanying production of ketone bodies (Smeltzer & Bare, 2006). The major problem with this type of diabetes occurs when the patient consumes too much carbohydrate that could result into hyperglycemia. Thus, the condition can be efficiently managed with weight loss, diet...
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Confidentiality as a Nurse
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...nurses to maintain a relationship of trust and privacy with their patients so that they are comfortable and open in discussing their health related issues. However, in certain cases where the patient’s health or benefit is at stake, the nurses are obligated by the ethical code and the state laws to inform the parents, health authorities or the state laws. In a nutshell, every case is different and each situation should be carefully analyzed giving priority only to the patient’s benefit and health.   References Benjamin, M., & Curtis, J. (2010). Ethics in Nursing: cases, principles and reasoning. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press. Butts, J. B., & Rich, K. (2005... ? Confidentiality as a Nurse...
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Seizures and school nurse
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...fatigue, excessive involuntary body movements of the arms and legs, the loss of muscle tone or movement, disturbances in the patient’s mood, behavior, sensation and perception (Silva, 2009). In case the student is going through a simple partial seizure, Silva (2009, p. 33) revealed that the school nurse should be able to observe “visual... ? Seizures and School Nurse Number s and Number Number of Words: 2,499 Introduction Epilepsy is a medical condition that is characterized by recurrent seizures that are caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain that leads to involuntary movements in the body function, physical awareness or behavior (CDC, 2011). As of 2011, there are as much as 2.0 million...
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Becoming a nurse
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...nurse I am a born nurse. I feel special love and affection for others. In my whole family, nobody is as close to the elders as I am. I believe in relations and gain and impart strength through them. They may not necessarily be blood-relations. A nurse interacts with the patients in such a way that the two can relate to each other emotionally. So I want to be a nurse. I always feel like doing something for others. I attribute this fundamentally to my religious beliefs, according to which, we will be rewarded in the world hereafter for our love and affection for others in this world. Establishing that as my goal, I kept thinking about the potential ways in which I could benefit... 19 December Becoming a...
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Nursing
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...Nursing Introduction Most often than not, success in any professional setting depends on the kind of leadership and management tactics used. The effects of good leadership are more pronounced where professionals work as a team, as in the nursing sector. It is, therefore, paramount for team leaders to have and practice effective management within teams if they are to optimize their potential. Decision Making In team leadership, decision making is an integral aspect of management. In order to develop high performance teams, some managers choose to make use of group decision making approaches. While some people may question the effectiveness of using group decision making... up hurting their...
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NURSE PRACTICE ACT
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...Nurse Practice Act number] The NursePractice Act is a set of state laws aimed to protect the public from unsafe nursing practioners. The Acts’ content is determined by individual state legislatures’, and therefore, the Act may differ from state-to-state. However, the Act has many common issues like establishing the composition and scope of authority for the board of nursing, defining the practice of professional, vocational and advanced practice nursing, setting the requirements to obtain a nursing license, limiting use of the title, “nurse” and listing the grounds for discipline...
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Hospital Nurse Shortage
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...nurse ratio and patient mortality, failure-to-rescue (deaths following complications) among surgical patients, and factors related to nurse retention. This purpose gives a clear notion about the assumption/hypothesis the study is built on, although no explicit formulation of the research hypothesis can be found in the text. Evidently, the hypothesis is that that hither patient-to-nurse ratio positively correlates with patient mortality, failure-to-rescue among surgical patients and negatively correlates with factors related to nurse retention... Critical Review of a Research Article 2007 Critical Review of a Research Article Aiken, L. H., Clarke, S. P., Sloan, D. M., Sochalski, J., & Silber, J. H....
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Event Tourism
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...event tourism industry to develop (Adams, 2013, p. 66). The event managing companies and event planners are important stakeholders as they manage the event from the beginning till the end. The ones who are holding the event also have event planners that play the role of carrying out the event according to their standards. These event planners make sure that they have enough space and resources and according to them they plan the event framework. On the other hand the event managers of the host country ensure that the location is secure, the seats are organized, there are no mishaps, there are no external threats and other aspects related to the event. The tourism... ? Event Tourism Event Tourism...
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Nurse-to-patient Ratio Staffing
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...nurse’s resentment (Linda, 2010). Therefore, an increase in temporary nurse percentage reduces the quality of care to the patient. Hospitals that have less than 5 percent temporary nurse staffing report few patients and few hospital-acquired infections compared to those with over five percent temporary nurse staffing. The nurse work-related injuries percentage is also significantly high in hospitals with more than five percent temporary nursing staff. Understaffing can endanger the patients and nurses American Nurses Association states that massive reduction in nursing related budgets combined with increased nursing shortage challenges have led to few nurses... Nurse-to-patient Ratio Staffing al...
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