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...Nursing: Views of the American Academy of Nursing on Accreditation Nursing: Views of the American Academy of Nursing on Accreditation The American Academy of Nursing is a healthcare academy that disseminates, generates, and synthesizes nursing knowledge towards contributing to health practices and policies that aim at benefiting both the nursing professionals and the public (Finkelman and Kenner, 2013). The health policies often help in planning, decision-making, and implementation certain health care goals in the community. The American Academy of nursing academy advices students, especially international students to choice programs that they feel they are quite comfortable (“Committee... ...
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...nursing education? At what level values are promoted in nursing education? Introduction Nursing education is based on certain values. The promotion of these values is required in order for the quality of nursing education to be high. At this point the following question appears: how nursing education values can be protected? Moreover, the potentials of nursing educators to protect nursing education values are often doubted. In this paper, two particular values of nursing education are explored: equality and diversity. Two articles are reviewed so that all aspects of the issue under examination to be identified. It is proved that both equality and diversity... At what level values are promoted in nursing...
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...Nursing a Profession? The dis of the nursing profession has always been seen in the context of an organized group of persons who are all engaged in nursing. But professionalism is beyond this quality alone. There are other criteria involved in the discourse of the concept of professionalism, those that would distinguish whether an area or an occupation, which in this case is nursing, is just an occupation or whether it is a profession. Background For the better part of the 20th century, nursing is considered to be a semi-profession, just an appendage of the medical field, with subsidiary function of medicine that is proscribed by doctors’ orders. Interest in professionalizing the nursing... ...
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...nursing be taught? Can critical thinking in nursing be taught? Introduction The evaluation of the elements of nursing, not just as a profession but also as a science, should be based on certain criteria: the effects of each element on the performance of nurses but also the potentials of nurses to meet the relevant requirements need to be taken into consideration. On the other hand, the characteristics of nursing worldwide can be differentiated, under the influence of local ethics and culture. In this paper a specific element of nursing is explored: critical thinking. The literature published in this field has been reviewed. Two studies were chosen for explaining whether... Can critical thinking in...
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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 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 challenges faced by a researcher or a practitioner by outlining the problem that will be addressed in the study. A problem statement should fully describe a problem so that other people can know that there is indeed a problem and how it has been addressed by the researcher. Narrowing a problem statement involves making it...
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...Nursing Philosophy My Personal Nursing Philosophy I chose to pursue nursing as a profession due to my desire to help those in need. In fact, I have been longing of becoming a nurse since my childhood, something that finally prompted me to pursue nursing as a career. Nursing is an honorable career that ought not to be treated as job meant to make someone rich, but rather as a calling to serve humanity. The American Nurses Association defines nursing as the protection, promotion, and prevention of illnesses and injuries in a bid to alleviate suffering through diagnosis and treatment (Kikuchi and Simmons, 1994). Nevertheless, nursing has much more as a whole that what it appears... to be to the...
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...Nursing Shortage An Inquiry into the Phenomenon of Nursing Shortage Health care systems attribute many of its processes to nurses, which made the nursing career an in-demand employment for many individuals, regardless of race, culture, and nationality. In the United States alone, the nurse population is 12 million but still, the American health care industry admits the phenomenon of nursing shortage. The evidence of this problem also appears in other countries. In turn, nursing shortage produces health care problems. Significantly, patients receive inadequate health care services. For instance, Dana Weinberg, author of Code Green, emphasizes critical issues in health care resulting... Running Head:...
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...nursing practice, and service to community. The core values that underlie this philosophy include: Creating a conducive environment to facilitate learning Nursing care that is holistic, supportive, and culturally sensitive of the patient and family Collaboration among faculty, students, and health care institutions to provide effective clinical and educational opportunities Promoting higher standards of care and a professional code of ethics Framework The College... Curriculum Draft Project Ohio Loleta Kellum RN BSN Contextual Elements The Ohio is considered as one of the most important educational institutes in USA. The history of the above University is rather long; the specific University was first...
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...Nursing ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This paper answers the need for upholding the ethical values of nursing and to implement the various steps that can increase the nursing facilities. Nursing shortage, nurse to patient ratios, less nursing faculty are some of the problems that we come across. We need to work on this because the demand for nursing is connected with the increase in the population rate and it is important for the mankind and the world itself. By finding the ethical concept that can best suit to the present trends and its impact on the nursing facilities. We can bring in the changes by finding the right channel that can support... ? Teacher...
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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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...Nursing Foundations of Nursing Education NU 530 August 28, Philosophy of Nursing Person Masters (2009) describes philosophy as ‘beliefs of a person or groups of persons’ (Doheny et al. 1997, in Masters 2009, p.80). With this meaning, philosophy has a decisive role in human behavior. According to the above view, person is quite important for philosophy. The term person, as related to philosophy, is based on a key characteristic: ‘that one lives oneself and decides about oneself’ (Tischner, Zycinski, & McLean 1994, p.7). The above definition can incorporate a series of additional characteristics, related to the term person, as, for example, the following ones: freedom of taking... initiatives,...
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...NURSING First assignment In terms of what can be added or deleted to Nightingale’s nursing pledge, there are various opinions. This research suggests that some of the aspects of the pledge, especially those regarding client confidentiality, are appropriate for the modern nurse as well. However, there are certain culturally relative elements of the pledge, such as the specific reference to God, which may seem culturally insensitive to some nurses, who may be atheists, or practice a religion that worships Buddha, Krishna, Allah, etc., rather than this singular cultural religious concept that Nightingale includes in the...
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...Nursing Research (Article Analyses) Nursing Research (Article Analysis Research Objectives, Questions, or Hypothesis In the study conducted by Kalisch and Lee (2011), the researchers’ work had a basis on two research questions. The first question sought to answer the question whether the level of staffing in nursing predicted the level of teamwork, which was in relation to the size of the hospital and CMI (case mix index). Secondly, the other research question in the study sought to answer the question about whether the level of staffing predicted subscales of teamwork, again in relation to the size of the hospital and CMI. Based on the research questions, the objective of the research study...
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...nurses has proven to be an almost insurmountable problem as our hospitals continue to hire non-Americans in order to fill in the work force. These people do not understand the American way of life and society as an American would. These are the nurses who have lowered the standards of nursing care in America today. That is what I... ?Admission Essay We live in a world of a rapidly aging population and a constantly evolving world of illness. Everyday, thousands of Americans end upbeing admitted to patient care facilities all over the United States. But the manpower required to care for these patients in a loving, holistic, and healing manner is quite wanting and lacking. The lack of qualified American...
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...Nursing Facility: Amsterdam Nursing Home 3rd July Time: 11:00am Helen Mahoney Initials of the RN: H.M.Nursing Nursing is simply a profession that deals with the care of individuals, communities and the general population. The main aim of nursing is to ensure that the individual attains optimal health. From a healthcare perspective, nurses can be acknowledged from the scope of their work, training, and loom to patients. Registered nurses have a wide array of basic duties that they perform. The most basic duties include educating and treating patients, providing advice to the general...
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...Nursing essay Nursing essay As a registered nurse in the Emergency Room of a hospital, SWOT analysis tool offers relevant information on what is or is not effective in clinical systems and procedures. Strengths For the ER department, there are sufficient and highly qualified practitioners that ensure no patient spends more than an hour waiting for treatment (Barker, 2013). The hospital nurses have a culture of collaborative teamwork especially in directing patients to the emergency area and attending to patients at the emergency area. Collaborative teamwork in the emergency area is essential in cultivating critical...
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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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...Nursing It goes without saying that it will take tremendous amount of dedication for one to be able to graduate any collegiate degree. Going into college is not an easy thing to do, not to mention finishing it. To say at the least that one will have to experience countless sleepless nights before he/she graduates is an understatement. Passing a single subject alone is not an easy feat to do; how much more the whole program of studies. As for me, reaching this far in my BS Nursing degree is the fruit of my hard labor. Being optimistic is one thing and being goal-oriented is another. I’d like to think I’m more of the second one. When you set a goal and you are determined to achieve... ?My Journey as a...
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...Nurse Accountability in the Management and Supervision of Patient Care. In the last couple of decades, the nursing profession has experienced tremendous changes and transformation; the profession has evolved from the simple carrying out of tasks, which it was hitherto attributed with, to a process of decision-making premised on specialist knowledge and responsibility. According to Savage & Lucy (2004:9), the nursing process that was introduced late in the 1970s, is largely responsible for this transformation in the nursing profession, while at the same time creating the avenue for the evaluation of individual...
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...nurse, I endeavor to align with the IOM Future of Nursing recommendations in order to be competitive and exemplify my prowess in the field of nursing. The key factors of consideration in advancing my career are through not only acquiring relevant experience but also engaging in learning. Learning forms a key part of the IOM Future of Nursing recommendations. It provides the anticipated levels of education that nurses in the country should... A Career Reflection I believe that personal development is very important in all aspects of life including the career. Today’s world has become extremely competitive and for one advance, it is paramount that one has to acquire additional skills and knowledge. As a...
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...Nursing Management Crisis in Nursing Poor labor practices are common in many organizations in the modernday. There is evidence that many employers are compelling workers to work for more hours, absorb new job responsibilities, and yet receive a low payment. Currently, I am experiencing an exact situation whereby my nursing practice is defined by being overworked and very low compensations for my work. Notably, I work for a nonprofit organization as a nurse and I am required to offer health care at a health center established by the organization. Being overworked has become a routine in the workplace wit man workers required to put in more than 8 hours a day. Notably, nursing... Management Crisis in...
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...nurse demonstrating understanding of the professional and ethicolegal issues: Introduction: According to The American Nursing Association, "Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations. Nurses assist and complement physicians, and work in all the same areas and specialties as doctors, while remaining in a profession that is a separate discipline of its own." Nursing at its core is caring for people, bringing them to wholeness and healing within their health... Role of the nurse...
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...nursing procedures (caregivers and the patients) have rights to be observed (Ginny, 2009). In this case, if the nurse chose not to fill out the incident report, there are a number of concerns that would emerge. These concerns are both ethical and legal. The nurse failed to follow the 6 rights prior to the administration of a medication. This went against... the required nursing practice. The consequence of this act put the patient’s life at risk because the patient had a negative effect from the dosage administered. The nurse went ahead and ignored filling out the incident report. The physician and the supervisor get information from filled incident reports....
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...nurse will be able to identify the different beliefs that affect practices in infection control; and educate proper techniques, as well as correct false notions, so as to focus behavioral intention on proper infection-prevention activities. The most encouraging messages are those that highlight the decline of incidence of infection, as well as the assurance of protection from harm (Kohler, Grimley... ? Transtheoretical Model of Change The Transtheoretical model is a design for deliberate change Transtheoretical Model,” n.d It focuses not on the extraneous forces that affect decision making, but on the will power of the person to induce change. It involves a series of steps that culminate in behavioral...
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...Nurse Practitioner Within the healthcare profession, there are a number of individual career paths that are available to the individual. Some of these require a high level of education and continuing education whereas others can be attained/achieved in a relatively short period of time. Arguably, one of the most demanding and highest time requirement careers within the field of nursing is with regards to the nurse practitioner. Although the nurse practitioner has many of the same responsibilities and areas of focus that traditional registered nurses have, the level of ability and overall expertise that such a title necessarily portends extends far beyond... ? Section/# Discussion and Analysis of the...
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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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...Nursing Nursing is a sensitive profession that requires integrative social interactions between the caregivers and the patients. Registered nurses operate and offer their services under specified codes of ethics. Violation of these codes attracts both ethical and legal risks. Nurses are charged with an obligation to compassionately care for the patients. It is unethical and legally unbinding for nurses to fail to meet these obligations. A positive working environment is suitable for effective discharge of duties and provision of care services to patients by nurses. Nurses’ burnout jeopardizes nursing practice because it interferes with the normal effectiveness... with which...
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...Nursing Nursing Research asserts that central line-associated bloodstream infections are still considered one of the most lethalinfections in the United States (Harnage, 2007). Most patients in the United States find it extremely costly to treat the disease. There are several strategies that have been employed in hospitals so as to minimize the mortality rate that is caused by this disease. One of the most common strategies that have been employed in hospitals to curb this predicament is the nursing competency assessment, especially in the ICU (Intensive Care Unit). This strategy is significantly striving to eliminate this deadly infection. This article will review literatures which analyze... ? Nursing...
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...Nursing Career Reflection Essay Nursing Career Reflection Essay Nursing as a medical field entails several characteristics in order to become effective in terms of service as well as personal growth. While the supervisors are mostly accountable for the behavior of their staff, I personally believe that as nurse staffs, we must also be proactive in our own growth in the field as well. Our recognition of our strengths and weaknesses can help in giving us an idea of how to adjust our attitudes, behaviors, and way on thinking in dealing with our everyday work. By doing so, us nurses can be more effective in...
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...Nursing Administration, 33(2), 105-110. Summary The health industry has been criticized for been reluctant in adopting organizational changes concurrently with current economic environment. Unlike other industries, the health sector lags behind in its implementation of technology driven leadership structures (Porter-O’Grady, 2003). The article "A different age for leadership, Part 1" explores the issue of leadership and the increasing need to learn new skills among health workers. The article maintains that the health industry has critical lapses in its implementation of modern... ? Nu 514 Rural Health Policies 12th, November, Nu 514 Rural Health Policies A different age for leadership, Part Journal of...
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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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...Nursing Controversies in the Field of Nursing The field of nursing has various debates as practitioners express different opinions regarding various topics. In effect, this causes divisions within the profession leading to a lack of a common ground to dictate the efficient and effective approach to handling the controversies. Specifically, the three most common disputes include debates about abortion, assisted suicide, and the use of restraining devices and sedatives on mentally challenged and elderly patients. Abortion debates continue to gain prominence in the medical boards and the media as individuals contemplate the ethics of the practice and the medical... Rights in 1948 as well as the...
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...Nursing Breast, cervical and ovarian cancer, incidence, sign & symptoms, treatment, side-effect and nursing care. Contraceptive methods. Sentinel node biopsy in relationship to breast cancer According to the latest statistics, it has been found that breast cancer is common in both males and females. However, it remains the second most common type of cancer that affects women in general who have reached the age of menopause or even years afterwards, but it does not imply that the younger ones are not at risk. There are several signs and symptoms which one can detect a breast cancer and they are: a brown discharge from the nipples...
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...Nurses and Doctors and its Pertinence in Clinical Practice: A Qualitative Research Abstract Competence in practice for nurses and doctors are now prescribed to be occurring as a result of interprofessional and collaborative practice in the clinical area. Literature suggests collaborative education provides better learning, but collaboration is a matter to learn. This learning can be initiated while doctors and nurses are both students in the clinical area, but research involving interprofessional learning for both nurse and doctor students is lacking. By questionnaire survey method developed by focus group analysis and pilot studies, groups of doctor students... Interprofessional Learning between...
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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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...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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...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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...Nurses Association. 2008 May: 14(2) 136 -138 In 1952, Peplau, a nurse theorist, introduced a theory of interpersonal relationships in nursing as a means to combat the harmful effects that sexual violence can exact on an individual who has suffered from the harm it may cause. As such, the article in question focused upon how sexual violence is a serious... Hildegard Peplau’s Theory and the Healthcare Encounters of Survivors of Sexual Violence Loleta Kellum Alcorn NU 505 Dr Young January22, 2013 Hildegard Peplau’s Theory and the Healthcare Encounters of Survivors of Sexual Violence Hildegard Peplau’s Theory and the Healthcare Encounters of Survivors of Sexual ViolencJournal of the American Psychiatric Nurse...
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...Nursing Nursing Why I became a nurse I have never thought of any other means of accomplishing my life goals of taking care of health in the community, than being a reputable nurse. The goal of becoming a nurse emerged from personal experience, as well as interaction with Mother Nature. I have realized the need for compassionate and dedicated care for patients in both community and hospital settings. As such, I have shared meaningful encounters with family members and friends whom built my character of humility and humbles that makes me a well-rounded individual. The title of a nurse is not...
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...Nursing Q1 The first objective of this assignment is to apply knowledge of the domains and domain specific levels of learning to thecharacterization of learning objectives and learning activities. This objective belongs to the cognitive domain of learning as it is purely a mental skill. This is because it has the aspect of obtaining knowledge in its raw form and applying the gained knowledge to appropriate usage (O’Connor 2006). The second objective of this course is to judge the appropriateness of selected learning activities for the defined learning objectives. This particular objective is affective in nature. The reason for this is that it involves an emotional assessment of the acquired... ...
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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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...nurse would entail establishing a care plan conducive to the symptoms and signs displayed by the patient who in this case is Peter. As an enrolled nurse, it is also essential to be aware who is a part of Peter’s care team as well as the hierarchy of that team. The health care team in Peter’s case, would of course be the attending physician(s), mental health and/or medical nurse(s), counselor(s) and therapists and Peter’s immediate family (his father and siblings). The enrolled nurses working on Peter’s case would want to make sure that each member of Peter’s health care team were on the same page with his care, and aware of his progress and goals... Presentation: Elder Abuse When discussing care of...
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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 emerged from an experience I had when my son was a tiny three month old baby. I awoke in the middle of the night to find him with a temperature well above 100 degrees, shaking and shivering in a terrifying way. I was panicked, and had no idea what I should do, what was going on, and felt abject terror at the state of my child. I remember that the feeling of terror began to ease with the first medical care specialist I saw (nearly an hour later) at a local hospital. It was a triage nurse, and her comfort, confidence and bedside manner all made me begin to feel that my child was going to be okay. Following that, I saw nurses delivering medicine to my child, taking... My passion and interest in...
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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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...NURSING Introduction The problem is medication reconciliation and mistakes made in healthcare facilities. If someone is on one drug, they may needto take another drug that has negative side effects only when mixed with the first. And the healthcare professional must know this and be able to report it, which may be a problem for some who are ethically compromised. Making sure one has the right patient and is not giving drugs to the wrong patient is a reasonable expectation of any healthcare setting. “Human factor researchers have demonstrated that confirmation bias causes practitioners to misperceive important information in their environment” (Takata et al., 2008). ...
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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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...nurse? I have always envisioned pursuing a career in the field of health care. The factor which provided the impetus for this decision included the genuine enthusiasm to be an instrumental contributor to the improvement of health and well-being of others through direct patient care. There is this innate and burning desire to be involved in addressing the illnesses of people through physical, emotional, mental, and even spiritual care. I acknowledge, therefore, that nursing is the ultimate profession that would assist in fulfilling my personal and professional goal of providing holistic care. Concurrently, from a reflective stance... Personal ment al Affiliation Personal ment Why do you want to become a...
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...nursing services must give priority to its own staff by letting them understand where the institution is leading. A people without direction have no motivation at all. The vision gives a direction and objective as well as clearly outlined plans of how to achieve the set goals. Engaging staff while formulating these goals is very important for it encourages them to have a sense of ownership of the institution... Absentism at work The problem of absentism among the staff is a common problem among the staff especially when there is a problem in the organizationor when there is no good staff motivation plan. It is always good to find out the root cause of the problem instead of rushing to punish the staff...
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