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  • Collaborative Practice Between Nurses And Physicians
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    Collaboration 3 The nurse mangers role in creating a collaborative work environment The nurse manager is vital in creating an environment where nurse-physician collaboration can occur and is the expected norm. It is she, who clarifies the vision of collaboration, sets an example of and practices as a role model for collaboration. The nurse manager also supports and makes necessary changes in the environment to bring together all the elements that are necessary to facilitating effective nurse-phy...
  • Individuals About The Nursing Care
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    Code of Ethics / Workshop 5 Nurses support and enable individuals, families and groups to maintain, restore or improve their health status. Nurse also care for and comfort when deterioration of health has become irreversible. A traditional ideal of nursing is caring and nurturing of human beings regardless of race, religion, status, age, gender, diagnosis, or any other grounds. Nursing care is based on the development of a helping relationship and the implementation and evaluation of therapeutic...
  • Nurses And Their Duties In The Hospital
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    Nursing I was in a hospital for my co-op placement, I chose this because I was considering nursing as my chosen career path. For this reason, I have researched the nursing career. I have spent many hours in this setting and feel that I have a pretty good understanding as to what goes on day to day. Before choosing to become a nurse, one must first examine themselves and look to see if they have the right qualities for this demanding job. Some qualities are such; caring, compassion, a strong desi...
  • Lack Of Gerontological Nursing Education In Schools
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    THE IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATING NURSING STUDENTS The Importance of Educating Nursing Students in Gerontological NursingAbstractThe number of people over the age of 65 is more than ever before and will only increase as the generation of? baby boomers? starts to retire. However, there are not enough schools of nursing that offer coursework in gerontological nursing as part of their core curriculum. In addition, nursing faculty is not adequately trained to instruct students in this critical area of nur...
  • My Personal Definition Of Nursing
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    I realized I wanted to be a nurse after I had my 2nd ACL surgery, my senior year of high school. I had to stay in the hospital 3 days in order to recover, and I was very lucky to have such a wonderful and caring nurse. She made me feel as if I was her only patient. I will never forget how well I was taken care of and how comfortable she made me feel. I was young and scared, but she was reassuring, because she made me feel as if I had my own mother taking care of me. She was the reason I wanted t...
  • Nursing Home Abuse
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    With over 1.5 million elderly and dependent adults now living in nursing homes throughout the country, abuse and neglect has become a widespread problem. Even though some nursing homes provide good care, many are subjecting helpless residents to needless suffering and death. Most residents in nursing homes are dependent on the staff for most or all their needs such as food, water, medicine, toileting, grooming- almost all their daily care. Unfortunately, many residents in nursing homes today are...
  • Orem's Self Care Deficit Nursing Theory
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    The purpose of this paper is to inform the reader how Dorothea Orem's nursing theory has been used in research. Orem begin developing her theory in the 1950's, a time when most nursing conceptual models were based on other disciplines such as medicine, psychology and / or sociology (Fawcett, 2000). Orem's theory is a three-part theory of self-care. The three theories that make up the general theory are: Self-Care, Self-Care Deficit, and Nursing Systems. The Self-Care theory states that adults de...
  • Baccalaureate Registered Nurse Program
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    A career in nursing offers limitless opportunities as it spans the spectrum from general practice to pediatrics, from surgery to psychiatry, etc. I think about selecting nursing as a career as I consider that nursing embraces my skills and talents and relates to my career interests. To be a professional nurse means to be a professional in everything you do. The nurses work not only in the hospitals or clinics. The main aim of being a nurse is to provide the patients with professional assistance ...
  • Quality Health Care
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    What is a Nurse Practitioner A nurse practitioner is a registered nurse (RN) who has advanced education and clinical training in a health care specialty area. Nurse practitioners work with people of all ages and their families, providing information people need to make informed decisions about their health care and lifestyle choices. Nurse Practitioners practice under the rules and regulations of the Nurse Practice Act of the state in which they work. Most nurse practitioners are also nationally...
  • Orem's Self Care Deficit Nursing Theory
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    Subject: The Evolution of Theoretical Knowledge A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE ON THE FOUR CONCEPTS OF THE NURSING METAPARADIGM Introduction The four concepts of the nursing metaparadigm as described in Orem's theory are: Person Environment Health Nursing My perspective of the four concepts has changed somewhat after studying Orem's theory. My thoughts of the "Person" have become more focussed on to one that is the recipient of nursing care only when they cannot administer self-care. My view of the "Env...
  • Advocacy In The Sense Of Patient Nurse
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    Laurie A mons NU-200 Prof. Elia di November 14, Role Research Paper The Fine Lines of Nurse Advocacy The Oxford English Dictionary defines the term advocate as " one who pleads the case of another" (1989). The legal view of advocacy encompasses the definition of advocacy as a consultation between client and lawyer before a court proceeding (Woodrow 1997). The International Council of Nursing (ICN) has included nurse advocacy in their code since the 1970's. In recent nursing literature " nurse ad...
  • Nurses Registration Act
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    It is written that nursing is a "learned profession, a science, and an art". (Fundamentals of Nursing, Pg. 87) Due to the fact that it responds to the health problems of many individuals and their loved ones, nursing is a "unique" profession. It is one of the oldest arts, with "great, universal mother instincts". (Fundamentals of Nursing, Pg. 87) "Nursing has evolved over many years, influenced by the means which the sick were cared for. Changes in the way people live, the interrelationship of p...
  • Nursing Home To Alzheimer's Patient Care
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    Phil Kay lor June 3, 2003 Longevity Healthcare Systems, Inc. The Longevity Healthcare Systems began in 1972 and had prospered in their twenty years. They had acquired twelve nursing homes, two subacute care facilities and a pharmacy in Michigan, and seven nursing homes in Ohio. Although they were having profitable years, owner, Kathryn Hamilton had some concerns: . The Ohio nursing homes were showing unprofitable results... Aggressive competition. Health Care Reform. Need more private paying cus...
  • Magnet Hospital Nurses
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    I. Introduction II. Situation Analysis A. Industry Review B. Company History. Marketing A. Marketing History B. Current Marketing Plan 1. Product, Price & Place 2. Promotion C. Target Market D. Statement of the Problem E. Marketing Objective IV. IMC Objective V. Copy Platform A. Basic Problem B. Target Market C. Major Selling Idea D. Creative Strategy Statement 1. Campaign Theme 2. Campaign Slogan 3. Appeal 4. Execution Technique E. Support Information and Requirements VI. Creative Work - Magazi...
  • Personal Philosophy Of Nursing The Word Philosophy
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    Personal Philosophy of Nursing The word philosophy is derived from the Greek and Latin word philosophic, the love of wisdom. It is defined as the "critical examination of the grounds for fundamental beliefs and an analysis of the basic concepts employed in the expression of such beliefs". (Encyclopaedia Britannica, 2002) Nursing philosophy then, would be the examination of the fundamental beliefs about nursing practice. That it were so simple! It is the time consuming, soul-searching act of comp...
  • Pharmacists Work In Community And Hospital Pharmacies
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    Pharmacist Community pharmacists and hospital pharmacists compound and dispense prescribed pharmaceuticals and provide counseling services to both clients and health care providers. They are employed in community and hospital pharmacies, or they may be self-employed. In order to be employed as a pharmacist you require as Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy, as well as practical training under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Licenses are required in all provinces and territories for ...
  • Virginia Henderson's Nursing Philosophy
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    Virginia Henderson's nursing philosophy is known for its simplicity and inclusiveness. It centers around the patient with the nurse making him whole or complete. She says that the nurse is "a substitute for what the patient lacks" (1966, p. 21). In other words, the nurse is eyes for the blind and legs for the amputee. Her famous summary encapsulates well nursing's breadth of function. The unique function of the nurse is to assist the individual, sick or well, in the performance of those activiti...
  • International Nursing Shortage
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    Who will take care of us? Ok, raise your hand, how many of you have thought about a career in the healthcare industry? This could include anything from being a doctor to a sales representative for a major pharmaceutical company. Ok, that's what I expected from a class of this size. Now, how many of you already have or think you will visit the hospital in the next five years. Now, I know this question may seem out of the blue, but here's why I'm asking. Currently, the international nursing shorta...
  • Our Society And The Nursing Profession
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    APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION College of Nursing - ESSAY Nursing is a very challenging career that allows you the opportunity to promote and maintain the health and well-being of our community. I enjoy being in a profession that helps people. While there are many different occupations that would allow me to help people, I feel that nursing is the one that I would be able to share my gift of caring for others most. Nursing would allow me to care for the "whole" of people- their physical needs as well...
  • Educational Preparation For End Of Life Care
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    Am I Old Yet? , (Komaiko, 1999), is a true story that takes us deep into a world most hope to never enter and few dare to go: the nursing home. After reading this book, end-of-life care, an issue that was once just an aspect of nursing to me became a powerful issue that needs prompt attention and change. According to Leah Komaiko (1999), the truth about aging lies in the idea that no matter how old a person is, if they have love and personal relationships at the end of their lives, there is only...

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