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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...
  • College And My Mother
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    My Personal Goals The personal goal's I want to achieve as a student at University of Phoenix is to receive a college degree and make my mother proud. I know once that has been achieved, my future prospects are limitless. I am a product of a parent who grew up on welfare, but not only obtained her Bachelor's degree, but went back to school two more times to obtain her Doctorate of Education. Her mother sacrificed plenty to send her to college and my mother always knew the power of education. As ...
  • Continual Change In The Roles Of Nurses
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    The article I chose discusses the continual change in the roles of nurses. The article also poses a concept that nursing now is not based on caring, but medicine. "By accepting continual changes to the role of the nurse, the core function of nursing has become obscured and, despite assuming medical tasks, the occupation continues to be seen in terms of a role that is subordinate to and dependent on medicine". (I ley 2004) Nurses are taking a more professional role, and more tasks are being deleg...
  • Former Vietnam Nurse
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    On March 15, 1965, large shipments of troops arrived in South Vietnam. These troops occupied the country until 1973. During this time, many men fought and died for the United States of America. The numerous nurses that operated on thousands of soldiers are often forgotten. The soldiers that the nurses operated on were usually blown apart and crippled for life. The nurses worked diligently to save these men. Even by working hard to save these men they were not recognized as army personnel by the ...
  • Male Nurses
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    This paper argues the issue of men being discriminated in nursing by school (teachers and peers), in the work place, and by patients. Gender Discrimination in Nursing There are books and movies about how biased people are about male nurses. In the movie, 'Meet the Parents', a male nurse named Gaylord F ocker meets this beautiful girl Pam. They fall in love, but when Gaylord and Pam go to visit her parents, everything goes wrong for Gaylord, or Greg, as he would like to be called. Pam's dad, unli...
  • Initial Nursing Assessment In The Record
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    Legal Issues Case Study for Nursing Case 2 Nursing Situation: Cindy Black (fictitious name), a four-year-old child with wheezing, was brought into the emergency room by her mother for treatment at XYZ (fictitious name) hospital at 9: 12 p.m. on Friday, May 13. Initial triage assessment revealed that Cindy was suffering from a sore throat, wheezing bilaterally throughout all lung fields, seal-like cough, shortness of breath (SOB), bilateral ear pain. Vital signs on admission we repulse rate 160, ...
  • Filipino Nurses
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    As hospitals across the country face a shortage of nurses, two South Jersey hospitals are revisiting a method health systems have used in the past - recruiting nurses from other countries. Susan Nicolosi, a health-care recruiter at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, and Grace Corteza, a registered nurse originally from the Philippines, recently went to that Asian nation to sign 26 nurses for two-year commitments. The hope is that they will make South Jersey their home. ' It's a very f...
  • Models On Nurse Leaders Managers
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    The first study reviewed looked at the "effect of patient-focused redesign on mid level nurse managers' role responsibilities and perceptions of work environment (Ingersoll, 1999, p. 21). The study was chosen because patient-focused redesign models are becoming increasingly popular and little research has been conducted regarding the results of these models on nurse leaders / managers. A review of published studies of Patient-Focused Redesign (PFR) suggests that models differ across institutions...
  • 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...
  • Registered Nurse
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    Nursing: Think in Practical way Nursing is an exciting and challenging field to study. Nursing uses a scientific process to plan care for people in acute illnesses and teach them how to stay healthy or cope with their illness. Nurses basically the helper of the doctors. They assist the doctors by giving medicine, treatments, tests, injections, or draw blood as directed by the physician. They also observe patients for mental, physical, social and or emotional changes and record changes. There are...
  • Critical Thinking Skills In Novice Nurses
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    Coaching for Competence Introduction The field of nursing is both a science and an art. New nurses graduate with, at least, acceptable basic competence. They are expected to have the ability to effectively communicate and make decisions in a complex environment with multiple demands on their practical comprehension. However, they usually lack the experience to apply this learned theory. This limited knowledge results in anxiety and difficulty in transitioning from the role of student to leader. ...
  • Saudi Shortage In Nurses
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    Introduction Background The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has committed vast resources by allocating more than 13 percent of its annual budget in improving the Kingdom's medical care system, with the ultimate goal of providing free medical care for everyone. This commitment has been translated to more than 330 hospitals operated by the government and the private sector, with a capacity of more than 50,000 beds. Of these hospitals, 184 are run by the government, with more than 16 thousand doctors, 40 t...
  • 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 ...
  • New Jersey State Nurses Association
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    According to information provided by The American Nurses Association Website, ANA is a full-service association that represents 2.9 million RNs (registered nurses) through its 54 constituent member associations. ANA was created with several objectives in mind: to foster high standards of nursing practice, and to enhance general and economic welfare of registered nurses in the workplace. In order to protect RNs rights, ANA lobbies regulatory agencies and the Congress on health care issues concern...
  • Very Strong Internal Organization Of Nurses
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    Nursing is a profession that blends the rich traditions of the past with the ever changing realities of today's health care industry. Nursing is not simply an assortment of special skills and the nurse is not simply a person proficient in performing these specific tasks. Nursing is a profession. I believe this statement to be true because of several factors. The Title 19 Code for Nurses is titled "Standards for Professional Nursing Practice". The status of nursing as a profession reflects the va...
  • Grace Wonders About The Night Nurse
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    In Hawthorne's allegorical short story, "Young Goodman Brown", and in "The Night Nurse" by Joyce Carol Oates, darkness and night is used to evoke fear in the protagonist in each story. As Young Goodman Brown bid farewell to his young wife Faith, dusk turned to the darkness. The trees make the forest appear darker. Young Goodman Brown seems to be a man of determination. He is afraid of leaving his young wife and of what may unfold from the deep hidden depths of forest darkness. After the young ma...
  • Mens Mental Strength
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    Mental and physical strengths. What are these you ask; these are every human being. They are the foundation of every person. Without those strengths we would be nothing, worthless, not worth anyone's time. The men in the book, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, by Ken Kissy, thought that they were worthless, good for nothing people, but had a single man show them otherwise. This man turned their lives around, some for the good, and some for the worst. This man was Randle Patrick McMurphy. Before M...
  • Prescribing Of Controlled Substances By Nurse Practitioners
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    Running head: MEDICAL MONO PLOY Medical Monopoly and its Effect on the Emerging Role of the Nurse Practitioner A wide variety of licensing laws and other regulatory restrictions limits the scope of practice of non physician professionals and restricts access to their services. At the same time that it is restricting the practices of nontraditional health care professionals, government is providing subsidies for the education and training of physicians who fit the medical orthodoxy. The result is...
  • Nurse Anesthetists In Hospitals
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    A nurse anesthetist has been a career that has interested me since my childhood. I think that nursing would fit my personality and me. Another reason for my interest in nursing is because I am concerned with the well-being of others. Many strengths that I have in school are leading others and being a detail-oriented and persistent person; however, my weaknesses are taking risks and problem solving. I am willing to go through college for at least four or more years to get the best degree and best...
  • Duties Of A Floor Nurse
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    In earlier centuries, nursing care was usually provided by men and women of various religious orders, who had little or no training. Modern nursing began in the mid-19th century due to the Nightingale training schools for nurses. In the United States, the Spanish-American War (1898) and World War I (1914-1918) established the need for more nurses. Nursing schools increased their enrollments, and several new programs were developed. After 1920 several university schools of nursing were opened. Wo...

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