Philosophy of nursing
Around the world, nursing has many definitions. From place to place, the role of a nurse may change a thousand times. However, I believe, we do have one thing in common. The desire to care for our patients and treat … Continued
History of Nursing
The topic of this paper is to identify historical events in nursing. This topic grasps my attention because I am on the track to become a nurse, and feel I need to know about the history of nursing. The purpose … Continued
Reflection on Field Visit
This report will outline my field visit at RSL aged care center. I was required to observe the nurses performing their roles, communication and safety practice in a professional working environment. While comparing the reality with my expectation, I have … Continued
Letter of Intent
Vanier College Admissions Further to my application into the Nursing program at Vanier College, I express my intent as a prospective student. Becoming a nurse has been a calling for me and it was only a matter of timing that … Continued
Beliefs in Nursing Practice
Identify and describe the values, assumptions and beliefs that inform nursing practice There are a variety of values, assumptions, and beliefs that influence my perspective and performance as a labor and delivery nurse. Values guide the very principles of care … Continued
Nursing and Psychiatric/mental Health
Introduction/ BackgroundThe establishment of a quality nurse-patient relationship is considered important in most nursing situations (1). However, in psychiatric/mental therapeutic relationship a fundamental element of mental health care (4). Indeed, the therapeutic relationship employed in mental health care has been … Continued
Professional Development Plan
Introduction This assignment describes my own Professional Development Plan (PDP) for the first six months of my nurse registration. Following a PDP will show my commitment to Continuing Professional Development (CPD), otherwise known as PREP (CPD). PREP stands for Post-Registration … Continued
Collaborative Nursing Practice
Collaborative Nursing Practice BY Laura2012 Collaborative Care In order to improve the quality of patient care and ensure that the goals of care are being achieved, many settings are using the collaborative care delivery model. The collaborative “approach involves teams … Continued
Coping and Loss
Introduction According to the fundamental of nursing (1992), Loss is defined as “The experiencing of parting with an object, person, belief, function or relationship that is valued”. When faced with a loss, crisis or life-changing event you are suddenly thrust … Continued
Policies and Procedure for Alliance Performance Healthcare
Alliance Performance Healthcare Ltd Alliance Performance Healthcare ltd is a professional Organisation specialising in providing high quality nurses, care workers to hospitals and healthcare organisations. STAFF HANDBOOK This information pamphlet is for you to use as Reference Guide whilst you … Continued
Nursing Theory
Nursing Theory: Explanation and Relevance to Nursing Practices Katherine Lott Azusa Pacific University Theoretical Foundations for Nursing UNRS 306 Professor Cone May 20, 2009 Merriam Webster defines the word “theory” as “a belief, policy, or procedure proposed or followed as … Continued
On Nursing Theories
I have interviewed three nurses regarding nursing theories and their applications in real life. In my interview, they all came up with the same opinion about the theories. According to them – and I might have to agree – the … Continued
Critical Incident Analysis in Nursing
Background of the study Examination is the most reliable way of determining the level of intelligence of students in educational institutions and the level of achievement of teacher’s lesson objectives. (Duyilemi, 2003) as stated in http://allafrica. com/stories/201110061116. html. However, when … Continued
Betty Neuman’s Systems Model
Is the primary nursing intervention. • Focuses on keeping stressors and the stress response from having a detrimental effect on the body. 1. Primary prevention focuses on protecting the normal line of defense and strengthening the flexible line of defense. This … Continued
Teaching Plan for a Diabetic Patient
Gastrointestinal: on inspection the abdomen is symmetrical, with no abnormal swelling, no bruises. On auscultation bowel sounds present on all 4 quadrants. On percussion tympany was heard on all quadrant. Skin/Wound. The surgical wound area looks clean and dry, with … Continued
Scientific Method and Research
The evidence-based practice is an essential element in nursing care. The research and evidence based practice are related to each other. The health care professionals including nurses are able to read and analyses the research critically to identify the best … Continued
Nursing Journal Entry
The second week of my preceptorship brought many new experiences for me, and I can honestly say that each day I spend with my preceptor is better than the last. This week I focused on time management of a full … Continued
Research: Its Significance to Nursing Practice
Its Significance to Nursing Practice I guess the greatest reason (I could think) why we are studying Research today is that someday as a Nursing Practitioner we are not only going to stare at the walls of our hospitals and … Continued
Ev Idence Based Practice
Her determination to provide the best possible care, based on the evidence she gathered, has inspired a profession. Today, the process of using research to care for patients is referred to as evidence-based practice. The purpose of this paper is … Continued
Adn vs. Bsn
The nursing profession continues to argue whether a nurse who holds a BSN is desirable to the Associates-Degree-prepared nurse. This has been a topic of debate since 1965, when the American Nurses Association published an opinion paper advocating for the … Continued
Health and Society
For the purpose of this assignment I am going to do a case study on an individual patient/client which focuses on the nursing health model used in care, the socially and/or culturally specific components of care. I will also look … Continued
Theory Critique Jean Watson
Theory Critique: Theory of “Human Caring” Abigail Peerce Maryville University “Caring is the essence of nursing” (Chantal, 2003, p. 57). Caring is the essence and core of my nursing background and why I chose to take the path towards a … Continued
How to Stop Elder Abuse in a Nursing Home?
Nursing home workers are too often low-paid, overworked, and poorly trained. (2) The problem still persists after many years of trying to stop the abuse of the elderly. There is so much to be done with training and overworked and … Continued
Kelly’s Professional Criteria in Nursing
Kelly’s final professional criteria states that there is an organization that encourages and supports high standards of practice (Chitty & Black, 2011, p. 68). There are numerous professional nursing associations to consider for membership that support and encourage nurses and … Continued
Enrollment System Thesis
Local Enrolment database system for the College of Nursing, Western Mindanao State University Introduction This project looks at an Enrolment Database for a college. It stores details of students, courses,year, and section. It may also be use as local assessment … Continued
Combating Compassion Fatigue
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the significance of Compassion Fatigue (CF) and its effects in the lives of caregivers. A caregiver is defined by dictionary. com as an individual, such as a physician, nurse, or social worker, … Continued
Childbirth and Obstetrics Nurses
Obstetrics nursing is healthcare profession that focuses on the care of pregnant women and the babies they give birth to. Obstetrics nurse deals with the care of women during pregnancy, childbirth and the time after the women’s pregnancy, as well … Continued