Research: Its Significance to Nursing Practice

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

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

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

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 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?

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 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

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

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

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
Peplau’s Theory

Peplau’s Theory

Peplau (1969) suggested that nurses need to become aware of themselves, their personal needs and their personal reactions, in order to help patients to meet their own needs. Nurses must develop the skill of attaining professional closeness, an attribute only … Continued
Story Nursing Theory

Story Nursing Theory

Story Theory is a middle-range theory put forward by Mary Jane Smith and Patricia Liehr in 1999. They believe that stories are an essential part of nursing practice. They believe that stories are just as important to diagnose and treat … Continued
Disseminating Evidence

Disseminating Evidence

The term dissemination means a set of organized actions designed to promote and empower incorporation and application of validated strategies (Maibach et al. , 2006). Dissemination is the process of making the outcomes and deliverables of a project available to … Continued
In-Home Care for the Elderly

In-Home Care for the Elderly

In-home care is more convenient for the elderly, so they can continue to live at home and have the care givers come to them. There are many different companies that will provide the in-home care. It is an alternative that … Continued
Legal and Ethical Parameters of Professional Nursing Practice Essay One

Legal and Ethical Parameters of Professional Nursing Practice Essay One

Legal and ethical parameters of professional nursing practice essay one Professional nurses encounter a variety of legal ethical and bioethical issues on a daily basis. For this reason, it is essential that all nurses are aware of current state and … Continued
Patient Tracer Summary

Patient Tracer Summary

In order to be compliant with Joint Commission standards for Record of care, Treatment and services an assessment was done which is outlined below. Introduction The admission assessment is the fundamental baseline assessment which begins the process of assessment, diagnosis, … Continued
Critical Thinking and Nursing

Critical Thinking and Nursing

To think like a nurse requires that we learn the content of nursing; the ideas, concepts and theories of nursing and develop our intellectual capacities and skills so that we become disciplined, self-directed, critical thinkers. Critical thinking is the disciplined, … Continued
Implications to Patient Care

Implications to Patient Care

There are constant changes to laws and legislation regarding patient care and safety. The purpose of this report is to inform the reader of recent and upcoming changes to legislation that may affect nursing care of patients. Research by L. … Continued
The Impact of the Iom Report on Nursing Education

The Impact of the Iom Report on Nursing Education

The Impact of the IOM report on nursing education With an estimated 64 million people having seen the Institute of Medicine’s reccomendations on the future of nursing within the first year of its release, it is arguably one of the … Continued
My Nursing Goals for the Next Three Years

My Nursing Goals for the Next Three Years

My nursing goals for the next three years. Nursing is a career which I believe that needs to come from the heart and I have at all times appreciated with respect. My aim in doing my education in nursing was … Continued
Competency Adn vs. Bsn

Competency Adn vs. Bsn

Nursing has come a long ways since the nineteenth century. It was once a job for the lowly and undesirable members of society. There was no formal training or education for those entering the nursing field until nursing started to … Continued
Importance of Nurse Patient Relationship

Importance of Nurse Patient Relationship

Watson defined therapeutic nurse-patient relationship as “a helping relationship that’s based on mutual trust and respect, the nurturing of faith and hope, being sensitive to self and others, and assisting with the gratification of your patient’s physical, emotional, and spiritual … Continued
Female Nursing Students in the Operating Room

Female Nursing Students in the Operating Room

Clinical competency is the ability of an individual to use his knowledge effectively in doing something. Clinical competence can be perceived as a way of demonstration on which learner attempts to perform the skill with cues from the teacher as … Continued
Mandatory Overtime

Mandatory Overtime

According to Trinkoff (2007), mandatory overtime has long term negative effects on the health of the nurse as well, who usually does not have the option simply to decline these extra hours. The nurse who is mandated for overtime often … Continued
Bsn Versus Adn Competency

Bsn Versus Adn Competency

Difference in Competencies between Associate and Baccalaureate Nurses Introduction The need for competent bedside nurses has drastically increased and so will it be in the near future. The level of basic education that a nurse should have has always been … Continued
Insight in to Jean Watson’s Caring Theory

Insight in to Jean Watson’s Caring Theory

In this paper, I will apply Watson’s theory to one specific nurse-patient interaction, which I encountered during my experience as a nurse. I will also describe how Watson’s carative factors were utilized in the transpersonal relationship. I will also give … Continued
Depression in the Chronically Ill Elderly Patient

Depression in the Chronically Ill Elderly Patient

It is also estimated that the number of older adults experiencing depression is three to five times that of older adults residing in the community (Glaister & Blair, 2008). The need for recognition and proper treatment of depression will be … Continued
Community Practice

Community Practice

Facilitating and obstructing factors for development of learning in clinical practice: a student perspective. Issues and innovations in Nursing Education. Journal of Advanced Nursing 34(1), 43–50; Priest, H. , 2004. Phenomenology. Nurse Researcher 11(4), 4–6; Stockhausen, L. , 2005. Learning … Continued
The Difference Between Associate-Degree and Baccalaureate-Degree Nurses

The Difference Between Associate-Degree and Baccalaureate-Degree Nurses

The profession is growing and expanding rapidly. Due to this growth, continuing nursing education is necessary. To determine the nursing education level that produces the best patient outcomes, it must first be decided whether there are differences between Associate-Degree and … Continued