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A Personal Report on a Service Learning Project on Compassion at a Nursing Home
Service Learning Project “Compassion in its fullest sense is not a standing apart from the one in need; it is a sharing in the pain and suffering of a need unfulfilled, an injury not healed, an injustice not rectified.” (Farley, 65) Compassion is an emotion that is felt by all humans. Humans are social creatures; we yearn...
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A Quantitative Review of Hospital Nurses Perception of the Geriatric Nurse Practice Environment, an Article on Nursing
In the following paragraphs I will be providing a critique of the quantitative article entitled Hospital Nurses’ Perception of the Geriatric Nurse Practice Environment (Boltz, 2008). The details below will be based on the criteria presented to us for review in the Step-by-Step Guide to Critiquing Research – Part 1: Quanti...
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How Dorothea E. Orem's Self-Care Theory Relates to the Modern Nursing Practice
Often times in nursing we feel that the most important education that we can obtain is that on patient care, and how we perform certain procedures, testing, basic and advanced patient care. Throughout the process though we continue to hear about theories and while we may wonder how they will relate to our practice as a nur...
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A History of The Conservation Principles of Nursing by Myra Estrin Levine
Born in Chicago on December 12, 1920 to Julius Jay and Celia Brum, Myra Estrin Levine is remembered by many for her contribution to the nursing profession through her theory, The Conservation Principles of Nursing, as well as her years spent as a nursing professor at numerous universities throughout the United States (Bullo...
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An Analysis of The Use of Gaming as a Post-Test Strategy for Diabetes Education Assessment, a Nursing Practice Article by Emma J. Kientz and Nancy C. Brahm
“The Use of Gaming as a Post-Test Strategy for Diabetes Education Assessment” Introduction The authors of this nursing practice article are Emma J. Kientz and Nancy C. Brahm. The former is an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Oklahoma, while the latter is a Clinical Professor in the Co...
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The Importance of Health Promotion within the Nursing Specialty of Maternity
“Because sanitation has so many effects across all aspects of development – it affects education, it affects health, it affects maternal mortality and infant mortality, it affects labor – it’s all these things, so it becomes a political football. Nobody has full responsibility.” ~ Rose George Introduction As the qu...
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The Importance of Logic and Critical Thinking in the Field of Nursing
Logic in the Nursing Field Nursing is an ever growing career field and it will always be needed. There are more and more nursing jobs popping up every single day. Getting into the field of nursing and succeeding in the field require a lot of hard work and effort. My ultimate career goal is to be an acute pediatric nurse pr...
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A Speech on the Importance for Mothers to Continue Breastfeeding Their Infants
Being a mother and going back to work after your baby is born is one of the hardest things to do, especially if you’ve decided that you are going to breastfeed.I believe it should be the law that all women should be able to pump breastmilk while at work, in a discreet and clean environment. I’ve gathered information from 3...
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A Report on an Article Analysis of the Nursing Concept of Patient Outcomes
Introduction Nursing practice is filled with many different terms and concepts, all of which are integral to providing the best care for patients both young and old. From ‘best practice’ to ‘patient outcomes’, these terms are now the operating paradigm of nurse practitioners all around the country – and all around the wor...
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An Overview of the Program for the Disabled Adult Patients in the Pediatric Home care
The program aims at identifying the specific factors that will help in making the disabled adult patients’ stay in the pediatric home caremore productive in the long-term. In fact, families often value the safety of their patients, and they will prioritize the efficiency of the pediatric home care as well. Hence, various fa...
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An Examination of Assisted Living Facilities in the Article Admissions to Skilled Nursing Facilities from Assisted Living Facilities by Aud and Rantz
This article, “Admissions to Skilled Nursing Facilities From Assisted Living Facilities”, was written by two different authors based on a theory tested. “Of the 35 million older adults in the United States,' approximately one million reside in assisted living facilities” (16). Aud and Rantz kicked off the method behind this...
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The Different Process in Becoming a Neonatal Nurse
There is a little girl who has had this dream to become the best nurse that the world has ever had, and she knew that nursing was going to be her future when she was in elementary. The type of nurse that she wants to still become till this day is a neonatal nurse. A neonatal nurse is a nurse “who specializes in the care of...
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An Analysis of Two Research Papers on the Effects of Alcohol Intake during Pregnancy
Abstract The aim of this study is to identify the methods and findings on the
research field of alcohol exposure in parents that links to some adverse
effects. It examines two research papers to list the similarities and
differences of aims and strategies. It further provides a detail of the
method...
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An Annotated Bibliography on the Pros and Cons of Infant Bed Sharing
For many years there has been the controversial issue of bed sharing with a newborn child. Many parents find that this approach is helpful in the sense that their child is right there when they wake up crying, others find that this is putting the child in danger. In my annotated bibliography I will be covering the side most...
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The Ups and Downs of My Nursing Career
As I walk through the doors of Floyd Medical Center, I look back at all I have accomplished. I have come so far from that shy girl in high school to an outgoing and friendly registered nurse. As a college student at Shorter University, I felt like the days would last forever but here I am. My goals have now been achieved. A...
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A Research on Understanding the Major Aspects of Attachment Styles and Temperament of Infants and Babies as a Parent or Caregiver
By the time you finish reading this paper, it is safe to say that, whether a parent, caregiver, or neither, you’ll have a better understanding of major aspects of attachment styles and temperament of infants and babies. First, we’ll define the types of different types of infant attachment, both secure and non-secure. Follow...
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A Response of the Three Environmental Influences to Promote a Healthy Prenatal Development
In response to which three environmental influences I’d publicize to promote healthy prenatal development I chose lower if not eliminating teratogens, eating a wide variety of food, and non-vigorous exercise. In the next paragraphs I will explain why I chose these five influences. First, I chose to promote teratogens, whi...
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How the Nursing Homes Have Forced the Elderly Into the Positions of Low Self Worth, Abuse and Neglect
Growing old is an inescapable part of life that has been interpreted and anticipated differently by everyone through the ages. Nursing homes in this day and age are a prominent part of the aging process, and are accepted and embraced as a perfect way of dealing with elderly loved one. However, attitudes toward the aging po...
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The Role and Responsibilities of a Nurse
Trauma ICU Nursing (ICU) Walking in the room to a young boy who decided to take his life, the nurse looked to the parents to tell them it was time to take him off of life support. Nursing has always been known to be trusted and respected among the people yet very difficult. Working in the ICU can be very difficult becau...
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A Study on the State of Childbirth
Implications of Childbirth Introduction You are wheeled through automatic doors into bright fluorescent lighting. An empty hallway stretches in front of you, save for a few scowling nurses. In no time, your heels are up in stirrups in a room full of strangers and you are constantly being examined without any explanation....
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A Report on the Basic Principles of Nursing and Quality Healthcare in General
According to NHS (2016), the ten C’s of reflection are as follows: commitment, contradiction, conflict, communication, challenge and support, catharsis, creation, caring, congruence and constructing personal knowledge in practice. All of these are basic principles on which nurses should ideally base their practice on. All o...
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The Complications That May Arise from Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding and Pregnancy Many if not all pregnant women have so many fears, questions and concerns about how to properly care for their child while pregnant as well as after pregnancy. A consumer magazine, Healthy Mom&Baby, surveyed over 1,000 women on which things are most concerning to them about their pregnancy. Not...
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A Case Study of a Nurse Who Was Found Guilty of Breaching the Standard Care: Ethical Issues and Risk Management
Abstract The purpose of this paper is to focus on a case which involves a nurse who was found guilty of breaching the standard of care of a plaintiff. The first portion of the paper is composed of a summary of the situation that ensued, followed by a review and analysis of the court’s final decision. This analysis will inc...
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A Study of Cultural Diversity and Spirituality Issues in the Nursing Profession
Cultural diversity and spirituality is a growing phenomenon that has riddled the health care system. “Culture is now identified as one of the twelve determinants of health, which include employment, social environment, income, genetic endowment, gender, coping skills and personal heath practices, social support networks, e...
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A Research on the Link between Corticosteroid Use and Open-Angle Glaucoma in the Elderly and Its Application in the Nursing Profession
The research article Corticosteroids and Open-Angle Glaucoma in the
Elderly was authored by Micheal Marcus, Rogier Mskens, Wishal Ramdas,
Rodger Wolfs, Paulus Jong, Johannes Vingerling, Hofman R, Bruno Albert, and
Nomdo Jansonius and was published in 2012 in Switzerland. It is the
original research article based on the Rot...
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