Nursing Essay Examples

  • Management Of COPD

    2304 words - 10 pages

    As a community matron and a non-medical prescriber I have a fundamental role in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), encouraging patients to be proactive in the management of their disease. Utlising a case study I will reflect on the management of a patient with moderate COPD. John’s (1994) reflective model will be used to analsye and explore my feelings and actions, examining professional and personal growth. The seven points on the prescription pyramid (National Prescribing Centre (NPC) 1999) will be considered to plan a systematic approach to prescribe appropr

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    Evidence Based Practice Critique Of 2 Articles

    1815 words - 8 pages

    “A critique of a research article from a professional journal” This assignment aims to exhibit an ability to effectively critique a chosen research article from a professional journal. Strengths and weaknesses of the article will be addressed and the validity of the research methods utilised within the research will be analysed and discussed. The results that came from this research will be examined and evaluated, considering validity and any bias. Overall a reflection and analysis of the true value of this piece of research will be completed including examining the policy and the ability t

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    1616 words - 7 pages

    Option B; Many think that to be a nurse, all you are required to do is to care for the patient until returned to a complete physical health…this is the thought of a simple thinker. However, to a critical thinker a nurse provides more than just physical bedside care. As a nurse, we are to provide a happy, hygienic and comfortable place of rest to encourage a speedy return to complete holistic health. Critical thinking is a skill that takes years to develop and appreciate, and even longer to recognise, but it is something that will stick with you for life and will no doubt make you a much more

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    The Not So Golden Years

    1572 words - 7 pages

    The Not So Golden Years At a first glance, walking into a nursing home makes one wonder why there is such a negative stigma placed on the term. A typical scene usually involves walking into a roomy, well lit lobby leading into one or more long hallways. Residents are scattered about, a few in front of the big screen T.V. watching a movie, another few may be in a reading group, led by someone going over the daily newspaper. Aides can be seen moving busily about, pushing residents in their wheelchairs and bustling to answer a handful of call lights. The nurses move about greeting visitors, an

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    Midwifery History

    1436 words - 6 pages

    Throughout history, women's roles as care givers, healers, and nurturers have been evidenced in the practice of midwifery. "From time immemorial women have helped each other in child-birth, midwives have been recorded from the beginning of history. In the ancient world, childbirth was regarded as a female 'mystery,' of which women alone had special knowledge and understanding, and which was presided over by female deities ... to whom pregnant women prayed for safe deliverance in their travail" (Donnison, 1997). Midwifery came to the United States with the earliest settlers. In this setting,

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    The Importance Of Communication In Nursing

    3279 words - 14 pages

    The Importance of Communication in Nursing The aim of this assignment is to demonstrate knowledge, understanding and the importance of communication within nursing by relating it to an example from clinical practice. The clinical practice example is based in a healthcare setting on a hospital ward (appendix 1). With reference to The Code of Professional Conduct (NMC, 2008), confidentiality will be observed throughout, therefore the patient’s details have been changed to Mr Jones. The example will demonstrate the achievement of two clinical competencies from the clinical practice assessme

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    Nursing Labor Market For The State Of Kansas

    1153 words - 5 pages

    Nursing Labor Market for the State of Kansas The nurse labor market comprises all employers of Registered Nurses (RNs): hospitals, home care agencies, long-term care facilities, clinics and physician offices, schools, etc. Total Full-time Equivalent (FTE) RN employment in the nurse labor market in the United States has been growing steadily for many decades. Recently, FTE RN employment grew from an estimated 1,987,389 in 2001 to 2,073,283 in 2002, an increase of nearly 86,000 FTE RNs. The 2002 Legislature authorized Senate Bill 509 requiring the Director of the Division of Personne

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    Causes And Impact Of Importing Foreign Nurses

    3301 words - 14 pages

    Causes and Impact of Importing Foreign Nurses Can you imagine this scene? When your child suddenly has a high fever in the middle of night, you hurry to the hospital. You find out that you have to wait in a crowded emergency room with your crying child because there are not enough nurses and doctors to take care of many patients right away. After a long wait, a nurse finally comes to check your sick baby, but you notice the nurse speaks English with heavy accent. You start to get irritated trying to understand her because you are tired and worried about your baby. You start to wonder if

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    Newman S Theory Of Helath As Expanding Conciousness

    3666 words - 15 pages

    Abstract Audio-taped report has been one of the most traditional methods for relaying change of shift report in hospital settings. Patient Safety advocates and many healthcare regulating bodies are challenging organizations to implement face-to-face hand offs, including shift change report, to promote active rather than passive communication. These same agencies also recommend including the patient and caregivers in goal setting and planning. In order to meet current regulatory standards for acute care hospitals, improve patient safety, and encourage patient and family participation in

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    1182 words - 5 pages

    The commentary will look at a Malnutrition risk assessment; using the MUST tool, carried out on a patient who was admitted due to a fall and who had a history of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and weight loss. The commentary will identify a definition of risk assessment and a rational for the chosen event, with arguments on the benefits of appropriate nutrition and the negative effects of being underweight; supported by the relevant literature. The commentary will also looked at an action plan created and how it was integrated in the patient’s care together with an evaluation of

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    Leadership And Management Change In Nursing

    3510 words - 15 pages

    Leadership and Management of Nursing Care Table of Contents page Introduction……….…………………………………………………………… 1 Stage 1 - Unfreezing…………………………………………………………… 2 Stage 2 – Movement…………………………………………………………… 6 Plan of Action………………………………………………….. 7 Predicted Outcome…………………………………………….. 9 Evaluation of Change……………………..…………………… 9 Stage 3 – Refreezing…………………………………………………………… 10 Conclusion…………….………………………………………………………... 10 References…………………………………………………………………........ 11 Appendix……………………………………………………………………….. 13 INTRODUCTION Planned change as defined by Mar

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    Communication In Nursing

    2154 words - 9 pages

    eSchool of Nursing and Midwifery Studies Cardiff University Common Foundation Programme Developing Personal and Professional Practice in a Nursing Context - NR1005 Guidelines for Summative Reflective Assignment – Application of Communication Theory to Nursing This summative assessment will comprise of a 2,000 word assignment and you will be asked to reflect on personal and/or observed experience of practice, illustrating how communication skills were utilised in the process of caring for patients. You must demonstrate evidence of a structured and logical approach to your

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    Journal Entry

    1651 words - 7 pages

    My First placement as a mental health student nurse was at a unit where the patients/service users are not ill enough to be in hospital but are not able to look after themselves in their own homes or their family find it too difficult to look after them. On the drive to my placement I had a lot of mixed emotions in one way I was excited as this was a new chapter in my life but in another way I was really nervous, will I fit in, will I get on with the staff as I had heard so many stories of staff do not like student nurses and can be quite nasty towards them and will I be able to deal with the

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    Therapeutic Relationship

    4090 words - 17 pages

    Introduction This assignment is based on therapeutic relationships. There are many definitions of what constitutes a therapeutic relationship. It has been described as a dynamic two-way reciprocal relationship between a care giver and their patient and sometimes their family. The relationship Must be clear, professional, has boundaries and is positive. (McKlindon,1999) Therapeutic relationships are very important in helping patients towards recovery and impacts on the quality of care the patient receive. This assignment focuses on the importance of the development of therapeutic relationships

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    Care Delivery

    4958 words - 20 pages

    The following assignment will demonstrate an understanding of the nursing process. A discussion of the four concepts of the nursing process will be mentioned. It will also address how nursing models can influence care delivery and illustrate how nursing models relate to nursing process. The Roper, Logan and Tierney/s (2000) nursing model, which is currently used within this trust, will be focused upon. It will also aim to discuss how the application of the nursing process and the use of a nursing model helped to facilitate the formulation of an appropriate care framework in relation to a patie

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    Self Care Deficit

    1296 words - 6 pages

    Self-care is defined as the practice of activities by individuals, which they personally initiate and perform on their own behalf in maintaining their own life, health, development, and well-being (Parissopoulos & Kotzabassaki, 2004). Eating a nutritious diet, using an airway clearance system or even demonstrating an ability to self-manage a chronic illness are examples of self-care. Self-care must be learned and it must be performed deliberately and continuously in time and in conformity with the regulatory requirements of the individuals (Parissopoulos & Kotzabassaki, 2004). Mature and matur

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    Ling Kwang Nursing Home

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    Motivation of employees in Non-Profit Organizations: A study of Ling Kwang Home for Senior Citizens Team members: Lim Wei Jian 066076H05 Ho Degen 065641F05 Angeline Yeo Ling Ling 066517D04 Hue Jia Li Reika 065778L05 Lim Yee Fang Madeline 065986G05 Wu Hui Shan 065651J05 Yeo Wei Jie 066179G05 Tutorial Group Number: T13 Tutor’s Name: Tsui-Auch, Lai Si Word Count: 4115 Individual behavior, Needs Hierarchy, Singapore TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Abstract 3 2. Objective and Relevance of Study 4 3. Data Collecti

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    Role Development Of Nurse Anesthetists

    4374 words - 18 pages

    Running head: ROLE DEVELOPMENT OF NURSE ANESTHETISTS Study of Role Development of Nurse Anesthetists Study of Role Development of Nurse Anesthetists Much confusion exists over the roles held by professionals involved in the delivery and monitoring of anesthetics. Through an extended review of literature, the author intends to clarify the historical background, educational requirements, role characteristics, current practice settings, and existing professional organizations as well as resources available to Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (

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    Philosophy Of Nursing

    1268 words - 6 pages

    Nursing as a human science tries to find and explains the phenomena of human life and human health experiences of individuals, families, or other variety group of people. How can human life be defined? Each person has different points of view to define human life. Human health experiences as science are behavioral functions of human life. The nursing profession bases its practice on human science. This generates knowledge for nurses through education, experience, and research. There are three concepts related to my reflections. The first concept is Humanism and Humanistic Nursing Theory. Enc

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    An Evaluation Of The Care For A Patient That You Have Cared For

    1484 words - 6 pages

    Approximately one million patients in the United Kingdom annually attend Accident and Emergency departments with a head injury of varying severity (Department of Health, 2005). During a shift in an Emergency Department, a twenty five year old man attended with a head injury after a fight. He was initially assessed by a triage nurse, who documented his level of consciousness using selective elements of the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) as 15/15. However, in this critical care phase, no pupil size or reaction to light, or limb movement (motor and sensory function) was taken at this assessment. The

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    Death As Part Of Living For The Older Adult

    12953 words - 52 pages

    CONTENTS PART ONE Introduction………………………………………………………………………………3 1. The Use of Advanced Directives and Living Wills…………………………….…..6 2. The Quality of Care and Family Perspectives……………………………………....9 3. Palliative Care for Older People with Chronic Illnesses…………………………..12 Conclusion………………………………………………………………………………17 Recommendations.....................................................................................................…...17 Areas Worth Considering for Practice………………………..………………………15 CONTENTS PART TWO SECT

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    History Of Nursing 1800 1939

    1325 words - 6 pages

    During in the period of 1800-1939, many historical events impacted nursing in Canada. Among these events are the increased number of immigrants from Europe, the great epidemics of the 19th century and the world wars I and II. During this period the large number of immigrants that came to Canada were poorly nourished and travelled in vessels which were overcrowded and unsanitary, disease inevitably followed (Kerr & MacPhail, 1988). “Cholera was the plague that the immigrants brought with them in 1832. In Quebec alone there were 3851 deaths and in Montreal and neighbouring villages there were 4

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    Meningococcal Meningitis In The 10 Yo Child

    3594 words - 15 pages

    Meningococcal Meningitis in the ten year old child. Throughout the lifespan there are many health obstacles that may need to be overcome and although some of these may be minor, for others, there can be potentially more serious, life threatening complications. Meningococcal meningitis is one of the more serious bacterial infection disturbances that can be present throughout the lifespan of some individuals; however, for the purpose of the essay there will be a focus on meningococcal meningitis in a 10-year-old child. This essay will include identification, signs and symptoms of the condi

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    Palliative Care

    3327 words - 14 pages

    Contents Introduction……………………………………………… Page 2 & 3 Principles of Palliative Care……………………………… Page 3 & 4 Pain Management………………………………………… Page 4, 5 & 6 Nausea and Vomiting……………………………………. Page 6 & 7 The Bereavement Process……………………………….. Page 7 & 8 Conclusion……………………………………………… Page 8 References……………………………………………… Page 9 & 10 Nurses, by profession, are carers. Providing care for the dying patient and their family can present a unique set of challenges for the registered nurse. Patients in their final days require careful symptom management and both

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    Love A Critical Anaylasis Of Eudora Weltys A Worn Path

    1151 words - 5 pages

    Love, An analysis of Eudora Welty’s “A Worn Path” Eudora Welty's "A Worn Path" tells the story of Phoenix Jackson, an elderly black woman’s walk to town. At first, this trip appears to be a random walk. Phoenix walks through woods, and across hills, ignoring the physical hardships and the disrespect she encounters. At the end of the story we realize that Phoenix walks for a reason, love. Phoenix loves her grandson so much that she is willing to trudge through the woods, fighting not only her physical problems but nature it’s self and contending with the rude and disrespectful people she enc

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    Music Therapy

    1025 words - 5 pages

    Music Therapy Statement of the Problem Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease have become concerns that are now more widely studied than they used to be. Typically seen in the elderly population, Alzheimer’s disease/dementia is characterized by several factors, including forgetfulness and agitation. Currently, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease/dementia, and it gets progressively worse as the patient continues to age. Despite the lack of a cure, however, there are some treatments that are just coming to light where Alzheimer’s disease/dementia is concerned, and many of these are alter

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    Labor Market Research

    1259 words - 6 pages

    When I began this paper I assumed wages were determined in a market economy by several factors such as; where the job was located, what state, city, type of business it is. I assumed other factors would also help determine wages, for example, level of education of the applicant and other special licensing the applicant may have. In addition to these factors, I also thought the amount of experience would help to determine the wage. After reading many sites, I see that these are not necessarily the factors that determine the wages of nurses in Pennsylvania. The economic principle, People Face Tr

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    Analysis Of A Critical Incident

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    Analysis of a critical incident. This is a reflection of a critical incident that created professional, legal and ethical dilemma’s for me as a registered nurse working to support clients in a rehabilitation unit. The issues that are central to this critical incident are time constraints, resources and, to some degree, a lack of communication and awareness between professionals and untrained members of the team... It has profound implications for all those it concerned and it is of relevance to all professionals working within multidisciplinary teams. Through this critical incident, I w

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    Pamela Reeds Self Transcendence Theory Application

    3417 words - 14 pages

    Running head: SELF-TRANSCENDENCE THEORY Pamela Reed’s Self-Transcendence Theory Application Ellen Hamrick, RN, BSN Georgia State University Pamela Reed’s Self-Transcendence Theory Application Nursing theory can be an incredibly abstract subject. Through research and application, however, it has become one of the most interesting subjects this author has studied. In particular, Pamela Reed’s theory of self-transcendence has emerged as a practical theory this author can relate to her own practice. The purpose of this paper is to describe Reed’s theo

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    Registerd Nursing

    3193 words - 13 pages

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report provides detailed information on careers as a registered nurse. It explains what a registered nurse is and provides a brief history of the occupation. A discussion of the duties and responsibilities of a registered nurse is included, as well as a description of the working conditions and possible work-related health hazards. The skills and educational requirements necessary for a successful career in registered nursing are also presented. Since the costs of becoming a qualified registered nurse are substantial in terms of both time and money, employment opportu

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    Patient Autonomy

    1145 words - 5 pages

    PATIENT AUTONOMY AND THE ROLE OF THE NURSE AS A MEDIATOR Patients are faced every day with serious medical decisions that are subject to being over or under influenced by physicians. (Quill & Brody, 2009) Doctor’s on the other hand are faced with patients who question their treatment plan, which could cause differences of opinions that are not beneficial to the patient. The nurse plays a pivotal role in the negotiating process between the patient’s wishes and the doctor’s recommendations. Since medical care has rapidly moved towards an emphasis on patient autonomy and away from the p

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    Effective Communication In Health

    3759 words - 16 pages

    Effective Communication with Patients Any relationship comes through communication and the nurse and patient relationship isn't any different. In order to nurse someone effectively, it is important to be a good communicator, but talking is not the only means of communication. People also communicate through facial expression, body language and position, gestures and even the way they dress. Being aware of your own body language is just as important as understanding the person you are communicating with. The nurse needs to understand and be skilled in verbal and non-verbal communication tec

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    Leas Cross Leadership And Management

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    Introduction: Almost every week in Ireland a new issue emerges in the media concerning the delivery of healthcare. Of particular interest to the student are the Leas Cross Report 2006 and the Lourdes Hospital Inquiry 2006, which have both surfaced in the last five years. This student chose the Leas Cross Report 2006 to focus on, due to her background in general nursing. This paper will critically discuss the apparent issues in the delivery of nursing care, with particular reference to concepts such as: leadership, management, quality improvement and information management. Since it is not pos

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    How Did I Get Here

    1038 words - 5 pages

    Something was not right. John Breckenridge opened his eyes, saw the nurse’s face, and closed them once more. Cobwebs slowly cleared from his brain as he woke up from his brain as he woke up from the operation. He felt a hard tube in his nostril, and tried to lift his hand to pull it out, but it was strapped down to the bed. John tried to speak but could make only a croaking sound. Nurse Thompson spoke soothingly, “Just try to relax, Mr. Breckenridge. You had a heart attack and emergency surgery, but you’re going to be OK.” Heart attack? How did I get here? As the anesthesia wore off and

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    Patch Work Text

    3992 words - 16 pages

    Collaborative Practise: The patchwork text. Throughout the past year and a half I have experienced and provided a wide variety of both clinical and holistic care to women, their families and newborns within the acute and community settings in two trusts. Simultaneously I have had the opportunity to spend time in alternative units within the acute setting such as gynaecology/oncology, theatres, mental health, and intensive care. This has given me a broad grounding within the specialised medical care pathways and also the holistic additions that can be made to even critically ill service use

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    Communications In Diverse World

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    Communication in Diverse World 10001966 UZWSDT-20-1 Page 1 10001966 Communications in a diverse world. Communications means many different human beings living in this world trying to communicate with each other using verbal and non-verbal behaviour for the purpose of sharing information. To understand this we had six days to develop our own self-awareness and write reflective logs to indicate what we had learned during the lectures and working with each other. Log

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    Interventions And Outcomes Daily Nursing Practice

    2766 words - 12 pages

    As nurses we have all heard of nursing interventions. In nursing school we are taught how to make nursing care plans that are specific to each patient and include the appropriate interventions needed to provide quality care. It is not any different now that we are practicing nurses. Every day we use nursing care plans and make changes to the patient’s plan of care as necessary. This is to ensure patient safety, quality care, and improved patient outcomes. So what exactly is an intervention? The Center for Nursing Classification & Clinical Effectiveness website defines an intervention as "any

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    Nursing Shortage

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    Abstract Nurses play one of the most critical roles in the delivery of healthcare. They work in different settings that include hospitals, nursing homes, private practice, rehabilitation centers, clinics, schools, retirement communities, ambulatory care centers, community and migrant health centers and emergency medical centers. After the First World War, many nurses in America did not continue practicing nursing. This was the beginning of nursing shortage in America. The shortage was further worsened after the Second World War. Currently, America experiences an acute shortage of nurses withi

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    Slades 2000 Biopsychosocial Essay

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    Nursing and Health Care Critical thinking is essential to skilled nursing and is therefore essential to nursing education. It is interesting to note that the ANA (American Nursing Association) Standards have set forth the framework necessary for critical thinking in the application of the “nursing process." Unfortunately this framework can be executed superficially or substantively, as can any such framework. We believe that skilled nursing depends upon a well-reasoned philosophy of nursing rooted in a deep and rich conception of critical thinking. Intuitive nursing practice (which is s

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    Nursing Research Paper

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    On June 12th, 1989 around eleven in the morning my grandma was released from the hospital after a surgery. Little did she know a few hours later she would be back in the same hospital to visit the birth of her first and only granddaughter, me. In the next thirteen years my grandma had eighteen different surgeries. The surgeries ranging from gall bladder removal to her leg being amputated and having leukemia. In visiting her I saw a lot of different people and nurses. The biggest problem or situation that came up was the way a nurse would treat a patient. Some nurses were great, caring, did th

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    Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines are a potential vehicle to achieve the implementation of EBP into clinical practice. Implementing change in practice has been attempted by a number of direct and indirect methods Implementation depends on clinicians and managers changing a variety of behaviours, and there have been more than 300 evaluations of interventions to improve implementation - Grimshaw JM, Thomas RE, Maclennan G, Fraser C, Ramsay C, Vale L, Whitty P, Eccles MP, Matowe L, Shirran L, Wensing M, Dijkstra R, Donaldson C: Effectiveness and efficiency of guideline dissemination st

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    Describe an example of communication from your recent clinical experience and discuss the factors that contribute to its outcomes. The following assignment will describe communication such as verbal and non verbal communication along with active listening. It will be related to my recent clinical experiences. Looking at how communication can be effected and interrupted and how the use of effective communication can benefit patient care. The Model of communication I will be applying to my recent clinical experience is the Berlo Model of communication. In addition I will be sharing the out

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    APPLICATION For assistance, please call us at 800.995.7378 Page 1 HC761-EN18HC3-0409 Application for Employment (Must be completed even if attaching a resume) If you are ready to begin working with On Assignment Healthcare Staffing, we’re ready to start working with you. Please complete the application and one of our experienced recruiters will contact you soon. Please be assured that On Assignment maintains a strict privacy policy. We will not share your information with any third party without your authorization and will only contact you for the specific purpose of serving your r

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    Organizational Change

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    Organizational Change Plan Part II In today’s modern world organizational change is a reality and this reality won’t be changing anytime too soon. “If anything, organizations can expect to face the need for even more change in the future, at an ever faster pace,” (Taylor, 1984). At other times new leadership comes into an organization with a new plan as to how the organization will or should function. To avoid gross changes throughout an organization careful planning of the purposed change need to be implemented. Implementing and monitoring an organizational change is a difficult and a cr

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    Nursing is an exciting and challenging field to study and perhaps you might want to make as your career. Nursing uses a scientific process to plan and care for those people in need with a variety of acute illness, it also helps you learn to teach many of the unwell to stay healthy or cope with their illness. Nurses are basically beneficial to the doctors. They assist the doctors by providing Medicare treatments to , test ,injections, and even drawing blood as directed by the leading physician. Nurses also take on the role of observing patients for mental , physical, social and or emotional ch

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    Nursing Ethics

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    Facing Ethical Challenges St. Louis Community College At Forest Park Angel Wilson Introduction In today’s society working as a newly developed registered nurse one can face many hurdles as they come upon their new work environment. While trying to grasp this major transition nurses can often find themselves in the mist of ethical dilemmas. There are in some cases policies of the healthcare institutions and the nurse’s personal professional ethics that can conflict with the clinical setting decision making. As we proceed with this paper you will be able to understand why as a graduate

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    jeremy macdonaldIntroduction to Nursing Interview Paper: Bullying in Nursing Dr. Jane Leach Midwestern State University Patrick was born and raised in Ethiopia. In 1983, he graduated with a Biology Degree from a University in Ethiopia. Because of a civil war that was going on in Ethiopia he had to flee the country. While he was trying to flee, he was captured and sent to prison for five years. After getting out of prison in 1988, he fled to Sudan where he received an asylum to come to the United States. Once in the United States, he worked at Seven Eleven Gas station as a manager to su

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    Medication Errors

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    Medication Errors: A Literature Review your name here Pharmacology 2 teachers name here September 17 2008 The American Society of Hospital Pharmacists define a medication error as “episodes of drug misadventure that should be preventable through effective systems controls involving pharmacists, physicians and other prescribers, nurses, risk management personnel, legal counsel, administrators, patients and others in the organizational setting, as well as regulatory agencies and the pharmaceutical industry” (Armitage, G., & Knapman, H. 2003 ).This paper shalldiscuss the various

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    Patient pain assessment and management are not done well in our small community Emergency Department resulting in patients being left in severe pain and discomfort whilst awaiting review by the Head Medical Officer (HMO) of the department. Through research I have found that the inadequate assessment and management of patient pain is not a new phenomenon and is so well known it has a term “oliganalgesia”. Oliganalgesia is a term derived in the 1980’s and is used describe how poorly patients in pain were treated in the ED (Hogan 2005:284), which demonstrates just how long standing this issue i

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    Leadership In Professional Nursing Practice

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    Original article Burnout syndrome in nurses in an Intensive Care Unit Síndrome de burnout em enfermeiros atuantes em uma Unidade de Terapia Intensiva Faustino Eduardo dos Santos1, Joubert Araujo Alves2, Andrea Bezerra Rodrigues3 aBStract Objective: To identify if nurses working in cardiac and general Intensive Care Units are subject to burnout, correlating it with demographic and occupational information. Methods: This is a descriptive exploratory, cross-sectional, prospective and correlational study utilizing quantitative resources. The sample was composed of 34 nurses who answered t

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