Essays Tagged: "Nursing"

Cancer, Interview.

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Images of nursing- how the images of nursing have changed over time. How these images impact on the position of nurses within society. Includes interviews with 5 participants.

In this essay I will explore the common images of nursing and discuss how these images can influence and reflect the status of nursing within society. ... ries of interviews with five people under the age of twenty-five to determine some of the images of nursing, their negative and positive attributes and the reasons they exist. Further consideration of ... mmon images. Perpetuated by the media, these images both reflect and reinforce the social status of nursing through out history.I interviewed two female and three male students, all of whom were ninet ...

(6 pages) 261 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

AHNA Description of Holistic Nursing

Holistic nursing embraces all nursing practice that has enhancement of healing the whole person from birth to ... practice that has enhancement of healing the whole person from birth to death as its goal. Holistic nursing recognizes that there are two views regarding holism: that holism involves identifying the i ... es understanding the individual as a unitary whole in mutual process with the environment. Holistic nursing responds to both views, believing that the goals of nursing can be achieved within either fr ...

(1 pages) 81 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A career in Nursing

Nursing is a great career with many advancements and benefits. Registered nurses (RNs) work to promo ... administer medications; and assist in convalescence and rehabilitation. RNs also develop and manage nursing care plans, instruct patients and their families in proper care, and help individuals and gr ... aily job duties.In all States and the District of Columbia, students must graduate from an approved nursing program and pass a national licensing examination in order to obtain a nursing license. Nurs ...

(2 pages) 165 2 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Case study for Dementia

was performed to determine the extent of cerebral pathology, if any, as a result of his head injury.Nursing staff reported that Mr. Springfield was behaving strangely upon admission. This was dismisse ... smissed as being concussion-related. His wife was contacted (based on personal information that the nursing admitting staff found in his wallet). She arrived shortly after he was admitted to the acute ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Becoming a Nurse

ze that it is a remarkably rewarding career? Frequently, people wonder why individuals would choose nursing for their occupation, with so much stress and human suffering.A nurse must be a very caring ... that can accept responsibility, supervise individuals, and be able to react in a very fast pace. A nursing career has multiple vantages and disadvantages. The number advantage of becoming a nurse is ...

(3 pages) 209 1 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Advanced Nursing Practice.

I would like to explore the different fields of Advanced Nursing Practice.The four that I will address are the Nurse Anesthetist, the Clinical Nurse Speciali ... Nurse Specialists and in operating rooms, such as Nurse Anesthetists. This has opened a door in the nursing field. Nurses' roles are no longer limited. Nurses now have opportunities to advance their c ... Nurses.What are Advanced Practice Nurses?As defined by the American Nurses' Association Congress of Nursing Practice:Nurses in advanced clinical nursing practice have a graduate degree in nursing. The ...

(10 pages) 475 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The aims and objectives of this assignment are to identify a nursing assessment observed by myself whilst on my medical placement.

The assessment that I will be focusing on is the first phase of the nursing process in the form of the initial assessment interview. The patient involved in the assessm ... protect his real identity and for the purpose of confidentiality, this is also a requirement of the Nursing and Midwifery Code of Professional Practice (2002).A patient assessment according to Basford ... ure etc.The Department of Health (2001) identified that communication is the most important part of nursing, building a therapeutic relationship and gaining the trust of the patient. At times there we ...

(6 pages) 176 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Change Management - WIU

t benefit them. The solution to these two issues is increased communication, as well as, education. Nursing teams are tightly knit groups which engender trust between each other and their respective s ...

(3 pages) 103 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

This assignment outlines the advantages and disadvantages of reflection in nursing and will use evidence from literature and a few examples from practice.

ductionIn this assignment the discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of using reflection in nursing practice is undertaken. Boyd and Fales, 1983 states reflection is "the process of internally ... suggests that reflection coerces nurses to confront incongruity and uncomfortable facts about their nursing practice, the organizations they work in and themselves. Reflective practice is an intention ...

(10 pages) 358 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Bed Bathing a Patient

rom Gibbs' (1988) model.This reflection has provided a systematic approach to my learning and to my nursing practice. Within this essay I intend to discuss approaches to assessing, planning, implement ... and assessing which prevented the experience to go bad in anyway. I feel that as I am a first year nursing student I am very limited in what I can do and because of this little opportunity is given t ...

(13 pages) 184 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Becoming A Nurse

Within the past few years there has been a great demand for nurses in nursing homes, hospitals, adn in physician offices. Nursing is a very demanding job, and it takes an ... e RN program.Finally, you need to start looking for a job. As a LPN, you can look for employment in nursing homes, home health care, and also in doctors' offices. Graduates of the RN program have many ...

(2 pages) 72 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

What I can offer the Nursing Profession

g as a military spouse, reading a considerable amount of literature related to medicine and health, nursing children through childhood illnesses my desire to be a Registered Nurse grew. I am now settl ... d Nurse grew. I am now settled and in a position where I can fulfill that dream. I have been in the Nursing Program for two semesters and I am learning amazing things in class and hands on in the clin ...

(1 pages) 32 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Advanced Practice in Nursing reflect on how the course has enabled and facilitated their professional development.

In 1998 the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) pointed out that advanced practice roles in nursing was essential in master's educati ... nursing was essential in master's education. The International Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nursing Network (2004) has suggested that an ANP should be educated to master's degree. Therefore, I ... ed that an ANP should be educated to master's degree. Therefore, I am now studying in the "Advanced Nursing Practice" curriculum in the Griffith University.Through the first class, we knew what qualif ...

(5 pages) 158 0 4.7 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Assisting Demented Patients with Feeding: Problems in a Ward Environment. A Review of the Literature

INTRODUCTIONNursing which promotes mental health demands the maintenance of dignity and independence of patients ... being with feeding themselves. Yet assisting dementia patients with feeding problems is an area of nursing care in which intervention is, in many cases, inadequate, sometimes casual and, in some case ... ses, potentially life-threatening for the patient. This is a comparatively under-researched area of nursing, despite the compelling need for research-based practice.The intention of this paper is to:r ...

(19 pages) 71 0 5.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Case Study Analysis - Our Lady's Home of Compassion

e service. As required by law under the Hospitals Act, the hospital must have a 24 hours registered nursing staff in order to obtain the geriatric medical license to provide continuing care for the ag ... ional funding. Other alternatives that the hospital can extend its service is that to offer private nursing service to those who needs nursing but not able to admit into the Hospital due to lack of be ...

(4 pages) 15 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Advanced nursing practices

Efficient nursing is always behind the success of hospitals. Similarly, the overburdened nursing team can affe ... ge metropolitan area that receives on the average 100 prescription refill requests per day.Advanced Nursing Practices act diversity roles and these variety roles are based on different factors which a ... eeds exactly. For instance, to coordinate discharge planning with patients, physicians, caregivers, nursing staff, social staff even community resource groups as soon as patients in the hospital, keep ...

(8 pages) 137 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

back injuries

bling injury while performing work-related tasks. Disabling back injury and back pain affect 38% of nursing staff. In evaluating studies related to back injury. Twelve percent of all nurses intending ... taff. In evaluating studies related to back injury. Twelve percent of all nurses intending to leave nursing permanently cited back pain as either a main or contributing factor." In the 1998 Bureau of ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Eliminating Restraints in the Care of Elderly Residents

ave turned to the usage of medical restraints to help prevent these accidents from occurring. Many nursing homes over the past 100 years have implemented the usage of physical restraints. Not only we ... ies, and psychological disturbances consistently increases with the implementation of restraints in nursing homes. Because of their detrimental effects on residents, medical restraint within the nursi ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues