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Philosophy of Nursing

By gsmeagle2918 - Professional Nursing Philosophy To develop an accurate philosophy of nursing, one must contemplate the qualities of the endeavors to which a nurse obligates their heart and soul to. A nurse commits to being the embodiment of altruism, charisma, empathy, and knowledge applied... Read More


Dispensing Emergency Spiritual Care

By tnbutterfly - “One department at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center stands out for its unique emergency supplies: Muslim prayer rugs, recordings of Buddhist monks chanting, Christian Bibles and Jewish prayer shawls.” “For patients struck by a serious illness or a deadly diagnosis, those supplies are just one... Read More


How I passed the NCLEX on the first and second try!

By kellysbeans - Well, you all know that’s not really possible. You either pass on the first time, or you don’t. But I sure feel like that’s how it was. My boyfriend and me met 4 years ago, through my brother. What are the chances that we were both busy doing nursing pre-reqs? He finished his, and applied at... Read More


You Think She May Come and See Me Today?

By gladyscruz - Typically people with a dementing illness have delusional episodes in their everyday life. As the disease progresses the brain becomes more and more damaged. Not only becoming cognitively impaired, but also progressively physically impaired. One characteristic of the disease taking hold is... Read More


Thank you Mrs. O

By dura_mater - I am an only child; growing up my father was never around, and my mother was an alcoholic who spent more time at the bars then at home with me. One might think that I grew up lonely, or with a deep seeded resentment or bitterness, but this could not be further from the truth. There was always one... Read More


Personal Mission Statement

By VickyRN - Five years from now, do you want to be doing the same things you are doing now? What specific areas would you like changed? It’s nice to daydream about an ideal future, but nothing will ever change without developing a personal roadmap to guide your way. Insanity has been defined as “doing the... Read More


Hello my name is.......and I am OBESE

By madwife2002 - Obesity what is it? When I googled the word obesity I was astonished to find that I had 156,002,803 results. Wikipedia describe it as:Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life... Read More


Having a Master's Degree in Nursing: A New Option for New Nurses

By Salvie - Ever since I graduated in my Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and passed the Board Exams, I was already having a tough time landing a job. I have been applying for a Nursing job in almost all hospitals and clinics here in Manila for almost 2 years now, passing my resume including all my credentials,... Read More


Remembering My Life as a Nursing Student

By Salvie - I came from a provincial public school. When I graduated I was not sure of the course I’ll be taking up in college. It was my parents who told me to study Nursing although my interests were with social sciences. They’ve let me took the entrance exams in Universities with Nursing programs; setting... Read More


Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing versus Doctor of Nursing Practice

By VickyRN - There are two main doctoral degrees in nursing: the doctor of philosophy (phd) in nursing and the doctor of nursing practice (dnp). The phd is a research-oriented degree, whereas the dnp is a practice-oriented or clinical doctorate. How do these degrees differ and are they equal in status? The... Read More


Move Over, Norma Rae

By VivaLasViejas - I never thought it would come to this. When my left knee began to ache ferociously a few months ago, I thought it was just a remnant of an old injury that I'd sustained back in my early 40s. I'm on my feet a lot, and being neither young nor thin, I suppose I had it coming. Then the ache became a... Read More


Coaching and Nursing perfect for patients

By virtualrn - I am a registered nurse; I also hold degrees in business and social work. Five years ago I completed training at the International Coach Academy (all virtual) to become a certified coach. My thinking at first was to help people in the health care industry however my clients came from many... Read More


My Inside Does Not Match My Outside

By Lindsey McGraw - My eight hour shift at the nursing home has ended, so off I walk to my pickup truck for the monotonous ride home. Driving into my yard it takes every bit of energy to carry myself into the house. Hobbling along I manage to clear the doorstep and flop into my recliner with a big sigh of relief. ... Read More


Innovations in Teaching Gerontology Content

By VickyRN - Mckeachie (2002) defines active learning as “learning experiences in which the students are thinking about the subject matter” (p. 30). The focus of instruction is shifted from the teacher to the learner. Learner-centered instructional strategies include cooperative learning (group work, team... Read More


I Will Never Call Myself Just an LPN anymore!

By queen777 - Working on an subacute floor proved I had more in me than I ever thought possible. After all most comments made were negative comments such as "you will never pass A&P", but I did. I also heard, "I don't trust you giving out meds." This comment was made by the Head of Nursing program at the... Read More


A transition in focus: From individualized bedside nursing care to global healthcare

By sfdrugsafety - A transition in focus: From individualized bedside nursing care to global healthcare and how America made it possible for me. Choosing nursing as an undergraduate degree was largely to heed my father’s wisdom. It was later on that I learned the vocation nursing truly is. Nursing provided a... Read More


The Life of a New Nurse in the Philippines

By Salvie - I graduated as a nurse from a certain University in the Philippines. I was just as excited as any Nursing graduate. Earning a bachelors degree in Nursing was really something in my country. All of those sleepless nights of studying and not to mention the sky-rocketing tuition fees spent by my... Read More


An Open Letter to (Micro)Managers

By VivaLasViejas - Dear Boss/Chief/Manager/Grand Pooh-Bah of Everything: Yeah, I'm talking about YOU. The unit manager who never met a rule she didn't like, makes new ones daily, and rarely, if ever, comes out of the office to see how they affect the folks doing the actual work. The DNS who lays everything on the... Read More