Nursing Articles - page 174

Full Circle, my First Year of Nursing

Full Circle, my First Year of Nursing

by Imafloat - I have officially completed my first year of nursing. I graduated in November 2006, passed my boards in December 2006, and started my job in January 2007. The first year was nothing less than a...

Mental health in developing countries

by starbin - I grew up in a small village in South Asia where many people don't have access to basic healthcare. On top of that mental health is such an issue that nobody seeks help for. If someone is mentally...

The Power of Ethical Wills

by rmw44 - Using Words That Heal The document he held in his hand read like a lawyer had charged him for more than time and effort. It was the beginning of healing and such benefits would be priceless....

Healing Wounds and Souls

by anakat_evangelista - (author's note: This article was printed on our College Newspaper in Bulacan, Philippines. My school is Bulacan State University Collge of Nursing.) February 8, 2007. This is the first time I saw...

"The Laying on of Hands"

"The Laying on of Hands"

by Nurset1981 - I wanted to be a nurse since I was 13. My grandmother was diagnosed with Cancer in October of 1992 and died in July of 1993. She heard the word "cancer" and didn't want to fight. Even at the young...

A Nurses Role in Health Care Reform

A Nurses Role in Health Care Reform

by mschau - Although I have not given much thought for whom I will be voting, there is one topic that is on all the candidates minds; healthcare. This is usually a very popular topic every election. Being a...

Putting the Hospitality Back In Hospital

Putting the Hospitality Back In Hospital

by Tait - "Please tell us your name, hometown, reason for joining the nursing program and clinical experience. Maria, let's start with you." "Maria Sanchez, Milwaukee, WI, I joined because my mother was a...

Is Peak Flow Monitoring a Necessary Component of Pediatric Asthma Management?

by mtnmom - Asthma is the most common chronic condition of childhood (Burkhart, Rayens, Oakley, Abshire, and Zhang, 2007; Burkhart, Rayens, Revelette, and Ohlmann, 2007) and one of the major causes of school...

A letter to K.

by ElvishDNP - Recently I took care of a new mom postpartum after her second baby who took methadone for heroin addiction. She and her family taught me so much. I wrote her this letter; I'll never send it to her,...

Case Managing the Homeless and the Role of Community Health Workers

by jhoonk - Section I. Introduction This paper describes the case management process in providing Health Care for the Homeless (HCH). Brief introduction to homelessness in the United States and the...

Never Stop Learning or Loving.

by yardgnome - When you graduate from nursing school, you are ready to take on the world with your new knowledge and skills, right? That is partially correct; however, when you enter the "real world" of nursing,...

Why I Want to be a Nurse

Why I Want to be a Nurse

by CarolinaMarie 45 - After graduating from high school in Northern Ohio, all I wanted to do was- just get out. And that's exactly what I did; I packed up and moved out to sun-drenched Fayetteville, NC. I had been...

Healing Environment: A Map towards Patient Safety

Healing Environment: A Map towards Patient Safety

by waqar - Good environments make us feel better, and feeling better is the key to getting better. Now a question will be raised in your mind that through what mechanism it works? Response is that It has a...

Being "Da Man"(or "That Man") In A Overwhelmingly Female Classroom

by locolorenzo22 - Mention to most guys that they could have a job where they could be surrounded by women, make relatively good money, have countless opportunities to make the world a better place, and most would ask...

Caring Point

Caring Point

by gemini_star - You could tell like it was in projectile motion. It was not music to my ears; it was dreadful. It was so loud that you could hear it from the other room, or at the end of the hall way. I felt...

Don't Blame the Nurse : Fix the System

Don't Blame the Nurse : Fix the System

by Bill Levinson - The allnurses.com discussion forum cites numerous first-hand stories of how nurses have blamed themselves, or have been blamed by hospital administrators, for dangerous and sometimes fatal medical...

A Typical Day for this Parish Nurse

A Typical Day for this Parish Nurse

by tnbutterfly - I have been a Parish Nurse for the past 9 years, being part of a program sponsored jointly by our local hospital and area churches. I received my parish nurse training through this hospital....

The language of pain

by squeakykitty - Years ago in my high school P.E. class, I jumped down off some bleachers and sprained my ankle really bad. I sat there holding my ankle and was face was somewhat contorted into an expression of...

Everybody was Somebody's Baby Once

by la bellota - I wrote this in May 2007. This was my first clinical day of Med Surg. ~~~~~~~~~~~ Today was our first day of med surg. I had a very nice patient. He had a very nice family there to...

Yesterday and Today's Nurses

by hlfpnt - What do you think of when you hear the word nurse? Myself, I picture someone in a starched, full length white dress with matching stockings, shoes and hat. I can see her carrying a medicine tray...


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