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  1. The Cultures of Nursing

    The job duties, the vocabulary and the hospital were a far reach from anything I had experienced as a nursing student in San Francisco. The ward of the hospital I was assigned to used to be a debtor's prison. This was culture shock. I was used to pri...
  2. My instructor said, Mr. Fernando...And I said who was that again ma'am? She repeated it, Mr. Fernando. The only thing I said to my instructor was "thank you so much and remember with a crocodile smile..." The moment I looked at the patient's chart, I...
  3. Without Words

    Oftentimes food and drink bought in so the patient doesn't have to suffer through the horrors of hospital gruel. Some are even lucky enough to have a family member bring in their own pajamas, clothes or toiletries. But Yin, well, Yin had nothing. Eve...
  4. God Bless America

    You see, as an American nurse traveling abroad, I was still unaware of how different we appear at times to foreigners. I was volunteering at the seriously understaffed zoo of a European capital helping children safely hand feed small tropical parrots...
  5. PinayNanayNurse

    "Simple Art of Caring"

    Nursing is an artNursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, It requires an exclusive devotion as hard a preparation, as any painter's or sculptor's work; for what is the having to do with dead canvas or dead marble, compared with having to do...
  6. First Night Duty in Labor Room

    After finishing student life in nursing, this was my first duty in labor room by myself. Because of the very limited staffs in the hospital, they used to schedule a maximum of two staffs at night, and that night I was alone because the other staff wa...
  7. ( My English it's not 100%, thank you for your patience. ) I was young, that was my second job. I had graduated from nursing school a little more than a year before that night, I was 20 years old. Ever since I pass my initial exam to enter nursing sc...
  8. Healthcare is the maintenance or rehabilitation of a person's physical, mental or spiritual status. It is culturally relative and therefore it means, and requires, different things in different societies. The healthcare that people in different areas...
  9. 1. PlanBefore you start, have an good idea about what your going to aim to write about and discuss this with your tutor. Quite often good ideas can be swamped by the shear volume of information available which leads to a potentially excellent subject...
  10. Searching for the Purpose

    While entering the male ward, my attention was caught by a thin, pale boy who has a blanket all over his body, with arms wrap on his eyes. His bed sheet was messy and dirty, he is sweating (no air condition) and his skin is dry. Suddenly our instruct...
  11. A Nurse Is a Nurse

    In 1997, after finishing school, I set off with my brother to visit nursing schools, in England. At first, I had no plans to leave Ireland, I was just attempting to satisfy my school that I was filling out all the right applications and that I was se...
  12. January 8 of this year, I vividly recalled how my companion and I arrived at an old medium sized four-story building which we first thought to be only as our apartment. As we got off the van, the cold misty air loomed around us as if warning us of so...
  13. GilaRRT

    Culture of Violence

    I walk down the spiral staircase from my third-floor room to the operations room, the nerve center of our operation. Our operations coordinator is busy talking on the phone while he feverishly types in data on his computer. One of our doctors is stan...
  14. Job hunting in the healthcare profession appears to be a nightmare these days and if you believe the media there are tens of thousands of newly qualified RN's actively searching for employment. The media also continue to state that there is a nursing...
  15. Somalia Comes To Me

    Ngyen - Morales - Johnson - Gnecco - Mohammed - Murphy I press the button under Mohammed as I am thinking distractedly of the strings on my tennis racket, the gunshot wound, the stain on my pants... then the buzz makes me jump, rattling the lock in t...
  16. After 27 hours of travel I have arrived. It is very hot, there is no air conditioning and only warm bottled water to drink. On January 14th I had the amazing opportunity to travel to the jungles of southern India on a volunteer medical missions trip....
  17. Let me first say thank you for not ignoring this article and for letting this little art piece of mine reach your mind. Today, I spent 3o minutes of my time trying to join the contest "Write a Nursing Article and Win a Cash". I have put so much effor...
  18. I want to be a nurse anesthetist because I learned that it is the highest paid nurse. That had been one of my dreams. Until one day, I was assigned to the Delivery Room of a Provincial Hospital. I was so excited to assist as a student nurse. The moth...
  19. The Inside Culture

    It's now a decade and he is past gone, my inside is that I should care for other insides. I prefer to live with what he used to tell me, "Son the inside matters." I don't want to imagine how two races from that far could meet and produce me... I thin...
  20. The Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) is widely used, and recognised as best practice when caring for patients who are end of life. It aim is to guide the multi-disciplinary team in areas such as discontinuation of fluids, medicines and the pathway gives ...
  21. ... The replies are often negative and in general try to convey how very difficult this is. There are lots of hoops to jump through and currently the economic situation in the UK is very grim, this means that jobs anywhere are scarce and our governme...
  22. Hi, I just completed my diploma in engineering field, but I just realised that Im still intetested in medic line. Biology is my fav subject as always, but since Ive got a better result in Physics, so then I proceed to study engineering. As my parents...
  23. If you are now at the point in your life when you are one or two of these: you want a career boost, gain better experience, earn more than what you do now, live a tax free-life, encouraged by one or two of your relatives or friends, follow your famil...
  24. Life in the Nursing Profession

    You have a wide variety of degrees/professions to choose from. Choose wherever you are good at. Choose whatever makes you happy. For most students, they don't really have a choice because their careers are predetermined by their parents ever since th...
  25. XB9S

    NHS financial crisis

    It seems to be in the news every day, hospitals declaring huge deficits and difficulty in meeting the financial requirments being asked of them. Pensions of all public service workers are being targeted which affects the vast majority of workers in h...