Nurse Essays

Reflection of Clinical Observation Experience

I am a nursing student from Australian Catholic University. This role play is about the vital signs. Now, I am going to write a reflective write about the video of my role play of TPR which is a part of assignment and done by me and my other two friends. Firstly, in my video when I play a nurse role, first of all I asked about the patient’s condition such as how are you today. I also make the eye…

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The Best Day of My Life

The most important day of my life was when I received my nursing license. I was very proud of myself that I finally achieved my dream of becoming a nurse. Through discipline and hard work I was able to embrace this day with open arms. Ever since childhood I have known the value of a solid education and also having a meaningful profession. Education is especially important along with being current in our ever changing day-to-day events. Another important factor…

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Personal Philosophy of Nursing

My philosophy in nursing is the devotion to deliver the utmost personal patient care I am capable of delivering to the ill, may it be physically, mentally, or emotional, as well as to the challenged in time of need. In order to define my philosophy of nursing, I had to take time out and re-examine my value system, and my beliefs. As I think about it I know I am a caring and compassionate nurse. I reminisced back to the…

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Community Health Nursing

Optional: As the school nurse role evolves, there are increasingly more health concerns for the school nurse. Does the locale make a difference in the problems, or are health problems in children and adolescents universal? In some inner-city areas, violence is a prevalent issue. What do you think are the biggest problems in your areas? The role of the school nurse has definitely evolved since I was in school. I remember the school nurse in elementary school was very kind…

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Attitude of the Filipino

I was raised as a simple women and I seldom think of my “caprechos” even though I’m deprived with so many things. Although I’m earning my own money, I seldom think of my WANTS. That’s why I dont know how to react or feel on this kind of stories. But you know what I think? Some Filipinos who acts as if they’re filty rich have many debts! They show the fruit of their labor, oops! My mistake, the fruit of…

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Leadership Styles in Professional Nursing

Leadership is a very important aspect within the realm of Nursing. With constantly evolving technology, poor economics leading to major hospital cutbacks, and healthcare reforms, strong nursing leadership has never been more important or necessary. Hood (2010) defines leadership as a process of influencing others to attain mutually agreed upon goals. We will discuss the differences between leadership and management. In addition, we will examine 2 types of leadership styles: Transactional and Transformational and address the effectiveness of both styles…

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Nursing Paper

1. Read page 115 Discriminating between truth and nontruth . After you have read this give an example that you have experienced that fits both truth and nontruth. – An example of a truthful situation would be when I was lost on the way to visit an old friend of mine and I stopped at a business and asked directions, The cashier gave me helpful direction and even showed me on a map which way to go, this truth was…

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Application of the Neuman Systems

With concerns of our day to day living we do not have enough time and budget to be choosy of the type of food or the nutritional value of it, what we think of nowadays is just to have something to satisfy our hunger without considering the nutrients that our body needs each day. When we hear diet nowadays often we see it as losing weight by means of controlling food intake, but the truth is diet could also mean…

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The Impact of the Iom Report on Nursing

The Impact of the IOM report on nursing education will be and has been tremendous. The report recommends that 80 percent of the nursing workforce should be BSN nurses by the year 2020 (IOM,2010 page 4-9). This report should help nurses realize that they will have to have their BSN in order to continue working at the hospital/acute-care setting, in the near future. This also should give notice to the Licensed practical nurses that they need to go back to…

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Medical Program Application

As the end of my high school education draws near, I contemplate what I will do with my future. I have always been told to do what you enjoy and make a living out of it. Four years ago, I set out with this bit of advice, trying to find out what it is I like to do. After participating in clinical education in different health care settings, I realized that my interests lay in nursing. My short-term career goals…

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Self Awareness in Nursing

Nurse educators are charged with teaching student nurses how to become self-aware and to use this knowledge therapeutically and in leadership activities. Self-awareness has been widely accepted as an important part of contemporary nurses’ repertoire of skills and has been said to be an important factor in a successful nurse-patient relationship. It has been identified as a factor in empathy, supporting the notion that self-awareness leads to a gentler way of being and compassion results. However, there is a lack…

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Effective Approaches in Leadership and Management

The arrangement of health care system has reciprocated in regard to provide quality and modest care. The treatment of healthcare facilities have changeover at different levels in speciality care and acute illnesses to defensive health plan. The changes have seized effective direct approaches and delivery care. With the effort to balance the demands of patient needs in health care, many considerations are made including adjustments with budgets, decreasing excessive costs, and practicing effective means of delivery care. Nurses are challenged…

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Orem’s General Theory of Nursing

Theoretical Framework According to Orem’s General Theory of Nursing, the theory of self care deficit results when self care agency is not adequate to meet the self-care demand. Moreover, it explains when people need nursing care and how people can be assisted. In relation with Mrs. DNB, she is unable to perform any self care actions because of her complications. Our role as a nurse is to help and meet the self care needs of our patient by guiding and…

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Smooth Transition from Staff to Nurse Manager

 It is everyone’s dream to be promoted from one position to a higher and better position in whichever field one is in. Promotion results to increased incomes which form a basis for a better and more comfortable life. Promotion from a staff to a nurse manager is a great achievement. Strong personality that encompasses critical thinking evaluation and leadership skills are what matters as one raises the social ladder. Merit is followed as a criterion to determine who gets promoted….

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An Application of Jean Watson’s Theory of Transpersonal Caring to Nursing Practice

Introduction Essentially, the Caring theory of Jean Watson is oriented towards human science and focuses on the humanitarian aspect of caring processes, occurrences and experiences. It also grounded on a unitary perspective and interconnectedness with elements such as an individual with its community. The caring theory embraces one-sided, philosophical and interpretative as well as objective-empirical analysis and integrates several epistemological approaches that clinical and empirical but at the same time is open to other avenues of acquiring vital information.  (Watson,…

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