with me which is the biggest reason why i first wanted to take upon this career was my mother.
When i was little my mother would always talk about how she helped people and it would give
her the most amazing feeling knowing she helped at least one person everyday. Consequently this made me wonder...
Why I became a nurse. As a child I was taught many good values. My mother had a strong belief in God and she preached her beliefs to the family. I was taught not to be judgmental, treat others as though you would like to be treated, life is very special, love one another as you love...
Becoming a professional nurse, a nurse must self-regulation with knowledge to practice standards and code of ethics. One of the first stepping stone is reflecting in journal of experiential learning. “Knowledge of yourself is gained from reflecting on your experience” (Cooper, 2001, p.22). In the course...
Friar Laurence and the Nurse
The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare introduces the readers to two very unique and colorful characters. These two characters are the Nurse and Friar Laurence who both play major roles that contribute to the outcome of the two lovers Romeo and Juliet. Both...
of clinical leader: be supportive to new nurses
In health care, the leader role in medical units has evolved from solely medical to more managerial as well (Maddux, Maddux, &Hakim, 2008). It has been noted that leadership styles are important in transforming, creating meaning, and producing...
Why Do I Want to Become a Teacher
The word teacher for most people is defined as someone who is responsible for informing or teaching someone something. However, not everyone would have the same image of a teacher. I personally have an image of a teacher as being someone who is kind, loving, gentle...
Practical Book Review
February 18, 2009
Petersen, J. C. (2007). Why don’t we listen better? Communicating and connecting in relationships. Tigard, OR: Petersen Publications.
Communication is an extremely important part of the human experience and any effort to improve one’s skills is...
1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc. Accountability means the state of being accountable; liability to be called on to render an account; accountableness. It's important to be accounted for no matter if you're part of a formation or some type of business. Being accounted for let's that subjects accountee know that he/she...
Identifying Factors which Affect the Job Satisfaction of Nurses
We live our lives aiming for satisfaction. The satisfaction we want to achieve can be from our studies, our business, our health status, our body image, or our jobs. In health care...
This essay aims to reflect upon an aspect of my professional practice I experienced as
a student nurse during my placement on an in-patient ward for children and
adolescents with complex mental health needs. The purpose of reflection as stated by
Jasper (2003) is to enable us to learn from...
A misunderstanding in a directive by a supervisor may result in a conflict. For example, we were instructed this past week by the family planning nurse practitioner to process all of the patients as they arrived for the walk-in clinic. Intake specialists were under instruction to accept the first six...
Why I Would Be a Good Nurse
Caring for a patient’s needs is the most important quality that any practical nurse should have. When a patient sees and feels that the nurse cares about them, immediately the patient starts building a trust relationship with that nurse. By building this trust the patient...
became a Nurse
Galen College of Nursing
How I became a Nurse
Have you ever thought about becoming a nurse? Growing up, becoming a nurse had never crossed my mind. I didn’t grow up around anyone who worked in the nursing field nor was I used to being in...
Although Medical Assistants and Nurses have a lot in common, nurses get a better salary. They have way more opportunities then medical assistants. There’s always a high demand of employment for nurses, and nurses can pursue further education to advance in another field or specialty unlike medical assistants...
inspired you to join the technology industry
At times I get lonely and I start to think that I don’t have a friend in the world. Sometimes it is hard for me. Sadly I don’t have the, what I feel is magical, skill to gain friends with little effort. In fact I find myself jealous of those people, it’s no fair...
every family, there is one person that everyone loads up their concerns upon. This person happens to be me. From as far back as I can remember I was first, the family counselor, then the community “nurse”. It also became apparent to my mother, her friends and my friends that I am not one to share or discuss...
Being by Kevin Brooks
When it all comes down, do you know who you really are? Whats your made of? You probably think you do. But what would you do, if you realized that your not made of blood, bones and flesh?
That's what happened to sixteen-year-old Robert...
Robert lies anaethetized during a...
people disagree with the government for giving money to some of our huge corporations and bailing them out of debt. They say it’s was a big part of why we went into a recession. But if you think about it, again this is my own opinion, if the government didn’t help these companies out would we be in worse...
Running head: HIPPA IS BEING VIOLATED ON A DAILY BASIS
HIPPA is Being Violated on a Daily Basis
Effective Persuasive Writing
Jul 23, 2006
HIPPA is Being Violated on a Daily Basis
On June 14, 2006 I went to the doctor’s office to pick up a friend...
Impact of Importing Foreign Nurses
Can you imagine this scene? When your child suddenly has a high fever in the middle of night, you hurry to the hospital. You find out that you have to wait in a crowded emergency room with your crying child because there are not enough nurses and doctors to take care...
This paper describes a significant learning family interaction that occurred when I was working in a community placement as a student nurse. I would be reflecting on that family interaction and use the “One Question Question” approach and analyse how this would contribute to your learning...
saying, “Do unto others as you would like them to do unto you.” What interests me in life is the passion and consideration that it takes to help or aid someone in need. I got into the nursing field because it gives me the satisfaction at the end of the day, that whomever that patient or resident was...
Leadership Qualities and the Graduate Nurse
Leadership Qualities and the Graduate
Quiz Results and Impact on Current Beliefs
Based on the quiz results, I was not surprised to learn that my leadership style is participative. I believe a good...
The Importance of Being on Time to Formations
In the military, being on time is very important. Marines are to be where they are told to be. Being a Noncommissioned officer, I need to show up on time, always. Junior Marines are always looking up to their noncommissioned officers, and to show them...
The importance of being on time in life and in the military.
One reason as to why being on time is important is because showing up late is rude and it messes up other people's schedules. Showing up on time shows that you are not only responsible but professional as well. Showing up late makes you come...
Why I Want To Be A Nurse
People are always asking the question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” As children we say with full confidence, “an astronaut” or “a movie star.” The first time I remember being asked that question I was sure that I wanted to be a nurse, though I was only...
"Rehabilitation is an aspect of every nurses practice and as such warrants close consideration", Mallik et al (1998), p645.
According to the above quote, every nurse adopts the role of rehabilitator and for the purpose of this essay I intend to critically analyse the nurses role within the area of rehabilitation...
story of Lieutenant Frederic Henry, a young American ambulance driver serving in the Italian army during World War I. He fell in love with a British nurse Catherine Barkley. When he was wounded, Catherine looked after him in the hospital during his recuperation, and their affection developed rapidly. But...
WHY DON'T WE LISTEN BETTER?
BY JAMES C. PETERSEN
TERENCE M. SYKES
NOVEMBER 21, 2010
1. BOOK SUMMARY
When it comes to communication and the techniques necessary...
Why College Education is Important to Me
Aristotle said it best when he stated, “Education is the best provision for life’s journey.” A college education, an important opportunity where individuals learn and experience new things that help them grow in many aspects of life such as...
abuse among nurses
The prevalence of substance abuse among nurses is rising and continues to rise. The American Nurses' Association estimates that six to eight percent of nurses use alcohol or other drugs to the extent that they impair their professional performance (American Nurses Association, 2002)...
The reflections of me
I. What were some of your educational experiences?
a. I loved school
b. I was top student in kindergarten and throughout my childhood
c. Had a rocky high school education but slowly re-gained my gpa
understanding of why Kesey has presented the novel in the perspective of a mentally ill patient. Whilst reading the novel, I was aware that I was second guessing the happenings, but it was not until I read the articles that the hallucinations and unreliability throughout the novel told me something about...
Do you feel community service is important to a community? Why or why not? Explain your answer in two or three paragraphs.
Community Service is important for many reasons. Taking part and volunteering teaches compassion and understanding. One of my favorite things about community service is that there...
Role of the nurse
The nurse's in the Capulets household is the superior to that of a normal servant. Juliet seems to have taken the place of the daughter she once had and everything she does, she does for Juliet's benefit. She is bossy with the other servants, knowing she has a special place in the...
the staff nurses to acustomise myself with the ward. During this induction we had to assist an elderly gentleman with sever diarrhoea the gentleman in question was quit large and almost completely immobile. On inspection of the patient he was incontinent of both urine and faeces the staff nurse then talked...
Why did a campaign for women's suffrage develop in the years after 1870?
A campaign for women's suffrage developed in years after 1870 because many women were unhappy with their legal and political rights. Caroline Norton was a popular novelist, a perfectly acceptable job for someone of her social...
Current Media: Nurses Portrayed as Non-critical Thinkers
In this paper, the misguided image created by media tells the public: nurses follow doctors orders and are incapable of...
You, talking to me?!
As often, when faced with new ideas, novel theories or revolutionary concepts, the first thought is, “Surely this has been done before – and if not, why not?”
Many of the work practices evolved by the 28 expert nurses in this study seem obvious, but it is...
Patient Care: Think Human Being!
Lying in a hospital bed feeling, sick, scared and helpless, the only comforting thought is supposed to be knowing that when you need something, a nurse is there to help you. You ring the call bell for assistance in going to the restroom and no one comes. You ring...
recognises that as a student nurse clinical placements give us opportunity to begin to critically analyse and reflect on situations that may arise in our daily practice. This essay will identify and examine what reflection is and how its role enables learning as a nurse, describing a situation in a clinical...
Journey To Become A Nurse
I like to help and nurture people back to health, so why not join a career which includes that? Nursing goes along well with what I’m best at, it could be the perfect career for me. Where I can enjoy helping people and taking care of them to make them feel...
I have always been the “caretaker” in my family. If someone were hurting, he or she came to me and told me his or her symptoms, and I did my research and told them what I thought about it. Before that, when I was about three years old, I took care of my newborn baby...
wanted to know more about. Much of the work we had undertaken within university had been focused on long term conditions and the process for patients being discharged from the hospital to home. With this in mind and a great experience on my community placement I wanted to learn more about the role of the...
near the end of his course. Stewart was set the task of evaluating different sorts of evidence within
nursing and making a case regarding how the nurse might proceed. At the end of the essay we offer
notes that explain the critical thinking and writing features of Stewart’s work.
Education is the most important thing to do with people lives. Education is coming important than anything else. It put your knowledge to maximum use. There is some reason why education is important. Education teaches individuals at a young age, it makes dreams come true, develop personal growth, and...
where nursing and medical advancements occurred and the operating room was an excellent opportunity for me. I chose another back door by accepting a private first assistant position offered to me by an orthopedic surgeon. Not having a BSN or even more of an advanced degree, it was unusual get a private...
that it wasn’t a career that I could grow old with. I thought to myself, “What can I do with my life that will give me the same rewarding feeling that helping sick and injured animals gives me”? It was then I realized that I wanted to stay in the health care industry.
I looked into becoming a Medical...
Why nurse/physician relationships need improvement.
The relationship between doctors and nurses has never been straightforward. The differences of power, perspective, education, pay, status, class and perhaps above all gender have led to tribal warfare as often as peaceful coexistence. Two groups...
Creed Means to Me”
The “Soldiers Creed” to me is more important than just a bunch of words you have to memorize in basic training. To me the “Soldiers Creed” is the epitome of what the Army is and what it stands for. As a soldier myself, I take every single phrase to heart. It is why I joined the military...
disciplines throughout the hospital, due to this being a hospital wide change. Some of the people that will be represented on her team are as follows, the CNL (clinical Nursing Informatacist) from IT this person is chosen due to their specialty in software and how nurses interact with it. Also from the IT department...
The Role of the Nurse
Historically the role of the nurse has been as a patient advocate. Nurses’ have advanced from being seen as low cost labor to an autonomous practioner. Prior to Florence Nightingale the nurse was a member of a religious order or under the direction...
world there are many components within the career of nursing. Nursing is no longer just bedside or direct patient care. There are various specialties a nurse can employ. We live in an age in which healthcare is an integral part of society. Two of the main nursing programs that are available are the Associate...
Why nursing? The question seems harmless enough, but the question why nursing needs more of an answer than just “I care about people” or “job security”. A question like this is deceptive in the way that it has a multi-layered answer and no answer is ever wrong. When answering a question like why nursing...
The role of nurses in the management of Obesity
The case study provided regarding diet and weight management has led me to explore the role of a nurse specifically during the management of obesity. The investigation aims to determine how a nurse can intervene and control obesity. The research generally...
SATIRE IN “THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST”
Oscar Wilde has become infamous in the literary world for being a satirical writer. Many of his works include satire and as we can see in “The Importance of Being Earnest” this could be one of his most satirical pieces. Wilde is not the only satirical writer...
schools, factories, and were only limited by your level of education; I found that nursing could be whatever I wanted to make of it. People need nurses in all aspects of life. If I were to ever feel “expended out” in one area, I could educate myself and expand into another field of nursing. If I...
Becoming A Nurse
Nursing is a living, breathing career. It is real, it is here and it matters. We cannot pretend that nursing is something it is not. That would be wrong. What we can do is let potential recruits know what nursing is about and the diversity of care and opportunities that exist...
Self-Reflection as a Nurse
The self- mandala represents the values of truthfulness, respect and trust. As a nursing student I would be reflecting upon these three values, how they influence my perception and actions and how will they affect my professional career as a nurse.
The first value to...
companies, patients, and Medicare. It also managed to reduce overcrowding in emergency rooms to cut cost, and found ways to cut medical staff including nurses. This always brought tensions and raise conflict between management and medical staff over concerns about patient care. Most conflicts do not get resolve...