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15 Aug 2022

Broadening perspectives on reflective nursing practice

Diploma Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

Reflective practice is an approach to learning through experience. It promotes the continual development of a nurse and helps nurses gain knowledge to challenge their prior concepts and ideas. Reflection involves seeing what happened through a new perspective that helps in personal growth and in...

05 Sep 2022

The impact of evidence-based methods in nursing

Dissertation - 7 pages - Medical studies

In the field of nursing, evidence-based practices have been frequently utilized as a way of improving the practice and the quality of care that nurses provide to their patients. This approach is founded on the independence of research and patient experiences where nurses are supposed to...

29 Sep 2016
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Why does nursing care differ for patients who suffer from dementia?

Essay - 2 pages - Medical studies

Dementia is one of the most difficult symptoms for patients to cope with. There are three main forms of dementia. The most common cause, Alzheimer's disease, is responsible for dementia. It afflicts 4 million Americans (Dolhi and Rogers, 2001). It is a degenerative disease that affects the brain...

23 Jan 2015
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Impact of Nursing Shortage on the Healthcare Industry

Case study - 20 pages - Educational studies

The shortage of acute care nurses had been one of the primary concerns in the healthcare industry across the world. The issue created a substantial impact on the fitness activities efficiency in hospitals and healthcare centers. Several studies have shown that the nursing graduates...

28 Jul 2015
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Nursing field career

Essay - 2 pages - Human resources

Children have a dream regarding their future occupation. Some even bring their childhood imaginings to fruition. Nursing is a career choice that is fulfilling for anyone, regardless of the age. It requires hard work and dedication. The work input is rewarded in a variety of ways. An...

17 Apr 2015
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Nursing Services respectful - place in the health care system

Case study - 1 pages - Biology

A nurse, who takes the role of advocate, must promote a climate in which the individuals, groups, families or a population can act in their own interest, and this includes having access to resources and intervenes when they are unable to act in their own interests. The role of client advocate is...

17 Apr 2015
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Professional Roles and Leadership in nursing

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Legal differences: these two perform differently because they have different jurisdiction. For example, it is the obligation of the regulatory authority to set the minimum requirements for nursing qualification. The professional authority on the other hand ensures that these regulations...

03 Aug 2014
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Nursing Informatics: Case study

Case study - 3 pages - Psychology

Advancements in information technology and quality problems in healthcare have become more pronounced; public policy has had a focus on methods of dissemination of the principles of informatics to a larger audience for a broader benefit. Focus has primarily been on adoption of electronic health...

20 Oct 2014
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Performance Project in the Nursing profession

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

When dealing in paediatrics, the majority of the health care professionals often face a number of challenges due to their delicate nature. This is because this category of patients is composed of children, infants and adolescents who are quite sensitive to handle and thus deserve high quality and...

18 Jun 2013
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Importance of psychology in nursing

Case study - 1 pages - Psychology

Walker, J., et al (2005), defines psychology as “the study of human behavior, thought process and emotion. It can contribute to our understanding of ourselves and our relationships with other people, if it is applied in an informed way.” Sharing the same sentiments is the definition of...

10 Aug 2010
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Nursing management of the client with respiratory failure

Thesis - 2 pages - Medical studies

This paper focuses on what respiratory failure is, its classification and nursing management of the client with respiratory failure. It includes clinical manifestations, nursing assessment, potential nursing diagnosis and nursing interventions plus patient teaching....

25 Feb 2010
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The Fair family: Nursing, healthcare and ethics

Thesis - 7 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The factual scenario raises complex issues pertaining to ethical and legal considerations with regard to the rights of Mr Fair and his daughter. As an initial observation, patient autonomy and consent will be a central factor in determining the appropriate course of action and from a...

15 Apr 2009
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A nursing management perspective of a critical incident report

Thesis - 8 pages - Medical studies

The assignment will discuss a critical incident from a nursing management perspective, being an admission assessment experienced during placement. It is not a care study. There will be an overview of the nurse-managers responsibilities during the admission assessment and attention drawn to...

09 Jan 2009
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Entry level nursing preparation and its impact on health care delivery

Essay - 13 pages - Educational studies

Few professions have changed to the degree that nursing has in the past one hundred years. Despite the obvious challenges, most notably the ongoing nursing shortage, it is crucial to update the requirements of being certified as a registered nurse. The only logical approach to this,...

26 Feb 2009
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An outline of the various opportunities available for those pursuing a career in nursing

Thesis - 7 pages - Educational studies

There are thousands of different job opportunities throughout the world. Most of these jobs have branches that give a person even more opportunities. Although nursing has not always been broad, nursing in the present day has many different positions that a person can fill and is a...

28 May 2009
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The Link between poverty and health: Implications for nursing

Thesis - 12 pages - Social, moral & civic education

The World Bank estimates that there are around 1.5 billion extremely poor people in the world. Poverty has many dimensions. It is defined by the International Council of Nurses as" a condition that extends beyond lack of income and goes hand in hand with lack of power, humiliation and a sense of...

03 Jul 2009
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The mentorship role in the nursing profession

Thesis - 9 pages - Management

The following discussion will attend to review the different aspects of the mentorship role. The main points of focus will be on identifying learning needs, a discussion of the role model, the environment and how it impacts upon learning, the prevalence of research to support practice and...

29 Jul 2009
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Nursing initiatives: Application of mental health project

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

The following paper will describe the home health nursing program previously promoted and approved for implementation concerning mental health outpatient care. It was discussed that patients with mental disorders receive considerable benefits from home care supplemental to their treatment...

13 Apr 2009
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The importance of communication in nursing practice

Thesis - 7 pages - Social, moral & civic education

This assignment explores the importance of communication within nursing practice and identifies the different aspects, such as verbal and non-verbal communication and the barriers which may be encountered and overcome. It will examine and explicate the different concepts of communication...

22 Apr 2009
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Analyzing district nursing in relation to the diabetic patient

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

In today's National Health Service (NHS) developments in technology, changing patterns of disease and reduced length in hospital stays are putting district nurses at the heart of Government policy. Liberating the Talents, the governments framework for nursing in primary care (Department of...

27 Apr 2009
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Lewin's change theory and the problem of addressing nursing shortages using technology

Thesis - 7 pages - Business strategy

Introduction - Nursing shortages are a world-wide problem that negatively impact many areas of the profession's goals, from level of job satisfaction to patient care, with an inverse proportional relationship between higher patient-nurse ratios, noted in much research. (Al-Kandari and...

26 Feb 2009
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Nursing/Health care: A critical incident report

Case study - 6 pages - Psychology

The aim of this report is look at a critical incident that occurred in practice and relate this to the theory and knowledge regarding communication and interpersonal skills, that is to say, what skills were and were not used at the time of the incident. Carl Roger's necessary conditions for...

22 Apr 2009
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The importance of communication in nursing practices

Thesis - 5 pages - Sociology & social sciences

Within this essay appropriate references and where possible recent literature will be used to support the different forms of communication used in nursing practice. Potter and Perry (2001), describe communication as being the basic element of human interactions. It allows us to establish,...

03 Jul 2009
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Nursing: Preparation for mentorship

Thesis - 11 pages - Educational studies

The following discussion will look at the role of the mentor within the nursing profession and utilize my experience as an associate mentor to date to explore the issues raised. The Nursing and Midwifery Council (2007) considers a mentor as being a registered nurse who is a...

13 Apr 2009
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A critical analysis concerning one aspect of the nursing care of older people who require palliative care

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

Cancer is a significant health problem in the UK today and according to Redfern and Ross (1999) is a major cause of mortality in the ageing population. Brooker and Nicol (2003) added that cancer is a medical diagnosis that covers the most distinctive diseases. Cancer Research Campaign (1999)...

13 Apr 2009
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A critical analysis of issues in nursing management

Case study - 12 pages - Medical studies

As nurses strive to be recognized as professionals, the expansion and application of evidence in nursing is progressively becoming vital within the nursing discipline (Achterberg et al 2006). Patients have the right to expect the best care that will promote their well-being. This...

29 Jul 2009
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Home health nursing initiatives: Mental health outpatient care

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

Extending the accessibility of home nursing care for patients with mental illness will greatly improve their health and well being. A psychiatric home care nurse (PHCN) can assist patients with a primary diagnosis of mental illness; in particular, those with a history of not following...

11 Feb 2008
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Study of nursing management

Essay - 5 pages - Management

Nursing management remains a critical component in today's healthcare. Due to a wide array of factors, the number of nurse managers is diminishing, and the healthcare industry is scrambling to stop this trend from continuing. Research and surveys have shown that the nurses are...

21 Jun 2018
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Considerations when recruiting foreign nurses and the ethics of international recruitment

Essay - 3 pages - Medical studies

The nursing shortage has always been one of the biggest concerns in the healthcare field. Since nurses make up the majority of the healthcare workforce, many solutions for this problem have been presented: improving recruitment, offering opportunities for advancement, suggesting contracts...

30 Jan 2017
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Advanced knowledge for nurse educators

Essay - 6 pages - Medical studies

Concerns are raised concerning the safety of patients as cases of error and injury escalate globally. To improve the security of patients, nurses are thus supposed to recognize variations in the condition of the patient. Besides, they should be in a position to anticipate orders, prioritize and...