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Case of Rebecca Nurse: Witch Trials

- In the small town of Salem, there came an uproar of people being witches and the practice of witchcraft among the people in the town. The town’s eyes were looking at Abigail Williams, Betty Paris, along with the other young girls that were dancing in the forest, making a love potion. To get the towns eyes off of them, they started pointing the finger at many others in the town who they didn’t like. The ‘afflicted’ girls blamed these people for possessing their bodies, forcing these girls to do the devilish acts that they were caught doing....   [tags: salem, witchcraft, witch trials]

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Rebecca Nurse: Fact Vs. Fiction

- In his article, “Why I Wrote The Crucible,” Arthur Miller speaks of the 1950’s “which nobody seems to remember clearly”- a time of fearful insanity and unrest. Anyone could be accused. Showing excessive opposition ensured prosecution. Most shrunk back from disputing the McCarthy hearings for fear of their safety. Now, this period of panic is viewed as absurd. As Miller describes Hitler as being almost comical to his generation, the modern generation sees the Salem witch trials as foolish scuffles between ignorant people....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Rebecca Nurse

- My Dearest Niece Sarah, I fear that this will be the last time you will ever hear from me. In fact, by the time you get this, I will probably be dead. You see, I live in Topsfield , but in the nearby town of Salem, the Salem Witchcraft Trials are going on. The Salem Witchcraft Trials are a series of trials of accused witches. Some people have already been hanged and I have recently been accused of witchcraft. You see, on March 21st, 1692, I was accused of putting young girls under spells by Ann Putnam Sr....   [tags: Testimonial Letter Salem Witch Trials]

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Primary Problems Facing Rebecca And Her Family

- ... Both parents are regular smokers, and while it is unclear whether or not Rebecca smokes in the home, her smoking habits pose a health risk for the children, and is a costly habit to maintain. In addition to smoking, both Rebecca and David lead inactive lifestyles, and may not have proper education on the importance of nutrition as evident in Rebecca offering Conor a sugary drink and processed foods as a snack. However, given the fact that Rebecca has sought help from the Centre implies that she is open to changing her circumstances and that action on her part should be viewed as a protective factor for her family....   [tags: Health care, Health, Psychology]

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The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks By Rebecca Skloot

- ... The main goal of biomedical science is to understand how diseases spread and the effects they have on the body. One important aspect of biomedical science is health and medical research, which is extremely prevalent in the book. Medicine was very different in the 1900’s; patient centered care was nonexistent. Doctors often would not inform their patients of everything they were doing to them and they did most things without a patient’s consent. In the book, Henrietta was not aware of many of the things the doctors were doing to her....   [tags: HeLa, Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot]

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The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks By Rebecca Skloot

- ... Lacks visits Johns Hopkins Hospital often to receive treatment. Each time she returns she complains of worsening pain from her cancer, she believes it is spreading. Doctors send her home each time saying that there is nothing wrong with her. Lacks trusts her doctor’s judgement because she does not see a reason not to and it is controversial for black patients to question white doctors during this time. Howard Jones, Lacks’ gynecologist, claims that Lacks is treated the same as any white patient is....   [tags: Henrietta Lacks, HeLa, Rebecca Skloot]

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Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

- Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier “Rebecca” is a novel that can be interpreted in many different ways and can be criticized from many different viewpoints. It is a complex novel that brings together both romance and a murder mystery. The characters change throughout the book as you learn more about each of them and the manderly estate. Rebecca herself is quite a mystery as well. We learn that she has different motives than first thought and is a different character completely as you read through the novel....   [tags: Rebecca Daphne du Maurier]

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Living in a Rural Area: Relating With Rebecca Skloot's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

- There are advantages and disadvantages to living in both urban and rural settings. I myself have spent about half of my life in both. The first 17 years of my life were spent in an area so desolate, that to this day there is no cell phone service there. Since I escaped, I went on to live in Portland, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Maui and Chicago. The one difference I see the most, is that I miss the desolate place more as I get older. That might just be me missing my childhood though. In Rebecca Skloot’s book “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” Henrietta spent her childhood in Clover, VA....   [tags: literary analysis, rebecca skloot]

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Daphne Du Maurier's Rebecca

- Daphne Du Maurier's Rebecca Rebecca has been described as the first major gothic romance of the 20th century; Mrs. Danvers’ character is one of the few Gothic interests within the novel. Her unnatural appearance and multi-faceted relationship with Rebecca provides scope for manifold interpretations and critical views....   [tags: Daphne Du Maurier Rebecca]

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Sequels and phobias in The Return of the Soldier of Rebecca West

- Times of war and peace: Sequels and phobias in The Return of the Soldier of Rebecca West. Rebecca West (1892-1983) was a prolific writer who tried every literary genre; journalism, literary critique, the short story and the novel. Her first novel The Return of the Soldier published in 1918 spans half a century of creative output culminated in 1966 with her last novel The Birds Fall Down. However, all her narrative is easily identifiable because of her unmistakable style, the structure of her novels, the topics she chooses and the coherence of her ideas about mankind and society....   [tags: Rebecca West]

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The Life Of A Nurse Practitioner

- ... For a while, she debated on continuing her education to get her doctorate degree (for advancement). Although that dream was also short lived due to her personal obligations as a wife and mother, she still loves her job. Even though her job can be stressful at times, her job is mostly routine work. Once she walks into the office, she checks the files of her patients that have appointments for that day. After she looks at all the names, she goes to her office and pulls up their online charts on her computer....   [tags: Nurse practitioner, Registered nurse]

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The Deceitful Mother in Rebecca Rush's Kelroy

- The Deceitful Mother in Rebecca Rush's Kelroy Mothers are often thought of and characterized as loving, generous women, who put their children before themselves. They are gracious, caring, and kind humans that are willing to sacrifice happiness and fulfillment in their lives to insure that their children receive the guidance, love, support, and happiness that every child (especially their own) deserves. Sadly, this description does not define the characteristics of all mothers. An example of a mother in which her mannerisms are the exact opposite of those depicted above is found in the character of Mrs....   [tags: Rebecca Rush Kelroy Essays]

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The Career Of A Nurse

- ... Despite the likeness of these careers, they are different in several ways. Well-noted differences between the two are the general education requirements and the requirements for certification. The basic educational requirement for a registered nurse is an Associate of Science in Nursing, but many states may require a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. A nurse practitioner, on the other hand, must obtain a Master of Science in Nursing. In addition, the certification requirements differ between the two in several ways....   [tags: Nursing, Registered nurse, Healthcare occupations]

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A Woman Of A Nurse

- ... Among the caring individuals was her mother who also aided in igniting her passion for people. Her mother would go the extra mile to make sure that all of the people in her care were well looked after. Today, Heather is studying to be a nurse because of that passion that was ignited years ago and she still treasures the memories from her experience. She strives to make good grades and study hard and the thought of earning her degree gets her up in the morning because if she earned her degree she could do what matters to her and make a difference in other people’s lives as well....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, The Little Things, Learning]

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My Life Of A Psychiatric Nurse

- ... They had her in there with her aunt when she delivered all three stillborn babies. The thing that she remembered most was how amazing the nurses were there. At that point she had wanted to become a neonatal nurse. In 8th grade she job shadowed a neonatal nurse who took care of a lot of babies that were going through withdrawal. Soon after that she changed her mind about her specialty, but wanted to continue as a nurse. Sometime later in high school she started working at a mental hospital called Lakeview, where her mom is a manager....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Psychiatry, Nurse education]

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Sample Resume : Nurse Anesthetics

- Introduction to Nurse Anesthetics Nursing positions are in demand. Healthcare teams and professionals actively team up to supply education to prospect nurses. Not only are entry level nurses in high demand, but specialized nursing positions need to be filled. There are currently 100,000 nurse anesthetists in the American work force which service 60-70 percent of the population in the United States. How can these positions be sufficiently staffed to create a better United Health care system. All the steps to achieve a C.R.N.A....   [tags: Anesthesia, Nurse anesthetist, Registered nurse]

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Application Of The Transition From Student Nurse

- ... On top of that, the heightened level of patient acuity and the shortened expected length of stay increase the burden on the new RN’s decision making and critical thinking abilities (Clark & Springer, 2012). Many NLRN’s expressed a feeling of having to learn everything at once, as well as needing to feel competent in performing tasks prior to recognizing the facets of actual care giving (Riley & Beal, 2013). Considering these conditions, it is easy to see how the transition from SN to RN can be overwhelming; luckily, there are coping mechanisms that can be utilized....   [tags: Nursing, Registered nurse, Nurse]

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Nurse to Patient Ratio, Nurse Burnout and Patient Satisfaction

- Working in long-term care can be overwhelming. Imagine you are a new graduate nurse putting your new found knowledge and skills to practice for the first time. Your orientation lasted three days which is standard for nurse home orientation compared to hospital orientation that last approximately six to eight weeks for new grads. The shift has just begun and already you have a new admit, new found pressure ulcer to assess, a possible medication reaction, several new orders to take off and eight patients to document on for varying reasons....   [tags: Nurse Burnout, Patient Satisfaction]

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Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca: Disparities Between Upper and Working Class Women

- Disparities between upper and working class women and their roles in society are made very obvious in gothic literature. However, they are especially highlighted in Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca, in which the protagonist sits between the upper and lower classes because of her own choice to marry a man from a higher class than herself. In the time period that the book was written, there were still large distinctions in class, though it was also a period that allowed for more social mobility because the older distinctions in class were beginning to fall away....   [tags: social classes, gothic literature, rebecca]

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Nurse Education Professional Development

- One of the most common human resource strategy and solution to improve work performance is training (Dean, Dean, & Rebalsky, 1996). Training is an intervention directed at improving the employees’ knowledge, skills, and attitudes in the workplace (Awonoyi, Orlando, & Morgan (2002). Institutes of higher education now provide training for their faculty to help them become productive instructors. Prior to 1960, developing faculty to improve their teaching skills did not exist; they were hired because of their expertise (Fink, 2003)....   [tags: Nurse Education]

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Manners, Wealth and Status in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy

- Manners, Wealth and Status in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy "A novel of manners" this is how the novel Kelroy is described by Kathryn Derounian in her article "Lost in the Crowd: Rebecca Rush's Kelroy (1812)." Throughout the novel, characters such as; Mrs. Hammond, Mr. Manley, Mr. Kelroy, and especially the Gurnet family, show how people are treated differently regarding their wealth, status and mannerisms. Kelroy shows us these relationships and how one is viewed solely on the way in which they present themselves....   [tags: Rebecca Rush Kelroy Essays]

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Evil Mother in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy

- Evil Mother in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy Rebecca Rush's novel Kelroy is an exceptional novel on mannerisms in the nineteenth century. Mrs. Hammond is the key character in this novel. The plot and characters all seam to inner relate with her. In this novel, Mrs. Hammond is seen as an evil, conniving woman. There are many twists and turns in this novel, but there is one thing that is constant, and that is that Mrs. Hammond motives are to take care of herself and secure her own future, and according to her it doesn't matter how she doses this or who she uses to her benefit....   [tags: Rebecca Rush Kelroy Essays]

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Professional Identity Of The Registered Nurse

- ... The acquisition of this document makes the registered nurse to operate as a profession different to any other occupation. The license gives one an identity as a profession. In Florida State, the board of nursing licenses, monitors, educates and renews licenses to ensure that those who involve in the provision of care are competent enough to provide the care to the people. It ensures that nurses meet all the specifications to serve as a professional nurse (Florida Board of Nursing, 2014). Holding a license is required by the legal law and it is a must that a registered nurse should own it....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Professional, Profession]

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The Duty Of A Nurse Educator

- ... He completed a hybrid Masters’ program in public/community health nursing and nursing education in 2008 from Catholic University in Washington, D.C. He also earned a certificate as a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) in 2011. The respondent reported that he worked as a public health and psychiatric nurse for several years. For the past five years, he worked at several universities as an adjunct nursing faculty. In terms of educating the public, the respondent claimed to be in partnership with the Ministry of Health and the University of Sierra Leone in conducting an evaluation of the health care system in Sierra Leone....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse education, Education]

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Patients Acceptance of Nurse Practitioners

- Nursing is a broad field with limitless possibilities; one of those possibilities included is a nurse practitioner. A nurse practitioner is an advanced practice nurse that is capable of furthering care for patients. Nurse practitioners are able to see and treat their own patients, plus be a part of collaborative care. When patients visit the physician’s office, most are now being treated only by a nurse practitioner and may never actually see a physician. Although Nurse Practitioners are highly capable and educated to administer care to patients in all settings; patients are becoming unwilling and somewhat reluctant to be seen by anyone but a physician....   [tags: advanced practice nurse ]

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The Need For Safe Nurse Staffing

- In the past two decades, there has been a push for appropriate staff to client ratios. However, measuring client needs and nursing efforts have been around since 1922 (Lewinski-Corwin, 1922, pp. 603-606). The earliest recorded effort was by the New York Academy of Medicine. Superintendents and nurses from ten training schools documented the time spent providing bedside care. From complied information, the researchers revealed each client required an average of five hours and four minutes of care in a 24-hour period....   [tags: Nurse-to-Patient Ratios]

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My Life Of Being A Nurse

- ... Outside of classes, I’ve learned a lot of terminology and applicable skills from my parents. My mother has taught me about emergency medicine, what certain drugs do, and standard dosage in common scenarios. My father has taught me more of the applicable ‘hands-on’ things. When my mother was sick last summer, my father taught me how to administer an intravenous bag of saline, and also how to take blood samples and administer shots of Imitrex. Quite a bit for a 15 year old boy, but I was able to learn quickly and do it myself within a week....   [tags: Nursing, Learning, Nurse, Question]

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Nurse Staffing And Infection Rates

- ... (2013) measured blood and CSF infections, but provided no reasoning as to why these two infection types were included and others were excluded. An advantage of the Daud-Gallottie et al. (2012) study is that it was prospective, allowing for more control than a retrospective study. This also allowed for the researchers to track all HAIs without limitations, which increases the generalizability of nurse staffing’s impact on all HAIs. The tool used by Cimiotti et al. (2012) was the MBI-HSS, which includes 22 Likert questions related to emotional exhaustion since it is a key characteristic of burnout syndrome....   [tags: Nurse, Nursing, Causality, Research]

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Benefits Of Being A Nurse

- ... There truly are so many various reason someone becomes a nurse too. They become a nurse to help others, they will never be out of a job, it is a respected field, or sometimes nursing chooses them (What). How they became a nurse doesn’t essentially matter, what matters is the huge passion that is develop each and every day. Nurses create hope. There will always be a dreadful case that a nurse will come across, until they look into different treatments with a doctor. Returning to the patient’s room with the news of treatment, gives that family hope of being cured....   [tags: Nursing, Registered nurse]

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Women Of The Professional Nurse

- The image of the professional nurse is viewed in so many different ways in our society. In medieval times, nurses were more critically viewed than they are in current modern society. However, there are a few views that still linger in our society today. In our society now, nurses are mostly sexualized and stereotyped as a feminine and a provocative profession. These stereotypes caused men to not be considered as unsuitable nurses and are criticized greatly when they do choose the path of a professional nurse....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Gender, Female]

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My Leadership Smart Goals For New Nurse

- ... There are many specialties within our surgery department. It is essential for all nurses to understand the importance of all within the department. It is important for the nurse to understand what the ST’s job is, the importance of providing pertinent information/SBAR reports in the pre-op/PACU area, and understand what is required when assisting anesthesia. Also, by involving the nursing expert educator, she can teach and guide me towards following the proper channels in organization’s preceptor role and model that is in existence in other departments....   [tags: Nurse, Nursing, Nurse education]

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Being a Nurse Practitioner

- Every little kid has high exceptions for what they want to be when they grow up. Some dream of becoming president of the United States of America, or becoming an Astronaut, a lot of little kid’s say that they want to be a Doctor. What kids do not understand is that there are many types of doctors, like an orthopedic surgeon, they work with feet, or an oral surgeon, who work with the mouth. Another similarity to a doctor is a nurse practitioner. They do many of the same tasks, like performing minor surges, fixing broken bones, or simply giving a routine check up....   [tags: health, geriatric nurse]

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Social Media Should Not Start When A Nurse

- ... Whenever students felt anxiety or work overload, they felt it was important enough to share with their twitter “followers.” Along the same lines, there were a number of vulgar or derogatory tweets. These student immediately posted after something happened that upset or frustrated them (Booth, 2015). These tweets were directed towards coursework and indirectly to professors. Also, there were tweets directed specifically to other students in their cohort (Booth, 2015). Students who are expected to be gaining professional knowledge and skills, could possibly face long term repercussions from their inappropriate posts....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Nurse education]

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Nursing As A Nurse Is A Privilege And A Pleasure

- ... Essentially, a regulatory agency such as a BON lays out how a nurse should conduct their nursing practice, as guided by the Nurse Practice Act. A Professional nursing organization (PNO) serves many purposes to the nursing profession, it represents differing types of nurses and nursing backgrounds. The American Nurses Association (ANA) is a perfect example of a highly recognized PNO in the nursing field. A PNO can be statewide, national or international based. A PNO serves many purposes for a nurse....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Ethics, Florence Nightingale]

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The Role Of An Advanced Practice Nurse

- ... He stated that he wanted to be a nurse because and his counselor told him that he could make a decent living working only 3 days a week. K.W. decided to become an NP because he felt that he could do more and that he didn’t like the direction that many hospitals were going. He believes that hospitals are too much of a business now and are unfortunately treating nurses poorly. K.W.’s experience has helped to prepare him for when he returned to school and also in the real world. When asked if he thought that there were any barriers to his role as a nurse practitioner and he stating that in the state of Michigan NP’s are still fighting for their autonomy and are in need of supervising MDs t...   [tags: Nursing, Registered nurse, Health care]

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Becoming A Registered Nurse?

- ... Also understanding the individual’s differences in ability, personality, interests, learning and motivation. According to Middleton (2005) nursing knowledge is the means by which the whole purpose of caring for patients is achieved because it underpins what we actually do. Working styles are very important in this field. The most important is paying attention to detail. You must be careful about the job detail and thorough in completing task. This is import because you do not want to do anything that can harm the patient when caring for them....   [tags: Nursing, Registered nurse]

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A Career as a Nurse Anesthetist

- "We often think of nursing as giving meds on time, checking an X-ray to see if the doctor needs to be called, or taking an admission at 2:00 a.m. with a smile on our faces. Too often, we forget all the other things that make our job what it truly is—caring and having a desire to make a difference." - Erin Pettengill, RN, quoted on RN Modern Medicine. A Nurse Anesthetist is a person who provides and organizes patient care and may also provide primary and specialty health care, if necessary. They are a vital role during and after surgery....   [tags: nurse history, x-ray, nightingales]

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Personal Statement : Becoming A Nurse

- ... As a nurse, you are the care taker for a day to make sure your patients are well taken care of and happy. The nurse will be doing much patient teaching and giving the information to the patient so that when the patient goes home they will have a better understanding on how to care for themselves. The nursing field is so diverse which was another reason I was drawn to it. As a nurse there are so many different areas that one could work at. Such as, in schools, hospitals, clinics, traveling nursing, pharmaceutical sales or work for an agency, insurance company, or home health care....   [tags: Nursing, Registered nurse, Healthcare occupations]

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A Nurse, What Will They Tell You?

- ... Kreklau, some are compelled to care and nurture other human beings and enjoy the rewarding feelings they gain from positive outcomes. “There are so many [career options] in nursing” (Kreklau). Other people are motivated because of flexible scheduling, monetary reasons and/or job security. Then there are people like me, who have experienced extended time in a medical facility and experienced excellent or poor care for themselves or a loved one. My husband’s motorcycle accident in 2013, in which he sustained traumatic brain injury and other injuries, mandated our stay in the hospital for over a month....   [tags: Nursing, Patient, Nurse, Healthcare occupations]

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Nurses Should Not Be A Nurse

- ... Furthermore, I am not allowed to loan in a bank because I am not yet a citizen or a resident of Australia. Having enough money after my graduation will help me in the expenses in looking for a job. I must have allowances for the transportation, food, and house rent for me to survive the transition period to become a professional licensed nurse. I need to plan for the future what will I do to effectively address my challenges in financial matter. Right now I am focusing with my studies and at the same time when I have no classes, I am doing some errands to earn money....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Nursing board certification]

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First Draft Of Nurse Practitioner

- Damaris Ndungu Mrs. Brown Engl. 1302 July-31-2014 First Draft of Nurse Practitioner. This Is What It Took Me To Become A Nurse Practitioner. I grew up with in society whereby nurses were rare. Every time I had an appointment with the nurse I made sure I had to leave earlier so I will not find a long cue. There were less than ten nurses in that facility. A great number of patient would come for their appointments and would end up going back home not treated. I did not like what I saw. It was then that I decided that my career goal was to be nurse practitioner as I wanted to make a difference to the community and to the needy....   [tags: Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Nurse]

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The Concept Of Nurse Retention

- ... Cost reduction and savings are the traditional philosophy of the health care model which has shown to be a cause of nurse burnout, poor retention and poor patient outcomes (Jones, 2014). The perception of the nurse’s ability to meet the needs of the patients and capacity to provide quality care is entwined with the concept of adequate staff and nurse satisfaction (Koy, Yunibhand, Angusuroch & Fisher, 2015). The model case example can be seen in any emergency room with low staffing levels. The patients outnumber staff and do not get the attention that they deserve....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Patient, Florence Nightingale]

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What Is A Registered Nurse?

- ... Knowing everything that registered nurses are required to do there are many skills that need to come along with this job such as, being able detect change in symptoms, health, or pain, also having the need to know when action is necessary. When working as a nurse you need to be compassionate and want to help people. This tying into what kind of personality is needed, you need to be caring and compassionate, you have to want to help others and be able to pay attention to what is going on around you....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Nursing board certification]

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Benefits Of Being A Nurse

- ... There are many different kinds of nurses and many different things to do involving a nurse. In this field they always need nurses in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, assisted livings, rehabs, and even in people’s homes there are always many jobs available in different areas. Working in this field different job make different pay and some make salary and some make hourly. When you are more experienced your pay increases and you can make more an hour to provide for your home and any other things you tend to need money for....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Nursing home, Medicine]

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True Love and Material Desire in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy

- True Love and Material Desire in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy You are the American mother of two beautiful teenage girls in the early 1800's. When your husband dies, you are surprised to receive nothing but debts. What do you do. Mrs. Hammond, in Rebecca Rush's Kelroy, finds herself in this situation. Worried for her own and her daughters' futures, she knows that if her girls want money, they have to marry it. Mrs. Hammond encourages her oldest daughter, Lucy, to marry a very wealthy man....   [tags: Rebecca Rush Kelroy Essays]

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The Role of Mrs. Hammond and Emily in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy

- The Role of Mrs. Hammond and Emily in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy In this day and age, women have liberties that are often taken for granted. Women have the freedom to choose which university they will attend (if they plan on attending college), what career they wish to pursue, and also whom their mate in marriage will be. In early American days, liberties of women were looked upon from society as being wealthy and holding high social status. Many did not have the opportunity to pursue a career, much less decide what university they preferred to attend....   [tags: Rebecca Rush Kelroy Essays]

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Education, Social Class and Self-Interest in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy

- Education, Social Class and Self-Interest in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy Kelroy, by Rebecca Rush, was first published in 1812. Early American writers had a rough time writing "gothic" style writings because of the lack of history, which was not a problem faced by European writers. Kelroy is an extremely cynical view of American life and it was not well accepted by Americans, despite the fact that it is seen as "one of the best written [novels] in America before 1820"(231). Three themes from Kelroy, which demonstrate the focus of many early Americans, are Education, Social Class, and Self-Interest....   [tags: Rebecca Rush Kelroy Essays]

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The Role of Nurse Practitioners in Healthcare Organizations

- What is a nurse practitioner. A nurse practitioner is a nurse who is qualified to treat certain medical conditions without the direct supervision of a doctor. What does this mean to hospitals and clinics in this time of changing healthcare dynamics, with a shortage of general practice physicians and hospitals looking into alternatives to fill the gaps. Nurse practitioners have had a brief history in the whole spectrum of medical history. They have had a difficult course in becoming what they are today and for the future of the practice....   [tags: Nurse Practitioner Essays]

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Misconceptions About Mrs. Hammond in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy

- Misconceptions About Mrs. Hammond in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy Most people that read Kelroy incorrectly view Mrs. Hammond. She is labeled an evil person who is out for her own gain. Most people doubt that she even cares about her daughters Lucy and Emily. Mrs. Hammond is said to be vicious and sneaky, and will do whatever is necessary to accomplish her agenda. They believe Mrs. Hammond is so greedy she will sacrifice her own daughters' happiness so she can live out the rest of her life comfortably....   [tags: Rebecca Rush Kelroy Essays]

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The Role Of A Professional Nurse

- ... The nurses having the education to perform these skills can obtain this and able to provide the most affect health care for their clients. Each individual is different and as a caregiver, nurses need to be able to comply with these needs on the drop of a hat and make them feel as comfortable as possible in their own skin. No matter what, all clients in the nurse’s care will be taken care of to the highest capacity. Communicating is one of the essentials to all nursing roles (Berman, 2014, p....   [tags: Health care, Nursing, Nurse, Health care provider]

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The Effectivenss of Nurse Navigation on Medication Compliance

- In a rapidly changing healthcare environment wrought with financial pressures, government mandated performance incentives along with rising healthcare cost, hospitals have been challenged to meet the bottom line. Many hospitals have closed their doors while others have elected to cut staffing resources, programs and re-think their strategies (Barkell, Killinger, & Schultz, 2002). Under the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid recipients are now limited to six emergency room (ER) visits per year and nine primary care visits per year before they are forced to pay out of pocket or unable to pay....   [tags: Healthcare, Nurse Staffing]

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Why I Should Become A Nurse

- ... In a sense, I want to be a nurse that can bring hope and faith back into their lives. Since I was a little girl, I have always had a sympathetic nature. If someone cried, I would always try to soothe and heal them. If someone was sick, I’d find myself in the kitchen trying to find or cook something to help comfort their throats and stomachs. It takes compassion and kindness to help others and in a world with so many hurtful, uncaring and terrifying people, I want to be a hope for others. It also is very troublesome to know how many nurses are in their profession strictly for the money....   [tags: Nurse, Nursing, Need, Want]

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Role Of The Primary Nurse Practitioner

- ... A nationwide primary care physician’s shortage is projected and is expected to be critical in nature by the end of the next decade. The Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA, 2013) projected that the shortage will be compounded by the more than 20,400 primary care physicians by 2020. Both the physicians’ shortage and the expanded insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act increase the demand for primary care services. To avert the projected primary care physician shortage, NP programs have expanded nationwide....   [tags: Health care, Nursing, Advanced practice nurse]

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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

- ... The midwifery-led/APRN lead model located in an urban community-based hospital of Iowa scored highest in Quality improvement/quality assurance within this cohort.(194) CABC Standards As far as compliance with CABC standards are concerned, only half (50%) of the sites surveyed met the standards and 50% did not meet it. The sites that met the standard (50%) had conducted a provider or interdisciplinary team meeting focused on clinical issues including review of literature, evidence based guidelines and chart or case review four to eight times last year....   [tags: Patient, Health care, Registered nurse]

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The Charge Nurse Michelle N.

- ... They will feel like they are part of the decision making in the management process. Another type of leadership that Michelle uses is being a transformational leader. She inspires and motivates staff to function at the best of their ability. She has the characteristics of being an excellent leader by being charismatic, motivated, and determined to lead others. By using a combination of both of these leadership styles, it motivates the employees to perform at the best of their ability. During the day of being able to shadow Michelle, I was able to see that she follows the nursing management process....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Health care, Florence Nightingale]

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Why I Am A Nurse

- ... 2013). An experiment was done to investigate new nursing graduates’ reasons for choosing nursing as a profession which identified that “30-60 percent of new nursing graduates make a decision to leave the profession after just two years of being in the workforce” (SL Price et al. 2013). With the baby boomer generation aging, nurses are needed now more than ever. With the rising need of nurses and other healthcare professionals, we really need to explore students’ motives for wanting to enter this workforce....   [tags: Nursing, Florence Nightingale, Nurse, Baby boomer]

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My First Clinical Day For A Nurse

- ... I don’t have much chance to care for him except to make sure his pain level is under control and his safety measures are met. After I conducted my shift change reassessment, my patient requested to be left alone to have his privacy and rest. While my patient was being left alone to rest, I went ahead and help out my nurse to care for another patient that has Alzheimer’s. She was not responding too much to her surroundings; all she wants to do was to close her eyes and sleep. While the NAP was feeding her breakfast in a chair, I went ahead and changed all her beddings....   [tags: Patient, Nursing, Health care, Nurse]

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The Importance Of A Student 's Enrolment As A Nurse

- INTRODUCTION There are many things that affect a student’s enrolment as a nurse the student must be competent in the many registration standards that the Nursing Midwifery Board of Australia have set. The stigmas attached to students with Impairments and or Criminal histories and the ineligibility to register. Nursing is defined by the International Council of Nursing (2014) as collaborative care of individual’s any age health or ill of all communities, groups, in all situations. Health promotion, illness prevention and the care of unwell, disabled and dying people are included in the nursing practice....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Health care, Disability]

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Nursing Profession: The patient-nurse Relationship

- The nursing profession is one that provides care, collaborates with others, and provides education in a variety of different settings. I choose to work in the field of nursing to advance my career from an operating room technician to a medical-surgical nurse. I enjoy the sensation of helping others and assisting with the surgical fixation of a medical complication. The American Nurses Association (ANA) created the nursing code of ethics to ensure proper moral care, goals, values, and professional obligations of the nurse where known....   [tags: education, care, medical-surgical nurse]

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Active Nurse Characteristics And Clinical Triggers

- ... “I saw another nurse conducting research and asked if I could help…she mentored me and taught me more than I could have ever thought I could learn… that was eye opening…you can learn more by doing than by just reading…I wish I had had this opportunity earlier in my career” “The organization where I work has access to nursing research mentors…you just have to ask. Without this support I may not have completed my study, or if I had it would not have been as good…a research mentor is your cheerleader and teacher, always encouraging you…but always there to make sure you do not make mistakes…I think that was the most reassuring.” Most of the nurses interviewed felt they worked in an environm...   [tags: Nurse, Nursing, Want, Healthcare occupations]

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A Nurse Residency Program For New Nursing

- ... The use of Lewin’s Change Management theory can support nurses through the transitions and identify areas of strengths and resistances prior to implementing change. Without a framework for guidance, it can be difficult to keep on track. As the demand for home visits from nurses increases its necessities a need to prevent avoidable hospitalizations, it is critical to attract and prepare more nurses for roles in home care. The residency program would have input from the California Association for Health Services Home and the Infusion Nurse Society....   [tags: Nursing, Health care, Nurse, Management]

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Master 's Prepared Nurse Interview

- ... He also found time to fall in love marry a registered nurse from the same hospital. After graduation he remain at the same hospital first as a graduate nurse (GN), and after passing the NCLEX as a registered nurse (RN). Intelligent, energetic, compassionate with a passion for nursing, it did not take long for a physician to recruit him to work at a gastrointestinal outpatient center. Within a year be was promoted to an administrative position with the center offering to help fund is bachelor’s degree....   [tags: Nursing, Healthcare occupations, Registered nurse]

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The Acronym Lpn Stands For Licensed Practical Nurse

- ... Some patients need the LPN to make sure their medical plan is continued at home. Medical offices or urgent care clinic is a setting that provides office visits for patients to see their doctor. The LPN can take patient vital signs, medication and medical history, and weights. And lastly, LPN’s can work in a school setting. They will care for minor illnesses and problems such as sore throats and vomiting. If taking care of patients in elementary or high school care is provided until a parent picks the child up....   [tags: Nursing, Registered nurse]

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Safe Nurse Patient Ratio Is A Complex Issue Debated

- ... Nurse’s burnout, and job dissatisfaction leading to nurse retention is becoming more common as well. This also opens new doors of financial burden on the hospital organization when having to deal with higher levels of nurse turnover. When replacing a Registered Nurse, the facility loses money trying to fill vacancies and it can be more costly if the new Registered Nurse they hire needs to be trained. This can cost anywhere from $82,000-$88,000 dollars per year. Employers begin to use supplemental employees from agencies to fill in temporary staffing gaps, leaving the hospital to pay about $250,000 dollars to around $400,000 for these services....   [tags: Nursing, Patient, Hospital, Nurse]

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Nurse Management: An Overview of Need for Adequate Staffing

- ... Benefits of change to the institution Staffing needs affect the nursing department’s budget, staff productivity, the quality of care provided to patients and even the retention of nurses (Jooste, 2013). The nurse manager has to explain to the management of the benefits of change in providing adequate staffing all the time. Adequate staffing helps staff retention. Staff retention saves a lot of money in terms of orienting new people to the unit. Safe staffing always helps in the reduction of falls, infection rates, pressure ulcers, decrease hospital stays and death....   [tags: patients, care, nurse manager]

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Nurse Burnout And Its Effects On A Hospital Environment

- ... “This literature review explores the effect that nurse staffing patterns have on the frequency of medical errors, fatigue, and nurse burnout (Garrett, 2008, p.1191)”. A concept that is relevant to this study would include nurse sensitive concepts. Houser stated that nurse sensitive concepts include but are not limited to burnout, medication errors as well as patient falls (Houser, 2015). All these concepts are relevant in this one article which discusses studies that have been done to provide evidence based research....   [tags: Nurse, Nursing, Qualitative research]

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A Nurse Patient Of Pediatric Allergy At The Children 's Hospital

- ... One thing Marks wished people knew about her profession is that nurses do more than the average person thinks. When a patient is in need a nurse steps into whatever role they have to to for the benefit of the patient. A nurse quickly learns that they become a shoulder to cry on, a friend to share secrets with or a councillor to get them through this tough time. Compassion and empathy helps the nurses connect with their patients more. Compassion is an extra part to the job that patients look for the most....   [tags: Nursing, Physician, Patient, Nurse]

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Patient Satisfaction : The Nurse 's Role

- ... Nurses at times know more about the patient then the doctors do on a personal level. They can tell you when they are medically having a bad day; they are also able to update you on how the recent prescribed medication is treating the patient. There are a bountiful amount of reasons that nurses are able to help when it comes to decision making for the wellness of the patient. I do, however, believe that not many nurses take their job as seriously as other. Some nurses go to work to simply collect a paycheck and could care less about their patients well being....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Patient, Health care provider]

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Inadequate Nurse Staffing And The Effects On Nurses And Patients

- ... When a nurse is fatigued, as with all other professions, the quality of their work decreases. Increasing the amount of patients under one nurses care makes a nurse much busier and adds a lot of stress to the nurse, leading to irritable nurses and hostile work environments. Hostile work environments cause communication and teamwork to decrease between nurses and their coworkers, which are two of the most important components of effective nursing. According to Martin, inadequate nurse staffing also leads to faster burnout and turnover rates for nurses....   [tags: Nurse, Nursing, Nursing shortage, Patient]

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Effective Approaches Leadership Management : Nursing Shortage And Nurse Turn Over Grand Canyon University

- ... This is the amount of money the company will need to invest before that RN can begin to care for patients. What are the reasons that nurses are choosing to leave their current positions. The answer is very simple, “People don’t leave companies, they leave managers” (Valant & Company, 2012, ¶ 1). The saddening fact about this is that most managers are not bad people they just don’t have the knowledge and skills necessary to know how to manage well. Many managers may think that meeting with their direct reports once a year during their yearly evaluation is sufficient to keep an employee engaged and content with their work environment....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Nurse education]

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Being A Nurse Is More Than Just A Job

- ... With any health field career, there are always multiple ways of getting to your ultimate degree. The schooling is long and tedious work; one way is starting off with getting a two-year associate’s degree, where you can then enter the nursing field. With this you get to experience and familiarize yourself with the hospital setting, and patient care. After obtaining this two-year degree you can move on to a BSN program. Not only are classroom courses required, logged hours of clinical’s are just as important....   [tags: Nursing, Registered nurse, Healthcare occupations]

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Professional Issues And Communication Between A Student Nurse And A Patient

- ... PVD is a condition where arteries within the arms and legs are narrowed. The narrowing causes restricted blood flow and often causes pain (Peters, 2008: 600). Post-operatively of his second Angioplasty, a procedure in which a catheter is inserted into the artery to dilate the narrowed vessel (Harvard Health Publications, 2012), Sam started to exhibit strange behaviour. He found it difficult to sleep at night, began hallucinating and would sometimes ramble incoherently. He soon became aggressive with staff, leading to an incident in which he began raising his voice and using profanity....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Peripheral vascular disease]

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I Am Responding From A Floor Charge Nurse

- ... The supervisor decided that she wanted the novice CNA to stay on the unit to learn the dinner routine of the floor. The seasoned CNA and the floor charge nurses spoke their concerns about leaving someone with very little experience of the floor structure and that there was a risk of a potential fall happening. The charge nurses then express their feelings of wanting the seasoned CNA to stay on the unit instead. The supervisor brushed off the nurse 's concern, and was firm about her decision on keeping the novice CNA in that unit....   [tags: Nurse, Nursing, Nurses, Florence Nightingale]

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Nursing Shortage Affecting Both Nurse And Patient

- ... For example, a nurse who experienced burnout and frustration from their job are expected to give unpleasant reviews about this profession and would rather recommend alternative health professions to public. The chances of making errors are high under work environment with inadequate nurses. Nurses are more likely to make mistakes in executing certain procedures, administering medication and delay certain tasks because of the heavy workload and the time pressure that results from it. This hinders nurse from providing quality care to patients....   [tags: Nursing, Patient, Nurse, Nursing shortage]

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A Nurse Manager's Role in Reducing Musculoskeletal Disorders

- A nurse manager plays an important role on a hospital unit. Evans defines the role of a nurse manager as one who makes sure all the needs required on a daily basis are accomplished (Evans, 2011). Evans goes on to say that one primary responsibility of a nurse manager acting in the position of a leader is to “raise the level of expectation and help employees reach their highest level of potential excellence” (Evans, 2011). With this said, it is important to identify potential barriers and problems that a nurse manager would face on a given unit and create or adopt evidence-based interventions to eliminate these problems....   [tags: hospitals, nurse manager, shoulder injuries]

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Evaluation Of A Nurse Patient Ratio Is Not A New Topic Of Debate

- ... In addition to patient outcomes, nurses are easily hopeless or overworked since they are in charge of a large number of patients. Assessing the work situation and decide how nurses can be better consigned and succeed is of utmost importance. Rotating assignments have been a success in alleviating burnout. When nurses are assigned to a group with high acuity for a longer period of time the manager should ensure that the same nurse is not assigned to the same group consecutively. Giving them enough recovery time before assigning to that particular group taking into account that sometimes some patients will spend a long time in the hospital needing extensive care....   [tags: Management, Nursing, Nurse, Nursing shortage]

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What I Learned About They Type Of Nurse I

- ... Thankfully this was my biggest surprise, all the nurses that I worked with were very eager to teach me and they were very flexible with me. Section 2 - Impressions of Being a Student Nurse a. Give a synopsis of your impressions from Day 1 through now. b. Discuss your progression, growth, and maturity as a JR1 student. On the first day of clinical I was very nervous because I was not sure what to expect. Now I think I know what the expectations are for my nurse and myself. I am also more comfortable asking questions and interacting with patients....   [tags: Nursing, Patient, Nurse, Florence Nightingale]

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Conflict Resolution : New Graduate Nurse Orientation

- ... This may come off negatively to Ashley, as Helen never adequately voiced any concerns to her. This may lead to continued conflict on the floor for Helen following resolution attempts. Ashley may not be the best fit to orient someone at this time due to her own family issues that may be hindering her ability at overseeing and educating Helen. The more seasoned nurse is trying to help Helen to accept outside help to mediate the conflict that she is experiencing. The person to help in this situation is the educator....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Need, Florence Nightingale]

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Nurse Edward Sales Provided Input Into Proficiency

- ... He also identified the needs of other nursing staff regarding perioperative nursing competencies and implemented a service-wide program utilizing current research and standards that have enhanced role performance and knowledge of nursing staff. He conducted in-services to staff. • He also continues as a mentor for newly hired nurses and assists in mentoring new residents/ medical students whose educational focus is surgery. • Mr Sales is currently reviewing for the CNOR exam; with scheduled exam date on August....   [tags: Nurse, Nursing, Patient, Florence Nightingale]

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The American Nurse Association ( Ana ) Code Of Ethics

- ... I witnessed nurses pull medications for multiple clients at the same time and I’ve also seen nurses accidentally document on the wrong client’s chart because they have multiple charts open in the system. I’ve also seen staff click through alerts or warning signs that pop up while using the electronic record system without really reviewing the information. These demonstrations of unhealthy practices increase risk for error and equates to negligent care. It reflects failure of nurses to uphold their ethical obligation to protect or promote client’s safety....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Safety, Health care]

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