Nursing Metaparadigm

American Nurse Association (2015) defines nursing as “the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, facilitation of healing, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations.” The metaparadigm of nursing involves the person, health, … Read more

Nurse practitioner rough draft 

The profession of nursing in an extremely rewarding job. Nurses are disposed to a new challenge everyday, molding them into stronger individuals. In order to pursue a career as a nurse practitioner , one must understand the duties and important qualities expected, the education required, job security and outlook, and the flexibility and quality of … Read more

Nursing metaparadigms by Imogene King

In her work, Imogene King defines the four nursing metaparadigms and explains their relevance to both the nursing process and patient care. The four nursing paradigms are person, health, environment, and nursing. The first metaparadigm, person, focuses on the patient. She defines person as “a personal system that interacts with interpersonal and social systems” (Masters, … Read more

A dental nurse job

A dental nurse helps to ensure that the patient is well cared for in the dental team. Dental nurses are calm, effective and caring when dealing with patient care and therefore, they support the patient in the dental room. The nurse is the closest to the dentist, ensuring a patient is properly cared for. Assisting … Read more

Communication in nursing

To listen to another person is the most caring act of all. Listening and attending are by far the most important aspect of being a nurse (Burnard 1992). One of the basics of good nursing is good communication skills with patients. Being unable to communicate well with a patient immediately can destroy the nurse/patient relationship … Read more

Leadership Interview Of Sue Eckert, Senior Vice President Of Nursing At Medstar Washington Hospital Center

Leadership Interview:Sue Eckert, Senior Vice President of Nursing at Medstar Washington Hospital Center The George Washington UniversityMedStar Washington Hospital Center is the largest hospital in Washington D.C.; With 926 beds and roughly 2400 employees within MWHC’s nursing department, it is also among the 50 largest in the entire nation. The oversight and management of such … Read more

Nursing procedures

A nursing or clinical procedure is defined as a route of action that is thought out in advance in order to attain a solution in providing healthcare. Nursing procedures are clinical measures that are consistent and are used by nurses to reach a high point in the care of patients. Nursing procedures allow nurses and … Read more

Dorothea Orem’s Theory of Self-care Deficit

The importance and relevance of nursing theories are scrutinized when their practical applicability is questioned. Without practical applicability, many theories remain idealistic works and are seldom utilized in every day life. However, this is not the case for Dorothea Orem’s theory of self-care deficit. The concepts of this theory can be applied to almost every … Read more

How Medicine Is Really Practiced In America In “How We Do Harm” by Dr. Otis Brawley

In his book How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks about Being Sick in America, Otis Brawley illustrates the battle between honest medical practice based on ethics and evidence-based science and corrupt medical practice that seeks greed, clinical experiments that cause harm and inadequate standards. Ethical importance encompasses: to do all things reasonable to … Read more

How to write nursing dissertations?

Nursing is the most important and respectable profession. What is nursing? To help the doctors and patients and provide the patient with great care and gratitude. Without this profession there is no concept of hospitals. Nursing profession is right one of the world’s fastest growing profession. Nursing profession is of varieties. Some learn to deal … Read more

The First American Nurse

Mary Eliza Mahoney was born May 7, 1845 in Dorchester Massachusetts. Her parents were freed slaves originally from North Carolina, who moved before Civil War occured to avoid racial discrimination. She was the oldest of four siblings with one sibling who passed. Mahoney was enrolled into Phillips School at the age of 10, one of … Read more

Assessment And Priority Nursing Interventions

In the process of planning of care to every patient, Holistic nursing is the most effective and helpful method to cater all the needs of each patient as holistic nursing focuses on the improvement and healing of an individual as a bio-psycho-social unity, from birth until death (Papathanasiou et al., 2014) Moreover, team approach is … Read more

Why The Boykin And Schoenhofer’s Theory Of Nursing As Caring Is A Great Model For Transformational Change

The nursing theory that guides patient care in my practice setting is Boykin & Schoenhofer’s theory of Nursing as Caring, A Model for Transforming Practice. This theory proposes that all people are caring and that caring is a process. In nursing, we experience nursing situations which are shared experiences that require caring from not only … Read more

Healthcare Assistant Supporting Information

I am applying to the NHS with the intention of attaining the position of Healthcare Assistant at Orchards Inpatient Unit. This aspiration has been shaped throughout my life for various reasons, most importantly understanding and seeing first-hand how much of a difference professional help makes when it comes to mental illnesses. I would like be … Read more

Review on Medicare

When people hear the word, Medicare, they often believe it is one comprehensive healthcare plan, often only offered to the disabled and the underprivileged. While it does help those in need, as well as those who are unable to procure health insurance any other way, Medicare comes in several forms depending on the patient’s needs, … Read more

Reflective Writing On Intramuscular Injection

I am a first-year student, the nursing skill I am going to use in this reflective account is administration of IM Injection and the reflective model I will be using is Gibbs cycle. The name of the service user in this assignment has been changed to protect his confidentiality, in accordance with The Nursing & … Read more

Comparative analysis of Watson’s and Orem’s nursing theory

Nursing theory is the framework that provide the understanding that some of the nursing world by grouping the theory into different categories. Nursing theories have a lot of impact on today’s nursing; they improve the nursing care, learning and research. In this thesis, I am comparing and contrasting the Watson’s theory of human care and … Read more

Reflection Experience

Reflective writing is a useful approach for nurses to learn from experience.In nursing, self reflection is essential to acknowledge own strength and limitation and to initiate necessary changes in future to improve the situation and for professional development (Ushe,Foster& Stewart,2012). I have selected Gibb’s reflective cycle to reflect the incident as it helps to express … Read more

What Is Evidence-Based Practice In Nursing?

During 1980s, a trend of using scientific evidences to determine the best approach to treat patients emerged and it was initially coined as “evidence based medicine” and got acceptance in 1992. As this approach progressed from 1993 to 2000, the term changed to “evidence based practice (EBP)”. Beyea and Slattery (2006). Since its emergence, EBP … Read more

Vulvar Hematomas: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

INTRODUCTION The vulva is not a common site of injuries due to its location and the protective effects of the spontaneous adduction of the thighs which prevents direct trauma to the vulva. Howbeit some cases of both obstetric and non obstetric vulva haematomas have been reported, but the actual incidence is not known. Obstetric vulva … Read more

Reflective paper on nursing

Nursing is an exciting profession, but with the levels of interest, there is still a sheer level of challenges that are encountered in the nursing environment. Thus, by writing a reflective practice essay, I would identify the strategies that are applicable and variable to be applied when challenges are encountered as I change from the … Read more

The Orem’s Model Of Nursing

The nursing profession over time has developed methods and role expectations to not only ensure safety of the patient, healthcare team, and community, but based off of evident based practice has proven to provide optimal care. One of those methods developed is Self-Care Nursing Theory or the Orem Model by Dorothea Orem. Orem’s model includes … Read more

Beneficence vs. Non-maleficence

Beneficence and Non-maleficence are two interrelated concepts which consist of bringing no harm to others. Although the two are interrelated, there is a big difference between the two. Beneficence refers to the act of helping others whereas non-maleficence refers to not doing any harm. Therefore, the main difference between the two is that beneficence asks … Read more

Compassionate care

Compassion is the key attribute that holds unilateral weight in all fields of nursing. Compassion holds nurses accountable for every interaction they have and is often what is expected by the public. Compassionate care is composed of two major characteristics; being able to realize the factors that make up an individual while also being able … Read more

Personal Philosophy Of Nursing

Philosophy in nursing stems from providing competent and optimal care to patients and communities. These values are the stepping stones to be a successful nurse. In my short few months as an RN, my focus is delivering quality care to my patients. I will be discussing the essence of nursing, my beliefs and values, and … Read more

Nursing Leadership

Introduction Banner Health operates in health care and is located in Arizona, United States. With over 48,000 staff members, Banner Health provides medical services to patients. Outpatient care, emergency and primary care are some services offered at Banner Health. The organization has branches in the United States under the management of Peter Fine. The merger … Read more

The Theory of Planned Behaviour

Last year, for the first time ever, the developed countries of the world had more people aged 60 and over than youths aged 14 and under. For the world as a whole, the same will be true by the year 2043. The percentage proportion of older people in Western Europe is predicted to increase by … Read more

The Johnson Behavioral System (JBS) Model

In this paper, I am going to summarize the Johnson Behavioral System (JBS) Model (Johnson, 1980, 1990), explain the perspectives for nursing practice, and explore its applicability in nursing practice. First, I am going to talk a little about Dorothy E. Johnson the nurse that wrote the Model. Dorothy E. Johnson was born August 21, … Read more

Upholders and health educators for patients

Upholders and health educators for patients, families, and communities, I did my report on Registered Nurses. There are all sorts of fields one could go into. For example, you have hospital, office, home health, nursing home, public health, occupational health nurses, supervisors, nurse practitioners and other advanced practice nurses such as clinical nurse specialists, certified … Read more

Analysis and Evaluation of Jean Watsons Theory of Caring

Since its establishment as a profession more than a century ago, Nursing has been a source for numerous debates related to its course, methods and development of nursing knowledge. Many nursing definitions and theories have evolved over time. Furthermore it is in a constant process of been redefined. The purpose of this paper is an … Read more