Nursing Controversial Issues Essays and Term Papers

  • Impaired Nurses Working After a Treatment Program

    completing a treatment program; this issue is controversial due to nurses being responsible for the lives of others, there are pros and cons that must be understood before making any judgments. I. Introduction-Definition of impairment and statistics on the issue II. Case Scenario-Six nurses encountering...

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  • Religion Paper

    Lester Ignacio Professor Marc Unger REL2300 May 31, 2013 The Importance of Religion in Education Religion is a controversial but very important part of any student’s education. It’s almost unavoidable not to encounter religion, whether the student’s major is in healthcare, finance, law...

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  • Euthanasia

    A Patient’s Right to Choose and Nursing Discussing Nursing and the Euthanasia/Assisted Suicide Debate Abstract Euthanasia is a very controversial topic. Everyone has such a different opinion on it. As a nurse you should advocate for your patient’s...

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  • Health at Risk When the Medical Field Needs More Health Care Professionals

    it is not just a career but also something any health care professional can take pride in. Although one controversial issue the health care field faces today in America is the shortage of nursing staff. As a Nurse it can offer voluminous job security. Due to the demanding health care needs in people...

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  • Assisted Suicide - Paper 2

    call it quits; it was an unquenchable thirst for autonomy. Pulmonary disease didn't kill Gus – Gus killed himself. (Nursing Spectrum 6) Assisted suicide is a very controversial issue, which always seems to be a topic at hand. Because this topic causes quite the up-roar, there have been very strong...

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  • Nursing Laws and Ethics Reaction Paper

    ------------------------------------------------- REACTION PAPER Nursing Laws and Ethics As nursing profession continuously progresses in its quest for excellence, its nature becomes complex in the light of meeting the standards set forth by the implementing bodies in nursing profession. These standards are indeed the...

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  • Eutanasia

    Running head: Euthanasia Euthanasia: Perspectives on the Issue Angela Long Irina Fonaryuk Nancy Zoro Suzanne Bridges Dawn Drury Lillian Amador Talia Reed Pacific Lutheran University Table of Contents ❖ Introduction Page 3 ❖ History of Euthanasia Page 3 ❖ Legal...

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  • The Differences in Competencies Between Nurses Prepared at the Associate-Degree

    opinion, the differences in competencies between nurses prepared at the associate-degree level versus the baccalaureate-degree level in nursing are minimal. Nursing practice includes health promotion, disease prevention, early detection of health deviations, prompt and adequate treatment of the ...

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  • outline

    215 ISSUES OF NURSING Unit I Development of Nursing Objectives Learning Content Learning Activities 1. Summarize health practices through the course of history. 2. Describe the image of nursing in art, media, and literature over time. 3. Analyze ways that have shaped the image of nursing throughout...

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  • Sample-Thesis-Statements

    Federal Bureau of Investigation or the Central Intelligence Agency probably were. The Case For Organ Donation Thesis: Organ donation is a very controversial topic. In order to ensure confidence and participation, the system known as organ allocation is used. This is the process of ensuring that organs...

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  • Abortion and Nurses

    ethical perspective The practice of the professional nurse is confronted with ethical dilemmas and disputes on a daily basis. One hot issue in nursing is abortion and whether nurses have the right to not participate in the actual process of abortion, or in caring for the women who have opted...

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  • Nursing ethical dilema-racism

    – Racism in Nursing Your name…. Oakton Community College Abstract In today’s society, there are many ethical dilemmas that nurses are faced with that are virtually impossible to solve. One of the most difficult and controversial issues that society is still facing is racism. Nursing as a profession...

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  • How Pressure Groups may contribute to the democratic process

    democratic process. Thus whereas political parties represent the general interests of voters across a range of issues pressure groups provide for the representation of citizens’ views on particular issues relating to their own personal well-being [as in the case of sectional groups] and/or to their particular...

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  • Nursing Ethics and Values

    practicing within my states legal regulations and nursing scope of practice. My concern for the welfare of the sick and injured allows me to practice ethical provisions of nursing. These are required if I am to carry out competent and effective nursing care. Nursing encompasses the prevention of illness, the...

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  • Circumcision

    believes, circumcision can be viewed through many different perspectives. This procedure appears to be on the popular decline and has plenty of controversial influences. With money and insurance acceptance aside, the procedure of male circumcision relies on the opinion of religion, medical and health...

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  • Exploring euthanasia through an ethical case study

    Euthanasia is the core ethical issue in the case involving David Mathers’ killing of his partner of twenty-two years. The case highlights the issues surrounding the sanctity of life, which is explored in both bioethics and the act non-consequentialist’s attitude toward decision-making and the external...

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  • Holistic Health

    and Socrates (2011). Despite the long history of nursing, many concepts of holistic assessment brought forth by Florence Nightingale are still in place (Dossey, 2005). She outlines a variety of ideas throughout her well-known “Notes on Nursing” in regards to holistic health concepts. Nightingale...

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  • Human Papillomavirus

    well as the deepest layers of the skin (Peate, I. (2009) The introduction of the human papillomavirus vaccine – key issues. British Journal of Nursing. Vol. 18, No 2, p.86). Two debated issues related to this DNA virus today are (1) do adolescents believe that the HPV vaccine is a vaccination against all...

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  • Staffing and Scheduling

    on safe and adequate nurse staffing has remained a growing and controversial issue in healthcare. The most important issue is determining a safe number of nurses that should ideally work on a unit. In an article by The Journal of Nursing Administration it is stated that, “over the course of the last...

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  • Covert Medication Administration

    Legal and Ethical Issues in Medication AdministrationKarla ShircliffClinical Pharmacology NR120November 13, 2012 Theresa Wischmann, RN, MSN AbstractThis paper is about an article I found online, published by The American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. I found it to be very interesting...

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