• 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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  • Physician Assisted Suicide
    Physician Assisted Suicide: An Ethical Dilemma Jill Vaughan Jacksonville University Critical Care Nursing Theory for the Experienced Nurse NUR 440 Dr. M. Gibson July 18, 2010 Physician Assisted Suicide: An Ethical Dilemma Life is one of the most precious things that God has given people...
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  • Education
    This paper will outline the differences in competencies between Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), and Bachelor in Science of Nursing (BSN) prepared nurses. Then identify a patient care situation describing how nursing care or approaches to decision making may differ based upon the educational preparation...
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  • Euthanasia
    Euthanasia: The Choice to Die with Dignity Abstract Euthanasia is a controversial topic that has been debated for hundreds of years and seems to coming up more frequently over this past decade. Euthanasia can be classified loosely and subjectively into categories such as active, passive, voluntary...
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  • Trea
    Homosexual Patient Treatment of the Homosexual Patient Amanda Slovick Cabarrus College of Health Sciences Treatment of the Homosexual Patient Gay issues and concerns are a topic that is often an afterthought in the healthcare world. There is currently minimal training to educate physicians how to better...
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  • Ebt1 Task 2 Wgu
    American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) that addresses acute otitis media (AOM) is a filtered resource. This article is appropriate for use in nursing practice as it establishes diagnosis and management guidelines for the treatment of AOM. In addition the article recommends treatment options for...
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  • The American Nurses Association (ANA)
    A discussion regarding the health care reform or even health care in general can be somewhat controversial. The definition of health is drastically different depending on whom you speak to. Many would define health as " a person's absence of disease, others would describe good health based on the status...
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  • Position Paper
    to write my position statement on the controversial topic of entry level to practice as a nurse. Since 1965 when the American Nurses Association (ANA) wrote their position paper calling for all entry level nurses to be baccalaureate prepared this has been an issue for debate. This topic has divided nurses...
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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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  • Oreo Advertisement
    problem with nursing their children publically, many are scrutinized for trying to nurse their child in public. The act of breastfeeding is a sacred bond between a mother and her child. A mother has the right to feed her child whenever it gets hungry and is in need of food. Sadly, this issue is very controversial...
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  • Assisted
    Suicide has grown to be a controversial issue and one of the major disputes is; can an incurable ill patient be able to choose Physician assisted suicide? This phenomenal dilemma has risen debates on rather to legalize PAS or keep it illegal because of the different issues concerning the different...
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  • Future of Nursing
    The Future of Nursing July 14, 2013 The Future of Nursing According to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the nursing profession is the largest population in the nation's health care workforce with over three million members. Because of this, nurses have a fundamental role in the transformation...
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  • Code of Ethics
    Code of Ethics/ Nursing Charmaine Hines HCS 435 June 19, 2010 What is ethics? Is ethics an ability that grows in us from a child or does our parents teaches us ethics? According to dictionary.com, states that the word ethics means, "the code of good conducts for an individual or group."...
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  • The Role of Nursing in Health Promotion
    Role of Nursing in Health Promotion Jena Rosa Grand Canyon University August 25, 2013 According to the World Health Organization health promotion is defined as "The process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. It moves beyond a focus on individual behavior...
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  • Leadership
    others to follow. This leader may be charismatic as well as a great speaker, such as President Barack Obama. This leader also may be opinionated and controversial like General George S. Patton. The three qualities that are very important with leadership are communication, passion and perseverance. Communication...
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  • Pro Cannabis Medical View
    but others like Mary Lynn Mathre, believe otherwise. Mathre, introduced her views on the issue, in her article titled Cannabis as Medicine: Why Not?, which appeared in the Journal of Addictions Nursing issue, in 2010. The intended audience for this article are professionals such as nurses and therapists...
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  • Defining Health
    common trough all cultures, social status, age, education levels, or professions? As it sounds already, the definition of health is one of the most controversial topics around; we shall be reading from scholars, and looking into personal experiences for a better understanding on what health means, and how...
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  • Lawyer Morals - Research Paper
    very controversial subject. For example, whether a person has the ʻrightʼ to choose whether they want to live or die has recently become one of the widely argued controversies the US is dealing with today; both sides of the conflict carry strong support. Ethical, religious, and economic issues are all...
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  • Sandra Day O'Connor
    braved controversial issues dealing with religion, gender-based issues, and abortion, she has, at the same time, broken through the gender barrier wall by becoming the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court. Sandra Day O’Connor continued to firmly stand by the Constitution on sensitive issues, such...
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  • The Nurses Role in Patient Advocacy
    identified patient” (Code of ethics for nurses with interpretive statements, 2001). Moral courage is something that helps the nurse to address ethical issues and take action when doing the right thing is not always easy. When a patient and doctor relationship is strained the nurse can sometimes help mediate...
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