• Critical thinking re: to nursing
    Critical Thinking Related to Nursing In researching the process of critical thinking, you find many definitions and explanations. An example of the definition of critical thinking (Shriven & Paul) is the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizi
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  • Reflections in nursing
    Running Head: SANTOS A Reflection Paper on Various Nursing Roles NU420 Trends in Nursing College of Nursing and Health Sciences A Reflection Paper on Various Nursing Roles Introduction As an individual reaches the stage where they come to a decision about what they want to be in life,
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  • Living in a nursing home: myths and realities
    Myths and Reality are very far apart when it comes actually being placed or living in a nursing home. After working at a couple of private owned nursing facilities and two state funded nursing facilities I was able to see first hand the difference in the two. This also allowed me to eradicate these
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  • Bevis theory
    Bevis refers to caring as a life force, one of life's essential ingredients and possibly the most essential. She refers to caring as an art that requires theory, philosophy, and practice. In the article she defines caring as a feeling of dedication to another constructively and positively by increa
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  • Nursing care plan
    N.C.P 1 Nursing Care Plan Catherine Traylor F.H. January 31,2007 Karen Ruffin Mercer County Community College 2
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  • Nursing
    Maxine Adegbola, RNy MSN Abstract: Chronic illness presents challenges and opportunities to the person affected. Persons with chronic illness have identified spirituality as a resource that promotes quality of life. Few authors and researchers have considered spirituality as a factor in quality o
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  • Staffing injuries in nursing homes
    Team A reviewed the four papers that accounted for each team members' week one paper and unanimously chose Rachael's paper on injuries that occur on the job in Nursing Homes. In the original article that Rachael's paper was written about, it clearly states research has been done supporting the fact
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  • Nursing home abuse
    Nursing Home Abuse 3 Nursing Home Abuse As the healthcare system in this country has changed, so have traditional nursing homes. Families have the right to expect that their loved ones will be taken care of by professionals in a caring environment. Unfortunately, may people are bei
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  • The use of applied psychology in nursing
    How I Will Use Applied Psychology in My Career Field The loud whir of the machinery lost its intensity with the sound of breaking bones. In an instant the young man’s right arm and hand were permanently mangled; the elbow was dislocated and the hand and wrist suffered multiple fractures. The i
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  • Leiningers' theory -transcultural
    Leininger’s theory is to provide care measures that are in harmony with an individual or group’s cultural beliefs, practices, and values. In the 1960’s she coined the term culturally congruent care, which is the primary goal of transcultural nursing practice. Culturally congruent care is po
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  • Gender and development- theory and practice
    GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT- THEORY AND PRACTICE Historical Context During the 1960s and 1970s, scholars and historians began to explore issues of gender and power, focusing mainly on the subordination of women and institutionalized male dominance in society. From its early origins in cataloguing gre
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  • Research paper for nursing class
    Running head: Correlates of Quality of Life Correlates of Quality of Life in Older Adult Veterans Kumar Achaibar April, 17, 2007 Professor A. Yarcheski, PhD, FANN The Research Process in Nursing 705:390 I. Introduction, Problem Statement, and Definition of Terms 1. Discuss h
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  • Nursing - compassion versus technology
    “In an age where the scientific and the technological are weighed heavily (and often favourably) in human progress, the need to emphasize the humanizing ingredient of compassion . . . is urgent.” (Roach 1987, p.61) This essay will disagree with the following statement. Science, technology an
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  • On nursing theories
    I have interviewed three nurses regarding nursing theories and their applications in real life. In my interview, they all came up with the same opinion about the theories. According to them – and I might have to agree – the theories aren’t that much useful to the practical duties as nurses. Th
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  • All about nursing
    17th century St. Louise de Merillac Sisters of Charity • 1633 - The founding of the Sisters (or Daughters) of Charity, Servants of the Sick Poor by Sts. Vincent de Paul and Louise de Merillac. The community would not remain in a convent, but would nurse the poor in their homes, "having no m
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  • Basic concepts in attachment theory
    Basic Concepts in Attachment Theory Attachment theory is the joint work of John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth (Ainsworth & Bowlby, 1991 ). Drawing on concepts from ethology, cybernetics, information processing, developmental psychology, and psychoanalysts, John Bowlby formulated the basic tenets of
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  • Nursing research
    INTRODUCTION Nursing research is a systematic process by which nurses may used to confirm or refine existing knowledge and to explore new ideas about issues related to nursing practice (Borbasi, Jackson, & Langford, 2008). It falls largely into two areas, namely: Qualitative research and Quant
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  • Bureaucratic caring theory
    Ray’s Theory of Bureaucratic Caring illustrates the importance of spiritual and ethical caring in relation to organizational cultures. Watson’ theory of Human Caring illustrates the fact that caring is central to the discipline of nursing. The paper will elaborate on Watson’s theory, Ray’s t
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  • Herzberg's two factor theory
    Herzberg’s Two Factor Theory Melanie Bannister Abstract: This paper discusses the Herzberg theories of motivation also known as the two factor theory, or motivator-hygiene theory. Intending to discuss how the theory was developed, how reliable it is in the work place today, and if it plays a r
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  • Men in nursing
    MEN AND THE PROFFESION OF NURSING The following essay will look into the history of nursing; it will be looking at where men fit into nursing history and will draw upon some examples of men in the role of nursing it will then move forward to times where men began to disappear from the nursing rol
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