About JDGopez R.N.

JD Gopez, R.N. I am a Professional Registered Nurse with skills in literature, analysis, and comprehension.I am currently employed as a staff nurse at a Tertiary Hospital. I am just a simple nurse who enjoys writing.

10 Things to Never Say to a Nurse

10 Things to Never Say to a Nurse

Let’s face it: Nursing is a job that requires a powerful gut that can withstand the most disgusting, most stomach-crunching, most out-of-this-world scenarios. Nurses are always within the environmental limits of human excreta, blood, and other fluids. Together with this, nurses are always in contact with various clients, doctors, dieticians, housekeeping staff, and all other […]

A (Not so) Healthy Night Shift

A (Not so) Healthy Night Shift

Nurses work on a rotating schedule and are assigned shifts.  Given this, nurses have to work the night shift on certain days. Working the night shift is basically being up and about and ready for anything, while 80% of the world relaxes, closes their eyes, and well, sleeps. At my workplace, a very few nurses […]

Department of Health (DOH) Nurse Certification Program

Department of Health (DOH) Nurse Certification Program

The Department of Health (DOH) has officially launched a program called “DOH Nursing Certification Program (NCP)” in Manila. The ceremonies were lead by Health Secretary Enrique Ona. The NCP is a certification system. It is a program that aims to develop  and improve the competency and the skills of Filipino Nurses. According to Secretary Ona, […]

Nurses for Saudi: Apply to POEA til TODAY only.

Nurses for Saudi: Apply to POEA til TODAY only.

There has been an announcement by the Philippine Overseas and Employment Administration (POEA) Regional Extension Unit-10 last October 23, 2012. The Ministry of Health of Saudi Arabia has announced that it will be hiring 500 Filipino Registered Nurses  for Staff Nurse positions. It has also announced that 50 Respiratory Therapists will be hired as well. […]

Filipino Nurses for Finland

Filipino Nurses for Finland

Unemployment rate of Filipino nurses in their homeland, the Philippines is very high and these nurses have been looking for ways to seek better lives abroad. There is good news for some of these Filipino nurses: Finland, a Nordic country located in Europe,  is welcoming another 100 nurses from abroad. The Nordic country is welcoming […]