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.

Health Tips for Nurses

Health Tips for Nurses

Hospitals are institutions that cater to the ailing individuals of society. They are places where people go to in order for them to rest and recuperate. These Medical Centers are equipped with complex machines, state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment, medicines, clinics, a laboratory, and a lot more in order to properly cater to sick individuals. Many hospitals […]

Of Doctors and Referrals

You chart, check for medications, and then prepare for your nursing care. Suddenly, the buzzer sounded loudly and you check the room number on the monitor.It is your post-surgery patient at the room at the far side of the hall. You immediately rush to the room and as you opened the door, you see everyone […]

Nurse Licensure Examination (NLE) Tips

Nurse Licensure Examination (NLE) Tips

The Ultimate Goal of any freshly graduated nurse in the Philippines is to successfully pass the Nurse Licensure Examination being administered by the Philippine Regulation Commission’s Board of Nursing.It is the ultimate gauge of everything an nurse has learned during his academe years with consideration of both theoretic and clinical skills. It taps onto the […]

A Nurse’s Prayer

A Nurse’s Prayer

Lord, I thank You Lord, for the gift of life, the wondrous spark that makes possible every fruitful and wonderful experience we have in this word. Thank You for the gift of existence, for the breath of life that You have entrusted humanity. I am a nurse, Lord, and I am here, as an answer […]

Eighteen Beautiful Reasons Why I Love Nursing in the Philippines

Eighteen Beautiful Reasons Why I Love Nursing in the Philippines

Nurses get paid big-time. Nurses are covered with a comprehensive health insurance plan that promises completely free services and medicines during times of health-related crises. Nurses are assured of a stable, safe, and productivity-enhancing nurse-patient ratio. Nurses are considered assets and safeguards of lives and health so they are assured of numerous benefits and stable […]

CVA in the Intensive Care Unit

CVA in the Intensive Care Unit

 Intensive Care Unit (I.C.U.). The Intensive Care Unit is probably one of the most famous hospital units. Almost every lay person understands what the ICU is all about. Often, what people visualize when they hear the very word “ICU” is that there is this patient, with a whole lot of tubes inserted into every possible […]

A Nurse and a Filipino Hero

A Nurse and a Filipino Hero

In his State of the Nation address held at Washington, USA last Tuesday, United States President Barack Obama hailed a Filipino nurse as an aspiring role model. The name of the nurse is Menchu Sanchez. Sanchez is a fifty-six year old US registered nurse who was actually born, raised, and educated in the Philippines. She […]

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 […]