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.

Enoxaparin Drug Study

Enoxaparin Drug Study

Generic Name: Enoxaparin Brand Name: Lovanox Classification: Anticoagulant, low molecular weight Heparin Uses: Acute and extended prophylaxis of deep-vein thrombosis With warfarin for in-patient treatment of DVT With aspirin to prevent ischemic complications of unstable angina and non-Q-wave myocardial infarction Actions: Half-life:  4.5 hr. after SC use Potentiates the actions of an endogenous inhibitor of […]

Job Hunting Tips – Newly RNs, Professional Nurses

Job Hunting Tips – Newly RNs, Professional Nurses

Congratulations to the successful passers of the June 2012 Philippine Nursing Licensing Examinations. You are now all part of the pool of professional, registered nurses “legally authorized to practice his/her profession with all the rights and privileges appurtenant thereto”, as described at the back of every license of a professional granted by the Philippine’s Professional […]

Drug Study Digoxin (Lanoxin)

Drug Study Digoxin (Lanoxin)

With cardiac disease being the number one cause of death worldwide, many people are using drugs like Digoxin (lanoxin) to improve the pumping ability of their hearts. Generic Name: Digoxin Brand Name: Lanoxin Classification: Cardiac glycoside Uses: Treatment of congestive heart failure Control of rapid ventricular contractions in clients with atrial fibrillation/flutter Slow the heart […]

Amoxicillin Drug Study

Amoxicillin Drug Study

  Antibiotics are commonly used by lay people to treat conditions and infections without consultation with doctors. One very common broad-spectrum antibiotic that is cheap and almost all people know is Amoxicillin. Generic Name: Amoxicillin Brand Name: Amoxil, Polymox Classification: Non-narcotic analgesic, Antipyretic,Antibiotic Uses: Ear, nose, and throat infections due to Streptococcus species. GU Infections […]

5th Batch of Nurses and Care Workers for Japan Now Open

5th Batch of Nurses and Care Workers for Japan Now Open

The  Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), in cooperation with the Japan International Corporation of Welfare Services (JICWELS) is now accepting applicants for the, recruitment of the 5th batch of nurses and care workers for Japan. According to POEA administrator Hans Cacdac, the target is to acquire 130 care workers who would undergo a pre-employment orientation […]

Professional Nursing, the Job Market, and the Philippines

Professional Nursing, the Job Market, and the Philippines

Nursing is one of the most lucrative professions in the world. In this ever-changing, aging, and growing population, professional nurses will continue to be in demand for many years to come. Nursing is a profession that provides, decent pay, a balanced shifting schedule, and the flexibility of time between personal, social life and work, well, […]