About J.Mag, RN, USRN

J.Mag is a registered nurse from the Philippines. J.Mag has worked and volunteered in different hospitals. J.Mag even passed a couple of foreign nursing board exams including Prometric for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and NCLEX for the state of Vermont, USA. When not busy working for the Department of Health as a community health team supervisor, and studying for other foreign exams, J.Mag is most likely writing articles.

The Traditional VS Modern Circumcision

The Traditional VS Modern Circumcision

Whenever I see young boys at the health centers with an awkward posture, slightly bent at the waist, I would say to myself, “Yup! It’s summer alright. “This is because in the Philippines, circumcision is the trend amongst boys every summer for a number of reasons. Reasons for  Circumcision: Part of culture and tradition Rite […]

Hyperthyroidism Nursing Management

Hyperthyroidism Nursing Management

Hyperthyroidism is a metabolic imbalance that causes overproduction of thyroid hormones. The thyroid gland is this little butterfly-shaped organ behind the larynx that produces thyroid hormones; thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3), responsible for certain metabolic processes such as energy metabolism, temperature regulation, and other sympathetic activities in the human body. It is the second most prevalent endocrine disorder, after […]

Alternative Careers for Burnout Hospital Nurses

Alternative Careers for Burnout Hospital Nurses

Hooray! You have finally finished nursing school despite the school’s gruelling academic and physical demands. Then, everyone in the family rejoices once again when you’ve passed the licensure exam to be a registered nurse.  You treat the newly acquired RN title, like your first car, preciously eager to take it out for a ride and […]

Parenteral Medications – Four Injection Routes

Parenteral Medications – Four Injection Routes

It is an ESSENTIAL SKILL that separates nurses from other profession. Professional nursing life is considered INCOMPLETE if this skill has never been tried or has never been practiced. The skill is the ability to INJECT parenteral medications. Nurses must remember by HEART the various injection routes, as well as, the injection sites, injection equipments, […]

Filariasis Nursing Management

Filariasis Nursing Management

One of the most major concerns in the community nowadays is the arising prevalence of a parasitic disease known as Filariasis. Thousands of Filipinos were already affected by this perilous disease and since then, its occurrence has already been considered a health-threatening one. What is Filariasis? Filariasis or sometimes known as filariae is an infectious […]