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Why Nurses Pursue Other Healthcare Degrees?

Why Nurses Pursue Other Healthcare Degrees?

In the past decade, nursing has been one of the most sought of course by incoming college students as well as aspiring second coursers. Every year, new nursing applicants would work hard to be able to pass a stringent list of requirements to be accepted in a prestigious nursing school. Some by God’s grace will...
Dilemma on Pursuing Master in Nursing

Dilemma on Pursuing Master in Nursing

After the 4-year-Bachelor of Science in Nursing, one can opt to proceed for the Graduate Studies route. They can take up Master of Arts in Nursing (MAN) or Master in Nursing (MN). Both have the same choices of specialization such as Master in Medical-Surgical Nursing or Master in Public Health, so on and so forth,...
Skeletal System – Anatomy and Physiology

Skeletal System – Anatomy and Physiology

Can you imagine how people would look like without a skeleton? How would people function without the bones to support the body or perhaps joints, tendons or ligaments that help muscles with movement? Well, humans will probably look like heap of guts enclosed around skin and flesh, ugly, floppy and saggy. Humans will be vulnerable...
Infection Control and Asepsis

Infection Control and Asepsis

Microorganisms, whether we like it or not, are present everywhere even on areas we can’t set our eyes upon. It is present in the water we drink, in the things we use even in our body surfaces, in our mouth, intestines and evidently in our skin. There are a number of these microorganisms that are...
Life-Sustaining Vitamin A in Philippines Community Setting

Life-Sustaining Vitamin A in Philippines Community Setting

Let us acknowledge the month of April as one of the months for Garantisadong Pambata (Preschoolers Health Week), a popular mass campaign for the nationwide vitamin A distribution. This is in accordance to the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) policy as mandated in A.O. No. 36 s.2010 – Aquino Health Agenda: Universal Health Care for...
Prometric Practice Exam for Nurses Test 1

Prometric Practice Exam for Nurses Test 1

The Prometric Exam for Nurses is an assessment and qualifying exam for nurses who want to work in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. TIP: Focus on prioritization, medical-surgical, and fundamentals of nursing. 1.The nurse is teaching a mother whose daughter has iron deficiency anemia. The nurse determines the parent understood the dietary modifications, if she...
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...
Critical Care Nursing - Sought After Nursing Job In and Out of the Philippines

Critical Care Nursing – Sought After Nursing Job In and Out of the Philippines

Nursing is a one-off, exceptional career that does not only offer you a promising future but also gives you a chance to build and enhance your character. Aside from developing yourself—be it professionally and intellectually, nursing also provides you opportunities to help people across the country and even on the four corners of the world....
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