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Nurse in Paris conducted CPR on a suicide bomber

Nurse in Paris conducted CPR on a suicide bomber

Saving a life is not a choice or decision to make, but it’s an imperative action which requires an immediate response. The detrimental bombing in Paris recently had brought about devastating impact not only to the nation but to the whole world. There have been several personal stories emerging which encapsulates different experiences. One of […]

May 2015 Nursing Licensure Exam Results: Who Made it Big and What’s Next?

May 2015 Nursing Licensure Exam Results: Who Made it Big and What’s Next?

PRC (Professional Regulation Commission) announced on June 23,2015 that out of the 17,891 examinees there are 9,707 passers of the Nursing Licensure Exams given by the Board of Nursing In the cities of Zamboanga, Tuguegarao, Tacloban, Pagadian, Lucena, Legazpi,Laoag, Iloilo, Davao,Dagupan, Cebu, Cagayan de Oro, Cabanatuan, Bagiou, Bacolod and Metro Manila conducted last May 2015. […]

US study: School Nurses save money

US study: School Nurses save money

School nurses help avert medical costs lost in teachers and parents of school children, a US study shows. The research based in the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia compared money spent in putting nurses full-time in schools and money saved in decreasing doctors’ visits as well as keeping parents and teachers at […]

California Suffers Nursing Workforce Dilemma

California Suffers Nursing Workforce Dilemma

Looking back a few years ago, nursing students have high likelihood of getting nursing-relate positions immediately after completing a degree program or certification. Maybe not right away, but there is still a pretty good chance of pursuing the career. Additionally, there seems to be a brighter future for nurses as mandated by the US government. […]

Nurses Experience Fatigue in Yolanda Births

Nurses Experience Fatigue in Yolanda Births

Nurses assigned in Tacloban and other cities and provinces hit by the massive typhoon Yolanda face overwhelming stress and fatigue not only with the numerous injured civilians but also the babies that need to be delivered. Baby Kyrie Boniface is just one of the hundreds of newborns in the over-crowded and under-equipped hospitals in and […]

Stressed Nurses May Place Patients in Danger

Stressed Nurses May Place Patients in Danger

A recent study shows that a nurse who experienced “burn out” may put the patient’s welfare at risk. According to the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) in the United Kingdom, the care of the patients may be jeopardized due to understaffing and tons of workloads. Nurses, in their day-to-day experience, may be subjected to unavoidable […]

Offensive Videos Hits Youtube Search for ‘Nurses’

Offensive Videos Hits Youtube Search for ‘Nurses’

Bad and negative publicities for the nursing profession are becoming widespread even in the cyberspace society.  One of the most well-known video-sharing and social media site, YouTube, became the main concern of a recent study. The August issue of the Journal of Advanced Nursing published a research on how the most ‘hits’ for the keyword […]