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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 […]

CAUTION: Difficult Client

CAUTION: Difficult Client

Nursing the sick and the well does not exempt us from encountering various personalities. Part of our distinctive profession is to deal with difficult clients. These clients could be manipulative, demanding, suspicious, irate, or uncooperative clients. Unfortunately, some clients may show violent behaviours to which extent that assistance from our fellow health team members is […]

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 […]

Nursing a Loved One with Cancer

Nursing a Loved One with Cancer

The diagnosis struck us with great devastation – Cancer. Yes, the most dreaded illness that any person would not want to suffer. It was an ordinary day. The tinge of sunlight does not seem to put sheer brightness but I find it enjoying when it touches my skin. I had with me a hot cup […]

The Grieving Process and the Five Wishes

The Grieving Process and the Five Wishes

Grief is a normal, emotional reaction to an external and consciously known loss. It usually subsides gradually and is time – limited. Mourning and bereavement are terms commonly being incorrectly interchanged with the word grief.However, these terms have something in common – loss. A loss provokes the sentiment of grieving and mourning. Examples of loss […]

Nursing with a Smile

Nursing with a Smile

Everybody loves to laugh; everybody wants to be happy. This philosophy is a single evidence that a human being deserves to be a self- actualized person, a person with satisfied goals, a person with contentment of his achievements, and a person who does not only want joy, but needs the bliss and best out of […]

Diabetic Ketoacidosis, A Diabetic Emergency

Diabetic Ketoacidosis, A Diabetic Emergency

“My vision is blurred and I vomited everything I put to my mouth.”  – Verbalization from a survivor of DKA or Diabetic Ketoacidosis.   Diabetes Mellitus (DM) as a long term and debilitating illness reflects a necessity for strict monitoring and managing the disease. It has many complications including diabetic ketoacidosis. DKA is a life- […]

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 […]

Why Should I Hire You Nurse Juan? A Tribute for Filipino Nurses Abroad

Why Should I Hire You Nurse Juan? A Tribute for Filipino Nurses Abroad

Through the time, the trend of nursing profession was commercialized through its great opportunities abroad and its deafening high pay for specialized nurses. Meanwhile, nursing schools had emerged like mushrooms in the Philippines and the number of Filipino nurses become extremely imbalanced with its term of demand from healthcare facilities here in the country ; making […]

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 […]