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Both nursing role and education were first defined by Florence Nightingale. For this paper, we focus on findings specific to the PHCNP role in Canada and refer to the roundtable recommendations where relevant. It is important to mention that in some cases transference is positive, positive in the sense that the transferred feelings and attitudes toward the nurse result from past fulfilling experiences and relationships. Nurses, hospital administration and unions would better serve the patients and nurses if we took different, more effective action.

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Verna Benner Carson

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Journal of Advanced Nursing 48(5): 519–29. Canadian Institute for Health Information. 2010. Emergency departments, perioperative, mental health, palliative care, mother and baby care are just a few of the practice areas where enrolled nurses work. Usually, they appear in emergency departments because they have been brought there by someone else for some other reason than abuse of a substance. Practitioners are able to synchronize their PDAs with the hospitals electronic medical system when reporting to duty to gain updated information on patients prior to beginning rounds.

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Lynette Long

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The practice of nursing deals with people, environment, and health. Cheevakasemsook, A., Chapman, Y., Francis, K., & Davies, C. (2006). Her experiences when she was a child lead her to her profession. After patients had been admitted to one of the two inpatient psychiatric units for a week, a questionnaire, modified from the Newcastle Satisfaction with Nursing Scale (NSNS), was administered to participants to assess their level of satisfaction with nursing care. Many Native Americans are not ruled by the clock.

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As found by Scanlon ([8]), each psychiatric/mental health nurse should practice within their own scope of practice. Intrinsically, the relationship between the psychiatric/mental health nurse and the patient is imbalanced in power. It’s hard to reassure anyone that their fears are unwarranted, especially if they have an unusual anatomy or disability. This week, Jim Hansen, MSN, RN-BC, explains the need for self-directed learning as part of a nurse... Many people do not know where to go and who to turn to when a health care problem arises.

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Various theorists have continued this line of work, specifying the principles that predict the distribution of power in different exchange structures and the processes that modify it (e.g., Cook et al. 1983, 1986; Bonacich 1986; Yamaguchi 1996). Those considering a teaching career may choose from dozens of specialty areas, including acute care, cardiology, family health, oncology, pediatrics and psychiatric/mental health.

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As direct providers of care to patients, nurses are held accountable for defining standards of care and keep within the guidelines set by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC 2008) Communication skills are just one of the vital elements... I'm very much happy for encountering Hildegard Elizabeth Peplau "THE MOTHER OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING", where it is not only focusing in the physical aspect but also in the behavior of the patient. The nurse must learn to identify each part of her action so the process becomes logical rather than intuitive and thus, disciplined rather than automatic.

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However, closed questions are sometimes necessary when looking into specific manifestations of illness but in general open-ended questions will go further to empowering the patient. Skills to analyses the information collected and use of management offers superior medical leadership organization. Nursing students take the theoretical subjects, training and internship courses in various sections of educational hospitals and hospitals that affiliated to universities. They have hired and fired a lot of people and continue to do so.

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Audrey Reed

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Ask yourself, how you would like to be treated if you were a client? Sanctions for an offense subsequent to the second offense, shall be $10,000 or $2,000 per day. (a) failing to destroy a license that has expired due to the issuance and receipt of an increased scope of practice license; (b) knowingly accepting or retaining a license that has been issued pursuant to a mistake or on the basis of erroneous information; (c) as to an RN or LPN, issuing a prescription for a prescription drug to a patient except in accordance with the provisions of Section 58-17b-620, or as may be otherwise legally permissible; (d) failing as the nurse accountable for directing nursing practice of an agency to verify any of the following: (i) that standards of nursing practice are established and carried out; (ii) that safe and effective nursing care is provided to patients; (iii) that guidelines exist for the organizational management and management of human resources needed for safe and effective nursing care to be provided to patients; or (iv) that the nurses employed by the agency have the knowledge, skills, ability and current competence to carry out the requirements of their jobs; (e) engaging in sexual contact with a patient surrogate concurrent with the nurse/patient relationship unless the nurse affirmatively shows by clear and convincing evidence that the contact: (i) did not result in any form of abuse or exploitation of the surrogate or patient; and (ii) did not adversely alter or affect in any way: (A) the nurse's professional judgment in treating the patient; (B) the nature of the nurse's relationship with the surrogate; or (C) the nature of the nurse's relationship with the patient; (f) engaging in disruptive behavior in the practice of nursing; (g) prescribing to oneself any controlled substance drug, in violation of Subsection R156-37-501(1)(a); and (h) violating any federal or state law relating to controlled substances, including self-administering any controlled substance which is not lawfully prescribed by another licensed practitioner having authority to prescribe the drug, in violation of Section R156-37-502. (2) In accordance with a prescribing practitioner's order and an IHP, a registered nurse who, in reliance on a school's policies or the delegation rule as provided in Sections R156-31b-701 and R156-31b-701a, delegates or trains an unlicensed assistive person to administer medications under Sections 53A-11-601, R156-31b-701 and R156-31b-701a, shall not be considered to have engaged in unprofessional conduct for inappropriate delegation.

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These are some of the reasons why nurses choose to work at the University of Chicago Medicine. They now claim the nurse not only administered the wrong medicine, but also failed to properly monitor Richard Smith. "We learned that the nurse who administered the medication had left the room for 30 minutes," Marc Smith said. However, we agree with Northouse's ( Northouse, 1997 ) criticism that the reported strategies are not completely separated. Similarly, Scanlon ([8]) concluded the interpersonal skills to form relationships with patients were acquired through learning about oneself.

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Cynthia O'Neill

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The nursing shortage: What are we short of? Identification-Patient takes the time to internalize the diagnosis, the nurse participates in helping the patient to do so. --Exploitation-the nurse works to have the patient explore what help is needed to meet goals, incorporating other disciplines to problem solve (oncologists, therapists, alternative medicine, etc.). We have come to recognize how this happens within precisely managed institutional arrangements in which nurses participate.

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