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    Green House Project Essay

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    quality of care provided by the country’s nursing homes. The report found that while higher quality medical care was generally provided to their seniors, the quality of life of the residents was not taken into account, and American seniors generally hated the idea of having to enter a nursing home (Kane et al., 2007). Since the release of that statement, there has been a movement advocating for a change in nursing home philosophy, one that makes nursing homes feel more like home, promotes…

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    in making a nurse success. I learned about how important it is to have courage in your nursing profession. The information everybody learned is very helpful. Courage is very different in our everyday life. Everyone has their own way of defining each of them. In my own opinion courage means the ability to control your fear in a dangerous or difficult situation. Courage is essential in the profession of nursing because it will show you leadership. According to Dictionary, “ Courage is the…

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    Personal Narrative: Biola

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    I have lost track of people who told me how difficult nursing school would be. There were not many reasons proving that I would succeed, but stepping forward in faith, I knew I have a good God who wanted to show me I could trust Him. Within the first month of college, I had flunked tests in two of my science classes. I felt discouraged, and thought I needed to change majors. During my advising meeting, Professor Gramatky instilled such confidence in me and told me these classes did not define me…

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    Case Study: Gentiva

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    they can be transferred to the care they need based on their health. If the client is recommended for hospice but their health changes their health records can be transferred to home health. Gentiva makes home visits and nursing home visits. If the client gets moved to a nursing home or is in the hospital Gentiva will still offer their services. To prevent confusion on what the two gentiva branches offer, I am going to focus on the hospice side. Like other hospice agencies Gentiva has…

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    45b Accounts for one’s decisions and actions by: verifying and clarifying policies, procedures and orders. A client who was abusing drugs was complaining of pain he was given the prescribed pain medication but he still complained of the pain after an hour of taking the medication and said he wanted something stronger. I advised him to wait a little longer for the medication to take effect but he refused. I checked the clients MAR and there was an order for an opioid analgesic PRN if the pain…

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    On Thursday, April 21, 2016, I had the opportunity to job shadow Ms. Tincia, a Nurse Assistant, in the Adult Intensive Care Unit (AICU) at Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC). TAMC is the largest Military medical treatment facility in the Pacific Basin. It is also a federal tertiary care facility catering towards local active duty and retired military personnel, their families, and veteran beneficiaries. The ICU is a place designated for seriously ill patients who require close observation and…

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    Nursing has been around for a very long time. To be successful in any career, you must know the job position, duties and responsibilities. Most (CNA) training programs last about eight weeks. The pay is average, and doesn’t change much, even though some CNA’s have been in the field longer than others. There are many duties that are expected from the CAN and some require good physical ability, as well as, certain characteristics that would make me good for the job. To work in a nursing home one…

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    An assisted living facility, or nursing home, is a long term senior care option that provides personal care services to geriatric or injured patients. Assisted living communities provide basic medical monitoring as well as activities of daily living (ADLs). For this field work assignment, I visited ManorCare Health Services, an assisted living and rehab facility located in Towson, MD. This specific location specializes in ensuring vital medical care and rehabilitation in a warm and caring…

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    Columba C. Millan is the Director of Medical Records at Broadway by the Sea, which is a skilled nursing facility. She immigrated to the United States from the Philippines in 1983. She studied in the Philippines and got a bachelor of science in professional agricultural engineer and then had to take the license exam when she came to the U.S. Even though Columba does not have a degree that pertains to health care, she does have about forty years of experience that has allowed her to grow within…

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    In my second observation I observed Ms. Evy’s class in where there was a total of thirteen students, five boys and eight girls, and four assistants. There was a lot of diversity in this class, beginning with the assistants. One of the teacher’s assistant spoke both Spanish and English and was there because one the toddlers only spoke Spanish. There were no special need children in this specific class. I had the opportunity to observe the class while in the playground and while they were inside…

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