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  • Peri-Cooperative Nursing Case Study

    DESCRIBE HOW THE THINGS THAT ARE MOST IMPORTANT TO YOU IN YOUR RN ROLE HAVE PREPARED YOU FOR THE APRN ROLE? As a pre-operative and Post Anesthesia Care Unit registered nurse, I have worked with patients at a pivotal time in their lives. Patients experience a variety of emotions and have a multitude of challenges to overcome when they present for surgery. Working in the acute peri-operative setting has allowed me to developed the interpersonal skills to provide compassion for the patients, yet thoroughly, safely and expeditiously assist them through the surgical experience with a high level of care they deserve. My ultimate goal is to work as a APRN in dermatology. Working with a variety of surgeons performing reconstructive surgery has given me an insight to what type of surgeries that can be accomplished with different types of neoplasms. DESCRIBE THE TIME WHEN YOU HAD TO APPROACH ANOTHER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL IN REGARD TO A SENSITIVE/ DIFFICULT ISSUE. WHAT WAS YOU APPROACH AND WHAT WAS THE OUTCOME? As a charge nurse, I am constantly faced with sensitive/ difficult issues regarding staff, patients and family members. A specific incident that happened…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Internship With The NICU Nurse

    old baby. The calming presence of an experienced doctor watching over the preemies and preforming the proper procedures. The anxious grandparents watching the clock begging for good news from the doctor, praying for a healthy and nourished baby. The exhausted mom and stressed dad waiting silently in hopes of hearing their baby cry or over hear a wave of good news. The NICU. The NICU or neonatal intensive care unit, where the premature and high risk babies go to receive 24/7 care. I am lucky…

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  • Neonatal Nursing Research Paper

    nurse “…works with newborn infants born with a variety of problems ranging from prematurity, birth defects, infection, cardiac malformations, and surgical problems. The neonatal period is defined as the first month of life; however, these newborns are often sick for months” ("What Is Neonatal Nursing?”). They can provide care in various places such as the hospital, the community, and home care. In hospital’s “ staff ratios range from 1:1 to 1:4; you may care for one to four patients depending on…

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  • Career Interest Assessment

    Interest and Assessment The result from the career cluster survey says that I am social and enterprising. I disagree with me being social because I don’t like teaching people. I agree with me being enterprising because I like to figure out problems mentally rather than to persuade or lead people. My career cruising results are Visual and Auditory learning, I agree with both of these results because I have trouble with math so if the teacher is using pictures to explain a certain problem and…

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  • Low Income Vulnerable Population

    Low-Income Vulnerable Population The vulnerable population of low income clients encompasses a large range of people who encounter special challenges other than just their income that contributes to the stratification of their vulnerability. Low-income families have “stressful social disorganization” as a normative reality of life, often needing additional support services in order to survive. The low-income population is normally represented by poverty, destitution, and unemployment. Many in…

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  • Becoming A NICU Nurse

    There’s ambulatory care nurse, burn care nurse, certified nurse midwife, or cardiac cath lab nurse. With many nursing fields out there it is hard to choose one without knowing what is required to get there. I’ve decided that I am interested in pursuing a career in the NICU department caring for high risk newborn’s and their families. To determine whether this career path is right for me I had to do research on the job description, education and certification, employment, and professional…

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  • Essay On Small Isolette

    The small isolette was my home in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for five months and three days. I was born at twenty-four weeks and one day, four months before my due date on January fifth. I was not alone, however. My twin brother was born on January fourteenth—we were nine days apart. See, my story is not a difficult one to tell, but it has changed slightly over the course of my seventeen years. I could go on to discuss how I’ve had sixteen extensive surgeries. How I only have one…

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  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioners

    hospital, but what does it mean? NICU means neonatal intensive care unit. It is like the intensive care unit, but for neonatal newborns. Neonatal refers to the first twenty-eight days of a child’s life. Therefore, the NICU is an intensive care unit for very young babies who have health problems. These babies have severe life threatening health conditions and need intensive care to become healthy. One of the most important people that take part in the process of helping these babies become…

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  • Individual Values In Nursing

    Nursing in its essence is not simply a career as a medical care-giver but also a counselor, nutritionist, friend, psychiatrist, and so much more. A good nurse, in my opinion, helps their patients not just when they are physically hurting but also when they need mental help as well. They support their patients, listen to them even if just for a moment, so that they feel like they are more than just a person in a hospital bed but a human being. It is my belief that a good nurse holds both their…

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  • Nursing Evaluation Plan

    of the intervention and 3 months after the initiation of the intervention. This study was a quasi-experiment study took place in a 42 bed NICU with a monthly admission rate of 40 infants and nursing staff of 120 nurses. Questionnaires regarding demographics and the Mothers’ Perceived Support Questionnaire (MPSQ) were given to 19 mothers within 2 weeks of their infant’s admission. Nurses who agreed to participate completed the demographic questionnaire, the Nurse Lactation Survey (NLS), and…

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