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    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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    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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    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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    course, is being more aware of word choice. Words are powerful, therefore, I am more conscious when I speak and I attempt to use proper terminology. I truly liked the idea of not putting the person before their disability. For the reason that their disability does not define them, therefore they should not be labeled as such. In my near future, I am wanting to pursue a career as a Physician Assistant (PA). My academic goal is to excel well in my course work to attend PA school at either Butler…

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    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

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    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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    Becoming A NICU Nurse

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    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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    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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    Essay On Small Isolette

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    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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    Saving the life's of premature and ill infants would be extremely rewarding, that is what a Neonatologist does. A neonatologist is a type of doctor that specializes in the care of infants who are not stable enough to survive on their own. Being a neonatologist is no easy job, there is a lot of emotion involved with this career, some doctors may become emotionally attached to a certain patient or infant, which makes it difficult for the doctor when that patient or infant dies. Neonatologist also…

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