Nursing Considerations in Stem Cell Research

A 4 page overview of the many considerations entailed by stem cell research. The author contends that nurses are caught up in the issues of stem cell research not only as spectators but also as intermediaries between the world of scientific research and the general public. Nurses have the ethical responsibility to not only understand the ethical and scientific consequences of such research but also to be able to interpret these consequences to their patients. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Stem Cell Research: Ethics and Applications in Nursing

A 10 page overview of stem cell research as it applies to nursing. This paper provides an overview of the controversy surrounding stem cell research then justifies the process under John Stewart Mill’s utilitarian theory. A review of the advances which have been made is provided as is an overview of current and potential applications of the procedure. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

Questions on Nursing Ethics

A 12 page research paper that considered several different topics related to ethics and medical issues. Topics covered include right-to-die issues, stem cell research, and whether nurses should be required to get flu shots. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

Stem Cell Research: Societal Implications

A 4 page overview of the societal implications of this controversial research. The author approaches the subject from the perspective of the scientist and the nurse who are directly and peripherally involved in the research. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Music Therapy in Pain Management

A 6 page research paper that examines literature pertaining music therapy as a method for pain management. The writer reviews the literature and offers suggestions for implementation of music therapy into clinical nursing practice. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

The Attitudes of Nurses and Social Workers Working with Alcoholism

This 20 page paper provides a review of the current literature regarding the issue of alcoholism and the attitudes of nurses and social workers who are employed in positions working with alcoholic clients and their families. This literature review promotes an understanding of the problem of alcoholism and the issues that stem from developing nursing and social service practices for indivudals with this condition. Bibliographhy lists 20 sources.

The Attitudes of Nurses and Social Workers Working with Alcoholism

This 20 page paper provides a review of the current literature regarding the issue of alcoholism and the attitudes of nurses and social workers who are employed in positions working with alcoholic clients and their families. This literature review promotes an understanding of the problem of alcoholism and the issues that stem from developing nursing and social service practices for indivudals with this condition. Bibliographhy lists 20 sources.

Nursing Management and Nursing Shortages: The Ethics in Patient Care

This 8 page paper considers the issue of nursing shortages in nursing management and assesses the ethical implications of the use of nursing assistants and certified nurses aides in place of nurses. This paper considers the management issues as well as the ethical problems that stem from this type of focus, and also attempts to address solutions to improving patient care even in the midst of nursing shortages. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Reflection and Research in Reminiscence Therapy

A 27 page paper combining personal reflection on nursing practice with a literature review and analysis of research to formulate a method of putting research into practice. Even though reminiscence therapy gains mixed reports in formal research efforts, its benefits appear to be clear. Nurses using reminiscence therapy are not encouraging their patients to retreat into the past and therefore cease living in the present, but rather facilitating their patients’ ability to complete their life reviews and to gain a measure of satisfaction from the cumulative effect of the events of their lives. Bibliography lists 30 sources.

Issues in Advanced Practice Nursing

This 10 page research paper address a variety of issues pertaining to advance practice nurses (APNs), such as scope of practice, engagement in research and promoting evidence-based practice, use of complementary therapies, among other topics. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

Developing the Insulin IV Therapy Plan: Sections D and E

A 4 page continuation of the development process of a pilot program for nurses to teach the effectiveness of insulin IV drip therapy on the regular medical unit, rather than transferring the patient to ICU, which often requires transferring the most stable ICU patient to the regular medical unit. The paper includes implementation and evaluation plans. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Alternatives in Psychiatric Nursing

This 8 page paper discusses alternative therapies that can be used to augment traditional methodologies of psychiatric care. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE AND CANCER PATIENTS: A CRITIQUE

This 3 page paper gives a professional review/critique of a nursing journal article/case study on the use of massage therapy by nurses in the treatment of cancer patients. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Nursing Theory

This 11 page paper discusses nursing theory according to Lydia Hall, which she initially published in 1964. Hall's theory, which is influenced by Carl Rogers' Client-Centered Therapy, asserts that the professional nurse has functions in three overlapping areas: body, pathology/disease and person. Functions in each area overlap but they are also distinct in terms of the activities involved in each. The theory is then used to analyze a case history of a girl with acute leukemia. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Advanced Nursing Practice Issue: Alternative Therapies

6 pages in length. The fundamental basis of the ANP role is to establish a tangible connection between patient and nurse, while at the same time providing an atmosphere of safety and service combined. Applying this conceptual framework to the issue of alternative therapies, one finds that the ANP is responsible for both educating about and implementing holistic treatments within an ever-changing medical community. Bibliography lists 8 sources.