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Literature Review on Dementia and Healthcare Employee Attitudes »

Number of Pages: 7

This 7 page paper provides an overview of existing literature regarding the nature of dementia and the impacts of physician/nurse attitudes. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

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Nursing Home Industry and Patient Care Costs Determination »

Number of Pages: 6

A 6 page research paper that examines the factors that are involved in the pricing of patient care within the nursing home industry. As the population of the U.S. ages, this industry is receiving more and more attention and has been the object of a good deal of research in recent years. The writer gives ...

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Responsibilities of Nursing Directors »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page overview of the myriad responsibilities facing DONs today, including quality clinical gerontology, human resource responsibilities and business management responsibilities. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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Nurses and Sexual Harassment »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of sexual harassment as it pertains to nurses. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

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Nursing and the Concept of Reflective Thinking »

Number of Pages: 5

A 6 page overview of the concept of reflective thinking. Highlights the contentions of Bert Teekman’s “Exploring Reflective Thinking in Nursing Practice”, published in a 2000 edition of the “Journal of Advanced Nursing”. Provides a brief literature review detailing the manner in which various authors emphasized the importance of reflective thinking. Emphasizes ...

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Chlamydia Treatment and Prevention and the Role of Public Health Nurses »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the disease as well as the public health nurse's role in campaigns against the illness. Campaigns in various countries are explored. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

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Nurse Managers and Their Role in Nursing Shortages »

Number of Pages: 10

This 10 page paper provides an overview of the issue of nursing shortages and the role of nurse managers as leaders in the industry. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

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Overview of a Case Study on Nursing »

Number of Pages: 10

This 10 page paper provides an overview of a nursing case study, with a focus on diagnostic characteristics. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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An Overview of Critical Care Nursing »

Number of Pages: 10

This 10 page paper provides an overview of the issue of caring in the critical care scenario. This is a nursing paper that outlines the importance of caring from a nursing perspective. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Nursing Theory Research and Practice »

Number of Pages: 15

This 15 page paper provides an overview of the current status of nursing theory and the impacts. This paper relates some of the central theorists and theories impacting nursing practice. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Education and Nursing »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of nursing education and its significance for nursing practice. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Article Overview of 'Nursing Workload Measurements in the Acute Mental Health Inpatient Units' »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the article: Nursing workload measurements in acute mental health inpatient units. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Overview of Nursing Leadership »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the qualities of a good nurse leader. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Pregnancy and Smoking »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of cigarette smoking during pregnancy. This paper is written from a nursing perspective. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Diagnoses and Nursing »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the application of nursing diagnosis. This paper outlines the nursing diagnoses commonly used for a case study. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Management and Nursing Leaders »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the significance of leadership qualities in nurse managers. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Nurse's Role in Patient Assessments »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the role of the nurse in patient assessments. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Advanced Practical Nurse's Role »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the role of the advanced practice nurse. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Qualitative Nursing Research and Focus Group Interviews »

Number of Pages: 12

This 12 page paper provides an overview of the issues related to focus group interviews utilized in qualitative nursing research. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

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Labor Relations in Nursing »

Number of Pages: 3

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of nursing and labor relations. Built around a powerpoint presentation with speaker notes, hypothetical nursing situations are resolved by appealing to law and best practice. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Basic Principles of Medication Administration »

Number of Pages: 7

This 7 page paper provides an overview of the central principles of medication administration for nurses. This paper relates the importance of following protocols and specific issues related to the ethics of care. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

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Preceptorship in Nursing »

Number of Pages: 24

A 24 page paper that discusses several issues. These include social learning theory and its value for preceptors, overviews of behavior, cognitive, and constructivist learning theories, explanations of preceptor, mentor, clinical teacher and clinical supervision, the relationship between assessment, teaching and learning, competency based assessment and its application and more. There is an emphasis ...

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Reviewing the Literature on OBRA 87 and Care Quality »

Number of Pages: 6

This is a 6 page paper that provides an overview of OBRA 87. A review of literature is presented to help determine OBRA's impact on the quality of care in nursing. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

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Uncertainty in Illness Theory/Merle H. Mishel »

Number of Pages: 9

A 9 page research paper that offers an overview of Merle H. Mishel's Uncertainty in Illness Theory and how it applies to rehabilitative practice in nursing. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

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Violence at Work: A Problem for Nurses »

Number of Pages: 6

This 6 page paper provides an overview of existing research on the issue of workplace violence for nurses. This paper reviews five research studies on the issue. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Leadership Project for Nurse Leader-Manager »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of a project for a nurse leader-manager. This paper outlines some of the central points of the project and how it will be applied. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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A Graduate School Admission Essay in Nursing »

Number of Pages: 3

This 3 page paper provides an overview of an example of one person's graduate essay in nursing, and provides a view of why this person wanted to become a nurse practitioner. There are no sources cited.

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The Impacts of the Level of Nursing Education on Patient Reported Outcomes »

Number of Pages: 15

This 15 page paper provides an overview of the impacts of nursing levels of education and the self-reported satisfaction or perceptions of elements like safety. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

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RN v. BSN and Nursing Trends in Education »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page overview of the importance of advanced education in the nursing profession. Reviews the changes which have occurred in the health care environment which necessitate advanced education. Highly recommends the Bachelor of Science in nursing as a means of meeting the challenges of nursing. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Transcultural Nursing »

Number of Pages: 6

This 6 page paper provides an overview of transcultural nursing. Specific examples are demonstrated in respect to various groups such as Hispanics, African Americans and Mexican Americans. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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QA, Clinical Pathways, and Nursing Effectiveness »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page overview of the various factors which can influence nursing effectiveness. The author emphasizes the importance of establishing clinical pathways and the implementation of quality assurance plans in the nursing environment. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

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Hospital Nurses, Employment Stress, Performance, and Social Support Among Other Nurses »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of an article entitled: Job Stress, Job Performance and Social Support Among Hospital Nurses. This article review provides a comprehensive look at this research article. Bibliography lists 1 source.

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Hospital Environments and the Skills Necessary for Effective Leadership in Nursing »

Number of Pages: 6

This 6 page paper provides an overview of the skills needed for nurses to be effective in the modern healthcare enviornment. In particular, this paper integrates a view of leadership skills and their role in shaping the focus for nurses, particularly in the hospital setting. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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ICU Nursing Environment and Malignant Hyperthermia »

Number of Pages: 6

A 6 page research paper that gives an overview to the diagnosis, treatment, pathophysiology, etiology and expected patient outcomes of episodes of malignant hyperthermia (MH). MH is a rare skeletal muscle disease that causes patients to develop life-threatening hyperthermia in response to inhaled anesthesia. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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Coping Strategies and Breast Cancer »

Number of Pages: 12

A 12 page paper that provides an overview of coping strategies of people with serious illnesses and then considers these in terms of breast cancer. This paper also suggests ways in which knowledge of these coping skills impacts nursing. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

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Psychiatric Nursing Training and Reflective Practice »

Number of Pages: 24

A 24 page overview of the reflective process in psychiatric nursing. Includes an extensive literature review and a proposal to evaluate the degree to which psychiatric nurses at a major psychiatric hospital are exposed to the reflective process in on-the-job training and the degree to which they consequently employ the reflective process in their ...

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Nurse Practitioner and Nursing »

Number of Pages: 7

This 7 page paper provides an overview of the role of nurse practitioner and how it differs from the ordinary nurse function. Specialities in the field are also included in the discussion. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Child with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Nursing Theory Application Assessment »

Number of Pages: 10

This 10 page paper provides an overview of the application of nursing theories to a treatment plan for child with ALL. This paper considers the application of Watson’s holistic nursing approach and the integration towards patient assessment. In addition, elements of ALL, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, are also assessed. Bibliography lists 10 sources. ...

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Nursing Philosophies of Betty Newman and Jean Watson »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of a nursing philosophy, based on the application of the perspectives of Jean Watson and Betty Newman. This paper demonstrates the integration of the theoretical and practical in the development of a nursing philosophy. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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A Nursing Ethical Dilemma Case Study »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of an ethical dilemma in nursing and demonstrates this problem through a case study. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Synchronous and Dichotomous Concepts of Empowerment and Advocacy »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of Adeline Falk's article Advocacy and Empowerment: Dichotomous or Synchronous Concepts. This article relates the fact that advocacy as a concept in nursing can reflect diverse views on the role of the nurse, and relates this to the role of the nurse in empowering others ...

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Patient Care, Team Approaches, Evaluations, and the Process of Nursing »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of some of the central elements related to the nursing care process and the patient, including patient assessments, team approaches and the process of patient care. This paper considers these elements in the modern health care environment, including community health models under the United Kingdom's National Health ...

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Stem Cell Research: Societal Implications »

Number of Pages: 4

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.

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Nursing Recommendation »

Number of Pages: 3

This 3 page paper provides an overview of a nursing recommendation. This paper gives a number of reasons why the student would be a good candidate for a nursing program.

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Nursing Philosophy and Occupational Focus »

Number of Pages: 4

This 4 page paper provides an overview of a philosophy on nursing and applies it to occupational focus. This paper relates theoretical views, including those of Jean Watson. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Nursing and Congestive Heart Failure »

Number of Pages: 8

This 8 page paper provides an overview of the issue of congestive heart failure from a nursing perspective, and integrates a view of adaptation theory as it can be applied to a treatment perspective on CHF. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

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Nurse's Role and Bowel Elimination Influential Factors »

Number of Pages: 8

This 8 page paper provides an overview of the factors that influence bowel elimination and the role of the nurse in preventing constipation in patients in a hospital setting. This paper integrates a view of factors like hydration, nutrition, frequency of elimination and pharmacological factors that influence bowel elimination and the role that nurses ...

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Nursing Intervention and Munchausen by Proxy »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page overview of the diagnosis and intervention required to detect and alleviate cases of abuse involving the fabrication of a non-existent illness or injury in another for the purposes of gaining attention and sympathy for the victim’s caretaker. This paper provides a concise definition of Munchausen by Proxy and descriptions of activities ...

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Type 2 Diabetes »

Number of Pages: 10

This 10 page paper begins with an overview of diabetes, explaining the disease, the types and the incidence. The paper then focuses on Type II diabetes, symptoms, diagnosis, complications, treatment and other risk factors. The next section discusses how nurses help in the management of the illness and the final section discusses the importance of ...

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Literature Review on Retaining Psychiatric Nurses »

Number of Pages: 8

This 8 page paper provides an overview of a review of literature, including a literature review chart, of articles relating to retention for psychiatric nurses. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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