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Burnout of Nurses »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of nurse burnout. Signs and symptoms are explored and diagnosing is discussed. Solutions for burnout are noted as well. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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Home Nursing and Palliative Care »

Number of Pages: 14

A 14 page paper that provides an overview of the issues related to palliative care and then considers palliative care in terms of home hospice. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

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Stem Cell Research and Nursing »

Number of Pages: 4

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 ...

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Nursing Homes and Abuse of the Elderly »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of this topic with attention on signs and symptoms of possible abuse. What to look for, the prevalence of elder abuse, and how to deal with possible abuse situations are all discussed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Philosophy of Nursing and How It Has Evolved »

Number of Pages: 3

A 3 page overview of the evolution of nursing from the Cartesian philosophy towards a holistic approach. The author notes that this evolution is back in the direction of the philosophy the nursing profession held at its inception. Contemporary research reveals that this approach is indeed more effective in terms of patient outcome. ...

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Contemporary Applications of the Deliberative Nursing Theory of Jean Orlando »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page overview of the theory of deliberative nursing, a theory first formulated in the late 1950s but with applications into present day nursing. This paper discusses the applicability of Orlando’s theory to modern nursing using the example of medical intervention in cases of domestic violence. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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Theoretical Nursing Perspectives on Pain Management »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page research paper that offers an overview of pain from a theoretical nursing standpoint. The writer first defines pain according to nursing standards and then offers empirical referents, as well as other topics. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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Nursing Home Care and the Effects of Mandatory Continuation of Nursing Education »

Number of Pages: 50

This 50 page paper provides an overview of the impacts of a mandatory continuing professional nursing education mandate on improvements in nursing home care. Bibliography lists 30 sources.

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Article Overview of 'Rotating Night Shifts and Risk of Breast Cancer in Women Participating in the Nurses' Health Study' »

Number of Pages: 6

This 6 page paper provides an overview of an article on breast cancer and considers the impacts of rotating night shifts and breast cancer risk. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Nursing Theories and Paradigms »

Number of Pages: 9

This 9 page paper provides an overview of existing paradigms and theories of nursing. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Nursing and 2 Qualitative Research Articles Critiqued »

Number of Pages: 7

This 7 page paper provides an overview of two research articles that provide qualitative research in the field of nursing. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Inpatient Settings and Bereavement Care Explored »

Number of Pages: 4

This 4 page paper provides an overview of a nursing research article entitled: Exploring Bereavement Care in Inpatient Settings. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Nurses and Their Leadership Skills »

Number of Pages: 8

This 8 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 7 sources.

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Advance Practice Nursing and Postgraduate Degrees »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the current literature regarding the importance of completing a postgraduate diploma in a specialty area and the focus on this credential, the postgraduate diploma, for advanced practice nurses. This paper considers the fact that many advanced practice nurses have not necessarily received postgraduate diplomas, but more ...

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Overview of a Personal Statement of Nursing »

Number of Pages: 8

This 8 page paper provides an overview of a personal statement of nursing, which considers the role of the nurse, the concept of wellness and the needs of the patients. This paper integrates a theoretical and practical view of a personalized view on nursing. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

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The Mentor's Role »

Number of Pages: 8

An 8 page research paper that offers a comprehensive overview of the roles and responsibilities of nursing mentors. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

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Nursing Organization Leadership Approaches »

Number of Pages: 10

This 10 page paper provides an overview of some of the central issues in facing a nursing organization that utilizes a high number of unlicensed support personnel. This paper considers the application of contemporary theories, including management, the quality movement and communication theories as they can be applied to the specifics of one ...

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The Purpose of Healthcare Organizations »

Number of Pages: 3

This three page paper provides an overview of 6 different websites for organizations that have an impact on healthcare in this country. This paper relates the purpose and programs of each of the organizations, which include both funding organizations (philanthropic) and organizations supporting healthcare legislation. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

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Nursing Satisfaction on the Job »

Number of Pages: 4

This 4 page paper provides an overview of an article on job satisfaction in nursing, which compares views of two different types of nurses. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Community Health Nursing and Palliative Care »

Number of Pages: 3

A 3 page research paper that offers an overview of 3 scholarly articles on palliative care and their application to community health nursing. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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"Wit" and Insights into Nursing »

Number of Pages: 5

This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of the film "Wit". The writer explores what nursing insights can be gleaned from the film. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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Nursing Options for Patton Fuller Community Hospital »

Number of Pages: 3

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of nursing options. An operating budget is drawn up for Patton Fuller in Power Point speaker notes. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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State of Science, Nursing Ethics »

Number of Pages: 22

A 22 page research paper that examines the state of the science of nursing ethics. This investigation endeavors to offer a broad, exploratory overview of how professional nursing is addressing the numerous ethical challenges that characterize modern healthcare systems. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

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The Occupation of Surgical Nurse Director »

Number of Pages: 6

This 6 page paper provides an overview of the role of the surgical nurse director and this career path, including job opportunities, pay and occupational elements. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Clinical Nurse Leader Project »

Number of Pages: 12

This 12 page paper provides an overview of a project designed to support the implementation of a new role for the clinical nurse leader. This paper considers the role of the CNL and also the impacts for other nursing staff. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Power and Practice in Nursing »

Number of Pages: 3

This 3 page paper provides an overview of the role of RNs in healthcare in New Mexico. This paper considers their role in the organizational setting and the powers that are allocated to nurses and nurse leaders. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Career Questions in Nursing »

Number of Pages: 3

This 3 page paper provides an overview of how a practicum experience in master's programming in nursing is beneficial to professional development. This paper also assesses other elements of professional development, including what a CV is and how it is used. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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The Role of the Nurse Executive »

Number of Pages: 11

This 11 page paper provides an overview of the role of the nurse executive in the healthcare system. This paper considers the changing nature of this role in light of healthcare reforms. Bibliography lists 6 sources

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A Nursing Case »

Number of Pages: 8

This 8 page paper provides an overview of a nursing case and considers the current literature about the issue. This paper considers the implications of the case for nursing best practice approaches. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

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An Article Review on Community Acquired Pneumonia »

Number of Pages: 3

This 4 page paper provides an overview of a quantitative research article on community acquired pneumonia (CAP). This paper relates the foundations of the article and considers the implications. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Nursing Case Study in Support of EBP »

Number of Pages: 16

This 16 page paper provides an overview of a case study for practice in the clinical setting. This paper reflects the importance of evidence-based practice in nursing. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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Aggressive Behaviors Against Nurses »

Number of Pages: 22

This 22 page paper provides an overview of the issue of aggressive behaviors in the emergency department, with a specific focus on the impact for nurses. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

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Nursing Research Critique »

Number of Pages: 7

This 5 page paper provides an overview of a research article in the field of nursing. This paper relates the major points of a quantitative research article, including the nature of the variables, the methods used, and the outcomes. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Is There a Need for Clinical Supervision »

Number of Pages: 10

This 10 page paper provides an overview of the issue of clinical supervision and argues that there is a need for clinical supervision in mental health nursing. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

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A Pre-Operative Nursing Care Case Study »

Number of Pages: 7

This 7 pagep paper provides an overview of a nursing case study, in this case an assessment of a patient prior to surgery. This paper assesses the factors that might impact his care. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

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Nursing Case Management: A Power Point »

Number of Pages: 4

This 4 page paper provides an overview of a powerpoint presentation on a nursing case management article on diabetes control. This paper outlines the PPT presentation and a correspoinding presentation is provided with speaker notes. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Nursing Home Injuries: A Review of the Literature »

Number of Pages: 5

This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of nursing home injuries. A review of literature supports the idea that staffing ratio is correlated with frequency of injuries. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

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An Interview with a Nurse Manager »

Number of Pages: 4

This 4 page paper provides an overview of an interview with a nurse manager and considers the implications of her thoughts in relation to both quality and direct care nursing. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Nursing and Social Ecology »

Number of Pages: 3

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of social ecology. The role of ecological theory is nursing is succinctly presented. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Nursing Outcomes and Classification Systems »

Number of Pages: 3

This 3 page paper provides an overview of the application of Cimino's reflections on a criteria for assessing NOC (Nursing Outcomes Classification). Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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Nursing Home Falls and Best Practices »

Number of Pages: 4

This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of nursing home falls. Best practices are recommended to reduce falls based on a review of literature. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Nursing and the Philosophy of Care »

Number of Pages: 4

This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of Watson's "philosophy of care". The paper is arranged as speaker notes for a power point presentation. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Statement of Purpose for Nursing School »

Number of Pages: 3

This 3 page paper provides an overview of a statement of purpose for nursing school. This paper integrates personal information as an example of how to approach this kind of writing. There is one source listed.

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Nursing Home Falls - A Literature Review »

Number of Pages: 30

This is a 30 page paper that provides an overview of nursing home falls. An extensive literature review is included. Bibliography lists 80 sources.

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The Master's Prepared Nurse: Competencies in Health Care »

Number of Pages: 3

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of nursing competencies. The proper role of the master's prepared nurse is explored. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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Nursing Studies: Identifying the Underlying Theoretical Frameworks »

Number of Pages: 8

This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of nursing theories. A nursing study is analyzed in terms of Watson's philosophy of care. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Nursing Informatics in the Modern Health Care Organization »

Number of Pages: 12

This is a 12 page paper that provides an overview of nursing informatics. The paper covers the creation of a professional portfolio. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Overview of Sepsis »

Number of Pages: 12

A 12 page research paper that offers an overview of sepsis, which includes definition and diagnostic criteria, risk factors, pathophysiology and medical and nursing management. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

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Nursing Practicum Goals »

Number of Pages: 3

This 3 page paper provides an overview of a set of practicum goals in the field of nursing. This paper is actually a practicum goal sheet filled out with specific objectives, goals and evidence of goal completion. No sources are cited.

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Marketing for Nurse Practitioners »

Number of Pages: 4

This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of marketing for nurse practitioners. Dress code and self-marketing are explored. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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