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3 Sociological Views on the Shortage of Nurses »

Number of Pages: 5

5 pages in length. The nursing industry of years gone by saw beyond society's brusque and compassionless approach to medicine by providing humanistic care beyond the traditional way. The lack of humanistic care made glaringly apparent by the medical community's unemotional arms-length attitude was precisely what nurses like Florence Nightingale sought to correct, ...

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Nursing and Employment Satisfaction »

Number of Pages: 8

An 8 page paper addressing the problem of stress and job satisfaction in the nursing profession. The paper includes a literature review and a proposed intervention that ultimately is taken over by the nurses themselves. A facilitator initiates the intervention and conducts a two-hour training overview, but then the nurses themselves meet later ...

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Practice Scope and Nursing Professionalism »

Number of Pages: 3

: A 3 page research paper that includes a 1 page introductory business letter to the nursing program manager who requested the research. This report pertains the topic of nursing professionalism and how this is influenced by the scope of practice. The topics covered pertain to nursing professionalism, as evidenced in activity of nursing ...

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Practice, Knowledge, and Nursing Theory's Role »

Number of Pages: 11

An 11 page research paper that examines the relationship between theory, knowledge and practice. Florence Nightingale asserted that there is no differentiation between "men of thought" and "men of action" and that an "ideal" or philosophy should not be considered as isolated, but rather incorporated into everyday routines (Jacobs, 2001). In other words, Nightingale felt ...

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Family Nurse Practitioner's Role »

Number of Pages: 10

This 10 page research paper discusses the role of Family Nurse Practitioners (FNPs). The writer addresses the the manner in which the concepts defining the metaparadigm of nursing pertains to the FNP role. Then, information is offered that pertain specifically to the role of an FNP, before offering a brief summation of the author's ...

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APN Posts, Definition and Roles »

Number of Pages: 3

This 3 page essay addresses how advanced nursing practice is defined by the International Council of Nurses and also discusses the confusion over APN titles and roles on an international level. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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EBP from Three Perspectives »

Number of Pages: 4

This 4 pages essay reports on 3 hypothetical interviews that demonstrate to the student how interviews conducted in order discern how the implementation of evidence-based practice (EBP) and nursing research are viewed from different perspectives might be discussed. Presumably, the interviews were conducted with an RN in clinical practice, a nurse practitioner and ...

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Florida ARNP Scope Expansion »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page research paper discusses proposed legislation in Florida, HB 7071, which would expand the scope of practice for advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs). The writer describes who is affected, the stance of professional organizations on the bill and its implications for nursing. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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Seiler and Moss (2012), Study Analysis »

Number of Pages: 6

This 6 page analysis of a research article reports not the study undertaken by Seiler and Moss (2012). This qualitative study concerned nurse practitioner experience in addressing the needs of homeless clients. The writer describes all part of the study and its applicability and implications for nursing practice. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Interviewing Head Nurse »

Number of Pages: 6

A 6 page paper that discusses nurse leadership. This essay reports interview results. A nurse leader was interviewed with a specific set of questions. The essay reports the responses to those questions. The essay is strengthened with research studies that relate to some of the issue brought up in the interview. Bibliography lists 4 ...

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Literature on PDAs in Nursing Practice and Education »

Number of Pages: 6

This 6 page research paper begins by offering a complete summation of 2 nursing studies thane investigated the efficacy of PDAs in nursing education and practice. Then the pros and cons of PDA use is discussed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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Nursing Issues and Statistical Analysis »

Number of Pages: 8

This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of nursing issues. The use of statistics in nursing research is explored. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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Aspects of FNP Practice »

Number of Pages: 10

This 10 page research paper discusses the core competencies of various advanced practice nursing roles, and then focuses on the role, legal requirements in the State of Florida, and credentialing requirements for a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). Bibliography lists 12 sources.

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Competencies and Nursing Executives »

Number of Pages: 3

This 3 page research paper/essay discusses the differences between the competencies and roles of nurse managers and nurse administrators. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Some Questions on Nursing »

Number of Pages: 3

This 3 page paper provides an overview of three submission questions on nursing. These questions are related to nursing informatics. Bibliographies list 6 sources.

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School Nurse, An Observed Role »

Number of Pages: 4

This 4 page essay offers a student an example of how the student might record his or her own experience concerning an observation and interview of school nurse. The essay discusses the roles played by this nursing professional. Bibliography lists 1 source.

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Nurse Education Trends »

Number of Pages: 3

This is a 3 page paper that addresses two issues that have to do with nursing education. The first issue is a description of several instructional methods that can be used. The second issue discusses what influences nurse education. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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Patient Safety and Human Factors »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page research paper reports on the human factors that affect nurses and nursing practice. Medication error, cognitive errors and other issues are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Nursing Caring, Nursing Meta-Paradigms »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page research paper/essay considers the nursing meta-paradigms of Nursing, Person, Health and Environment as they apply to the concept of caring. The writer provides a personal interpretation that also draws on research. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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ANA, Benefits of Membership »

Number of Pages: 3

This 3 page essay discusses the rationale that a nurse might provide for joining the American Nurses Association. The benefits of membership are described. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Evaluating Nursing Programs »

Number of Pages: 3

A 3 page paper. This paper discusses internal and external influences on nursing program evaluations, it identifies and explains one accreditation agency and on regulatory body, it reports their Web sites, and it comments on how these agencies affect the curriculum of the nursing program. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Reshaping Nursing Education »

Number of Pages: 10

This 10 page research paper discusses the The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the Institute of Medicine (IOM) collaborative two-year initiative, The Future of Nursing, which was established for the purpose of responding to the need to evaluate and transform the nursing profession. Within this context, the writer proposes establishing a fellowship program. ...

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The Future of Nursing, The IOM Report »

Number of Pages: 4

This 4 page research paper/essay reports on The Future of Nursing, a report published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the Institute of Medicine (IOM). The writer focuses on the goals of transforming nursing practice, education and leadership. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Regulation and Accreditation of Nursing Education »

Number of Pages: 5

This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of nursing accreditation. The impact of regulatory bodies on nursing education is also examined. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Nursing Education »

Number of Pages: 8

An 8 page paper. This essay discusses some of the practices nurse educators use and how they impact students and the nurse educator. A sample is computerized patient simulators or the COPA method, both of which are explained. The essay also provides a literature review that focuses on the practices identified and finally, discusses trends ...

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Interview with Nursing Faculty »

Number of Pages: 4

This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of nursing faculty experiences. An interview with a nursing professor is examined. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Issues in Advanced Practice Nursing »

Number of Pages: 10

This 10 page research paper addresses 10 different issues in advanced practice nursing. Topics include the use of intuition in Benner's model of nursing, Watson's theory of caring, and the impact of the environment on health, as well as other topics. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

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MSN Practicum Education Project Reflection »

Number of Pages: 3

This 3 page essay offers a nursing student an example of how the student might choose to express reflections on a nursing practicum and her mentor/preceptor. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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FNP Practice Parameters »

Number of Pages: 3

This 3 page essay discusses the student's anticipated role as a family nurse practitioner (FNP) practicing in the State of Florida. The parameters of practice as established by the Florida Nurse Practice Act are described. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Nursing Scholarships and Practice »

Number of Pages: 4

In a paper of four pages, the author writes about concept analysis in regards to nursing. The author of this paper explains how the use of concept analysis will assist in providing direction and understanding in the nursing profession. There are five sources cited in this paper.

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Family Nurse Practitioner Role »

Number of Pages: 8

This 8 page research paper offers a comprehensive overview of the role of the Family Nurse Practitioner. the writer begins by defining the nursing meta-paradigm concepts that pertain to the FNP role and then provides specific information on FNPs, as well as hypothetical example of how to write about personal philosophy and the favorite ...

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Summary and Analysis of a Nursing Practicum »

Number of Pages: 7

This 7 page paper summarizes and analyzes a nursing practicum project that used a needs assessment to evaluate the need for and appropriateness of using simulation technology to educate nurses on pulmonary artery catheterization . Bibliography lists 5 sources, which includes citing one of the student's previous papers.

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Nursing Home Falls and Performance Improvement »

Number of Pages: 3

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of performance improvement in nursing homes. The case of using performance indicators to reduce falls in nursing homes is made. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Review of Achievements in the Development and Implementation of Nursing Program to Reduce Falls »

Number of Pages: 3

This 3 page paper presets a review of a nursing program introduced to reduce the number of fall suffered by elderly patients under the care if a home nursing agency. The paper is written in the style of a mentor review looking at the work undertaken to create develop and deliver the program.

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Evaluating a Nursing Educational Program »

Number of Pages: 4

This 4 page paper presents an assessment tool which may be used to determine the reception of an nursing education program. The tool is an anonymous questionnaire designed to assess a course on fall prevention for a home care nursing agency. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

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Self-Care Deficit Theory, Dorothea Orem »

Number of Pages: 10

This 10 page research paper offers a comprehensive overview of Dorothea Orem's Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory, which discusses its key components, establishes ties between theory, research and practice and describes relevance to nursing practice. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

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Nursing Hybrid Program »

Number of Pages: 3

A 3 page paper that discusses the Health Care Academy in the Delaware Community College district in Pennsylvania. The existing nursing shortage has the potential of seriously reducing quality patient care. Many approaches have been used to reduce the shortage and have more people enter nursing as a career. The program described in this ...

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An Annotated Bibliography of Nurse Research »

Number of Pages: 4

This 4 page paper provides an annotated bibliography of nursing articles on different topics in nursing. There are nine sources cited.

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Overview of Roy Adaptation Model »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page research paper that presents an examination of literature, which offers an overview of the key components of the Roy Adaptation Model (RAM). The writer describes how the RAM addresses the nursing meta-paradigms of person, environment, health and nursing, as well as how Roy envisioned the principal component of her ...

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Current Issues, Advanced Practice Nursing »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page research paper pertains to several issues in advanced practice nursing, such as credentialing, barriers to practice, professionalism and the history of advanced practice nursing. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

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Nursing Article Summaries »

Number of Pages: 3

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of nursing articles. Two articles on nursing are summarized. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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Review of Nurses Experiences Care for Patients with Prehypertension »

Number of Pages: 3

This 3 page paper looks at a nursing article which reports in research undertaken to assess the experiences of nurse practitioners in managing patients with pre-hypertension. The research methodology, sampling and findings are all reviewed. The bibliography cites 1 source.

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Exploration Pedagogical Approaches For Nurse Education »

Number of Pages: 10

A 10 page paper. This essay discusses several teaching theories. These include behaviorist, cognitivist, and constructivist. Bloom’s taxonomy is explained along with the major thoughts of Piaget and Vygotsky. The benefits of simulation and problem solving in nursing education are discussed. Trends in nursing education are also identified. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

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An Article Analysis, Ethics and School Nurses »

Number of Pages: 3

This 3 page essay summarizes and analyzes the study conducted by Solum and Schaffer (2003), which utilized a sample of school nurses and investigated how these nurses address ethical problems and issues. Bibliography cited only the article.

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Advanced Practice Nursing Roles »

Number of Pages: 6

This 6 page research paper reports on various aspects of the APN roles, such as the nursing process in the delivery of care, interaction with colleagues and patients, and the future of AP nursing. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

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Private Duty Nursing »

Number of Pages: 3

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of private duty nursing. The profitability of private duty nursing is emphasized. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Nursing Programs, Academic Success »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page research paper that reports on strategies in nursing literature for achieving academic success in regards to a nursing program. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Nursing Staffing Shortage/Proposed Project »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page research paper that proposes a project to address the nursing shortage. The project focuses on the goal of nurse retention. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Issues in Nursing »

Number of Pages: 4

A 4 page research paper that addresses three nursing issues, which are: interrelated core competencies; academic preparation to meet nursing challenges; and a description of a BSN core curriculum. Bibliography lists 3 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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