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Nursing Questions »

Number of Pages: 5

This five page paper responds to the following questions: What characteristics differentiate public health nursing from community nursing? How does the role of the nurse change as the client evolves from an individual to a family, an aggregate population, and a community? Based on knowledge gained to date in your MSN program, what ...

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THE PROFESIONAL MENTAL HEALTH NURSE AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS »

Number of Pages: 7

This 7-page paper discusses communication skills and understanding required by the mental health nurse. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

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The Roper, Logan and Tierney Model of Nursing »

Number of Pages: 4

A 4 page paper discussing the history and utility of the Roper, Logan and Tierney model (12 activities of daily living), followed by a short discussion of the four metaparadigms of nursing: nursing, health, environment and person. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Registered Nurse's Hospital Role »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page paper discussing some of the roles that RNs fill in the hospital setting. Nursing’s reach and respectability have grown immeasurably in past decades, but the registered nurse still provides a wide variety of services within the hospital setting. In its most basic analysis, nursing reflects caring, followed closely by education ...

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Nursing and Critical Thinking »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page paper which discusses many different aspects of critical thinking as it applies to the field of nursing. Critical thinking is very essential to any successful endeavor in relationship to the health industry, and especially in relationship to operative matters, where an individual’s life is in the hands of the professional. In light of this truth, ...

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Social Services, Nursing, and Collaboration »

Number of Pages: 4

A 4 page research paper that examines the topic of collaboration between health care professionals and social services, focusing on an 1998 article that reports on such collaborative efforts in Great Britain. Three models for collaboration are discussed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Nurse Education: Lesson Plan for Navigating a User Crisis »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page paper discussing learner characteristics, developmental stages and readiness to learn for a group of mental health nurses when devising a lesson plan for handling users in crisis. An appendix discusses the ASSURE model and provides a lesson plan overview for a five-session course of study employing lecture, role play and demonstration. ...

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Counseling a Dysfunctional Family with Obesity »

Number of Pages: 4

This 4 page paper discusses the ways in which a community health nurse could use the "family as a client" approach, the structural-functional theory and evidence based nursing to counsel a dysfunctional family with obesity. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Continuation of 'Historical Development of Shannondale Nursing Home' »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page continuation of “Historical Development of Shannondale Nursing Home” (KShlthDevShan.rtf) that explores how changes in the local area and in the overall health care industry are certain to affect Shannondale’s future. The purpose here is to address anticipated changes in items such as professional staffing, human resource management, financial solvency, technological changes ...

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Theoretical Perspectives on Nursing »

Number of Pages: 14

A 14 page research paper in which the writer aids a nursing student in reflecting on the four metaparadigms of nursing (person, environment, health and nursing) in relation to Mezirow's theory of transformative learning. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

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4 Traditional Metaparadigms in Nursing »

Number of Pages: 5

5 pages in length. The student discusses the four traditional nursing metaparadigms – nursing, environment, health and person – by offering various nursing theories as examples. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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Health and Nursing Article Reviewed »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides a review of an article on nursing and health and relates the specific elements of the article, incuding the methods used and the validity of the study. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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Homeless and Nursing II »

Number of Pages: 7

A 7 page paper that presents the difficulties with providing services to homeless populations and the response within the nursing community. The writer provides an informed study of reactions within the nursing community to the increasing problem of providing health care for the indigent. Some positive solutions towards developing more compassionate care plans are ...

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Pregnant Patients Smoking Cessation Through Nurse Intervention Programs »

Number of Pages: 9

A 9 page paper evaluating three studies and making recommendations based on the studies' findings. Indications given by the findings of these studies are that nurse-managed interventions are more effective than physician-managed ones, and public health settings are more likely to see greater degrees of success than are private ones. Another primary indication ...

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Africa and Promoting the Immunization of Children »

Number of Pages: 6

This 6 page paper provides a plan for a public health nurse to implement in order to improve the rate of immunization throughout the world. The target population is children in Africa. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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CNS' Function and Role »

Number of Pages: 8

An eight page paper which looks at the role and function of the Clinical Nurse Specialist, in terms of clinical specialisation, leadership within the parameters of the health-care organisational model, and the ways in which the CNS’s role is changing with regard to other positions in the field of advanced nursing practice. Bibliography lists 7 ...

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Nursing Perceptions »

Number of Pages: 8

An 8 page paper discussing the roles of nurses, education required, how they are perceived by doctors, lay people, other professionals, what their role should be in managed health care. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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Films Saving Private Ryan and Gandhi, and the Alignment of Leadership »

Number of Pages: 10

(10 pp)This paper compares and contrasts two movies, "Gandhi" and "Saving Private Ryan" In each of these films we will be looking at leadership tendencies and how they may be translated into broader areas such as the field of health care, particularly nursing. That information will then be extended into a ...

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Philadelphia RNs and Sleep Deprivation »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page paper which discusses how sleep deprivation is a very serious problem with registered nurses who work rotating shifts. The primary focus of the paper concerns nurses in Philadelphia, although the information presented deals with all nurses and health professionals who must work long and challenging hours. Bibliography lists 3 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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Reflection on Community/Public Health Nursing »

Number of Pages: 3

A 3 page reflection essay on the benefits of taken a course in community/public health nursing. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Farming, An Occupational Health Assessment »

Number of Pages: 6

This 6 page research paper offers a detailed evaluation, from a community health nursing perspective, of the risks involved with farming as a profession. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

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Topics in Community Health Nursing »

Number of Pages: 6

A 6 page research paper that discusses the history and parameters of community health nursing practice. Topics covered include school nurses, occupational nursing and the expanding horizons of CHN. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

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Home Health and Hospice Company Business Requirement Analysis »

Number of Pages: 10

A 10 page paper discussing two identified IT needs at HHH, a home health and hospice company. One of the needs is for automated HR services to provide self-service HR; the other is the addition of laptops, printers and a wireless network so that visiting nurses can reinforce patient education with printed information that ...

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Shortage of Nurses »

Number of Pages: 9

A 9 page research paper that examines the nursing shortage that is wrecking havoc on the nation's health facilities, particularly hospitals. The writer discusses the causes of the shortage, how nurses feel about the shortage, and possible solutions. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

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Literature Review on Turnovers in Nursing »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page research paper that offers a literature review on why nursing turnover rates are so high throughout the health care industry, and what solutions are being proposed to correct this situation. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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Prescribing Nurses and the Treatment of Wounds »

Number of Pages: 7

This 7 page paper considers the position of community nurses when undertaking wound dressing and how, with the advent of prescribing nurses, the non prescribing community nurses are placed in a difficult position with conflicting needs from their primary health care trusts, patients and the law. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

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Nurses, Patients, and Managed Care »

Number of Pages: 6

The increase of managed care has changed the framework of health delivery, effecting both the patients and the nurses. This 4 page paper, with a two page annotated bibliography, considers how this impacts on the nurses. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

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Urban Youth Alcohol Use Prevention and Nurse Consultations »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page paper which addresses a nursing article titled “Brief Nursing Consultations for Preventing Alcohol Use Among Urban School Youth,” written by Chudley E. Werch, Joan M. Carlson, Deborah M. Pappas, and Carlo C. DiClemente, for The Journal Of School Health (Nursing Perspectives), November, 1996. The study researched a number of young adolescents and implemented various methods of ...

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Personal Philosophy of Nursing »

Number of Pages: 3

A 3 page research paper/essay that discusses the nursing concepts of person, environment, health/illness and nursing. This examination of these concepts examines each idea in relation to how it is defined by the Barry University School of Nursing faculty, but also offering a personal perspective on the meaning of each term. Bibliography lists 1 source. ...

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Nurse Practitioner Profession and Risks of Musculoskeletal Injuries »

Number of Pages: 7

This 7 page paper looks at the risk of back, and other musculoskeletal, injuries in the health care setting. Risks of such injuries to the nurse practitioner in a primary care setting are explored. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Six Questions on Nursing Theory Models »

Number of Pages: 7

A 7 page paper answering six questions centered on the value of the study of nursing theory models, how they can be useful in varying health care settings and how they can inform both personal and professional relationships. Nursing theories discussed in the paper are those of Orem, Roy, Neuman, King, Rogers and Johnson. ...

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Domestic Violence and Community Health Nursing »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page research paper that investigates domestic violence from a community health nursing standpoint. Guidelines for diagnosis and recovery plan are offered. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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Nursing Korean and Russian Patients and Cultural Competence »

Number of Pages: 4

A 4 page research paper that examines cultural competence in regard to these patient populations. The writer first defines cultural competence and then discusses Korean and Russian health and cultural beliefs. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Community Nursing/Social Ecology Model »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page research paper that discusses the Social Ecology Model and its applications to community nursing and health. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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Nurse Role Definition »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page paper which examines the role of a nurse and argues how their role is essential to good health care. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Nursing Metaparadigms Explored »

Number of Pages: 8

An 8 page research paper that examines the four metaparadigms of nursing, person, health, nursing and environment. This examination of these concepts, first of all, discusses the personal view of the writer regarding these fundamental categories. Then, these personal definitions are examined from the perspective of the simultaneity and totality perspectives, as outlined by Parse ...

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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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Nursing and Mandatory Overtime »

Number of Pages: 3

A 3 page paper discussing resolution of the conflict between nurses and nurse management arising from mandatory overtime. The nursing shortage has been operational for a generation now; it is unlikely to end soon. In the meantime, both nurses and their employers need to work together to identify alternative processes rather than striving ...

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Nursing; Engaging, Development and Disengaging From a Therapeutic Relationship »

Number of Pages: 8

This 8 page paper uses Gibb’s model of reflective learning to examine the treatment of a mental health patient suffering from depression. The paper has a description of the events, looks at the feelings, evaluation, analysis, conclusion and action plan considering what would be done differently in the future. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

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Elderly Abuse in Nursing Homes and Detection »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper looks at the top down model which may be used by the health care industry in its' ongoing attempts to detect, combat and prevent abuse of elderly residents. The paper recognises the different types of abuse, physical, psychological and financial along with the role that people at different places within ...

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Metaparadigms and Nursing »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page paper discussing the four metaparadigms of nursing include nursing, health, environment and person. The purpose here is to define each concept and assess each one in terms of Mezirow’s (1991) framework of critical reflection, followed by a statement of whether the totality or simultaneity perspective is better suited to each metaparadigm. ...

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ANA as a Political Action Committee »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper focuses in on the political action committee (PAC) affiliated of the ANA. The ANA's support of health care for the elderly is at the crux of this paper as well as the history of such issues affecting the aging population. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Influence of Advanced Practice Nurses »

Number of Pages: 4

A 4 page research paper that discusses the increasing positive influence that advanced practice nurses (APNs) are having within health care organizations. For example, the writer describes how APNs in an intensive care neonatal unit instituted positive change. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Nurses Knowledge of Prevention Strategies for Constipation in Elderly Patients who are Bed Bound: A Health Promotion Study »

Number of Pages: 20

This 20 page paper provides an overview of a health promotion study about the nature of constipation in elderly bed bound patients. Bibliography lists 25 sources.

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Health Care Assistant and Nurse in a Situation Regarding Conflict Resolution »

Number of Pages: 4

This 4 page essay discusses a hypothetical situation in which a nurse and a health care assistant have a conflict while working in a hospital ICU. Issues related to conflict resolution, communication, and cooperation are discussed. No reference sources are used.

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Field of Nursing and Managed Health Care's Impact »

Number of Pages: 2

A 2 page paper which examines how the increasingly complex issue of managed health care has affected the nursing profession. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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Nursing Research and its Significance »

Number of Pages: 7

7 pages in length. Research in any field is vital to the industry's lifeblood; however, it may mean the difference between life and death within the practice of nursing. Clearly, cutting edge research is pertinent not only as a means by which to protect a given patient's health, but it is also necessary ...

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Albert Bandura's Theories and Nursing »

Number of Pages: 11

Bandura's concepts are compared with other theorists' such as Lawler and Piaget in this 11 page analysis. Bandura's premise that self-efficacy expectations are the most important influences on motivation is highlighted. All theories are discussed as related to the nursing profession and the key elements of individualism, environment, society and health are discussed in relationship ...

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The Impact of Bioterrorism on the Future of Health Care »

Number of Pages: 3

This 3 page paper considers the impact of bioterrorism on health care; how we can prevent bioterrorism; and the role of the nurse in bioterrorism. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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