Why Should I Hire You Nurse Juan? A Tribute for Filipino Nurses Abroad

Why Should I Hire You Nurse Juan? A Tribute for Filipino Nurses Abroad

Through the time, the trend of nursing profession was commercialized through its great opportunities abroad and its deafening high pay for specialized nurses. Meanwhile, nursing schools had emerged like mushrooms in the Philippines and the number of Filipino nurses become extremely imbalanced with its term of demand from healthcare facilities here...
Perioperative Nursing-Three Phases

Perioperative Nursing-Three Phases

  The term perioperative nursing refers to all the activities and responsibilities assumed by a nurse before, during, and after a surgical procedure. The systematic tool, nursing process, is involved in these procedures to ensure the quality of care that a surgical patient will receive. Three phases in perioperative nursing...
Top Five Job Search Websites for Filipino Nurses

Top Five Job Search Websites for Filipino Nurses

With competition for employment opportunities getting  stiffer, Filipino nurses need more than a pat on the back to jump start their nursing career. The search for a job can start with endless submission of generic resumes to countless hospitals within the metro and several provinces. However, after getting adequate clinical...
Valor and Sacrifice:The Nursing Profession

Valor and Sacrifice:The Nursing Profession

Nursing is a passionate profession. It is the profession that requires not only motivation, drive, knowledge, and skills. It is the one profession that requires one to take heart, to use his compassion in rendering genuine, altruistic care to different people no matter what race, color, age, sex, gender identity,...
Nursing Resume Tips for Nurses

Nursing Resume Tips for Nurses

After graduation, one thing that comes to our mind is to be employed and to start earning to reach our goals. Resume preparation is an easy task that a nurse applicant should first accomplish in order to apply for a job.   Resume presents the clear picture of an applicant....
Pain Perception

Pain Perception

Human feels pain because it is one of his survival instincts. Pain will give warning to the body that something dangerous is coming up. If the person is incapable to feel pain, it will be impossible for him to avoid accidents and react to dangerous situations. How do we feel...
Phil Health to hire 600 nurses for CARE project.

Phil Health to hire 600 nurses for CARE project.

Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth)will hire at least 600 nurses nationwide for Customer Assistance, Relations and Empowerment Staff (CARES) project. According to Philhealth president and chief executive officer  Dr. Eduardo Banzon the  plan of this project initially is to deploy each care nurses  in the PhilHealth accredited hospitalslike Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center...
Tips for July 2012 Nursing Board Examination in the Philippines

Tips for July 2012 Nursing Board Examination in the Philippines

It is roughly a month to go before the Nursing Board Exam to commence. The challenge for nursing students has been greater than any other period in their lives. The tension is rising and the anxiety is at its peak. The question now is, are you ready to face the...
Filipino Nurses seeking Job in the US drop 42% in 2011

Filipino Nurses seeking Job in the US drop 42% in 2011

The number of Filipino nurse seeking job in the US drop almost 42 % last year  from 9,789  in 2010 to only 5,630 in  2011  Rep. Arnel Ty said. America’s National Council of State Boards of Nursing recent statistic report show that 5,630 Filipinos, who took the NCLEX for the first time in 2011...
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A 4 year old Cancer Patient (Leukemia) Marries her Cherished Nurse

A 4 year old Cancer Patient (Leukemia) Marries her Cherished Nurse

Abby, a four-year-old Leukemia patient of Albany Medical Hospital, marries her favorite nurse Matt on July 16, 2015. It must be crazy to actually marry someone this young, but given the child’s limited time, her parents thought that it would be best to make each day as if it’s the last. Abby’s mom told the...
Panic Disorder and Phobias Nursing Care Plan

Panic Disorder and Phobias Nursing Care Plan

Panic disorders and phobias are expound to be a disabling condition which presents a profound impact in life to a point that it can impair the social, family, and working lives of the individual suffering from it. These commonly transpire among young adult, and such conditions should not be marginalized because a simple manifestation of...
Thyroidectomy Nursing Care Plan

Thyroidectomy Nursing Care Plan

Thyroidectomy, although rare, may be performed to patients with thyroid cancer, hyperthyroidism, and drug reactions to antithyroid agents; pregnant women who cannot be managed with drugs; patients who do not want radiation therapy; and patients with large goiters who do not respond to antithyroid drugs. Thyroidectomy may entail different surgical interventions, depending on the type...
Urolithiasis (Renal Calculi) Nursing Care Plan

Urolithiasis (Renal Calculi) Nursing Care Plan

Kidney stones (calculi) are formed of mineral deposits, most commonly calcium oxalate and calcium phosphate; however, uric acid, struvite, and cystine are also calculus formers. Although renal calculi can form anywhere in the urinary tract, they are most commonly found in the renal pelvis and calyces. Renal calculi can remain asymptomatic until passed into a...
Myocardial Infarction (MI) Nursing Care Plan

Myocardial Infarction (MI) Nursing Care Plan

  Myocardial infarction (MI) is caused by marked reduction/loss of blood flow through one or more of the coronary arteries, resulting in cardiac muscle ischemia and necrosis.   Pathophysiology    The reduced blood flow usually results from blockage of a thrombus in coronary artery. This may also trasnpire due to the following events: Spasm of the...
Nurse - Roles and Functions

Nurse – Roles and Functions

A nurse is a professional who is focused in health related issues and views man as a whole being. The most important tool in providing nursing care is through utilization of the nursing process. In order to be a registered nurse, a student nurse must be able to acquaint himself with the various roles and...
Why Nurses Pursue Other Healthcare Degrees?

Why Nurses Pursue Other Healthcare Degrees?

In the past decade, nursing has been one of the most sought of course by incoming college students as well as aspiring second coursers. Every year, new nursing applicants would work hard to be able to pass a stringent list of requirements to be accepted in a prestigious nursing school. Some by God’s grace will...
How to Take Care of Your Nurse’s Cap

How to Take Care of Your Nurse’s Cap

The “Capping and Pinning Ceremony” is one of the highlights of being a nurse. It signifies a lot of things and besides passing the battery exam, it can be the start of the real nursing life where you will start to be exposed with different hospitals and signifies the start of your “duty days” or...
Dilemma on Pursuing Master in Nursing

Dilemma on Pursuing Master in Nursing

After the 4-year-Bachelor of Science in Nursing, one can opt to proceed for the Graduate Studies route. They can take up Master of Arts in Nursing (MAN) or Master in Nursing (MN). Both have the same choices of specialization such as Master in Medical-Surgical Nursing or Master in Public Health, so on and so forth,...
Nursing Students - 7 Types of Professors You Have to Prepare For

Nursing Students – 7 Types of Professors You Have to Prepare For

So, it’s your first year in Nursing school. Do you have any idea what to even prepare for? There is only one thing that I can guarantee to you, it will never be easy, but it will definitely be worth it. You might have opened this blog to look for some overall picture on what...
Filipino Nurses Now and Some Options for You

Filipino Nurses Now and Some Options for You

From 1997 to July 2013 there are 481, 786 nursing board passers. Include the passers before 1997 I wouldn’t know how many registered nurses the Philippines now have. While a bite in the pie of nurses are employed overseas, not even half of this number practice the profession in any given healthcare setting. Now why...
Types of Co-workers in your Station Part I

Types of Co-workers in your Station Part I

So you have passed the board exams, breezed through applications and interviews and now you have been hired on your first job. In preparing yourself for this new journey, there are things that you need to be aware of aside from the company’s policies and procedures. Day by day we encounter different types of people...
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