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I Miss You White Uniform

I Miss You White Uniform

Originally posted 2013-01-03 08:17:28. Republished by Blog Post Promoter In a mall, while eating on a table I saw people in white passing by. They’re neat, handsome and pretty and I think they’re cool. I noticed happy faces despite their elevated stress levels at work. They don’t have salary with 5 figures but I believe...
The Locker: It’s just my opinion

The Locker: It’s just my opinion

Originally posted 2013-03-02 17:06:16. Republished by Blog Post PromoterAfter seeing the short video I just really don’t know what to feel for various reasons. Wanting to feel relieved that someone has to speak and express what most nurses waiting to express for long years. Have the feeling of being proud how we value our profession...
My Patient is a Doctor

My Patient is a Doctor

Originally posted 2013-02-21 03:13:07. Republished by Blog Post Promoter    The idea of a Doctor diagnosed with cancer doesn’t sink in my mind. How can a health leader become a helpless patient one day? I thought impossible things are only portrayed in telenovelas but I must understand it really happened in real life situation. How can...
Tuberculosis (TB) - A Major Public Health Hazard

Tuberculosis (TB) – A Major Public Health Hazard

Originally posted 2013-03-20 00:51:46. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI am a health advocate. I learned in nursing school that tuberculosis is highly communicable and it is deadly if not appropriately treated. I appreciate the real picture of tuberculosis by the moment I’m assigned in rural areas. Case finding is included in our responsibility as a...
RNheals for a year, a privilege or an eye opener?

RNheals for a year, a privilege or an eye opener?

Originally posted 2013-02-13 13:31:22. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI have always thought myself and believe that being a health care practitioner specifically being a nurse is one of the noblest professions. Primarily, is doesn’t tackle one aspect of a person but it deals holistically. It handles the way you think, you feel and the way...
Red Lights in Diarrhea

Red Lights in Diarrhea

Originally posted 2013-04-30 09:42:18. Republished by Blog Post PromoterAs a community health nurse, I’ve seen a lot of diarrhea cases especially among children. Sad to witness that some of the mothers brought their child to the health center when dehydration is evident. They live in far areas and monetary problem is one of the leading...
When a Nurse Needs a Nurse?

When a Nurse Needs a Nurse?

Originally posted 2013-01-07 09:42:55. Republished by Blog Post PromoterNurses are exceptional workers always on the go! Insensitive, sluggishness and impatience plays no part in our lives. We are trained to deal with difficult situations, pressure and stress. Just like an advertisement line, we are built to last. But to some, how will they describe nurses?...
Is Health Teaching a Must?

Is Health Teaching a Must?

Originally posted 2013-02-17 12:11:00. Republished by Blog Post PromoterWay back our nursing student days; I can still recall how well-known the word “health teaching” was. Every time we have our hospital duty, we always write health teachings given with emphasis on: blah,blah,blah at the bottom part of our nurse’s notes. Some write as many as...
Are You Afraid of Rabies?

Are You Afraid of Rabies?

Originally posted 2013-03-23 03:09:25. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI have witnessed a lot of animal bite cases everyday.  Most of the cases were from dog bites. We are lucky because our rural health unit is an animal bite treatment center. An animal doesn’t choose who will be the victim. Either man, woman, young and old is not...
Community Health Nursing: Boring or Interesting?

Community Health Nursing: Boring or Interesting?

Once you hear community health nursing, what comes into your mind? Does it sound interesting? Or you find it boring?  A lot of nurses believe that working in the community as a nurse is a big No, No! Do they have valid reasons for their accusations? 3 reasons why they don’t like community health nursing:...
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