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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10 Things to Never Say to a Nurse

10 Things to Never Say to a Nurse

Let’s face it: Nursing is a job that requires a powerful gut that can withstand the most disgusting, most stomach-crunching, most out-of-this-world scenarios. Nurses are always within the environmental limits of human excreta, blood, and other fluids. Together with this, nurses are always in contact with various clients, doctors, dieticians, housekeeping staff, and all other...
Types of Co-workers in your Station Part II

Types of Co-workers in your Station Part II

Few days ago I have posted the different types of co-workers you might meet in your nurse station. If you haven’t had enough of that we have more for you on this second part. Today, we shall explore the other types of employees you might encounter in the station or the workplace. The obsessive-compulsive –...
I Miss You White Uniform

I Miss You White Uniform

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 they have this special kind of joy that others...
UK Nurse Application:Everything you Need to Know

UK Nurse Application:Everything you Need to Know

The United Kingdom needs nurses, and if you are a nurse with adequate experience (Minimum of 12 months in at least 25 bed capacity hospital) you should start taking care of all the requirements in order to process your application for the UK specifically in London. There might be so many questions running in your...
IELTS - The basic things you need to know

IELTS – The basic things you need to know

The passageway for greener pastures is the ability to communicate effectively. Nowadays, every individual going out of the country either wanting to reside at another location or work or study there, is required to undergo IELTS. IELTS short for International English Language System is a worldwide tool used to assess an individual’s ability to utilize...
Nurse Practitioner vs Doctor

Nurse Practitioner vs Doctor

What Is A Nurse Practitioner? Nurse Practitioners (NP), are health professionals whose practice closely resembles that of a doctor. They are the highly educated professionals in the field of nursing and are also known as Advanced Practice Nurses (APN) or Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (ARNP). NPs provide care to patients from the newborn to the...
Hypertension (HPN) Nursing Care Plan

Hypertension (HPN) Nursing Care Plan

Hypertension, widely known as high blood pressure, has been seen to cause 7.5 million deaths or about 12.8% of total deaths according to World Health Organization. This also responsible for the 57 million disability adjusted life years which equates to 3.7% disability adjusted life years. Definition Blood pressure greater than 140/90 mm hg and is...
Simple Tips to make Memorizing and Learning Major Subject in Nursing Easier

Simple Tips to make Memorizing and Learning Major Subject in Nursing Easier

Neuro-Ortho, Ana-Physio, and Med-Surg are few of the bleeders we usually encounter every day at school. Our favorite major subjects! These cannot be ignored, in fact, no subjects should be ignored, but the degree of difficulty of these major subjects is merely impeccable and unforgettable. There could be hundreds of learning strategies that a student...
7 Things I Wish They Had Taught Me in Nursing School

7 Things I Wish They Had Taught Me in Nursing School

All things are new and amazing when you’re in nursing school. What you seem don’t exist will be taught to you from peculiar diseases to absolutely appalling surgeries. You will believe every piece of information from your preceptor assured that it would be good enough when you get to the real world. After years of...

Of Doctors and Referrals

You chart, check for medications, and then prepare for your nursing care. Suddenly, the buzzer sounded loudly and you check the room number on the monitor.It is your post-surgery patient at the room at the far side of the hall. You immediately rush to the room and as you opened the door, you see everyone...
Preeclampsia Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

Preeclampsia Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

One of the toxemias of pregnancy is preeclampsia which is characterized by an increased blood pressure, proteinuria and edema.It usually occurs in the late part of second trimester or during the third trimester but it may also appear during the first trimester in some women. Interestingly, many women who suffered preeclampsia have said that the...
Hydatidiform mole (H. mole) Nursing  Management

Hydatidiform mole (H. mole) Nursing Management

After the management of patients with Hydatidiform mole, they are required to have a birth control method in the next 6 – 12 months for accurate monitoring of their HCG level.Doctors would send in a referral form on the family planning department for assistance. Most often than not, the appointment date for family counseling would...
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