Nursing topnotcher says it was a test of faith, not knowledge

October 31, 2014 Category :All About Nursing 0

SAN PEDRO, Laguna—The night before the nursing licensure exam, Weanne’s prayers were for her to be “not too complacent” but still put all her trust to God, even as she was confident that she would ace the test. She said she really made it a goal to top the nursing licensure examination, her confidence boosted […]

Southern Islands School of Nursing recognizes outstanding alumni

October 31, 2014 Category :Nursing Schools 0

THE Southern Islands Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association honored its outstanding alumni during its 63rd annual alumni homecoming held on January 22 at the Cebu Grand Convention Center. Outstanding alumni awards were given to Wilhelmina Dedumo and Prescilla Lumantas-Santayana of Class 1961 for their meritorious service in the field of of nursing practice.

Nurses swamp DoLE for rural jobs

October 30, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

Only a day after it announced that it was recruiting nurses for rural health work, the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) was swamped by more than 15,000 applicants, a labor official said Tuesday. DoLE spokesperson Nicon Fameronag said that as of 1:42 p.m. Tuesday, 15,858 online applicants had registered for the 10,000 slots of […]

Job scammers target medical workers

October 30, 2014 Category :Announcements 0

Medical students, graduates, and practitioners seem to be the favorite targets of employment scammers, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration said. Administrator Jennifer Jardin-Manalili said her office has received various reports regarding the illegal recruitment of medical professionals and skilled workers. The Philippine Embassy in Berne has verified that a certain “Semino Private Hospital”, which claims […]

House Leaders Seek Probe of Nursing OJT

October 29, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

MANILA, Philippines—House leaders on Saturday called for an investigation into the pernicious practice of levying fees on registered nurses seeking on-the-job training with hospitals and medical institutions. According to House Assistant Majority Leader Karlo Alexei Nograles Why should nurses be treated this way? This is an immoral and unacceptable practice, if indeed this is true […]

Helpful Tips for Finding a Job as an RN Nurse

October 29, 2014 Category :Nursing Articles 2

The nursing profession is one of the most in demand jobs today. A manifestation of this is that the United States and Canada have been hiring Registered Nurses from other countries, especially from the Philippines. However, most nursing graduates who recently passed the board exams find it hard to get a job. Partly because they […]

Becoming a Successful Nurse

October 28, 2014 Category :All About Nursing 0

The nursing profession is one of the integral parts of the health care industry. Nurses play a major role in creating awareness in fitness and wellness. It is a part of the responsibilities of a nurse to teach and educate not only their patients, but also their families, when it comes to health and wellness. […]

A Career Nursing – Is it the Right Choice for You?

October 28, 2014 Category :All About Nursing 1

Are you contemplating on what to take up in college? Or are you one who is looking for a change in career? Are you considering of getting a nursing degree but you are having second thoughts if this is the right career for you? It is important that this fact is mentioned: nursing is not […]

WHAT IS SIADH?

October 27, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

What is Bell’s Palsy?

October 27, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

Bell’s Palsy (facial paralysis) involves the facial nerve (7th cranial nerve) on one side, producing weakness or paralysis of the facial muscle. Causes: unknown Sign & Symptoms: feeling of numbness in the face, distortion of face from paralysis of facial muscle; speech difficulties, inability to eat on affected side; pain behind the ear or in […]

Facts about Today’s Nursing Workforce

October 26, 2014 Category :All About Nursing 0

Every high school senior always has a tough job of choosing which college course to pursue. Most people would opt to study anything about technology and computers because of its obvious high demand. However, medical courses like nursing and medicine are still popular. People who choose to pursue a career in nursing have varying reasons […]

MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT TO PROVIDE FREE MEDICINES TO BREAST CANCER PATIENTS

October 26, 2014 Category :Nursing News 1

The Department of Health, represented by Health Assistant Secretary Elmer Punzalan, and the Philippine Cancer Society, Inc. (PCSI) forged a Memorandum of Agreement to provide free medicines to breast cancer patients to be pilot initially in four hospitals, namely Philippine General Hospital (PGH), East Avenue Medical Center (EAMC), Rizal Medical Center (RMC) and the Jose […]

What is Anorexia Nervosa?

October 25, 2014 Category :Nursing Articles 0

Anorexia nervosa is not just an eating disorder. It actually is the fear of gaining weight. A person suffering from anorexia nervosa usually perceives himself as a really fat person, even it is the contrary. Most anorexics are more concerned about gaining weight. They still crave in to hunger but then excessively exercise to burn […]

Study Finds Lower Nurse-to-Patient Ratios Save Lives,Help Nurses

October 25, 2014 Category :Nursing Articles 2

Are lower nurse-to-patient ratios a life saver or a money waster? That debate has been going on for years. Now, a new study of surgical patients in New Jersey and Pennsylvania has found that as many as 14 percent fewer patients would have died if hospitals in those states had required the same number of […]

Syndrome of Inappropriate ADH secretion (SIADH)

October 24, 2014 Category :All About Nursing 0

Syndrome of Inappropriate ADH secretion results when the ability to maximally dilute urine is lost.  Hypersecretion of vasopressin increases tabular reabsorption of water.  It is the basis that fluid retention occurs

Inter-Pacific Study & Migration Consultancy

October 24, 2014 Category :Training Centers 1

Inter-Pacific Study & Migration Consultancy conducts IELTS review in a very affordable rate. Free application processing for IDP Education Pty. Ltd.

What is NEPHROTIC SYNDROME?

October 23, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

Nephrotic Syndrome is a clinical disorder characterized by: Marked increase in protein in the urine (proteinuria); Decrease in albumin in the blood (hypoalbuminemia); Edema; and Hyperlipidemia Causes: Chronic Glomerulonephritis, Diabetes Mellitus, SLE (systemic lupus erythematosus) Clinical Manifestations: a. slow onset of fluid retention hat progressees to pitting edema b. Hematuria, urinary casts

What is WILM’S TUMOR?

October 23, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

WILM’S TUMOR is a tumor involving the kidneys.  Once diagnosed, a sign should be posted at the bedside “No abdominal palpation.” Sign and Symptoms Abdominal mass Abdominal pain especially in older children Late manifestations weight loss and anemia fever, a sign of tissue necrosis hematuria, means poor prognosis

Traditional Medicine Expo 2010 by the Singapore TCM Organizations Committee

October 22, 2014 Category :Announcements 0

THE COMMONWEALTH INSTITUTE (TCI)

October 22, 2014 Category :Training Centers 0

THE COMMONWEALTH INSTITUTE (TCI) is an IELTS test preparation center in Makati.  It was established in 2003 with a singular mission: to enable its students to achieve proficiency in English language use and pass any of the English language proficiency examinations administered by universities and testing institutions here and abroad.