So You Want To Be a Nurse When You Grow Up?

November 26, 2014 Category :All About Nursing| Nursing Articles 0

Every child’s dream when they were still young was to help the person who‘s in needs.  Ask them the question what is their ambition in life, without hesitations they will answers back “I want to be a nurse when I grow up”.  This scenario inculcates in their minds and upon finishing their high school education […]

Freedom needs a little nursing

November 25, 2014 Category :All About Nursing| Nursing News 0

  Having received my RN license in 2007, I still am relatively young in ” nursing years” which, as we all know, are different from “human years.” Human years are filled with happiness and sadness; birth and death; unbelievable stress and unending boredom; love and anger; sickness and, of course, the elusive good health. Nursing […]

Aspirin similar to warfarin in stroke prevention

November 25, 2014 Category :All About Nursing| Announcements 0

51st Anniversary and Annual Convention of the Philippine Academy of Family Physicians on February 15-18, 2012 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC)

November 24, 2014 Category :Announcements 0

How Nurses Prevent Hypertension

November 24, 2014 Category :Nursing Articles 0

How Nurses Save Patient Lives

November 23, 2014 Category :All About Nursing| Nursing Articles 0

Sequelae in Nursing

November 23, 2014 Category :All About Nursing| Nursing Articles 0

A sequel is a general pathological or diagnosed condition of a person that can result from an ailment, injury, or other forms of distress. For instance, a recurring kidney problem can be a sequela of diabetes while a simple yet consistent headache is a typical sequela of migraine or worse brain cancer.  Post-traumatic stress disorder […]

17% Of Cancer Nurses Unintentionally Exposed To Chemotherapy

November 22, 2014 Category :Nursing Articles 0

Nearly 17 percent of nurses who work in outpatient chemotherapy infusion centers reported being exposed on their skin or eyes to the toxic drugs they deliver, according to a new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. The study surveyed 1,339 oncology nurses from one state who did not work in inpatient hospital […]

HPV Linked To Heart Problems In Women

November 22, 2014 Category :Nursing Articles| Nursing News 0

Women infected with cancer-causing strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV) appear also to be at increased for cardiovascular diseases and stroke, even in the absence of other more conventional risk factors, according to new research published in the 1 November issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Lead author Dr Ken Fujise, […]

Wellbeing For Cancer Survivors Improved By Nurses

November 21, 2014 Category :All About Nursing| Nursing Articles 0

A one-off consultation with a nurse at the end of cancer treatment can make a difference to a patient’s ongoing physical and emotional wellbeing. The Queensland University of Technology (QUT ) School of Nursing and Midwifery has designed a program to assist cancer survivors in self-managing their health and emotional concerns. Participants in this pilot […]

What You Need to Know about NCLEX Preparation?

November 21, 2014 Category :All About Nursing| Nursing Articles| Nursing Jobs 0

There are certain licensure examinations that nurses go through in order for them to acquire the licenses that they need for their work. · They have CGFNS (Commission on Graduates for Foreign Nursing) exams for nurses who wish to work in the US. · Nurses need to take NCLEX-RN (National Council Licensure Examination for Registered […]

Nurses Open To Idea Of Robots

November 20, 2014 Category :Nursing Articles 0

Front-line staff in the nursing and care sector would welcome sensor and robot technology in nursing homes and the homes of elderly people. The reason is that such a move would free up time that personnel could use for social contact with clients. They also believe that sensors and robots will enable elderly people to […]

Are Frontline Nurses Prepared For Alcohol-related Cases?

November 20, 2014 Category :All About Nursing 0

Nurses are often on the frontline when patients are brought into hospital with alcohol-related illnesses or injuries but how prepared are they for dealing with cases of this kind? A researcher at The University of Nottingham is launching a national survey today to establish whether student nurses are receiving the alcohol training and education which […]

Burnout In ICU Could Be Decreased By More Female Nurses

November 19, 2014 Category :All About Nursing 0

Individuals’ risk of professional burnout may be decreased by a higher ratio of female nurses among intensive care teams, according to investigators in Switzerland who researched the factors connected to burnout in the high-stress setting of the intensive care unit (ICU). The study was published online in the articles-in-press section of the American Thoracic Society’s […]

PRC Announces the Filing of Application for the July 2010 Nursing Board Exam

November 19, 2014 Category :Announcements 0

The Professional Regulation Commission announces that application to the July 3 & 4, 2009 Nurses’ Licensure Examination is now open until April 14, 2010 for Repeaters and May 14, 2010 for First Timers. Applicants are required to submit the following documents: Duly accomplished Nurses’ Application Form (NAF); NSO issued Certificate of Live Birth; NSO issued […]

Vigorous Exercise 3 Times Weekly Reduces Men’s Heart Attack Risk By 22%

November 18, 2014 Category :Nursing Articles 0

Men who do vigorous exercise three times a week were found to have a significantly lower risk of having a heart attack, compared to those of the same age who did not, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health wrote in the American College of Sports Medicine. The authors added that other important markers […]

5 Ways To Look Slimmer In Your Grey’s Anatomy Scrubs

November 18, 2014 Category :All About Nursing 0

At a certain point in our lives, work, home and family responsibilities outweigh (pardon the pun) the importance of regularly attending the gym. But this is no reason to permanently adopt a negligent attitude. With a few simple tips, you can look slimmer (and more professional) in your scrubs. 1. Wear solid color scrubs, and […]

New Combined-Tool Imaging May Spot Hard To Detect Ovarian Cancer

November 17, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

Using only minimally invasive surgery, a device that combines three previously unrelated imaging tools may help diagnose hard to detect early-stage ovarian cancer in high-risk women, thanks to the efforts of researchers from the University of Connecticut and the University of Southern California in the US. The researchers, who propose the new approach may be […]

Watching SpongeBob Squarepants, Fast-Paced Fantasy May Impede Kids’ Learning

November 17, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

Watching fast-paced, fantasy television programs like SpongeBob Squarepants may impede children’s learning by compromising their “executive function”, or their ability to pay attention, problem-solve and control their behavior, according to new research soon to be published in the October issue of Pediatrics. Executive function is a concept that psychologists and neuroscientists use to describe a […]

9/11 Ten Years On – The Health Effects On Rescue Workers

November 16, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

A decade on, 9/11 rescue workers and WTC exposed civilians have been found to have a higher burden of mental and physical illness, a 19% higher risk of developing cancer, but lower death rates than the general population in New York City, experts have revealed. The September 11 attacks, also known as the 9/11 attacks […]