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Nurses… we need you Down Under

…ne of the sponsored visas under the General Skilled Migration Program. There is a serious shortage of Registered Nurses (in all fields) in Australia. As such, the Australian Government has listed Registered Nurses on their “Critical skills shortage list” under the General Sklled Migration Program. Working Holidays If you are between 18 and 30, you may be able to come to Australia temporarily for a working holiday. This visa allows you…

NCLEX for Foreign Nurses – A guide.

…Meladee M. Stankus, RN MS Note: As of August 1, 2002 the Arizona Board of Nursing will accept applications from foreign educated nurses who have not completed the CGFNS exam. These nurses will only need the TOEFL or similar English exam, if their nursing education in their country was not in English. In addition, the nurse must have the nursing program transcripts evaluated for equivalency to US nursing educational standards and a validation of…

Nurses’ Long Work Hours, Scheduling Can Increase Patient Mortality

A new study has found that patient deaths from pneumonia and acute myocardial infarction were significantly more likely in hospitals where nurses reported schedules with long work hours. The finding was just one of several revelations from a study of nurseswork schedules, patient outcomes, and staffing led by University of Maryland School of Nursing researchers in collaboration with researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of…

Great Job Demands for Registered Nurses

…e professions in the United States alone. Did you know that there in the US there are about 3 million registered nurses? Aside from seeing nurses in hospitals, there are other areas where there is a great need for RNs – like nursing homes, hospices, private corporations, schools, and even residential home care. Aside from the obvious great demands for nursing locally and overseas, more and more people are opting to study nursing because great sal…

‘Project EntrepreNurse’ launched

The program dubbed “Project EntrepreNurse” will make way for the creation of nurses’ cooperatives within localities to introduce a whole new home health care industry in the country. Initated by the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole), Board of Nursing-Professional Regulation Commission (BON-PRC), Department of Health (DOH), and Philippine Health Corporation (Philhealth), among others, the program will grant nurses’…

More Filipino Nurses Now Opting To Work in UK Than US

…in the United Kingdom than in the United States, according to local recruiters. Citing data from the UK Borders and Immigration Agency, recruitment leaders yesterday said that the number of Filipino nurses deployed to UK in the past three years has already surpassed those deployed to the US in the same period. From 2007 to 2009, an annual average of 7,000 Filipino nurses flew to UK under a study and work program that allowed them to study and w…

Philippine Nurses Association (PNA)

…tional orientation. However, the commitment to providing opportunities for the professional growth of the caring and fortifying light giver is still a primary part of its vision. One of the strategic missions of PNA is to constantly develop programs and direction that will enhance or improve the competencies, expertise and skills of Filipino nurses to be globally competitive. While it is without a doubt that Filipino nurses are indeed of interna…

California Nurses Association

…s more across the country through the National Nurses Organizing Committee, which was founded by CNA. California Nurses Association is the largest and fastest-growing organization of direct care Registered Nurses in the country and are dedicated to providing a voice for nurses and a vision for healthcare. California Nurses Association’s continuing education, mentoring and professional development programs provide members with the tools and…

How Happy and Healthy are NURSES?

…d job locally are either overworked, underpaid or sent to a rural area where their lives are endangered. In some instances, they are underemployed as they do not work as a nurse. On the other hand, the greater majority of Filipino nurses who found work are most probably be working abroad. In which case, they have to leave their families behind and live in a strange land to receive the compensation they deserve. But are they happy? Filipinos fort…

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

…atios, such as Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Illinois. Here’s a very short summary of the results from the intro of the study: Principal Findings. California hospital nurses cared for one less patient on average than nurses in the other states and two fewer patients on medical and surgical units. Lower ratios are associated with significantly lower mortality.When nursesworkloads were in line with California-mandated ratios in all three…

Occupational Health Nursing

…ion and education. An occupational nurse conducts seminar to concerned employees to orient them of strategies to work safely, effectively and productively.  This includes regular training programs for the promotion of the general health of employees. Such trainings are often subdivided into particular subjects that pertains the workplace, as well as general health subjects such as nutrition and exercise. Finally, occupational health nurses also p…

Finest Workers Limited Assists Filipino Students in Finding UK Study Abroad Positions

…en asked to pay a lot of money upfront to agencies who claim to be able to help them find the perfect university in the UK. However, Finest Workers Limited does not ask for a penny. Instead, the company believes in helping students find great university programs without any consultation fees. They want these students to save their money for their first year of tuition and other course fees, not for expensive consultations. Studying in the UK has…

A Career What Do You Get Out Of It?

…y get to see your tutor. It is all done either over the telephone, through the mail or by e-mail. Set yourself a programme on paper and hang it up on your bedroom wall were you will see it everyday. Your programme must be set up in such a way as to take in all your requirements. For instance you are working (at your part time job) X amounts of hours a day, on X amount of days per week. So you will study from A TO B hours every day. Except on the…

Study and Test Taking Skill Tips for November 2009 Nurse Licensure Exams (NLE)

Everyone knows that preparing for and taking exams can get quite stressful. So, we’ve gathered a few study tips, test taking hints and relaxation techniques to help you along the way. General Study Tips: 1. The “real thing”- Take practice tests and Q & A drills every day. Position yourself in an atmosphere where there will be no interruptions or distractions. Develop your schedule for studying around when you are normally m…

New Type Of Hormone Therapy Extends Prostate Cancer Patients’ Lives, Study Finds

…available to them* and sadly around 10,000 patients in the UK die each year from this disease,” says Chief Investigator and lead author Professor Johann de Bono from the ICR and The Royal Marsden. “We are thrilled that a drug discovered at The Institute of Cancer Research has been proven to significantly extend life for many men, giving doctors a valuable new treatment option.” The positive study results led the US Food and Drug…

Kaplan University

Kaplan University’s degree program offers an accredited, online R.N. to B.S.N. degree completion program that centers around health promotion, risk reduction, disease prevention, information and health care technologies, ethics, human diversity, management theory, and health care system and policies. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is widely considered a standard requirement for registered nurses (R.N.s) seeking broader professio…

Researchers Study Diabetes-Cancer Link

Diabetics, be wary of the “Big C”. A recent study in Japan, published in Archives of Internal Medicine, concluded that the growth of cancer cells in liver or pancreas may be triggered by the excess insulin of patients with adult-onset diabetes. The study performed by Tokyo-based National Cancer Center revealed that grown-up diabetic men have up to a 27% higher risk than people who don’t have diabetes. The first group also pro…

MTC Academy (MTCA)

MTC Academy (MTCA) is the country’s FIRST AND LARGEST TESDA registered medical transcription training program. MTCA’s medical transcription training system combines the best in US training programs mixed with local medical transcription service company requirements to complement the strengths and weaknesses of the Filipino. The end result of the program is a medical transcriptionist who meets and exceeds local and foreign industry st…

‘AIDS in the Workplace’ Program

…he Philippines to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.’ As a result, several companies had signified their interest to establish ‘AIDS in the Workplace’ program. Organizations that support the ‘AIDS in the Workplace’ program include Philippine Business for Social Progress, Pilipinas Shell Foundation, International Labour Organization, UNAIDS, and the Philippine National AIDS Council. A partnership agreement is envisioned to be drawn to des…

Center for International Pharmacy Program Inc.

Center for International Pharmacy Program Inc. guides you in obtaining your Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Certificate. Center for Ingernational Pharmacy Program Inc.is also offering TOEFL-iBT review. Location: Center for International Pharmacy Program Inc. St.Martin Bldg., Westpoint St. Cubao, Quezon City Philippines Phone: +632 913 4520 Mobile: 0922 420 3260…