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Nurses… we need you Down Under

…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 to stay for 12 months and work as a nurse with any one employer for a…

NCLEX for Foreign Nurses – A guide.

…y, the employer will then have a known “RN” product. Those nurses who are currently arriving with the green card, and have only the CGFNS exam and must take NCLEX in US, are facing delays until they can assume RN work. This foreign educated nurse may only work in a limited capacity because of these delays. If the nurse passes NCLEX the first time, this delay may only be months. If the first exam is not passed, that delay may be…

Nurses’ Long Work Hours, Scheduling Can Increase Patient Mortality

…ound 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 Medicine. The…

Great Job Demands for Registered Nurses

…e nursing care for patients who are discharged from hospitals but would still be needing constant monitoring provides a greater opportunity for nurses in terms of getting better compensation. There is also an opportunity for nurses to work in private companies and school institutions. Nurses are considered one of the most important personnel in hospital institutions. They are the primary provider of health care to patients. Another field in the…

‘Project EntrepreNurse’ launched

…it (LGU), Philhealth, HMOs, by the patients themselves on per visit basis, or from grants from local and foreign donors. Congressmen and Senator’s Priority Development Funds shall be tapped also, Roque said. Roque said nurses working under the cooperative may have other work as hospital nurses. “The nurses can do it part time but they cannot serve homes and the hospital at the same time. It could be that their home service would be…

More Filipino Nurses Now Opting To Work in UK Than US

…e 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 work there at the same time. Data from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), on the other hand, showed that less than 300 registered Filipino nurses went to the…

Philippine Nurses Association (PNA)

…of one’s psyche, which in turn is necessary for one to render unparalleled and dedicated service. Finally, PNA consistently explore and capitalize on any venture of collaboration for the unification of nurses, not only local nurses but all nurses in the world as they share the common mission of saving lives and helping the sick. This reflects the fundamentals of nursing which is ultimately about caring for the sick regardless of age, sex,…

California Nurses Association

…ty from the bedside to the statehouse. Over the century of their existence, the California Nurses Association has helped develop many of the modern norms of the RN profession, including establishing collective bargaining for nurses; mandating 40-hour work weeks, overtime pay, and retirement and health benefits for nurses and setting floating provisions and requirements that every patient be assessed once daily by an RN. Today CNA is recognized…

How Happy and Healthy are NURSES?

…a survey among Filipino nurses because they are so dispersed all around the world and may have different circumstantial issues, which can influence answers to the issue. Thirdly, if the survey is conducted to focus on local nurses working within the Philippine territories, then a radically different result could be generated. Theoretically though, it can be deduced that Filipino nurses in the Philippines cannot be directly compared to UK…

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

…ings. 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 states, nurses’ burnout and job dissatisfaction were lower, and nurses reported consistently better quality of care. Conclusions Hospital nurse…

Occupational Health Nursing

…at work. They can also find work in government agencies tasked to monitor and ensure safety policies and occupational health hazard measures are strictly followed by the companies. Occupational nurses are usually registered nurses or experienced nurses with additional training. The implementation of occupational health nursing varies in approach and perspective. Most are involved in the identification and determination of occupational hazards…

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

…e interested in, plus they can help with the standard documents and student visa application process as well. Are you interested in studying in the UK? If so, you can find more information about Finest Workers Limited, their study abroad program, and more by emailing them at info@finestworkers.co.uk or by visiting their website at www.finestworkers.co.uk. You can request application information, course information for the 2010-2011 school year,…

A Career What Do You Get Out Of It?

…nsideration concerning your career. Every one of these factors must be judged on their own merit. No one is more important than the next and none of these factors can be, dismissed. Do you realise that eighty per cent of the work force is working in careers that will not give them the job satisfaction they are seeking. Unfortunately it is a fact of life that every single day of the week, thousands of people all over the world resign from their…

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

…ou can study much more leisurely than if you have only a couple of days. Try to make a study schedule based on the time you have available. You should be in the mode to study once you take up the schedule though. Unmotivated studying is not efficient studying! Once you set your study schedule, stick to it. Your unconscious will reward you with greater energy if you stick to your time line. Test Taking Skill Tips: 1.Read each question carefully…

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

…action from standard hormone treatments – blocking the production of male hormones in all tissues, not just the testes, by targeting an enzyme involved in hormone synthesis called CYP17. “From the success of this study, it’s now clear that men with advanced prostate cancer can still benefit from treatments targeting male hormones. This has corrected 40 years of misunderstanding about this disease and we hope it will lead to the…

Kaplan University

…es. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is widely considered a standard requirement for registered nurses (R.N.s) seeking broader professional responsibilities and career opportunities. 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,…

Researchers Study Diabetes-Cancer Link

…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 prone to develop prostate cancer since…

MTC Academy (MTCA)

…rogram with an outstanding On-The-Job training coupled with a widespread job assistance program for placement assistance to both local and foreign Medical Transcription Service Organizations. All of this at highly affordable program rates with an easy monthly payment plan to match. MTC Academy’s programs include: Basic Medical Transcription for High School Graduates, Intermediate Medical Transcription for Medical Course Graduates,…

‘AIDS in the Workplace’ Program

…nes Ed Chua has taken the role of being the ‘Business Champion for Health of the 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…

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…