An occupational health nurse is a registered nurse who specializes in caring and preventing injuries and illness at work or in an occupational setting. The occupational nurse is particularly concerned with workplace health and safety. Aside from the typical nurse job of overseeing the health of the employees, the occupational nurse evaluates the health status [...]
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1. Give only drugs in liquid form; buccal or sublingual drugs and entric-coated or sustained acction medications should not be crushed and given via NGT; so also with whole or undissolved drugs 2. Dissolve soft, gelatin capsules, crushed tablets and poweders in warm water 3 Irrigate the tube with 50-150 ml of water before and [...]
Public schools, churches, public markets and communities will have something in common today: all will conduct anti-dengue activities simultaneously. The Department of Health (DOH) today urged top officials and leaders of the country’s public schools, churches, public markets, and communities to conduct search and destroy activities in their areas of jurisdiction to prevent dengue. This [...]
39th Annual Postgraduate Course of the Department of Obstetrics and gynecology of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, UST
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Santo Tomas will be holding its 39tn Annual Postgraduate Course on 29-30 June and 01 July 2011 at the UST CME Auditorium, San Martin de Porres Building with the theme “Women’s Health…Moving on”. This yearly course is offered to all [...]
Even Health Secretary Enrique Ona is advising incoming college students: Stay out of nursing. In a consultation here on Monday, Ona noted that too many nurses were needing jobs here and abroad, while many nursing schools were closing following a government-mandated review of their quality of instruction. “If I have a daughter today, I would [...]
After turning Manila into the “texting capital of the world,” Pinoys are now making their mark in the Twitter world of short, real-time social media content. Ronnievinn Pagtakhan, a registered nurse and a teacher at Centro Escolar University (CEU) and Mapua Institute of Technology , was named winner of Twitter’s international Shorty Award in the [...]
The Philippine Medical Association (PMA) will hold its 104th Annual Convention on 17-21 May 2011 at Grand Regal Hotel, Davao City with the theme “Manggagamot: Kaagapay ng Sambayahan Tungo sa Tunay na Pagbabao”. Several activities have been programmed in this convention. Among them are Scientific Session in the various fields of Medicine that are necessary [...]
Risk factors for colorectal cancer include age 50 or older, history of polyps, family history of polyp and/or colorectal cancer, a history of ulcerative colitis, and diet high in fat and low in fiber. Recommended routine screening for early detection include fecal occult blood testing and colonoscopy depending on personal and family history. CBC may [...]
Occupational Health Nursing refers to the application of nursing principles and procedures in providing health service to employees in their place of work through Prompt and efficient nursing care of the ill and impaired Participation in teaching health and safety practices on the job Cooperation with plant department administrators Keeping the health clinic and staff [...]
The remains of one of the two missing Ilonggo nurses trapped in a building that collapsed in February 22 earthquake in Christchurch City in New Zealand has been identified. The body of Valquin Bensurto, 23, from Jaro District in Iloilo City, was identified among those recovered from the collapsed Canterbury Television (CTV) Building, Bensurto’s elder [...]
Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals. A total of 29,711 out of 84,287 passed the Dec 2010 Nurse Licensure Examination given by the Board of Nursing. Those who will register are required to bring the following: * Duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal * current Community [...]
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 [...]
The Professional Regulation Commission announces that applicants for the July 2011 Nurses Licensure Examination may now file their applications at the PRC Central Office located at P. Paredes St., Sampaloc, Manila and in all PRC regional offices in the cities of Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and satellite [...]
50th Anniversary Foundation and Y2011 Biennial Convention by the National League of Philippine Government Nurses (NLPGN) Inc.
The National League of Philippine Government Nurses (NLPGN) Inc. will hold its 50th Anniversary Foundation (Golden) and Y2011 Biennial Convention on 27-28 January 2011 at the Cebu Business Center Hotel, Cebu City. The convention is anchored to the theme “Journeying with New Challenges in Providing Safe, Humane and Globally Competitive Nursing Care“. For inquiries, contact [...]
Nursing is one of the largest health care 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, [...]
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 [...]
MANILA, Philippines—The Commission on Higher Education has imposed a moratorium on the opening of new programs in business administration, nursing, teacher education, hotel and restaurant management, and information technology education, effective school year 2011-2012, it was learned Tuesday.
Are you becoming so burned out working as a nurse in a hospital or related institution? The nursing profession can drain an individual emotionally and physically. It is for this reason that careful planning is necessary for a career transition later in life. With proper planning, finding alternative nursing jobs is not as hard as [...]
Nurses play an essential role in the health care system. They are the ones who provide basic patient care. They attend to every patient’s needs. The nursing profession is diverse. Nurses are not only those who wear white with caps on their heads and administer medications to patients by their bedsides. There are actually several [...]
A Licensed Practical Nurse is a professional who assists a registered nurse or a medical doctor in examining and treating patients. Most students opt to study Practical Nursing because they only need to be in school for at least a year, unlike taking a bachelor’s degree which takes four years to complete. In order to [...]