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What is Occupational Health Nursing?

November 1, 2010 Category :All About Nursing 0

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 […]

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15th Annual Convention of the Philippine Society for Quality in Health Care (PSQua)

October 21, 2010 Category :Announcements 0

The Philippine Society for Quality in Health Care (PSQua) will hold its 15th Annual Convention on Nov 18-19 2010 at the Bayanihan Hall, United Laboratories, Inc. with the theme “Sustaining a Culture of Excellence in Hospitals“.  A pre-convention activity on Nov 16-17 precedes the convention proper with simultaneous topics on quality and patient safety


Electrocardiogram (ECG NURSING)

September 13, 2010 Category :Announcements 2

Guest Speaker: Mr. Ronnel E. De La Cruz, MD, RN – ECG Nursing Lecturer of Dr. Carlos S. Lanting College (College of Nursing)

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August 8, 2010 Category :Placement Agencies 2

MRG Health Care Services provide 24 hours coverage for nurses, midwives, caregivers and nursing aides. Private duty nurses will cater to the needs of clients in different areas of specialties such as ICU, medical-surgical, pediatric, elderly care etc. Midwives, Caregivers and Nursing Aides will provide non-intensive assistive care to different clients. We provide Quality care and service within your budget […]

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Pinoy Nurses Seeking US Jobs Fell By 1/3 in First Half

July 19, 2010 Category :Nursing News 0

The number of Pinoy nurses seeking to practice their profession in America fell by one-third in the first semester compared to a year ago, the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) said in a news release over the weekend. TUCP secretary-general and former Senator Ernesto Herrera said only 5,553 Filipino nurses took the NCLEX […]

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July 7, 2010 Category :Announcements| Training Centers 3

TOPIC 1: Basic Pharmacology of Medication with Narrow Margin of Safety. Contents: – Review of Basic Nursing Pharmacology – Definition of Narrow Margin of Safety – Pharmacology of Medications with Narrow Margin of Safety TOPIC 2: Nursing Responsibilities including calculations and dosages. Contents: – Calculations of drugs and dosages – Nursing Responsibilities in administration of […]

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July 5, 2010 Category :Announcements 0

PHILIPPINE NURSES ASSOCIATION, INC. Committee on Continuing Education INITIAL CPE OFFERINGS FOR 2010 July – December 2010 July 8-9 BASIC EMERGENCY OBSTETRIC AND NEWBORN CARE (BEmONC) 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration Fee: 1,650.00 php members / 1,850.00 php nonmembers July 9 DRUG PRINCIPLES AND COMPUTATIONS 8:00 am – 12:00 nn Registration Fee: 400.00 php […]

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June 2, 2010 Category :Announcements 0

Calling all Nurses & Nurses with IV Theraphy License WHEN: JULY 2, 2010 (FRIDAY) TIME: 1PM TO 6PM WHERE: HBD INSTITUTE, Philippine College of Surgeon Bldg. Ground floor #992 North EDSA Qeuzon City.(in-front of SM north annex bldg.) TOPIC 1: Basic Pharmacology of Medication with Narrow Margin of Safety. Contents: – Review of Basic Nursing […]

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What are the Stages of Infections?

May 31, 2010 Category :Nursing Reviewer 1

Incubation Stage The incubation period is the time between entry of infectious agent in the host and the onset of symptoms. During this time, the infectious agent invades the tissue and multiplies to produce an infection. The client is typically infectious to others during the latter part of this stage. For example, the incubation period […]

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May 10, 2010 Category :Announcements 0

Critical Care Nurses Association of the Philippines Inc. (CCNAPI) hosts the 7th CONGRESS OF THE WORLD FEDERATION OF CRITICAL CARE NURSES on October 5-6, 2010 at the Diamond Hotel, Roxas Boulevard, Manila, Philippines.

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What is Sequelae?

May 10, 2010 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

Motor disturbances: Parkinsonian syndrome or paralysis agitans Face is expressionless and mask-like Constant, uncontrollable, rhythmic tremor or voluntary muscles Speech is monotonous and jerky Difficulty in initiating, controlling or arresting volutary movements Propulsive gait, with forwrd or backward motion increasing almost to run “Pill-rolling” tremor of the hands.

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What is German Measles?

April 27, 2010 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

Important Information An acute contagious disease Essentially a mild childhood disease, the danger actually being congenital defects in the newborn if apregnant woman suffers from it or is exposed to someone with the disease: * microcephaly * congenital heart defect; cataract; deafness and mutism AKA: Rubella; 3-day measles


Nursing Care of Head Injury

April 20, 2010 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

Emergency Care First consideration is to ensure a clear airway Keep spine straight; patient is carefully turned to a lateral or semiprone position Flexion or hypertension should be avoided in case there is a cervical fracture Keep patient covered, quiet and undistrubed

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What is Pediculosis Capitis?

April 16, 2010 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

Important Information: Propagates in hairy regions of the body Nits (louse eggs or “lisa”) cling tenaciously to the shaft to the hair More commonly a disease of females and of children than adults AKA: Head Lice


‘Agency Nurses Depriving Regular Workers of Income’

April 9, 2010 Category :Nursing News 0

The Cebu provincial government’s policy to outsource nurses for district hospitals resulted in low salaries, lower morale for regular nurses and dismal services to their patients. Vice Gov. Gregorio Sanchez explained that the Powerline agency which contracts the nurses and doctors to the district hospitals are eating up almost half of the salaries intended for […]

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What is Ancylostomiasis

March 30, 2010 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

Ancylostomiasis is the condition of infection by Ancylostoma hookworms AKA: hookworm disease Causative Agent: Necator americanus; Ancylostoma duodenale and A. ceylanicum Bloodletting activity of the nematode leads to iron dificiency and hypochromic, microcytic anemia, the major cause of disability


What is Myasthenia Gravis?

March 26, 2010 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

Myasthenia Gravis is a chronic disease in which there is molecular weakness due to failure of the transmission of the nerve impulses at the myoneural junction. Etiology: unknown. It is suggested there may be deficiency of effective acetylcholine or a defect in the motor endplate, which reduces its ability to respond.


Nursing Shortage in Italy

March 24, 2010 Category :Nursing News 5

According to former Philippine Ambassador to Italy Philippe Lhuillier, Italy suffers from a shortage of nurses and may soon start getting foreign nurses, including Filipinos. They really need nurses. There are hospitals, at least five of them near our embassy, that have closed shop because of the shortage in nurses. Italians love Filipinos because they […]

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Caregiver Course Offered

March 23, 2010 Category :Caregiver Schools 4

Zani Viv Caregiver School (formerly UHA Caregiver Training) offers the following services Live-in Caregiver Program Distance Learning Program Caretaker Program for Hongkong, Taiwan, Singapore Household Services Program Housekeeping Program


Important Information About Measles

March 14, 2010 Category :Nursing Reviewer 2

Measles is an extremely contagious exanthematous disease of acute onset Essentially a disease of childhood Signs & symptoms are referable to the upper respiratory passages Is endemic and may occur at any time of the year Breastfed babies of mother who have measles prossess a relative immunity for the first 3 months of life The […]

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