Virginia Henderson Born in Kansas City, MO One of 8 children Middle child 5th child Grew up in VA-delightful Surrounded by friends and family, Virginia Henderson died peacefully on March 19, 1996, in a hospice in Branford, Connecticut. She was 98. Throughout the 1980s, she had remained active as a research associate emeritus at Yale University School of Nursing, serving as an ambassador for nursing throughout the world Father, attorney, devoted time for cases of Indians where justice wasn’t done right by them. They were all cases against the government. Lived in Grandfather’s school until they could be established in Washington, DC Mother (remarkable woman) rarely scolded.
Application of Communication Theory to Nursing Introduction This is assignment on the application of communication theory to nursing with be based on a reflective account of a patient who I helped care for on a number of occasions during my community nursing placement. For confidentiality I will call the patient by a different name, in this case he will be called John White he lives at home with his wife is in his late fifties and is diagnosed with end stage multiple sclerosis (MS). He has a daughter who works in Bristol studying MS and she comes back to stay at the house every weekend. Multiple sclerosis is a ‘chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibres’. http://uk.ask.com/reference/dictionary/wordnetuk/110881/multiple%20sclerosis John entered into the end stages of MS near the end of 2007 and the turning point for this was when he was no longer able to swallow.
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature 5 Dec 2011 Flannery O’Conner: The Displaced Person Flannery O’Conner was born on the 25th of March, 1925 in Savannah, Georgia where she spent much of her childhood. When her father was diagnosed with lupus she moved with her family to the rural town of Milledgeville where she lived along with other members of her mother’s family. In 1945 she was awarded a journalism scholarship to attend Iowa State University. (Flannery) It was there that she would decide to pursue a career in fiction rather than fact. After graduating with a Masters in Fine Arts O’Connor spent the next several years living and writing in New York State until she was diagnosed with Lupus, the disease that had killed her father.
Our presentation is on Katharine Kolcaba’s Comfort Theory. Here is a quote from her book that captures the essents of her theory “Cure sometimes, treat often and comfort always. Katharine Kolcaba was born Katharine Arnold Dec. 8th, 1944 in Cleveland Ohio She is married and has 2 daughters and 8 grandchildren In 1965 she received her Diploma in Nursing from St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing in Cleveland. In the mid 1980’s Kolcaba wanted to further her nursing career, so she returned to school. In 1987 she earned her RN and Masters of Nursing from Case Western Reserve University.
This event pulled her deeper into depression and it was very evident in her writing and in everything… In 1960, Sylvia Plath's first collection of poems, The Colossus was published. Shortly thereafter, she and Ted Hughes moved "to an English country village in Devon" ("Sylvia Plath (1932-1963)"). In 1960, their first child, a daughter named Frieda, named after Sylvia's beloved paternal aunt, was born, and in 1962, their son Nicholas was born. Sylvia also suffered several miscarriages before and between the births of her children (Neurotic Poets 5-6), and "less than two years after the birth of their first child their marriage broke apart ("Sylvia Plath, 1932-1963" 1) One can only speculate about the volume and the quality of future work that Sylvia Plath, already a seasoned and much
Toni Morrison and the Bluest Eye Toni Morrison was born Chloe Anthony Wofford in February 18, 1931. Her parents were, Ramah Willis Wofford, mother and her father was George Wofford (Johnson Lewis 2010). She had family who were immigrants and sharecroppers from both of her parents’ side. They lived in Lorain, Ohio were she was the only African America student in her first grade classroom (Bois 1996). Both of her parents were hardworking, while growing up, Morrison also learned folktales and stories that taught her about her heritage (Bois 1996).
Still Alice The book “Still Alice,” by Lisa Genova is about a woman in her early fifties who is diagnosed with Early-Onset Alzheimer’s. This story chronicles the trials and tribulations that the main character Alice and her family go through, and how they all adapt to and deal with this new and scary diagnosis. Lisa Genova does an amazing job in capturing the emotions of the characters in her story, and the hearts of her audience as well. The opening scene in this book takes place in the home of the main character Alice and her husband John. Alice is upstairs in her bedroom getting ready for her day as a professor on Harvard University’s campus.
Developing a Core Staffing Model Dutchess Scott Kaplan University CM220 College Composition 2 Developing a Core Staff It’s 4:45pm on Wednesday afternoon and Mary receives a call from her daycare provider that her little girl is nauseous and running a fever. Mary calls her doctor’s office and schedules an appointment for her daughter to get in right away. A year ago, Mary would have had to choose between urgent care or an emergency room visit to provide care for her daughter. As delivery of healthcare is changing, medical clinics need to be staffed with a developed core staffing model. The core staffing group will be able to handle the daily fluctuations in volume while maintaining continuity of care and keeping stress levels low.
Introduction This essay is focusing on a 66-year-old elderly woman, Mdm Y. Mdm Y is a mother of six children, and she had two marriage. She lives in a four-room HDB flat with her eldest daughter, son-in-law, grand daughter and her down-syndrome son. In this essay, the author will be discussing about Mdm Y’s physical and cognitive changes and psychosocial development, the factors affecting her physical, psychosocial, emotional well-being and factors causing her to have any developmental delay. Also, to explore the community resources available to help her promote and maintain her health and to mitigate the impact of her problems on her and her family. Physical Development Mdm Y belongs to the young-old category which is 65-74 years old.
Her daughter is taking care of her, and Daisy asks her to read aloud from the diary of Benjamin Button. The diary tells how Benjamin was born with the appearance and the maladies of an old man. Her mother dies after his birth and he is abandoned in front of a house. A group of women that live in that house take care of him and they realise that he starts getting younger as he grows up. There, he meets Daisy (who was six year old by then).