Comparison Both baccalaureate degree and associate degree in nursing play an important role in patient care but in two different ways. The associate nurses are practically very involved with patient bed side care. The associate nurses administer medications, do the treatment and very involved with discharge teaching. The baccalaureate degree nurses will go deeper in patient education and care plans. Baccalaureate degree nurse (BSN): a nurse with a four year academic degree offered from senior colleges and universities that include general education requirements along with courses that provide a broad liberal arts background in addition to clinical nursing courses (Gooding, 2005).
RN can also choose to attain a certification program in any specialty areas like critical care, emergency department, etc. All these nursing education programs require strong dedication, and commitment for healthcare field. LPN: Becoming an LPN requires completing a one-year certification program. This nursing program covers basic nursing skills essential for patient care. It is offered by community or technical college.
The first career we will be looking at is Midwifery. If you have no previous experience working in healthcare, you will have to do a three or four year degree course that leads to registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). The training covers biological sciences, applied sociology, psychology and professional practice. Study hours tend to be split equally between theory at a university and hands-on clinical practice. During the practical part of the course you will have direct contact with women and their families in hospitals, community clinics and in their homes.
Francesca Pasciak Professor Harris English 1 20/Feb/2011 Nursing There are many careers to choose from when finishing high school and becoming a college student. “Registered nurses (RNs) constitute the largest healthcare occupation, with 2.6 million jobs” (Bureau of Labor Statistics). That begins by starting to create resume and unique cover letter. When trying to pursue nursing the first thing to know is what information to include in a resume, what kind of language/tone to use in the resume, and what information is used to provide on a cover letter for the specific field of nursing. Knowing what information to include is the key to accomplish what is needed for a resume.
This paper will describe the research conducted on Bloom’s Taxonomy of Education and its use in Nursing Education, describe the application of the research conducted on Nursing Education as well as discussing the three domains outlined in Bloom’s Taxonomy of Education and how it applies to the management of patients with chronic diseases. There has been extensive research conducted on Bloom’s Taxonomy of Education and its use in Nursing Education. Most students at the high school level are taught information and memorize the information for testing purposes (Concialdi, 2013). These students have to recall certain facts or pieces of information and not having to apply the information to reach a certain outcome or goal. In nursing, Bloom’s Taxonomy allows students to use knowledge taught to critically think.
In addition, health assessment, nursing types, patient care, and child and infant care are common nursing program courses. These courses will create a need for a lot of time dedicated to studying and completing assignments. Along with the course requirements, students will be required to spend time completing clinicals. Clinicals are designated times students spend working in hospitals, NICU’s (Neonatal Intensive Care Units), and well-newborn nurseries. Students are supervised and evaluated by licensed nurses while completing clinicals.
Master's Prepared Nurse Interview The purpose of this paper is to interview a master’s prepared nurse and get more knowledge of the role they play in their career. I chose this person because I work with her in the critical care setting where she is our clinical resource to go to when questions may arise. She portrays to have lots of knowledge and experience in the nursing profession to share with others. By working with this individual, I have learned that she is an exceptionally energetic and compassionate person, portrays excellent critical care thinking skills, and has a passion for being a nurse in general. After high school, she started her college career at Eastern Kentucky University where her major at this time was undecided.
f you want to work in an environment that's interesting, rewarding and challenging, a career in nursing has plenty to offer. Nurses form the largest group of staff in the NHS and are a crucial part of the healthcare team. Nurses work in every sort of health setting from accident and emergency to patients' homes, with people of all ages and backgrounds. So, if you're caring, compassionate and have a commitment to helping people, you'll find a role that suits you. You'll also need to be be able to communicate difficult health issues effectively and courageously.
Education is continuous in nursing. It is a process that evolves with experience and gaining various degrees. The skills needed to achieve my educational goals include using effective communication, team work and numerous certifications. Being a nurse was always what I would consider, a calling since I was in grade school. I was the only kid in my group of friends watching surgery shows and fascinated
Philosophy of Nursing In the lecture on professional role development and practice issues for nursing held on Tuesday January 22, 2013, the topic was about developing personal philosophy of nursing. This took my memories back to my teenage years when I was in high school. I was taking my entrance exams for university, and was thinking about what to major in or what I will become after my education. I never thought that today, I would be a nurse. My name is Vera Uzoma, a registered nurse.