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    Nurses are champions. That is how Fraser (2014) describes the role of nurses in the lives of their patients. Nurses provide more than just frontline care and treatment, they are patient advocates that teach prevention, promote health, conduct research, and enhance the overall quality of their patients’ lives. In the changing atmosphere of health care, Fraser believes it will be nurses who play a major role in shaping future policy. Implications for the current worldwide shortage of nurses are

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    Nurse As An Ideal Nurse

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    professional relationship between nurses and patients which must encompass trustworthiness, empathy and cooperation among them. According to (Severinsson, 2003), the goal of ideal nurse can be achieved by the nurses by developing professional relationship with the care receivers. In achieving this model the nurses had to fulfill the health related demands of patients related to biological and psychosocial aspects of health. Patients have high expectation from the nurses, it has been considered as a tool

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    Nurses As A Nurse Healer

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    In Universities, nurses are taught to provide safe, quality nursing care to their patients. While providing safe care, nurses are also taught to be an advocate for their patients. To be an advocate for patients, nurses must take on the role of being a Nurse Healer. Nurse Healer is defined as a nurse who assist the patients to stay in a state of homeostasis (human body in a state of physical and psychological balance). Dossey and others have observed that “nurses as healers” use their own energies

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    Nurse Turnover and Nurse Retention Stephanie Williams NURS- 411.01 Issues and Leadership in Nursing Delaware State University The nursing shortage in healthcare has been a highlighted issue for many years. With the ever-growing health care system, hospitals and healthcare facilities often find themselves searching for ways to acquire new nurses and retain their very own. Throughout the years, the number one solution to this problem remains the same: decreasing nurse turnover, and increasing

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    Nurse Practitioner When somebody needs to go to the doctor now a days, they might not necessarily see one, it most likely would be a nurse practitioner. They do the same job as a physician more or less but are a little different in other words, they are less expensive & they are more hands on, so to speak, being more one on one with the patient & their needs or wants in dealing with illnesses, broken bones, diseases, common cold, or loss of loved ones. They go further than a normal physician would

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    Nurse

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    Jean Watson’s Theory of Human Caring Caring Moment - “The moment (focal point in space and time) when the nurse and another person come together in such a way that an occasion for human caring is created” In Jean Watson's theory of caring she has tried to make “explicit nursing's values, knowledge, and practices of human caring that are geared toward subjective inner healing processes and the life world of the experiencing person, requiring unique caring-healing arts and a framework called

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    type of degree a nurse holds is usually not something others pay attention to. The main focus is teamwork and providing the safest, timeliest, and best quality care for the patients. It is becoming increasingly clear that maintaining and improving the health of the population requires team-based care (Landman, Aannestad, Smoldt, & Cortese 2014). While nurses provide care for patients, it is difficult to differentiate between an associate degree nurse and a baccalaureate degree nurse. I have always

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    I can bear witness to all the different circumstances that qualify one to one nurse patient ratio. At times, due to staffing and patient acuity the nurse patient ratio cannot be helped. Nurse to patient ratio is a problem in the workplace especially in the critical care setting that requires managers and leaders to intervene. To eliminate this problem as stated by McKenna et al. (2011) nurse managers are working together with other staff members in forming a committee called the Nursing Productivity

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    Nurse Mentor Interview Throughout this clinical semester, I have worked with several different registered nurses (RNs) and have been able to develop mentoring relationships with many of the staff on the unit. During our time together, I interviewed several of my nurse mentors and elicited information regarding their nursing experiences and the culture of the environment in which they work. The following conversations provide a summarization of my nurse mentors’ responses to the selected interview

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    Nurses have gone through a significant evolution over time. Nurses work in many setting such as hospitals and homes. Some nurses are even stationed in foreign countries around the globe. In the past, they took care of revolutionary soldiers. “Where the brave soldiers went, the nurses followed,” (A history of care). In world war one and two they were put at risk for disease, and capture (A history of care). Over time nurses have had had to enter many disastrous scenes to aid in care. For example

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