Advocate vs Dictator?

“Individuals should be taught to limit the drinking of alcohol to less than one drink per day for women and less than two drinks per day for men.”-Contemporary Medical-Surgical Nursing, 2nd Ed. Daniels. Continue reading “Advocate vs Dictator?”

Reduction of Patient Restraint and Seclusion in Health Care Settings

This week, for my role and scope course, I had to write about one of the ethical position statements done by the American Nurses Association (ANA).

The ethical position statement that caught my eye, according to the ANA, pertains to the reduction of patient restraint and seclusion practices in the health care setting.  As with the ANA Board of Directors, I agree that the use of restraints and seclusion can be an ethical dilemma. In addition, I too believe that such practices can arguably be justifiable, depending on the situation.

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The Doctor’s Scope vs The Nursing Scope: A Helpful Tip on How to Study in Nursing School

How do you study for the exam? How is all this making sense to you? Interestingly, I get this question all the time. There really is no big secret, I tell you. I study just like everyone else. I’m no genius. I put in the time and effort too. Hell, at times, I’ve been that guy who comes to class and falls asleep in the very back too. And sometimes, I hardly listen in class.

MY BIGGEST TIP: STUDY EFFICIENTLY.

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