The transition from a novice nurse to a competent nurse is already challenging and even more difficult when the charge nurse position is promptly given. Despite of the complexity of the charge nurse role base on literature the provided attention for formal training was little or none. The aim is to support the novice nurses on their successful transition thru competency and orientation. It was evident that orientation checklist and competency are recommended effective strategy to guide novice nurses on performing the charge nurse roles and responsibilities. KEY WORDS: novice nurse, charge nurse, orientation, competency, Frontline leaders
What do you know about Alzheimer's? Alzheimer's is a progressive disease that attacks the brain and affects all aspects of a person's life, it is fatal and made up mostly of memory loss and confusion symptoms, which increase as time goes by. My research on dementia has helped me broaden my understanding of the short story "Babysitting Helen". It taught me that Helen's symptoms, memory loss and confusion , trouble performing day-to-day tasks, and repeating of actions and words are normal for people with dementia or Alzheimer's.
Dealing with an alcoholic single mother and endless hours of working at Heather Nursing Home to raise money for college, and high-school. janie Hannagan has bigger problems since she was eight years old, she has been pulled into people’s dreams, witnessing their recurring fears, fantasies and secrets. With the help of mrs. Stubbin an old lady from the nursing home , Janie discovers that she is a dream catcher with the ability to help others resolve their haunting dreams. After taking an interest in former bad boy Cabel, she must distinguish between the monster she sees in his nightmares and her romantic feelings for him.
Background/history: Rebecca is an 18 year old woman who lives at home with her parents in Chicopee, MA. Rebecca has a primary disability of Autism with impairments in communication, slow processing, reading, writing, grammar, spelling and math; which impacts her memory, organization, reading comprehension, written expression, math and interpersonal relationships. Rebecca has shoulder and feet trouble and receives physical therapy for her condition. Rebecca is a recent graduate of Chicopee Comprehensive High School and will be attending HCC this fall with a vocational goal of receiving a degree in Culinary Arts.
Clyde Haberman’s article From Private Ordeal to National Fight: The Case of Terri Schiavo emphasizes social responsibility through a woman’s diagnosis of irreversible brain damage. Terri Schiavo suffered many years because the people around her were still emotionally attached to the memories they had of her. “For 15 years, Terri Schiavo was effectively a slave- slave to an atrophied brain that made her a prisoner in her own body…” (1). Terri Schiavo’s quality of life deteriorated as she spent her last years attached to a feeding tube. Schiavo’s parents and husband had total compelling arguments about what was best for Schiavo because both perspectives saw her differently.
He first met Catherine in 1980 when she was 27 years old. She had came to his office to seek help for her anxiety,panic attacks and phobias. Although these symptoms had been with her since childhood , in the near past they had become much more worse. Everyday she would found herself more emotionally paralyzed and less able to function. She was terrified and understandably depressed.
Lisa who is diagnosed as a sociopath, the biggest and most problematic for the staff and the most persuasive influence on the other girls in the hospital. Susanna forms a close relationship with Lisa and the girls. Lisa however, is known to make continuous efforts to escape the institution and she somewhat takes Susanna under her rule.
I had to be strong for her and the family, I had to be their rock. As my mother laid in the hospital recovering, I filled in the empty slot of mother's role. I was a high school student during the day and in the evening I was the chef, the caretaker, and the nurse. On the weekend I worked as a cashier to help our financial woes. I couldn't hold
People don 't realize that they 're twins anymore. " They have both experienced severe memory loss. Their parents have had to try to re-teach them basic skills such as the ABC’s, colors, and numbers. Their mother reported that she got asked heartbreaking questions by the boys: “ 'Are we going to die? Can the doctor fix us?
Mr. Johnny Boggs, 69-year-old Caucasian divorced male, lives with his biological daughter, Ms. Wanda Boggs Ferguson, 20-year-old Caucasian, and her husband Mr. Charles Ferguson, 21-year-old Caucasian along with their two sons, Charles Ferguson Jr. (3 years and 10 months old) and Liam Ferguson (13 months old) at the current residence (381 Greenbriar Rd, Louisa, KY, 41230). The house is in Mr. Boggs name and he is residing in the house for the last 50 years. Randel is the youngest child, 17-year-old Caucasian male, who was placed out of home for illegal drug use, aggression (hitting, punching, pushing, swearing, and cursing) towards his father, non-compliance, defiance, running away from the home with whereabouts unknown, truancy, and unsatisfactory
Dreams That Can Be Accomplished African American history is filled with a plethora of contributions in the music, acting, and sport industries, but some young adults fail to recognize the African American contributions to the science field. For decades, minority women have been the most underrepresented individuals in science, engineering, and medicine. Being one of less than 100 African American women physicists in the United States, Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green has been an inspiration to me to pursue a degree in Chemistry. She once said, “It’s important to know that our brains are capable of more.” It is important for African American women to further their skills and know that they are a valuable part of the workplace and that their contributions to STEM is essential.