When I got to North Valley Nursing home I went and met all of the therapists. After that I went to the activities room and painted eggs with the patients and they were all really happy. After that I helped clean up paint. One of the activity coordinators asked me to read a book to one of the patients because she loves to read. After that I went room by room and talked to the patients to see how their day has been so far. After I went to the patients one of the therapists, his name was Hector, came to get me because he bought lunch for everybody.
Internship Being an intern in the nursing department at York College has been one of the most enjoyable and interesting activities I have done. I had the opportunity to see how professors try to help students and I got to see the hard work and responsibility that it is to be a nursing student. My duties as intern were to answer students question about the nursing program, setting up laboratory equipment, and interacting and helping professors Shadowing physician Shadowing Dr. George showed how that the work of a doctor is never done, but the satisfaction of helping others overpassed any work.
My fourth day at Agape hospice I was the administrative of the day. When I was asked to be the administrative of the day I was nervous again. I was nervous because I was in charge of the office in the front. By being in charge of the front,I had the opportunity to work at the front desk by answer phone calls, and help assist the staffs. I was afraid of things going wrong and thing did went wrong.
Hi Matt, this is Logan Sanders. After completing the preliminary Residential Assistant training I was not placed in a position. However, I was told by Shannon Jolley that "you are the very first person on our alternates’ list and will likely be awarded a position, even in the next few weeks". I received this email in early March, and understand that it I was not guaranteed a position. Regardless, I wanted to make contact to say that I am still interested in taking a position if one becomes available.
The elderlies are people who have enough problems and things to worry about in their life’s and would not like to have more, putting up with us volunteers. The Valley Grande Manor is at 1212 South Bridge Avenue Weslaco, TX it is a place for elderly who have no family or anybody else to take care of them. I started to volunteer there for my class English 1302, as a project for my future, to gather data on how these nurses take care of them. When I first applied to volunteer they were so many elderly it remind me of many horror movies because it was wheelchairs, needles, and a big empty old cafeteria that was clean, but not remodeled. It was not comfortable until I talked to this man sitting alone before entering the main building of the nursing
My grandfather was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in early 2005. Visiting him every few years, I could see his recognition abilities deteriorating as the disease progressed. Eventually, he reached the point where he nearly forgot everyone except the one person he had spent the most time with; his wife. At the time of his death in 2013, he was in the advanced stage of Alzheimer’s. My experience with my grandfather and realizing that although many people have to go through this, there is not much awareness of these diseases, inspired me to choose dementia as my topic of interest.
Older Adult Interview Betty was born August 30, 1930 in southern Missouri. Her parents, Maggie and Casey, were your everyday farmers in Christian County. She had an older sister, Wanita, and an older brother, Wayne, as well as a few younger siblings. Growing up, she was blessed to be in a Christian home, where your faith was everything.
I am writing this letter to explain the circumstances of my withdrawal from Galen College of Nursing in 2013, and to ask for readmission so I can complete the LPN to ADN Bridge program at Galen. My struggles began when I was laid off from my job in 2013. At first being laid off was not all bad because it allowed for plenty of time to study, however it became a financial hard shift especially when my grandmother 's Alzheimer starting progressing at a rapid rate, and I had to pay someone to stay with her while I was away. So I went back to work at the start of the Advanced Concept of Medical/Surgical course.
Through serving others, I have come to realize that every person, regardless of one’s cultural background, has something to offer to the community. As an immigrant, I was quite hesitant about accepting new challenges. The fear of others’ judgment regarding my performance hindered my progress. However, through serving others in various capacities, I was able to interact and help people in my community, who themselves helped me overcome my fears. Whether helping patients at St. John Providence or assisting refugees at the American Red Cross, I was amazed as to how much my presence made a difference, especially for those who needed me to interpret for them.
My first activity was sitting in the bed board meeting. This takes place every morning with the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), departments nurse managers, departments charge nurses, house supervisor, wound care nurse, Infectious Disease (ID) and social services. The purpose for this meetings is to address important information to plan the day. Some of the information that was mention was: How many patients are admitted at this time, open beds, pending discharges, foley telemetry, central lines, sitters, and inmates.
Sometimes, we would have people come to our home for treatments as well. Our home had become a place of healing for the broken, both literally and metaphorically. Our home had being set apart from many others. I learnt the importance of love, care, and support. My first opportunity personally interacting with patients was after I became a certified nursing assistant (CNA); I took a job at a Skilled Nursing Home called York land Park.
Foster Care The day I got taken away was a day I remember like no other. It feels like it just happened yesterday. The police came to my friend’s house, where I was staying for the weekend and came to pick me up. I went home to get some clothes
My passion for healthcare lies with patient care. I enjoy taking care of patients and their family. I have chosen to become a family nurse practitioner because I can combine nursing and medicine to provide a higher level of care to my patients. As a nurse practitioner will be able to make an impact on my patient’s health through, health promotion, disease prevention, managing acute and chronic conditions and improving patient’s health (Wynne,
My Sense of Purpose at Work Dela Gana, Karol Raneses June 24, 2015 Summary— my nursing career allows me to obtain essential qualities to what I believe is needed to be a successful nurse. I established important goals to remain on this path for success. It made me the person I am today. It is hard to just pick one memorable moment because it is the big and small daily happenings that make nursing such a rewarding profession. It is priceless profession.
Career Goal: Nursing According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the healthcare industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the country today. That being said, getting a career in the medical field is a very wise decision. The reasons I want to be a hospital administrator are because I want to help people, the knowledge I will have once I am starting my career, and the numerous benefits.
The thing I did best today, was, communicating with my patient, and doing his physical assessment. My clinical rotation this quarter for Galen College of Nursing ,is at the VA medical center, in Louisville Ky. The VA medical center is a govt hospital for the veterans.