As a result, nurses are being used to address the shortage, even though the nurses have a different training program as compared to doctors. The use of nurses in the position of doctors has reduced the employment…
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The education needed to qualify as a doctor or a nurse varies across countries, and even in some cases, there are variations within individual countries. A graduate degree in nursing in most countries is recommended to qualify as a nurse. This is the educational qualification that is only required. But in other countries, a degree in nursing is not enough for one to be approved as a nurse. For instance, in Canada and United States, there has been an increase in the educational requirement for one to qualify as a nurse, with a master’s degree becoming now a norm (OECD). But for the case of doctors, some countries require additional work experience for one to qualify or be approved as a doctor. Countries in sub-Sahara Africa have low education qualification for one to become a doctor as compared to other developed countries, whereby a master’s degree and work experience are factors considered before one is approved as a doctor.
Remuneration levels are among critical factors affecting the performance and attractiveness of the various professions in different countries. There are substantial differences across various countries in the level of compensation for doctors and nurses. For instance, the average salary of doctors and nurses is the lowest in eastern European countries such as Turkey and Mexico and highest in Luxembourg. The range in the salaries across most countries is highest for the doctors, where the difference between the highest and lowest paying country is almost six fold. The nurses and doctors in Hungary are paid the lowest salary as compared to other countries. In all the countries, doctors earn the highest salary as compared to nurses (OECD). This may be as a result of the difference in the needed skills and the time required to train1.
In many countries such as Australia, UK, USA and Canada, nurses are allowed to prescribe pharmaceutical
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I thank her for her patience, extreme help, and for providing valuable tips. I also acknowledge her guidance in finding more sources related to my topic through her long experience. Table of Contents Contents Table of Contents 3 Contents 3 Abstract: 4 Chapter 1 5 Introduction: 5 Background Information: 8 Rationale: 9 Aims and Objectives: 10 Aims: 10 Objectives: 10 Chapter 2: 10 Methods: 10 Chapter 3: 11 Findings 11 Causes of Health Professional Shortage in Saudi Arabia 11 Possible Solutions to Reduce the Nursing Shortage in Future 14 Government’s Effort towards Decreasing the Shortage of Healthcare Professionals 16 The Impact of the Health Professional Shortage on Quality of Services with
The specific topic is doctors giving narcotic orders for nurses to carry out to addicts even though the doctors know their patients are addicted to the narcotics. Rules of proper conduct will be discussed, situations presented, and laws cited in relation to this dilemma.
The target had been the police station in the Iraq. The three bombs took place one after another near the police station. The first bomb blast happened at around 9 am on Thursday when people were busy in their routinely activities. The first bomb exploded in the parking lot creating chaos scene and forcing police marshals outside their headquarters, in the northern Iraq city of Kirkuk.
However, a patient may require emergency resuscitation or services that require urgent attendance in order to save life which is the key aspect of patient care. The services may not be available being that the doctor concerned is committed or attending to another procedure in a different place which may be far geographically (Louis E.
However, lack of proper communication between nurses and doctors is common in hospitals. Sometimes nurses fail to converse with doctors about some patients’ information. This results into poor treatment of the patients because doctors depend on the nurses’ reports to make their final decisions regarding the patients’ treatments.
Moreover, the same situation involved the Nazi doctors due to the camps, which were developed by the Nazi regime. The moral dilemma that had commenced at beginning of war and this was not usual for anyone that had been experienced. In this case, the doctors had been charged with a responsibility of deciding people who were to live and die.
In some companies, performance appraisals are scheduled periodically, and that time frame is usually dreaded not only by those being evaluated, but even the evaluators. It can be a very trying time at the workplace. However the process of evaluation proves to be an essential part of growth and development in order to improve oneself and the service provided.
Thankfully new trends and policies in education helped augment the shortages created in the past few years. But is there enough run for a patient's health and wealth with the commercialization and the state of the nursing education Sure, there is a global need for nurses - but ought we to sacrifice quality for quantity