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ample, the following ones: freedom of taking initiatives, ability to take care of himself and of other people, ability to intervene in cases that a problem arises. All the above characteristics need to exist in nurses, a fact that verifies the relationship between nursing and philosophy.
The environment is necessarily related to nursing. The term environment, as a concept related to the philosophy but also to nursing, can have a series of meanings, depending on the subject to which environment is related (Cody & Cody 2011). For example, for patients, environment can refer to their social environment, including family and friends, but also to their physical environment, as, for example, the health care setting where they have been admitted for a specific treatment (Cody & Cody 2011, p.149). However, environment can have another aspect: it can be used for describing the world in general. For example, in the context of utilitarianism, environment can have such meaning, indicating the obligation of a person to help people around him (Cody & Cody 2011, p.149). In nursing, the use of the term environment can be quite critical, especially if the specific term is given an explanation aligning with the principles of utilitarianism, as described above.
Different approaches have been used for explaining health. Most commonly, the term health is used for describing the physical or mental status of a person (Cody & Cody 2011). However, the above term can be also used in order to reflect the differentiation of a person from his environment (Cody & Cody 2011). For example, when a person responds to a particular event in a different way than most people would respond, then it can be assumed that the particular person has a health problem, a mental problem that prevents him from reacting as expected. The term health has another aspect: it can be used for describing the potential of a person to face a health problem. More specifically, for certain people health is of critical
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It simply describes or defines the active challenges faced by a researcher or a practitioner by outlining the problem that will be addressed in the study. A problem statement should fully describe a problem so that other people can know that there is indeed a problem and how it has been addressed by the researcher.
According to the paper in order to understand the need for the nursing it is important to understand their role. The word ‘nurse’ is derived from the Latin word and it means to nourish or cherish. The foundation for this profession is based on the Nightingale’s views that formulated a definite direction to the nursing theory and stressed upon the need for education and training.
Nursing is an honorable career that ought not to be treated as job meant to make someone rich, but rather as a calling to serve humanity. The American Nurses Association defines nursing as the protection, promotion, and prevention of illnesses and injuries in a bid to alleviate suffering through diagnosis and treatment (Kikuchi and Simmons, 1994).
The evidence of this problem also appears in other countries. In turn, nursing shortage produces health care problems. Significantly, patients receive inadequate health care services. For instance, Dana Weinberg, author of
are certain culturally relative elements of the pledge, such as the specific reference to God, which may seem culturally insensitive to some nurses, who may be atheists, or practice a religion that worships Buddha, Krishna, Allah, etc., rather than this singular cultural
Registered nurses have a wide array of basic duties that they perform. The most basic duties include educating and treating patients, providing advice to the general public, and educating the public concerning a variety of medical conditions. This paper will discuss the results obtained from an interview with a registered nurse.
Collaborative teamwork in the emergency area is essential in cultivating critical thinking and sharp decision making especially in caring for emergency patients.
In this department, some nurses lack confidence in their abilities