Nursing education in Canada is a combination of practical clinical experience coupled with in-class teaching covering every aspect, such as nursing theories, research & development, clinical skills and much more. Canadian nursing programs aim at developing overall competency and ability of nurses so that they can befit dynamic roles in healthcare industry.
In RN Critical Care specialty, a nurse is required to take care of acute and critically sick patients, coping with life threatening diseases. Their job involves constant monitoring and assessment of medications and taking care of changing patient conditions, also responsible for monitoring life support equipment.
Healthcare domain experienced revolution many times through advance technological and pharma co-therapeutic inventions. But for first time the healthcare experienced a revolution in patient care, only when the nurses started to take an active role in patient treatment and management.
Like any other career, nurse professionals are also expected to assume leadership roles within the health care system. Every moment in the nursing profession gives an opportunity for the nurses to demonstrate their Nursing Leadership skills. A job title alone cannot make a person a leader.
Ms. Rita is a 15 year old female. She is a known case of poor control of sugar level since one month without regular medication. When patient was admitted to hospital her random blood sugar =300mg/dl. She had no history of vomiting, breathlessness, altered sensorium or bowel trouble. She had a history of weight loss. On her initial examination she was calm, conscious and cooperative and well oriented to time, place and person. Her BP was 140/90mmhg, pulse-80 per minute, abdomen soft non- tender and no organomegaly. She had a history of polyuria and weight loss and increased thirst. Chest vesicular breathing, no added sound. CVSSI, S2 heard normally
The answer to the above question is both “Yes” and “No”. The reasons for the ambiguous answer are many, and some of these will be discussed in this blog. If someone asks me what my profession is, I casually tell them that I am a “nurse”. Many times people wonder how males can become nurses. The majority of the population in India (except in Kerala) view nursing as a feminine profession. They have their own seemingly solid reasons for doing so. We all know that nursing is a noble profession, and that it needs an attitude of caring, a passion to serve, and hard work. Our society adheres to a stereotype that ascribes all these qualities to women only, perceiving men as generally not possessing these qualities. However, as with all stereotypes, the facts on the ground cannot be categorized so clearly into black and white: both genders display attitudes of caring and of a passion to serve, albeit at different levels of frequency.
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