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by Sister Nadi
Mon Jan 14, 2013 6:46 pm
Forum: Public Health Education
Topic: Eye Care Tips for computer users and professionals
Replies: 4
Views: 4861

Eye Care Tips for computer users and professionals

Computers have become indispensable in work place. Professionals spend more time working at computer workstations. The combination of fixed and constrained body postures, work overload and unsuitable workstations can lead to health problems like aches and pains in the shoulders, forearm, wrist, hand...
by Sister Nadi
Wed Jan 09, 2013 2:51 pm
Forum: Nursing Inspirations, Jokes, and Quotes
Topic: Nurses Deserve Appreciation
Replies: 5
Views: 8895

Re: Nurses Deserve Appreciation

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by Sister Nadi
Fri Dec 28, 2012 2:31 pm
Forum: Nurse to Nurse Discussion
Topic: 8 Things You Should Never Say to a Patient
Replies: 4
Views: 4717

Re: 8 Things You Should Never Say to a Patient

6. “Would you look at that?!” Any exclamation of shock or awe is a major no-no in nursing. You may run into a patient with an injury or symptom you’ve never even heard about, but refrain from actually telling them that. Patients are putting their lives in your hands and they want to know (or at lea...
by Sister Nadi
Fri Dec 28, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: Nurse to Nurse Discussion
Topic: 8 Things You Should Never Say to a Patient
Replies: 4
Views: 4717

Re: 8 Things You Should Never Say to a Patient

3. “Whoops!” You always want to keep in mind how psychologically and physically vulnerable patients feel when they visit you for healthcare services. It’s a sterile environment, they’ve been anxious about their symptoms, and they may not understand everything that’s going on both medically and admi...
by Sister Nadi
Fri Dec 28, 2012 2:26 pm
Forum: Nurse to Nurse Discussion
Topic: 8 Things You Should Never Say to a Patient
Replies: 4
Views: 4717

8 Things You Should Never Say to a Patient

You don’t get to choose your patients. So your relationship with them can range anywhere from “match made in heaven” to “your worst nightmare.” Any appointment can be a potentially difficult situation, mainly because when patients come to see you, they’re probably already anxious. They may be concer...
by Sister Nadi
Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: Clinical Nursing Blog
Topic: Nurse Fatigue: How to Decide When to Work Overtime
Replies: 0
Views: 2885

Nurse Fatigue: How to Decide When to Work Overtime

Fatigue Is a Costly Condition Nursing can be a physically and emotionally draining profession. Nurses work long hours with all types of patients. And as much as we think we are invincible, the fact is, we need rest to give our patients the highest quality care possible. There is a strong link betwe...
by Sister Nadi
Mon Dec 17, 2012 8:27 am
Forum: Clinical Nursing Blog
Topic: Hazards Nurses Faced In The Hospital
Replies: 2
Views: 4480

Re: Hazards Nurses Faced In The Hospital

Workplace safety is a topic of major concern and discussion for individuals in a variety of occupations and workplace settings. in nursing, there has been an emphasis on providing safe nursing care to enhance patient safety. However, intertwined in the promotion of safe patient care is the critical ...
by Sister Nadi
Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:28 am
Forum: Nurse to Nurse Discussion
Topic: 5 Misconception About Nursing
Replies: 5
Views: 5929

Re: 5 Misconception About Nursing

When it comes to nurses, some still have visions of sexy women walking through hospital hallways in tight-white dresses and little white caps. No surprises there! That's just one of the many media stereotypes people have developed about the nursing profession over the years. While there are, of cour...
by Sister Nadi
Sun Sep 09, 2012 8:49 am
Forum: MCPDP for Nurses & Midwives
Topic: How to register for Lagos MCPDP LASUTH/LUTH/other states
Replies: 19
Views: 29314

Re: How to register for Lagos MCPDP LASUTH/LUTH/other states

Re-orientation of the entire health sector workforce is very necessary Training and retraining of the health personnels, especially the nurses on the appropriate skills Synergy with other health sectors to encourage networking. “The Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme (MCPDP) of ...
by Sister Nadi
Wed Aug 29, 2012 1:38 pm
Forum: Nurse to Nurse Discussion
Topic: Is Success in Nursing depending on piles of diploma’s/degree
Replies: 7
Views: 6257

Re: Is Success in Nursing depending on piles of diploma’s/de

Before a house is being built, there must be a foundation. School of nursing is just like a foundation in nursing. Eradication of it wouldn’t do us any good. You can’t compare the training we get in universities to that of school of nursing. Just as the saying would always go, School of nursing stud...