HAAD: What about it?
Those nurses planning to work abroad will always encounter some requirements that they need to fulfill. It may include specific years of hospital experience, educational backgrounds and a series of exams and certificates. Take for example countries like Abu Dhabi and United Emirates, those who wish to work there as nurses must have a HAAD certificate since the emirate of Abu Dhabi requires all medical professionals who wish to work in their area of jurisdiction to be registered at Health Authority Abu Dhabi (HAAD).
HAAD, which aims to provide a solid foundation for licensing health professionals in Abu Dhabi by the use of assessment tools that measure core and specialist competencies required for each professional group, gauges the theoretical capability of aspiring healthcare professionals including doctors, pharmacist and nurses.
The HAAD exam, in many ways, is similar to the NLEX-RN and must not a test to be taken for granted. Like any other, it must be treated seriously and the exam taker must come prepared, or else, he/she will fail. When one passes this exam, he/she will be given the license to practice their profession and can legally be deployed in any private health care facilities in Abu Dhabi.
Suctioning Techniques Overview
Suctioning is a procedure done in order to assist in the removal of bronchial secretions that cannot be expectorated by the patient spontaneously. It is a shared procedure between the Respiratory Care and the Nursing service and may be done on a PRN basis.
Usually it is indicated if there are secretions visibly present in tube orifice, there are coarse tubular breath sounds on auscultation in a patient who is unable to cough or without artificial airway in place, and for patients with an artificial airway.
Road to the Future: Nursing Informatics
Change isn’t always bad. Sometimes, it may bring about advantages that may be of help in improving life situations, take for example technology and how efficiently it helps nursing in providing efficient and effective quality care. Opening up for change may actually be a good thing and could bring about wonders you never thought possible. However, though how much help technology is in our activities of daily living, we must learn not to depend on it. We must still know how to act and make decisions, which are the exact things that set us apart from computers and devices.
Usually, a nurse informaticist’s salary ranges from $48,700 to $96,500 yearly.
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