Nurses’ Notes

How to be Patient with your Patients

To care for the sick. To assist patients to independence. To be angels of the sick room. Those have always been some of the main reasons why nurses chose to enter the nursing profession. To care. To serve. To be of help. As we pursue our journey as nurses, we have learned along the way […]

Importance of Effective Communication in Nursing

One of the neglected aspects in nursing is the use of therapeutic communication in the profession. For nurses to be able to perform their jobs well, they should first be able to communicate well and effectively with a wide range of people, be it their co-workers, their superiors, subordinates and patients. Studies show a well-established […]

Why you should be a Nurse Educator

Diane Claire is experiencing a dilemma. She is about to enter college after surviving tough years in High School and she knows she’ll have a bright future ahead of her. She knows that with her determination and will to learn, she will be able to push through with any challenge that comes her way in […]

Survival tips for Night Shift Nurses

Unlike some workers out there who come to work at 8am and lave at 5pm, we, nurses get to work on shifts including the night shift, which can be very challenging sometimes. Not only will you get deprived from sleep, but also, your body clock gets disrupted and you have to deal with several consequences […]

Overview of the Nursing Process

Overview of the Nursing Process Component and Description Purpose Activities AssessingCollecting, organizing, validating, and documenting client data To establish a database about the client’s response to health concerns or illness and the ability to manage health care needs Establish a database: Obtain a nursing health history Review client records Review nursing literature Consult support persons […]

Psychiatric Nursing Mnemonics

Yesss you know you’ve read about it and yes, you know that you got those signs memorized last night, but still, blank. No answer. Nada. What were those again? With so much to do, tons to read about and lots to memorize in so little time, you sometimes just couldn’t help but experience a bit […]