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Mental Health & Psychiatric Care in Adults

Mental Health & Psychiatric Care in Adults

Mental health is the general state of how people regulate their feelings, behave, and think. As adults get older, they tend to experience significant disturbances in their mental functioning. A person may develop a mental disorder when their patterns of thinking change. It can also happen when their feelings or behaviors disrupt or cause distress […]

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Why nurses should understand a patient’s psychological behavior before treatment

Why nurses should understand a patient’s psychological behavior before treatment

Nursing entails the combination of various skills with a consistent degree of quality patient care. To achieve this, nurses may merge different practices from other professions like psychology. Many programs in nursing school include psychology classes. The purpose is to impart the necessary psychology training to help the caregivers to provide better care. Furthermore, psychology […]

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Employee Engagement in Healthcare

Employee Engagement in Healthcare

Employee engagement in a healthcare facility is a requirement for success. The working environment, the types of jobs done, and organizational and management factors all affect engagement levels among healthcare employees. Engagement is all about how employees feel about their experiences at work. It is also about how the organization treats them and their emotional […]

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Patient Culture and Communication

Patient Culture and Communication

Every day in different healthcare facilities, nurses care for patients from diverse linguistic and cultural settings. That requires nurses to take care of their patients by seeing them as unique individuals. But at the same time, they must consider the cultural component when offering services. Caregivers should communicate more effectively with patients from all cultures. […]

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Steps to take to Help a Premature Baby Reach Their Infant Milestone

Steps to take to Help a Premature Baby Reach Their Infant Milestone

In their first year after birth, babies tend to grow at a breakneck rate. Significant increases in weight and height are observed. Besides, the infants go through other essential stages called developmental milestones.  These milestones include activities like rolling, sitting, and walking. However, the time in which the babies achieve these milestones and the time […]

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How to Address Nurse Bullying

How to Address Nurse Bullying

Although most people view the nursing profession as characterized by caring and compassion, sadly bullying is sometimes observed. It comes in the form of sabotage, excuses, withholding of valuable information, and revelation of confidential information among others. How can this bullying culture in nursing be stopped? Eliminating this practice may involve; Accepting the Existence of […]

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The Pros of Social Media for Online Nursing Programs

The Pros of Social Media for Online Nursing Programs

The use of electronic communication such as social media has expanded exponentially in the recent couple of years as the number of the available social media platforms and outlets continue to increase. Today, it is possible for individuals to use social networking sites, online chat rooms, blogs and video chats forums to communicate both at […]

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