Florence Nightingale Essay Topics

Ana Code of Ethics

The ANA code of ethics as described in the book of Conceptual Foundations as: ANA’s Code of Ethics for Nurses, 2001 * 1. The nurse, in all professional relationships, practices with compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth, and uniqueness of every individual, unrestricted by considerations of social or economic status, personal attributes, or… View Article

Change Management in Nursing

Leadership is defined as influencing people to achieve a purpose or set of goals, but differentiating it from management causes confusion in many instances (Tappen, Weiss and Whitehead, 2004; Senior and Fleming, 2006; Robbins, Judge and Sanghi, 2009). Leaders can be managers but not all managers can be effective leaders, making leadership an important aspect… View Article

Project on Motivation of Nurses

The most traumatic and stressful moments of an individual’s life are when he or she is taken ill. Nurses are synonymous with care and attention in times of need such as these. In a world mostly driven my personal ambition and corporate profit, nurses with their commitment to patient welfare and selfless service, provide a… View Article

Professional Roles And Values

My personal nursing mission statement is changing and developing as my career advances, however, one core piece will remain constant. I will strive to provide the best, safest, most ethical and compassionate nursing care that I can for all patients and family members with whom I come in contact. I began my post-high school academic… View Article

Nursing-Sensitive Indicators

According to the American Nurses Association, nursing-sensitive indicators “reflect the structure, process and outcomes of nursing care.” (“Nursing Sensitive Indicators,” 2015) Understanding the indicators is an important piece of nursing, not only to assist the patient, but the patients loved ones as well, to ensure quality patient care. In this particular case, had the nurse… View Article

Nursing Scholarship Essay

“The pursuit of happiness” isn’t that what we all strive for? Some find it in family and friendship; some find it in love and others in money and work. I find happiness in knowing that with much determination and will power I have been able to pursue my lifelong dream of being a nurse. The… View Article

Professional Roles and Values

Being a regulatory agency, the Virginia Board of Nursing’s role is to allow one to obtain a nursing license once all prerequisites are met, oversee nursing practice, revoke, suspend, or add disciplinary action to nurses, and govern all rules that apply to nursing within their respective state. The board of nursing regulates the scope of… View Article

Nursing Theorist Grid

1. Theorist Selected: Florence Nightingale born on 5/12/1820, a writer, a philosopher, a theorist, a “reformer, a statistician, an administrator, a researcher” (Attewell, 1998), an educator, and a nurse leader. 2. Description of key points of the theory: Nightingale was one of the first theorist to connect the environment with the patient’s well being. Nightingale… View Article

Effective Approaches in Leadership and Management

The nursing shortage and high turnover rate in nursing impacts the economic life of every health care organization in America. The purpose of this paper is to define and discuss the approaches in leadership and management styles in relation to the nursing shortage and nurse turnover using theories, principles, skills, and roles of the leader… View Article

Historical Development of Nursing Timeline

The science of nursing has come a long way since the days of when the art of nursing was passed on to other nurses through education of skills and tasks. Through the development of nursing theories, the science of nursing has changed and grown. Nursing theories were developed to help standardize care and to help… View Article

Business Research Project

Serenity Stay Long Term Care is a Specialty Hospital located in Memphis, Tennessee. The company is a 50 bed facility that caters to patients on ventilators, patients needing physical therapy, and patients needing wound care. The facility has been losing a lot of good Register Nursing (R.N.) personnel and Human Resource thinks that it is… View Article

The Professional Nursing Organizations

A. Functional Differences The Professional Nursing Organizations and Regulatory Agencies for Nursing are what nursing professionals look to for standards, guidance, support, rules and regulations, along with licensure and discipline if necessary. One example of a professional nursing organization (PNO) would be the American Nurses Association (ANA). The role of the ANA includes: promotion/ development… View Article

Professional Roles and Values

Regulatory agencies, such as a state board of nursing, are government agencies that regulate nursing practice. They act to ensure nurses are competent in their practice and that standards of practice are met. These agencies examine nursing education programs, and are the ones who approve and accredit them. The agencies are responsible for granting licensure… View Article

The GCU Mission and Domains/CON Mission

What comparisons can be found between the GCU Mission and Domains/CON Mission and Program Competencies (for your selected specialty track, links located in the Course Materials) with the AACN’s Essentials for Master’s Education for Advanced Practice Nursing (link located in the Week 1 Topic Materials)? Explain your rational. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing… View Article

Taking a Stand

Nursing profession is constantly changing with the development of new technologies that lead to a new level of responsibility. The new level of responsibility challenges nurses torespond to different and difficultsituations in the health care industry, especially in protecting the human right, dignity of patients and their safety. Nurses hold adistinctive position as patient advocates,… View Article

Lytton Strachey’s excerpt on Florence Nightingale

Lytton Strachey’s excerpt depicts the popular misconceptions and the actual reality of who Florence Nightingale was. Strachey’s euphemism of calling Nightingale “the Lady with the Lamp” as opposed to the “agitations of her soul” portrays the idea that her reality was much more different than her false perceptions. Though he admires Nightingale with awe, he… View Article

Leadership Interview

“Today’s professional nurses assume leadership and management responsibilities regardless of the activity in which they are involved” (Koernig-Blais, Hayes, Kozier, & Erb, 2006, p. 2). D. Martin. is the nurse manager for The Spirit Medical Transportation Services (Spirit) of Saint Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Marshfield, Wisconsin. She started her career as an ICU nurse, and… View Article

What is Nursing?

What is nursing? Florence Nightingale once said, “You ask me why I do not write something… I think one’s feelings waste themselves in words, they ought all be distilled into actions and into actions that bring results” (Woodham-Smith, 1951). I find this quote to be true because sometimes actions are more important than words (especially… View Article

Mhp Nursing Shared Governance

What is Shared Decision Making • Point of Service Decision Making – where staff who perform the work participate in decision making affecting their environment • A 30 year old decision making model meant to give equal voice to nurses • A decentralized style of management that creates an environment of empowerment Shared Decision Making… View Article

My Autobiography

MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY I am Gene Geralde Gonzales, I was born on May 2, 1971 at Baguio City, Philippines. We are seven siblings in the family. I am the seventh child. My mother’s name is Fe Geralde Gonzales, she is from Cebu City and my father’s name is Mario Dy Gonzales, he is from Legaspi, Albay…. View Article

Differences in Competencies Between Nurses Prepared at the Associate’s Degree Level Versus the Baccalaureate Degree Level

Differences In Competencies between Nurses Prepared at the Associates Degree Level Versus The Baccalaureate Degree Level in Nursing It is sometimes difficult to differentiate between the associates degree nurse and the baccalaureate degree nurse. After all both levels of learning require passing the exact same exam in order to practice. However, there are some differences… View Article

Lack of Respect for Nurses

Lack of Respect for Nurses According to a journal of Palliative Medicine “The basis of a professional relationship associates trust, respect, commitment , truthfulness, and compliance to the expertise of a fellow worker” (Paul Rousseau of Palliative Medicine, 2004, p.753). All of us need to respect each other because to earn respect you must show… View Article