Author: Daisy Jane Antipuesto RN MN

Top 10 Nursing Issues

Top 10 Nursing Issues

Nursing is a profession which is always faced with changes, needing updates and needing the professional’s ongoing education, not only with the skills required to perform their duty but with...

Online Nursing Programs

Online Nursing Programs

The demand for nurses has been high the previous years, especially in developed countries such as the United States and the United Kingdom. Although there are reports as of now...

FNA New President: Mavra Kear

FNA New President: Mavra Kear

Forty nine year old Professor Mavra Kear, also a program coordinator for the bachelor of science degree at Polk State Educational Institution has just been voted as president of the...

The “Special” Nursing Role

The “Special” Nursing Role

Nurse practitioners and doctors have often been likened today. In Alberta, nurse practitioners have been called to be “physician replacements” as the number of physician residents in the hospital have...

nursing 10 commandments

10 Commandments for Nurses

Commandment Number 1: Thou Shalt Provide Comfort and Empathy to Patients in a Day-to-day Basis.
Commandment Number 2: Thou Shalt Respect Patient Confidentiality and Privacy.
Commandment Number 3: Thou shalt not predict your patient’s vital signs; you are a nurse not a fortune-teller.
Commandment Number 4: Thou shalt not wear trendy shoes during your shift.
Commandment Number 5: Thou shalt not direct patient’s uneaten dessert or meals to your bags or mouth.
Commandment Number 6: Thou shalt keep in mind that the best medicine a nurse can offer is offering warm smiles of greetings to the patient.
Commandment Number 7: Thou shalt not pass on all of the tasks to new nurses or volunteers.
Commandment Number 8: Thou shalt keep the nurses station quiet.
Commandment Number 9: Thou shalt avoid physical burn-out by taking good care of thyself.
Commandment Number 10: Thou shalt not call your patient with hilarious nicknames such as ‘Mr. Farter’ and the like.