Role of Professional Organizations in Advocating for the Nursing Profession
- The Pursuit of Advanced Practice Nursing: Ought or Nought? Bistritz, Janice F. // Clinical Scholars Review;2014, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p178
The ethical and legal underpinnings of the development of advanced practice nursing are presented in this article. The establishment of nursing knowledge as the basis of the profession is traced through the past 50 years, and a case study is used to highlight the ethical considerations involved...
- No ethics without meta-ethics — For more Benner and less Beauchamp. Santos, Carlos A Dos // Nursing Ethics;Mar2015, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p261
The article discusses the uniqueness of the nursing profession in terms of ethics and how the distinctiveness relates to deficits in care reported by media and public enquiries. Topics discussed include the proposal that caring must take primacy in the nursing role as a core ethos, the relation...
- Highlights from NMNA During National Nurses Week. // New Mexico Nurse;Jul-Sep2015, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p1
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- Entrevista a Josep M. Comelles. Brigidi, Serena; Edo, Montserrat // Agora de Enfermeria;Sep2011, Vol. 15 Issue 27, p125
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- GUEST EDITORIAL. Nursing in the 21st century -- how have we changed? Chernenko, Susan // Transplant Journal of Australasia;Mar2013, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p4
The author highlights the evolution of role of a nurse from old times to 21st century. She describes advanced role of nurse including nurse practitioner (NP), clinical nurse specialist (CNS) and acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP). She mentions that the NP's in today's age carry out physical...
- FOR THE SAKE OF OUR PROFESSION, LET'S MAKE THE BPF WORK. // Queensland Nurse;Aug2013, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p36
The article offers the author's insights regarding the application of basics, professional judgment, and further action (BPF) in professional work environment for nurses and midwives in Queensland. The author states that BPF is important to protect professionalism of health providers. The author...
- TWEETS OF THE WEEK. // Nursing Standard;1/22/2014, Vol. 28 Issue 21, p35
The article presents several tweets which were submitted to the online social networking site Twitter in 2014, including tweets which were concerned with apologies from medical professionals, medical care quality in Great Britain and the work environment in the British nursing profession.
- A professional pledge would be a boost to all. Grainger, Michelle // British Journal of Nursing;4/27/2011, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p477
The article presents the author's views on the Nightingale pledge that student nurses make at their graduation. The idea that the pledge reflects the principles of nursing based on historic values or Victorian ideology and needs to be adapted to changes in the profession. The effect of negative...
- Caring: from condition of human existence to professionalised integral care. Pina Queirós, Paulo Joaquim // Revista de Enfermagem ReferÃªncia;abr-jun2015, Issue 5, p139
Background: Nurses assume caring as defining element of their work and knowledge. Objectives: We sought to explain human caring, revealing its meanings throughout history and its current meaning for nursing. Main topics under analysis: Reflection in the search for significances and meanings of...