My husband wants to move in his mother. Should I convince him to take her to a nursing home?

Depends.. Is she disabled with something that only a care facility can handle? If not, then what is your reasoning for not wanting her in your home? Would you want him to deny having your mother or father move in with

What are the best interview tips for brand new nurses with no nursing job experience?

It's a shame to have to say this, but I've seen so many new nurses who have bad attitudes, who don't care, and think they know more than anybody else. They behave as they are entitled. I even know one who said if they didn't know what to do, they'd fake it.Don't fake

What is the adaptation course for nurses to go abroad?

The Nursing Adaptation course is to enable the asian graduated nurses to become a registered nurses in European countries. The main aim of the program is to train the nurses with local language , communication with the patients, procedures followed in Europe etc . It also provide practical knowledge in hospitals

Why is nursing an underrated profession in India?

Because Indians believe nursing is very simple,you just have to give medicines,bedpan,bathe.I was asked why I wanted to become a nurse as I am from a high class.One of my friend's father said to her her

Does hitting your shoulder against the wall fix a dislocated shoulder?

I wouldn't recommend it. I had a patient who had s a history of shoulder dislocations and fell hard, with instant excruciating pain. He tried that stunt, then had friends trying to reduce it by puling on it until he almost fainted from pain. Came in for xrays and it was

ER Doctors and nurses: at what point after a patient arrives do you start to wonder more about how they got there? Do you get time to think about that kind of stuff?

Like physically how they got there? Or existentially how they got there?If you mean physically, it's part of the registration process that they indicate how the patient arrived and if someone else is with them. At some point, particularly with patients who came by EMS, there's a discussion

How much do nurses get paid in different countries?

Before I answer, a disclaimer is necessary: don't get into nursing for the money. That said, the answer to your question depends considerably on your degree, years of experience, practice setting, and where you live. An LPN makes less (and

My friend is an OR nurse in the ER, she said a lot of the doctors and nurses have extramarital affairs with each other. Is this typical of most hospitals?

I am not that much of a gossip and I have never come across such a case or discussed it with a colleague and never had an affair myself, giving that my lovely wife can be reading my Quora, no I did not have any affairs, here is my hand.But

Would you feel safe with a nurse who got her CPR certification on line and did not practice or perform CPR as part of the certification?

Yes.She already knows CPR. She may have already performed it on an occasion. She undoubtedly began learning this skill in college. Her use of CPR in an occupational setting would be supported and monitored by other people who also know CPR. It would also be of short duration since we know that CPR is far less effective

As a seasoned nurse, what are the biggest misconceptions you see new nurses have about medicine?

I think a new grad may think patients and family will feel gratitude for their work. It's happened. But not as often as you would think. Fortunately that's not where the reward in good nursing care lies. It lies in the personal gratification of a job well done- a patient to the cath lab

Do people who do nursing actually like the job?

It takes a very special person to like nursing in a senior citizen center. IMO, it is a

From the experience of nurses, are people afraid to die?

It depends on the circumstances. Often those who have an injury that LOOKS horrible, but is quite

How do nurses choose where to work?

Depends on what the individual nurse is looking for. Most nurses get some idea of the kind of work they'd like to do when they go through clinical rotations in school. In my experience, students will often enter nursing school thinking they want to do one particular type of nursing (labor and delivery and pediatrics are

Is it true that Americans just leave their parents at a home for the aged and nursing aides when they're old instead of personally taking care of them? If yes, why is this so?

The final chapter of The American Dream is to never become a burden for your children.People emigrate to America to find success. People accept movement, within the US, throughout their careers, as an essential part of that successful climb up the ladder. That better life desired for the children entails

Question for all nurses, especially nurses who have worked or still work at nursing homes or old folks' hospitals: working with patients who typically are expected to pass away, any spiritual or ghostly stories to share?

I've written quite a lot about this in the past couple of years. I know that they say if your patient is seeing and hearing something, it is supposed to be lack of oxygen and hallucinations. However, I've pretty much had it proven

What are common misconceptions about nursing school?

Nursing school is not a breeze. Long hours in the classroom plus long clinical hours outside of class leave little time for a personal life. The preparation for class and clinical are rigorous and not for the light hearted. The pay has not increased much over the years compared to other professions but there is always

What do nurses do?

I could tell you about what other nurses 'do', about how their day is structured, the routine that is an inherent part of any occupation but you could google that.Instead, I'll tell you about what I 'do'. I'm not particularly unique, certainly not 'special', you could line me up with

What do nurses think of volunteer nurses?

Sometimes nurses think that a volunteer nurse is threatening their job. However I think a volunteer nurse is a blessing as you know many nurses are so busy in one day that your head can literally spin . I think if you would like to volunteer the best place

What does a nurse do in a typical work day?

I would think that this question must have been asked by someone who is not in the medical profession. What many people do not understand is that there are many specialties in Nursing. Nursing is a profession. It is made up of professional people who chose to be nurses. It is not made up

What is it like working as a nurse in Australia?

Nurses in Australia really have a high standard of living are known as one of the most respected professions in the country.Work in Australia in 3-6 monthsUnlike the USA, approval is quick and uncomplicated. You just need to do the IRON(Initial Registration for Overseas Nurses) program over there along with the OET. Once you have passed

What is the work of nurses?

Where do I begin?I've only worked two types of job as a nurse. I worked in a government hospital for 6 years, and as a home health nurse for 3 years.For a hospital nurse, the work varies from area to area.

Why are nurses among the most respected as far as professionals, but are never close to compensated for the work they do each day?

Extremely good question! I have heard various rationale stated for why nursing is under compensated. The most common is that since the majority of nurses are female and females are historically paid less than males. Several studies have said that if the profession had started with most males, the average wage would be

Can I go abroad after doing a GNM nursing course?

I would suggest that you try to answer following questions:What are your future goals?Why did you choose Nursing course? And how it helps you in meeting those future goals?Which country do you want to go to?Do you want to study abroad or work in a foreign country?If planning to study

My husband wants to move in his mother. Should I convince him to take her to a nursing home?

Does she need special care? Who will provide it? Men love to dump their responsibilities on the female members of their families including wives, sisters, etc. So if she needs special care, discuss this beforehand so your husband knows he is responsible.I don't like couples to live with family members aside from their kids