new nursing students commence their program of study worldwide, the nursing shortage remains a critical area of concern. We need more and better qualified nurses to meet the worlds demand in providing top quality, evidence-based healthcare to a greater number of people. More nurses will help alleviate the burden of care, improve patient outcomes, and improve job satisfaction for nurses.
Many nurses also appreciate the flexibility the career allows in their personal and professional life. As demanding as the career can be, it also offers nurses the opportunities to serve in whatever capacity they are most suited, including positions of… Continue Reading...
nursing field and practice is constantly evolving and provides numerous opportunities for learning.
Planned or Unplanned
• Nursing shortage presents an opportunity to succeed in this field.
Resources and Networks
• There are different ways to meet the financial needs for pursuing a nursing career including scholarships and work-study programs.
Balancing Personal & Professional Life
• Flexible work schedules in the nursing field provide opportunities to effectively balance personal and professional life.
• The lack of adequate financial resources could affect my ability to achieve a doctorate degree and engage in lifelong learning.
• Nursing is becoming so competitive to an extent that getting an… Continue Reading...
stereotypes on film and television may be fueling the current nursing shortage as fewer children see nursing as a viable, rewarding, or high status profession (Muehlbauer, 2012). The ramifications of negative depictions of nurses also include a toxic work environment and unsupportive organizational culture.
Positive portrayals of nurses in film and television have been emerging to counteract decades of negative stereotypes. In 2001, the Center for Nursing Advocacy developed the Golden Lamp awards, given to “the best and worst depictions of nurses,” and lobbying for change through direct activism targeting film, television, and commercial advertising producers (Cohen, 2007, p. 1).… Continue Reading...
grow for registered nurses in comparison to other occupations. This expected growth is attributable to nursing shortage issues, which continue to place significant burdens on health education. Therefore, nurses are the at-risk population in relation to health education since the health education complexities affect their academic preparation.
This paper seeks to examine how the Health Belief Model can be used to address the issue of health education at a time when nursing shortage has enhanced the need for more nurses and placed huge burdens on the health education segment. As a result, the study will focus on achieving several objectives as follows…
1. To… Continue Reading...