Use of Restraints: Ethical or Unethical

The nursing practice revolves around patients’ care, wellbeing, safety, non-pharmacological interventions, and nursing outcomes. Many times the nursing care of clients places the nurse on a path that is further divided into two diverse pathways, quite in opposite directions. This bifurcation of nursing intervention makes it difficult for nurses to make decisions, based on the […]

Nursing Profession Stereotypes

When I started my nursing education, I was hit by many stereotypes such as “Female dominated profession”, and the popular “ICU Helper”. Television shows such as “House, ER, Scrubs, and Grey’s Anatomy” showed numerous examples of nurses’ roles as helpers rather than independent knowledgeable professionals. Nonetheless, I was aware that these were images of stereotypes […]

Nurses Have a Broad Range of Responsibilities in Today’s Health Care.

The complexity of the role has changed from bedside assistance to nurses as teachers, facilitators, educators, nurse managers, coordinators, learners, and nurses as role models for patients. Regardless of specialty or work settings, the importance of the teaching role of nurses is extremely significant. Teaching plays a major role in the development of a nation, […]