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1. a person, usually a woman, who tends the sick, injured, or infirm
2. Zoology a worker in a colony of social insects that takes care of the larvae

What does it mean when you dream about a nurse?

Dreaming of a nurse suggests a need to be taken care of and to be healed. It also sometimes indicates a healing is in progress. This dream also implies that strained or unpleasant conditions are being set aright.

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The program allowed for new graduate nurses to spend 5 weeks in the NETU before moving to the home unit, and manage at least four patients upon completion of the program.
New graduate nurse transition programs: Relationships with bullying and access to support.
There are complex reasons that may explain the difficulties in attracting new graduate nurses to specific areas of practice, particularly aged care and mental health nursing; areas at particular risk of shortages by 2025 (HWA, 2012).
The new graduate nurse is prepared and therefore is able to provide a higher quality of care to the neuroscience patients.
2007), new graduate nurses had a significantly higher reports of distress (22% of healthcare providers of all ages identified high levels of psychological distress).
After all new graduate nurses participated in the exercise, a debriefing session was held in which the staff nurses, who facilitated the scenario, discussed the experience with the participants.
Preserving moral integrity: A follow-up study with new graduate nurses.
The literature suggested NRPs as a cost-effective strategy to increase new graduate nurse retention (Trepanier et al.
One significant fact impacting employment of new graduate nurses is the economic recession; it has resulted in a flood of experienced RN who were retired, planning to retire, or went from part-time to full-time employment.
In 1919, Rowe and Darcy were appointed as Chairs for a meeting of graduate nurses (later known as the first annual convention of ASNA.
The following main themes emerged from the pilot as the basis of a well structured graduate nurse programme: supernumerary time, the opportunity for flexible clinical load sharing where graduates could settle into their new environment without the pressure of a full patient workload and preceptorship which recognised the need for an identified designated preceptor for each graduate--someone who understood the graduate's learning needs and was available to provide support and feedback.
The Masonic Home's program is multi-faceted in that we: Work at dispersing negative "old age" attitudes associated with nursing homes; encourage learning and working in a quality long-term care facility; provide clinical experience which reinforces skills taught in the educational setting; and offer full- or part-time employment for students designed to ease the eventual transition from student to graduate nurse.

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