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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
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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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Susan Jacob, PhD, RN, was recently appointed to serve a two-year term on the American Nurses Association's Subcommittee on Pearl McIver Public Health Nurse Award.
A core category emerged for each of the participant groups, however through the data analysis a category emerged from both the mental health nurse and nursing student data that related specifically to the unique issues present in the mental health environment.
Students assist public health nurses and other nursing center staff in a variety of events, including blood pressure screening, health education, and distributing handouts related to heart disease, immunization, lead poisoning prevention and cancer screening.
The role of the APHN in the increasing involvement of the Army in humanitarian efforts and civil-military operations is another factor to consider in Army Public Health Nurse training.
The lived experiences of five registered mental health nurses employed in community settings in the southwest region of Western Australia were examined in this study.
"A visit from the public health nurse, particularly in the first couple of weeks, could be the only contact they have with the outside world.
Large businesses often have occupational health nurses on site to provide health promotion, whereas small businesses do not have that luxury, she notes. Why would anyone choose to be a mental health nurse? Leah wonders that herself sometimes, but she loves her job.
The work setting and nature of the work requires significant professional autonomy and independence as a community health nurse may find himself or herself working alone and without the benefit of peers with whom to consult when decisions need to be made.
Jackie Brown is a Public Health Nurse and has been a terrific leader, mentor, supporter and defender of public health and the local public health system As she moves on to a new position outside of local public health, now is the right time to honor her energy, passion and service to public health and the communities in southeastern Colorado.
Other topics discussed include the expertise of the community health nurse, environmental health, inquiry and helping the client make choices, community program development, project management for community program change, emergency disaster management, global community health issues, and the future of health care.
It is written by the relevant experts in each field, tackling the roles of health visitor, school nurse and occupational health nurse. It admits to not being an all-embracing text for each discipline, but correctly encourages each professional group to refer to texts for their own profession.

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