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Dealing With The Difficult Patient

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) --As nurses, we are in the business of caring and healing.  We pride ourselves on our ability to see the needs of others and help; But, let's face it; there are some patients that you will find it hard to have empathy for; We need to maintain a non-judgmental, attentive manner for every patient, but when their behavior is intimidating, threatening, or time consuming that can be easier said than done.

Emotional Intelligence in the Nursing Profession

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) --Emotional Intelligence often referred also as Emotional Intelligence Quotient is the ability of an individual to perceive, assess and manage emotions of his own self and of other people. Salovey and Mayer (1990) define Emotional Intelligence as the ability to monitor one's own and others' feelings and emotions, to discriminate among them and to use this information to guide one's thinking and actions. Emotional Intelligence has four main components, namely, the ability...

How Severe Is Nurse Burnout In The Emergency Department?

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) --The Emergency Department (ED) in a Health care facility deals with life threatening conditions that calls for immediate medical attention. The Department handles exacerbations of various critical conditions like myocardial infarction, trauma and COPD, which demands...

Fantastic Experience Having My Facelift In Mexico

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) --When my co-worker, Teresa, recently told me that I always had a “stressed out” look on my face, her words burned a hole into my soul.  I had always thought of myself as young and good-looking, and her words unintentionally rocked my world and self-esteem.


Cancer Care: Can a Caring Nurse Make a Difference?


SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- A Nurse plays a major role in cancer care. The nurse care in cancer care focus is not only on the medical aspect but also on the emotional aspect of care.



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