Ida Jean Orlando

Ida Jean Orlando-Pelletier (August 12, 1926 – November 28, 2007) was an internationally known psychiatric health nurse, theorist and researcher who developed the “Deliberative Nursing Process Theory.” Her theory allows nurses to create an effective nursing care plan that can also be easily adapted when and if any complications arise with the patient.

Early Life

Orlando was a first generation…

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Ida Jean Orlando’s Deliberative Nursing Process Theory

Ida Jean Orlando’s Deliberative Nursing Process Theory

One important thing that nurses do is converse with the patients and let them know what the plan of care for the day is going to be. However, regardless of how well thought out a nursing care plan is for a patient, unexpected problems to the patient’s recovery may arise at any time. With these, the job of the nurse is to know how to deal with those problems so the patient can continue to get back…

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WATCH: ‘If It Weren’t For You’ A Parody Song Dedicated to the SimMan

Watch this hilarious video about the unsung heroes of heroes: the SimMan! This is a video dedicated to the mannequins for what they had to go through in the name of patient safety and improvement of our clinical skills.

If there is someone (or something) that truly aided us get through nursing school, it would probably be the SimMan. Those lifeless mannequins helped us practice in action what should we do on real-life scenarios, may it be a cardiac arrest, a traumatic injury, giving advance life support, and many more.

In a music video that I stumbled on YouTube, the singer serenades the mannequins used by…

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13+ Terrifying Two-Sentence Nursing Horror Stories

13+ Terrifying Two-Sentence Nursing Horror Stories Have any ghost stories to tell? Creep us out with your story in the comments section.

Nurses, though known to be one of the bravest people in the world, have our own deepest, darkest and scariest stories to tell. Most of us probably had at least one freaky stuff at our hospital workplace or even at home which is the totally terrifying and completely real occurrence. [no_toc]

It is during this time of the year when we are possibly unwilling to prepare ourselves for the many creepy…

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Nina Pham, First US Nurse to Contract Ebola, Speaks in a Touching Video

Here’s a touching video of Nina Pham who contracted Ebola from her patient Thomas Eric Duncan. She shares a big laugh with coworkers before shedding some tears and telling them she loves them. Nurses, let’s share our messages of encouragement and support for Nina in the comments! #TeamNina ‪#‎SupportTheScrubs‬ #TeamAmber

A YouTube video has been uploaded by the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital showing Nina Pham in her hospital bed. Pham is the first person who have contracted Ebola within the US after nursing her patient Thomas Eric Duncan.

In the video, Pham is seen sharing a big laugh with coworkers before shedding some tears and telling them she loves them.

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NCLEX Select All That Apply Practice Exam 2 (20 Questions)

Another set of SATA questions!

Introduction

Here are 20 more practice NCLEX Select All That Apply (SATA) questions. For more NCLEX questions, visit NCLEX Practice Questions For Free.

Topics
  • Various Select All That Apply questions.
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NCLEX Practice Exam 11 (20 Questions)

Introduction

This is another 20 item NCLEX practice examination mostly covering the topic of Pediatric Nursing. This exam includes various NCLEX questions too!

Topics
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Various Questions
Questions

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[Deals] Get 25% Discount Coupon at NurseWatches.com

In celebration of the success of Nurseslabs’ first giveaway, NurseWatches.com is offering a discount off their great and stylish nurse watches. Simply enter the coupon code NLSAVE25 for an awesome 25% discount! Want something more awesome? Promo is valid until October 31st.

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Drug Dosage Calculations NCLEX Exam 2 (20 Items)

Drug Dosage Calculations NCLEX Exam 2 (20 Items)

Introduction

This is the second part of the drug calculation exam series! Another set of 20-item NCLEX questions to heighten your knowledge about medical calculation. This particular exam includes questions about calculation of IV infusion rates.

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