PERSISTENT/SCD/LOVENOX by Philomena N Okeke.(My little poem)

I like to stick to what I believe in. I persisted on my speech. I must persist To persist you must know He said NO. But I persisted . Where is NO? I t does not fit. I have no time to waste. Push ,push on. In Nursing School you persist. No is not an […]

I AM HOMELESS MAN. (POEM BY PHILOMENA N OKEKE ).

I have no place of my own. Wearied by the vagaries of a hard , and cruel life on the street. Sick and admitted into the hospital. Moved in like I just rented a room in the hospital. Do not call me homeless ,I know. Moved in with all my belongings into the hospital. A […]

I Finally Scheduled My Annual Physical.

What do I ask my doctor? Assessment:Let the doctor do your physical assessment from your head to your toes. Check your vision(Known as eye Exam) Check your hearing. Check your mouth. Vital Signs :The Nurse will check your blood Pressure.If you have heart problems Cardiologist consult will be ordered.If you have kidney disease Urologist consult […]

PATIENT EDUCATION.

Nurse and Patient Husband. Foley catheter was inserted in a fifty years old female due to urinary retention based on the Emergency Room doctor’s order.Patient was having difficulty to urinate,all effort for her to urinate before placing the Foley catheter in her was impossible. Bladder scan was done and it showed that she had over […]

PATIENT EDUCATION

Nurse and Patient Daughter: Patient daughter called the Nurse to the room because her mother wanted to urinate(void)The doctor has ordered to ambulate patient three times a day(TID) So when the patient called that she wanted to urinate.The Nurse was happy because it is a great opportunity to start the ambulation. So when the nurse […]

PATIENT CALL LIGHTS.

The call light is life alert or lifeline.It is a universal standard that demonstrates the quality of care.It should not be abused by anyone. There are various types of call lights (Regular call lights,call lights for paraplegics and call light for quadriplegics.) Who should answer the call light? In my perspective everyone should answer the […]

Building Nurse Patient Trust Relationship.

NURSES YOU MOVE ME by Philomena Okeke @Amazon.com Effective Communication:Communicate well with your patient. Introduce yourself, for example.”My name is Jenny I will be your nurse from 07am to 3:30pm.Explain your role in the Medical Team to your patient. Write down your name on the chalk board.Update the chalk board. Assess and Listen: Assess your […]