Work in the Nursing Profession

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HLTEN401A WORK IN THE NURSING PROFESSION. ASSESSMENT AND SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS.
Q1. In the earliest forms of nursing, men were the carers of the sick and dying. The hospitals were founded by the military, and little equipment existed to enable the wounded to recover. Throughout the 16th to early 19th Centuries, nursing was carried out by both men and women, in overcrowded wards, training for nurses was non-existent, and many nurses were of bad character. By the middle of the 19th Century, the first training school for nurses was established in Germany by Theodor Fliedner. This training centre became famous for its nursing standards of both training and quality of care.
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Eg. John loses his balance and falls and breaks his left arm. The nurse sees John fall and the arm has a bone penetrating through the broken skin. John is moaning at the same time and he cannot move his arm.

Q7. Nurses can ensure they are up to date with current nursing practice and increase their job employment opportunities through making use of professional development opportunities that arise throughout any given year. Some of these opportunities could be: attending nursing seminars, conferences, checking notice boards at the workplace for job vacancies in areas of specialization and/or expertise, and keeping abreast of the latest nursing journals, periodicals, books, websites, and ongoing research skills.

Q8. Some of the different health issues faced by people from developing countries are “the unjustified distribution of resources which divide the world into “have” and “have not” countries.” (Info@trcb.com p.1.) Often there is a lack of good sanitation and hygiene, poor nutrition, poverty, lack of education information and/or the understanding of it and lack of communication skills. In developing countries, clean water and sewerage systems are often inadequate to handle the number of people living in different areas of the country. Poor nutrition comes about through the lack of an adequate diet, caused often by the lack of means to pay for the staple dietary needs. Lack of

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