Nursing is not a solitary profession- and for good reason. Today’s nursing standards focus on providing holistic care, meaning that the patients’ physical, emotional, and spiritual needs are considered. Strong teamwork is important for facilitating effective holistic nursing care.
by Ama Larsen, Social Work Professor
One day in junior high I was drawing on the chalkboard after school. As I was drawing another student entered the room and began scribbling over my work. In a split second, a feeling of disrespect took over me. I saw red.
Working with individuals with special needs is a calling. It takes patience, diligence and formal education.
Working in geriatrics offers nurse practitioners the opportunity to serve a population in need of compassion, understanding and specialized quality care. Overcoming geriatric nursing challenges is a rewarding undertaking for dedicated practitioners.
Spring Arbor University was named one of Michigan’s Best Online Colleges in 2018, and its online MBA program exemplifies this accolade. The online MBA program at Spring Arbor University enriches learning experiences for business professionals who are unable to commute to campus.
Nursing in the 21st century is not for the faint of heart. Unsafe staffing ratios, sicker patients and a focus on patient satisfaction above all else, have created a situation where nurses sometimes sacrifice proper technique and safeguards to provide faster service.