Endocrine System

Endocrine System

I. ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF ENDOCRINE GLANDS A. Functions 1. Maintenance and regulation of vital functions 2. Response to stress and injury 3. Growth and development 4. Energy metabolism 5. Reproduction 6. Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance More »


Category Archives: Nursing Care Plans

RN VS LPN Job Duties


Registered nurse and licensed practical nurse (LPN) job duties can vary greatly. By law, RNs are required to oversee LPNs. This model varies by healthcare setting. For example, in a hospital setting, one RN may be assigned seven patients on

Challenges of a Nurse in Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests


Diagnostic testing, whether simple or sophisticated, occurs in many different environments. Certain tests can be done in the field, so to speak, where the service is brought to the patient’s environment (eg, home, shopping mall, pharmacy, church, mobile unit). Other

Nurse found Guilty Because he wrote about grandfather`s Care on Facebook

Updated News as on  12-2016 It is shocking that the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association found Carolyn Strom, a registered nurse, guilty of professional misconduct after complaining on her facebook page about the care her grandfather received in palliative care. The

10 Wishes of a Nurse for 2016


We have watched exciting events at both conventions, from hacked emails, to heated, public demonstrations. It’s too bad nurses don’t receive as much national attention. We receive attention for giving a speech in scrubs and a stethoscope or when a

Vital signs Normal Ranges


Vital signs There are four (4) types of Vital Signs you should Monitor for client`s assessment. Heart Rate Respirations Blood Pressure Temperature Following are the normal ranges of vital signs. Vital Signs: Newborn and 1-Year-Old Infant Newborn Temperature: Axillary, 97.9