Global Journal of Nursing


THE NURSE IN THE ASSISTANCE OF BASIC LIFE SUPPORT AT CARDIORESPIRATORY STOP

Review Article of Global Journal of Nursing THE NURSE IN THE ASSISTANCE OF BASIC LIFE SUPPORT AT CARDIORESPIRATORY STOP Júlio César Pereira da Silva1*, André Luiz Fidelis Lima2, Vanessa Vieira da Silva3, Tamara Karine da Silva4, Mickaelly Gláucia de Oliveira Santos da Silva5 1UNIP; 2UNIP; 3UNIP;4SEUNE;5SEUNE INTRODUCTION: In Brazil, cardiovascular diseases are the major causes of death among adults and the elderly. Cardiopulmonary arrest (CPA) consists of the cessation of activities of the heart, circulation and breathing, recognized by the absence of a pulse or signs of circulation, with the patient unconscious OBJECTIVE: To analyze the nurse’s contribution in the assistance of Basic Life Support in Stoppage Cardiorespiratory. METHODS: The present study is a literature review about the assistance of nurses in cardiorespiratory arrest. The search for literary sources took place in October 2018, using only the online version in the database; SCIELO (Scientific Electronic Librany Online); MEDLINE / BVS (Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online / Virtual Health Library) and LILACS (Latin American and Caribbean Literature in Health Sciences). RESULTS: The study showed that nurses, through their care, are an essential and trained professional to diagnose and attend a PCR. CONCLUSION: It is possible to observe that PCR is a serious situation that requires from the nursing team scientific knowledge that can be used quickly and systematically, as well as defined protocols and teamwork so that the assistance provided is as qualified as possible, since its recognition until post-PCR care; since nursing is responsible for the continuous care of the individual, therefore, this professional category is responsible for a significant part of all assistance provided to the PCR victim. Keywords: Basic Support. Nurse. Cardiac Arrest ...

BURNOUT SYNDROME IN HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS WHO CARE FOR ELDERLY PEOPLE WITH ALZHEIMER’S

Review Article of Global Journal of Nursing Burnout syndrome in healthcare professionals who care for elderly people with Alzheimer's Luana Patrícia Barros Collaço UNIT Objective: Identify what is the burnout syndrome, how it affects professionals, what are its symptoms, what is the role of nursing in the face of this syndrome. Methods: This study is a bibliographic search, where information was extracted from the MEDILINE and SCIELO database. With the following descriptors: Alzheimer, Burnout and Elderly. Articles were selected between the years 2009 to 2013. We excluded all those that were not related to the proposed theme. Results: Burnout syndrome or professional exhaustion syndrome is a type of occupational and institutional stress, constituting one of the main occupational diseases in the world with a predilection for health professionals, education and assistance services. Inducing physical and psychological illness, compromising the lives of these professionals and the result of their work (COSTA, 2009). Bunourt's syndrome affects caregivers in a very subtle and insidious way, the symptoms of this syndrome are diverse and can be divided into four levels: Physical health level, emotional level, psychic level, behavioral level (GUSMÃO et al., 2010). Nursing should contribute to preventive measures where it is possible to better understand how the syndrome starts and how it evolves over time, thus allowing it to act early in preventive actions (PEREIRA, 2013). Conclusion: There is a need to seek alternatives and expand studies related to minimizing factors that predispose to the appearance of burnout syndrome in caregivers of elderly people with Alzheimer's. Keywords: Alzheimer, Nursing professionals, Caregivers, Elderly, Burnout syndrome ...

MENTAL HEALTH IN THE GENERAL POPULATION AND IN HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Review Article of Global Journal of Nursing Mental health in the general population and in health professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic Luana Patrícia Barros Collaço UNIT Objective: Map the literature on mental illness in the general population and in health professionals during the Covid-19 pandemic. Methods: Research carried out within the VHL with the descriptors: covid AND mental health AND nursing professionals, in the database BDENF AND MEDLINE, filtering with the main subjects: Corona virus infections, nursing professionals, health personnel and mental health, using as exclusion criteria articles that were not in the Portuguese language and that were not within the theme of the study, including only articles published in the year 2020. Results: A total of 10 articles were found, all of them were analyzed. Among them, 9 (100%) dealt with the prevalence of mental illness in the general population, 5 (45%) in nurses, two (18%) in other health professionals and one (0.9%) in the general population and nurses. 15 symptoms of mental illness were identified. Conclusion: the Covid-19 pandemic triggered anxiety, depression, stress and post-traumatic stress disorders more frequently in the general population and health professionals. Women, students and nurses are among the most affected. Keywords: Mental health, Nursing professionals, Pandemic, COVID ...

CHALLENGES IN PURSUING NURSING EDUCATION AT THE GRADUATE LEVEL: MOTIVATORS, BARRIERS, AND PERSISTENCE

Research Article of Global Journal of Nursing Challenges in Pursuing Nursing Education at the Graduate Level: Motivators, Barriers, and Persistence Collette Loftin PhD, RN*, Angela Phillips DNP, APRN, Marietta Branson DHSc, RN West Texas A&M University As the United States [U.S.] nursing shortage continues, the need for a highly educated work force grows. Although, the Carnegie Report [1] advocated for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing [BSN] degree as entry into practice with a required Master of Science in Nursing [MSN] earned within 10 years, the necessity to pursue a graduate degree in nursing has not been as widely encouraged as the baccalaureate degree. Master’s prepared nurses are essential across a variety of health care settings to serve in leadership, management, and advanced primary provider positions, as well as in academic settings as faculty members and researchers. In 2017, approximately 17% of the nursing workforce held a master’s degree. This was up from 13.8% in 2013 [2]. While the percentage of nurses earning a master’s degree has risen gradually, the need for additional highly educated nurses persists as rapid advancements in health care technology, including telehealth and informatics, occur. During 2016 and 2017, the nursing program at the authors’ institution tasked the recruitment and retention committee with increasing enrollment in the graduate nursing program. The committees stated goal was increasing enrollment in all role specializations (nurse practitioner, education, and management). The committee identified two areas of particular concern: the need for family nurse practitioners in the nearby rural communities and a shortage of nursing faculty in the area as these areas had become challenging. Although the nursing program had been successful at retaining a majority of its students, recruitment of new students was challenging and thus became the key focus. Keywords: Challenges; Nursing Education; Graduate Level; Motivators; Barriers; Persistence ...

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