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1 Researching you Nursing Education: Collecting the Basic Data Chapter 1 Keys to Nursing Success

2 What are some reasons people go into nursing? Why is nursing a good career?

3 Nursing is an art! “Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, It requires an exclusive devotion as hard a preparation, as any painter's or sculptor's work; for what is the having to do with dead canvas or dead marble, compared with having to do with the living body, the temple of God's spirit? It is one of the Fine Arts: I had almost said, finest of Fine Arts.” - Florence Nightingale

4 Who is Florence Nightingale? Founder of modern nursing Lady of the lamp!

5 Different Levels of Nursing C.N.A. – Certified Nursing Assistant L.V.N. or L.P.N. – Licensed Vocational Nurse – Licensed Practical Nurse R.N. – Registered Nurse – Associate degree - ADN – Bachelor’s degree - BSN Advanced Practice Nurses – Nurse Midwife – Nurse Practitioner – Nurse Anesthetist

6 Certified Nursing Assistant >16 years old 150 hr training Pass state licensing exam $26,000 / yr

7 Licensed Vocational Nurse 1-2 years school Skills focused Pass a national exam (NCLEX – LVN)

8 LVN have to be under the supervision of a RN

9 R.N. Registered Nurse 3-4 yrs school Pass national exam (NCLEX)

10 LVN vs. RN Average Salary LVN wages $16 - $22 / hour $35,000 -$49,000/yr Fresno:$42,000 / yr RN wages $22 - $31 /hour $46,900 -$67,500/yr Fresno: $63,000

11 What are Three ways to become an RN?

12 Bachelors of Science in Nursing 4 year degree Prepared in all settings Broad spectrum education Management

13 Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) 2-3 year degree Prepared in multiple settings Core nursing education

14 BSN & ADN Both become “RN’s” Both must pass the same national exam

15 What is the name of the national nursing exam? Do not shout out the answer! Turn to your neighbor and tell them the answer. NCLEX- – National Council Licensure Examination Raise your hand if your neighbor got it right

16 General data on nursing programs BSN 43% of students 72% retention rate 72% < 25 years old Tuition cost – Public: $5,000 /year – Private: $20,000/ year ADN 53% of students 64% retention rate 28% < 25 years old Tuition cost – Public: $2,500 /year

17 Diploma Hospital based diploma No degree Must pass NCLEX

18 Who are RN’s today?

19 AACN “Nurses comprise the largest single component of hospital staff, are the primary providers of hospital patient care, and deliver most of the nation’s long-term care.” – Katz (2009) Keys to Nursing Success, pg 10

20 AACN Does not “assist” medicine Independent of other disciplines. – Katz (2009) Keys to Nursing Success, pg 10

21 “I use the word nursing for want of a better. It has been limited to signify little more than the administration of medicines and the application of poultices. It ought to signify the proper use of fresh air, light, warmth, cleanliness, quiet, and the proper selection and administration of diet—all at the least expense of vital power to the patient.” ~Florence Nightingale

22 Statistics: 2.9 million RN’s in the Average salary (full-time): – $57,784 / yr Ave. salary for hospital nurse: – $60,970 /yr Average salary for Calif. RN: – $85,080 /yr

23 Show me the money! ADNBSNMSNDoctorate Admin$60,442$68,696$92,831$97,275 Nurse pract. --$71,265- Staff nurse$51,477$54,003$59,436-

24 Statistics cont. Degrees Held by RN’s – BSN34.2% – ADN 33.7% – Diploma17.5% – Master’s +13.0%

25 Where are RN’s working? Hospitals56.2% Community/public health15.0% Ambulatory health11.5% Nursing education 2.6% Nursing homes 6.3% Other 8.5%

26 What are RN’s doing? Direct patient care59.1% Critical Care*16.2% Emergency department*7.8% Administration5.2% Teaching2.6% Consultation1.5% Research0.8% Patient coordinator5.7% Other1.0%

27 What challenges do RN students face?

28 The challenge of school! Balancing responsibilities Older student Cultural differences Physical disabilities Learning disabilities Working Financial costs

29 “I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.” ~ Florence Nightingale

30 The role of diversity in Nursing Ethnic groupsRNUS African American4.9%12.1% Hispanic2.0%12.5% Asian3.7% White86.6%69.1%

31 How does an education in nursing promote success?

32 America’s Nursing Shortage by the Numbers The U.S government predicts that by 2020 it will be short between 800,000 and one million nurses.

33 Is nursing recession proof?

34 “Over the next 20 years, the average age of the RN will increase and the size of the workforce will plateau as large numbers of RNs retire. “

35 How education, not just nursing education promotes life success More $ Career success Healthier More involved

36 “ I think one's feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results.” ~ Florence Nightingale

37 What basics should you know as you begin nursing school?

38 What your college expects of you Be an adult and act like one! Take responsibility for your self.

39 Curriculum and graduation requirements

40 “How very little can be done under the spirit of fear” ~ Florence Nightingale

41 Pursue academic excellence Read Attend class Be on time Do the work Listen Study Get help

42 “For it may safely be said, not that the habit of ready and correct observation will by itself make us useful nurses, but that without it we shall be useless with all our devotion.” ~Florence Nightingale

43 Follow school procedures

44 Get involved

45 Master your college’s computer system

46 etiquette Be professional Think before you send! Spell check!

47 Student Ho professor keele, Please just let me know what I can do. Or if there is anything I can do to just get the D up to a C.

48 “It may seem a strange principle to enunciate as the very first requirement in a hospital that it should do the sick no harm.” ~Florence Nightingale

49 Connecting with people & support systems

50 How can successful intelligence help you achieve your goals?

51 Analytical thinking AKA: Critical thinking!

52 Creative thinking New ideas

53 “Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would never reach anything better.” ~ Florence Nightingale

54 Practical thinking Putting what you’ve learned into action

55 Practical thinking “So never lose an opportunity of urging a practical beginning, however small, for it is wonderful how often in such matters the mustard- seed germinates and roots itself.” ~ Florence Nightingale

56 Homework Read chapter 1 Review lecture notes iClicker purchased and registered Create a turnitin.com account Come back!


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