Assessment of the Child – Functional Health Pattern Analysis Worksheet

Introduction In the United States of America there has been exponential growth in spending on health care and tops the list of rapidly growing sectors in the economy (Jarvis, 2012). These costs can be attributed to neo-natal intensive care units and a large number of low birth weight infants. Recent advancements in medicine have led to more knowledge in infant care. Children normally relate with their surroundings in each stage of their development. They acquire different skills as they grow. Nutrition and socio-cultural practices of different regions and races, determine the rate of development. The process of child development is complex as each child shows unique pattern of maturity at different ages(Jarvis, 2012). The cognitive and sensory ability, physical size, psychosocial patterns often undergo massive transformations and thus nurses should be able to study and comprehend normal patterns in development to enable them perform pediatric examinations, and comfortably identify children Read More …

The Advantages of Having Your Articles Republished and How Exactly to Manage It

Article marketing is a very important component of many small affiliates’ marketing campaigns. I have written a great many articles discussing the advantages of writing quality, keyword rich and preselling articles and distributing them online. In this article I will go further and develop the idea of a correlation between article quality and republishing rate, and, furthermore, the way this distribution can be hugely beneficial for your internet business. Part 1: The advantages of being republished See your articles go viral Republishing is an option available on most of the main article directories including EzineArticles, the site where this article is to first be published. Basically bloggers and website owners are free to take and use your article as long as the content and links are not edited at all. They receive the advantage of new and interesting content for their readers, and in exchange you receive an authentic enhancement Read More …

How to Write a Good Reflective Account For Your NVQ

Often learners have asked me how do I write a reflective account? And my answer is you need to know what a reflective account is before you can write good one. Many learners have submitted an account to their NVQ assessor and have been disappointed when told they need to write it again. Let me tell you what might have happened; You probably wrote your account without a guide and therefore as lengthy as your account might have been you were told you have not met many performance criteria which are what your assessor is looking for. So let me tell you what a reflective account is. A reflective account is usually a write up of how you have carried out part of your job in the past. It could be yesterday or a week, month or years ago as long as you use past tense. It maybe how you Read More …

15 Ways For Teachers to Get Organized For the Beginning of the School Year

All teachers need a user-friendly system to help stay on top of the endless marking, checking and workpages. Plan as thoroughly as you can and if you don’t already have one, develop a system of organization. It’s truly amazing how much paperwork and marking goes into the first year. It’s easy for a new teacher to feel overwhelmed and confused. Try to avoid these initial feelings by planning your lessons ahead as much as you can. Rely on a system that is easy and user friendly. Consider these tips when organizing or opening your classroom for the fall semester. Remember, being well organized and having well prepared lessons are also important to having a well-managed class. 1) Have a computer backup plan. Purchase a flash drive, a hard drive, or consider creating a Google documents account. 2) If you use a paper-based program, prepare everything you need for a smooth Read More …